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Abbott Hematology Application Specialist in Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Hematology Application Specialist

Abbott Diagnostics (ADD) offers the position Hematology Application Specialist (field based UK).

About the organization

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.

ADD’s Hematology Organization is part of the European sales organization, a result of our dynamic customer environment. Today, there are fewer, larger, and more complex customers than ever before. The Hematology Organization provides dedicated hematology sales support to the regions.

Primary objective of the position

The Hematology Application Specialist acts in pre- and after-sales, providing expert application knowledge, delivering customer training, and supporting the ADD sales forces to expand the ADD hematology share and improve account profitability.

Major accountabilities

Responsibility for sales quota, including target performance achievement within the region

Work closely with ADD regional / local sales teams, product management, and hematology sales colleagues to maintain and expand the ADD Hematology share

Analyze, develop and drive value expansion goals and account specific plans

Work closely with ADD IT and Automation teams for implementation of Automation and IT/Middleware solutions, including conducting pre-sales workflow

Build sustainable customer relationships and leverage them to expand profitable sales

Demonstrate instruments to customers and deliver customer training

Manage logistics for hematology-related installation processes (pre-installation check, analyzer check-out, transport and installation)

Solve issues like e.g. field actions, software upgrades, working together with all Hematology colleagues

Conduct post implementation business reviews

Gather competitor information

Be instrumental in performing evaluation and scientific studies

Actively collect best practices and train others enabling improved customer satisfaction and faster adoption of new hematology solutions and methodologies

Success in this role is measured by customer satisfaction score (NPS), economic profitability, sales quota achievement (value expansion of existing customers)

Educational background

College or university degree, ideally in one of the following fields: Hematology, Biochemistry.

Requirements / Work experience

Strong experience in the diagnostic industry with an emphasis on Hematology solutions; commercial experience is an advantage

Proven track record in a similar position supported by management and customer references

Excellent hematology product and industry knowledge

Strategic and commercial thinking

Good relationship building skills

Good communication and net-working skills

Ability to identify and drive resolution of issues

Pragmatic and implementation-driven

Team player

Candidates must be fluent in English

The position requires the willingness to travel on a frequent basis, i.e. on average three days per week.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email