Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Structural Heart Business Mission: why we exist
Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.
We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
This manager position is responsible for leading a team to support Abbott's US TAVR field and customer training programs along with collaborating on global TAVR training curriculum to consistently optimize procedural outcomes and efficiencies. This manager role will work closely with EMEA counterparts to build a single SOP/DOP for mandatory training curriculum and content. This position will also work closely with the Field Clinical Affairs team for TAVR clinical trial training alignment. This position is US based and spends significant time in the US along with targeted travel to Europe. Strong leadership and teamwork skills are required. The position requires strong program management experience and knowledge to integrate with US commercial leadership, EMEA training groups, R&D, and other cross functional teams. Prior training program management is desired.
Ability to work with other cross functional team members and global counterparts is imperative to ensure program management, communication, collaboration, alignment and implementation of training.
Ability to work closely with US sales leadership for training program alignment to commercial educational needs.
Point person for cross functional teams to represent US training needs.
Build a US-based TAVR national training team to ensure optimal outcomes and training program development.
Ensure career plan and development for all direct reports.
Interpersonal, Presentation, and Implementation Skills.
Create alignment between global stake holders (training, R&D, clinical science, clinical operations, KOL investigators etc) on training process, programs, and content.
Present training program strategic updates.
Create training program overview content and give direction for mandatory & supplemental training program content that subject matter experts complete.
Strategic planning to develop training programs that meet current field and customer learning goal needs.
Responsible for procedural training SOP/DOP's development, content/models/simulators, event-based training, local training.
Budget forecasting and management.
Monitor product performance outcomes for additional training or product design input for trial sites.
Development of global training curriculum for commercial and investigational devices. Working with KOL thought leaders, R&D, Training, Clinical Engineering to create new training content.
This manager position is accountable for leading the US TAVR field and customer training team to ensure consistent quality outcomes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree plus 5+ years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Preferred (our "Nice to Have", but we will still encourage you to apply if you don't have those)
Ten years of relevant work experience with strong project management.
Direct experience working with physician customers.
A clinical background and/or strong clinical knowledge and aptitude.
Strong communication skills. Ability to work with several levels within the organization and in cross functional teams.
Solid understanding and application of business concepts, procedures, and practices.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.