Corporate Sales Executive - Chicago
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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
CORPORATE SALES EXECUTIVE
For years, Abbott’s medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine ﬁngersticks.
Abbott is currently looking for a Corporate Sales Executive in Chicago. In this role, you are to sell the entire portfolio of cardiovascular product categories (Coronary, Endovascular, CRM, EP, Structural Heart, Heart Failure and Capital), by executing business plans for assigned accounts to include Independent Delivery Networks (IDN), Independent Hospital Networks (IHN) and multi-hospital health systems; with a mix of mature and emerging product segments.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Establish and maintain relationships with key decision-makers and influencers within assigned IDNs and hospital systems. Proactively build deep executive level relationships with customers across a range of segments, therapeutic areas and business functions, such as the C-suite, supply chain, health economics and quality committees. Engage and partner with a range of key stakeholders beyond contracting to developing solutions and services. Drive, create and negotiate complex contract structures with IDNs, IHNs and multi-hospital systems. Drive integrated product agreements and create business solutions to drive share and deliver growth. Develop and implement business plans for targeted accounts. Prepare and deliver corporate proposals and branding/positioning presentations to key customers and decision-makers. Work closely with corporate contract management and legal staff to ensure all contracts meet internal management and legal requirements. Partner and assist all sales team counterparts in the development, implementation and management of strategic initiatives within targeted accounts and geography. Meet or exceed annual sales objectives for assigned accounts by mobilizing people to action across a multi-line organization, catalyzing growth and exerting broad influence across a diverse set of business unit leaders. Influence organizational thinking on evolving healthcare landscape and partner with customers and key stakeholders to navigate systems e.g. healthcare reform, distribution channel consolidation, etc. Proactively keep the broader organization updated and informed; both account business planning and progress post implementation. Optimize account management by leveraging sales ops data, support colleagues and full range of Abbott’s knowledge and capabilities (inside sales team, marketing, etc.)
Incumbent reports to the Director, Enterprise Accounts. Incumbent will be responsible for building strong business relationships across all Abbott cardiovascular product franchises and drives insightful, “big picture” healthcare discussions with customers and other key stakeholders. Relationship building is critical to the success in this position.
On average, this position is responsible for delivering $80-100mm in revenue for the company. The loss of a contract or account can have a multiple million-dollar impact to revenue.
Bachelor’s degree required. Advance degree preferred.
The incumbent should have a history of seeking and undertaking self-development and self-improvement projects and opportunities.
The successful CSE must have a proven track record of sales success with particular focus on negotiation skills, ASP management and revenue and market share enhancement. The CSE must have the ability to work with and influence others, as well as be able to prepare and deliver effective oral and written communications. The CSE must be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks, analyze problems, develop solution alternatives and implement tactics needed to secure positive outcomes. At least 5+ years of related work/sales and 2+ years of sales management experience required. Prior experience and knowledge of the medical devices strongly preferred. Experience in growth and mature businesses as well as multiple product portfolios a must. 50-75% travel covering assigned geographic territory.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
- Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
- Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
- Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
- Paid time off
- 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
- The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
The salary for this role is between $96,500-$193,500.
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.