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Abbott Sales Executive (Georgia) - Abbott Molecular Division (AMD) in Tampa, Florida

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

At Abbott Molecular, we realize the potential of personalized care as the laboratory’s most trusted and preferred source for molecular diagnostic solutions. We are a division of Abbott Laboratories, a global, diversified healthcare innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics.

Primary Job Function

The Sales Executive is a strategic sales professional that’s highly skilled at finding ways to drive exponential growth and new business. Works across multiple stakeholders including c-suite, expediting complex decisions to quick wins. Self-starter, develops and deploys best practices, identifies new customer insights to drive business, highly accountable, and delivers above expectations.

Territory/Position Location:

  • This territory covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

  • Qualified candidates must currently live in, or near, New Orleans, LA or Jackson, MS or Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA or Orlando, FL or Tampa, FL.

  • Relocation assistance is not authorized for this position.

Position Impact to Business

The Sales Executive owns execution of new business in larger Hospital Systems, University Medical Centers, Regional Reference Labs, Integrated Delivery Networks, and Government hospitals. Partners with customers’ key decision makers to develop solutions that enhance their competitiveness and performance. Accountable for driving market share growth through new business opportunity realization and contract renewals. The role is instrumental in moving Abbott to #1 market share position and the partner of choice for health systems.

Key Success Factors

  • Exceptional sales ability

  • Resilient and doesn’t quit in challenging circumstances

  • Urgency and accountability

  • Excellent business planning and prioritization skills

  • Leverages cross-functional teams and resources successfully

  • Quickly develops trust and partnership with customer by demonstrating deep understanding of short and long-term needs and brings forward win-win solutions

  • Can cut through complexity and develops best practices

  • Interpersonal skills; savvy, polished, and professional

  • Results oriented; anticipate where sales shortfalls might be and implements contingency plans to close the gap

  • Ability to learn technical and scientific knowledge and utilize in selling situations

  • Manage complex longer term capital sales cycles

Minimum Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • 3+ years’ sales experience in the molecular, diagnostics, core laboratory, point of care, or medical device capital equipment industry.

  • Must be willing to travel 50-75% in assigned territory and other locations in the US to support business needs.

Preferred Position Requirements

  • Proven Success in Strategic Sales: exceeds plan and takes underperforming territory and turns it around (e.g., PClub winner, under AOP to consistent over AOP, etc.)

  • Longevity and Promotions: 3-5 years in territories and at least one promotion within last 10 years demonstrating leadership ability (e.g., field trainer, program manager, etc.)

  • 5+ years of experience in capital sales and/or multi-stakeholder environment developing and selling customized solutions to senior level/C-suite executives in IDN’s.

  • Innovation and Change Management: brings new ideas forward and drives them through organization.

  • Strong business planning process and attention to detail, strong Microsoft Office and CRM skills.

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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