Abbott Area Leader, Neuromodulation, Southern Europe in Issy les Moulineaux, France


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.

Job Description:

Responsible for direction of the organization to ensure the attainment of financial and strategic goals within the geographic area. Responsible for sales operations and marketing. This position ensures that operations work in accordance with corporate procedures and within the local legal, regulatory and cultural framework with support of finance, regulatory/quality, clinical, human resources, communication, legal and IT.

Core Job Responsibilities

Talent Management : Hire, retain, and develop high performing team.

Strategy : Develops the geographic growth vision and overall strategy; ensures alignment of all Country Plans. Develops aggressive business plans that foster growth, speed to market, and profitability. Responsible for building an excellent organization that promotes innovation. Assesses foreseeable risks and ensures all plans at Country level have appropriate contingencies plans.

P&L : Actively manages geographic P&L in order to adapt quickly to evolving business requirements. Controls costs within annual operation expense plans and makes appropriate business case for further investment as required. Monitors, controls cash flow, and inventory levels as planned. Approves performance targets and determines the level of support required to achieve the annual targets.

Compliance : Builds a compliance culture ensuring that all managers and specialists are aware of and comply with statutory or regulatory responsibilities. Ensures company policies and procedures are followed at all times.

Market Trends : Keeps abreast of market and emerging technical trends in all relevant therapies; builds networks with subject matter experts to inspire innovative ways to grow the business.

Leadership : Sells the vision of sustainable business growth to all stakeholders by showing value to them and the business.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

Responsible for growing the organization and securing new key talent at the country level. Oversee business of $21+MM with high double digits growth. Manage a total team of approx. 30 employees, including 4 direct reports.


Minimum Education

University degree or equivalent in business and/or medical field

Minimum Experience/Training Required

  • Ten years of experience in medical device, preferably class 3.

  • Experience in multiple countries preferred

  • Must have either sales or marketing leadership experience.

  • Strong leadership skills with strategic thinking ability.

  • Demonstrated experience in building high performance teams and managing multi-disciplinary organizations.

  • Proven record of accomplishment in meeting/exceeding revenue goals.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication, influencing and negotiation skills.

  • French language skills mandatory


Sales Force


ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical


France > Issy les Moulineaux : 3 esplanade du Foncet


Italy > Rome : Via Giorgio Ribotta 9, Spain > Madrid : Building Four




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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.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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