Abbott Professional Service Executive - Abbott Diagnostics - Benelux in Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Abbott is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics and offers a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks and clinics. Our products offer automation, convenience, cost-effectiveness and flexibility. Abbott has helped transform the practice of medical diagnosis from an art to a science, helping to create the modern diagnostics industry through the company's commitment to improving patient care and lowering overall costs.

Abbott Diagnostics Division Region Benelux is looking for a

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EXECUTIVE

The position is based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands, or Wavre, Belgium

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION:

The Professional Services Executive will sell consulting service and IT engagements that enable health care providers (from public hospitals to private integrated delivery systems) to drive cost efficiencies, operational productivity, and improve the quality of patient care delivery. He or she will work closely with a larger sales team consisting of enterprise account sales, dedicated sales ambassadors, and technical specialists.

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead in the development and presentation of proposals to sell and deliver client engagements that design, and implement business and technology solutions for medium to large healthcare providers

  • Help implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance; acts as a trusted advisor to the customer

  • Be knowledgeable about industry trends, changing market regulations and healthcare policy within defined customer segment.

  • Understand the impact on customers and their key care-abouts. Identify and map the key stakeholders and decision-makers.

  • Research target accounts to understand performance KPIs and customer strategies.

  • Build and preserve customer relationships to drive driving new sales and protect base business.

  • Negotiate contracts resulting in long-term commitments Integrate insights from ongoing business analysis and assessment into a multi-year plan and lead through persuasion and personal influence an internal ‘selling’ team to develop an actionable account strategy with short-term tactics to achieve desired results

  • Coordinates appropriate Abbott resources to execute the strategic account plan including assigning roles; expectations; responsibilities and timelines; engages members of the team through ongoing communication; tactical planning and execution

  • Acts as internal advocate for the customer; cultivates Abbott internal relationships and leverages to drive business objectives

MIN EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree is required.

MIN EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience selling services within a consultancy firm preferred

  • Professional services/consulting engagement sales within the Healthcare Environment is preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

  • Some Diagnostics experience preferred

  • Strong understanding on how technology drives value in healthcare preferred (see below not only value but systems, need to know the basics)

  • Experience with building business on current accounts and creating new profitable accounts

  • Understands IT technology within Hospital Environment

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today: marloes.pullens@abbott.com. We look forward to receiving your application.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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