Abbott Therapy Specialist TAVI in Hoofddorp, Netherlands

JOB DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Priorities of this role are to establish and build the Abbott TAVI program in key centres in the Netherlands. The individual will provide clinical/technical support to physicians during the TAVI procedures. The TS will help recruit patients by working closely with physicians and directly calling on referral resources to increase the referral path, putting plans in place and grow the business.

This role is a combination of clinical/technical and commercial activities.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To be able to independently support TAVI clinical research and commercial cases to an expert level. This includes all aspects of cardiology and cardiac surgery with an emphasis on TAVI, including all technologies, the application of theoretical principles and troubleshooting techniques.

  • To be conversant in all aspects of TAVI and to be able to effectively communicate the rationale of using AV TAVI technology in all applications.

  • Provides field support for AV TAVI Program, including CE Mark program and clinical research cases, and commercial implants.

  • Leading or assisting with training of study staff on the requirements of any SJM study as directed by the clinical team, attendance at procedures to support the study as required, and continually work with the clinical team in support of study needs to meet organizational and cross-divisional objectives. This may include meeting enrolment objectives, assisting with patient screening, protocol and regulatory compliance, supporting the administrative needs of the centre and continuous technical support.

  • To provide a link to Europe TAVI Education Customer Training and to serve as a technical conduit for clinical investigation sites to the TAVI Clinical team in EMEA and CATD and the Dutch clinical organization and commercial organisations.

  • The role has responsibility for achieving commercial sales targets on the given geographical area of responsibility, working closely with the Division Manager and Dutch commercial team to ensure we achieve planned sales revenues.

EDUCATION & COMPETENCIES

  • Preferred: BS/BA in life sciences

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the medical device sector. Medical training background strongly preferred.

  • Be able to project a professional image, have strong communication and leadership skills, and be of sound ethical character.

  • Professional selling skills

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Strong analytical skills: able to identify and resolve issues and to adapt best practices across institutions

  • Strong Communication and interpersonal Skills: to build relationships and obtain results

  • Fluent in the English and Dutch language

  • Willingness to travel a high proportion of their working time within The Netherlands

  • Familiarity with cath lab and operating room procedures and protocols

  • Strong Cardiac Anatomy & Physiology knowledge.

  • Good PC utilization skills to include: MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point and Email

  • Creative, Sales effectiveness, Training experience is a plus

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply via this system or by direct email to recruitment.netherlands@abbott.com. If you email your resume, please put in the Subject: Attn. Marloes Pullens

You can apply latest on July 31st 2017. Due to the vacation period, you will get a respons to your apply early August.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

AVD Vascular

LOCATION:

Netherlands > Hoofddorp : Wegalaan 9

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 50 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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