Abbott Diabetes Sales Specialist - Abbott Diabetes Care in White Plains, New York

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:

Position Summary

Meet or exceed sales quotas/objectives for ADC Products. Collaborate with Managed Care and Retail and Point of Care representatives. Establishing strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.) acting in a friendly, respectful, adaptive manner and focusing on the needs and interests of others. Keeping current on internal and competitive products and positioning by utilizing a variety of resources. Understanding and conveying information professionally and accurately. Effectively planning for and following through with short and long term results based on business trends by developing plans that include goals, action plans, time frames and the appropriate resources. Keeping current in market trends and competitor’s strategy.

Main Responsibilities

Conveying information clearly and concisely that conveys ideas.

Answers questions and responds to others and listens carefully to understand the message.

Positions products and services using appropriate resources and confident, convincing logic.

Tailoring sales approach to meet customer needs by utilizing appropriate resources.

Handling disagreements and objections by exploring perspectives and tactfully addressing them.

Develops and implements plans (e.g., territory, account and call) that include goals, action plans, time frames and resources.

Regularly tracks and reports progress against plan, redirecting efforts as necessary.

Completes all administrative tasks accurately and in a timely fashion.

Schedules daily, weekly and monthly activities utilizing MyADC.com call reporting / tracking system.

Maintain accountability for all samples in accordance with Division guidelines.

Work within quality guidelines established for compliance.

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

Accountability

Sales growth of territory, Market Share and RXs.

Fully knowledgeable on products and customer needs.

Teamwork with representatives in other channels corroboration of ideas and sales strategies.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) required. Minimum of 2-4 years’ previous experience with commendable sales track record from previous positions preferable in health care industry. Excellent communication skills, high energy, integrity and ambition to succeed.

May hire at different levels, depending on the experience of the candidate.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

ADC Diabetes Care

LOCATION:

United States of America : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 20 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), 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.

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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