Abbott District Manager Pediatric Nutrition - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

Responsible for providing tactical and administrative management for the planning,

development and controlling of activities to ensure sales and share increases for the

district, while effectively utilizing budgeted funds allocated to all territories within the

district and upholding and promoting corporate policies and objectives.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

  • 50% - Developing territory manager's skills to ensure sales and share growth, may be done through training, coaching, inspiring, etc.; Working in the field (avg 10 times per Rep) annually and completing the associated documentation needed to support the visit (TM Evaluation, follow letter, etc)

  • 25% - Performing human resources management functions (such as evaluating performance, providing disciplinary action, writing performance appraisals, supervising district secretary, etc); Performing recruitment and selection duties such as sourcing, interviewing and maintaining a diverse candidate pool, participating in job fairs, maintaining a file of qualified candidates in the event of turnover.

  • 20 % - Administrative - Driving the business through proper resource allocation and budgeting (such as gratis and expenses); communicating with supervisor regarding issues

  • 5% - Special Projects such as - Conducting meetings, training sessions, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent years of experience)

Background:

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ sales experience

  • Mastery ability in technical products, sales ability, conduct, written and verbal communication

  • Ability to adapt personal style to meet the needs of others

  • Strong organization and planning skills

  • Demonstrated strength in training

  • Demonstrated strength in decision making, teamwork, initiative, driving the business

  • Ability to understand and implement field sales directives and management policies

Accountability / Scope/Budget:

  • District Budget

  • Accountability for district staff of Sales Representatives

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

ANPD Nutrition Products

LOCATION:

United States of America : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 25 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

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