• Diabetes Sales Associate- Plainfield, NJ

    Abbott Edison, NJ 08899

    Job #2226391768

  • 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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

    About Abbott

    Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

    Working at Abbott

    At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:

    • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

    • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

    • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

    • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (~~~) student debt program and FreeU (~~~) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.

    • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

    • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

    The Opportunity

    The Diabetes Sales Associate is responsible for growing sales with HCPs assigned to the territory by developing customer relationships, being an ambassador for Abbott's FreeStyle products, and strengthening overall market presence. This role is instrumental in delivery of sales and profitability objectives, as well as expanding brand reputation. This is a field-sales opportunity.

    What You'll Work On

    • Meeting or exceeding sales quotas/objectives for FreeStyle Libre portfolio.

    • Leverage company generated targets to prospect for new business and close for new sales in expanded marketplace.

    • Collaborate with various channels partners within HCP, Managed Care, Retail, and Point of Care organizations.

    • Establish strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.).

    • Act with a sense of purpose and urgency, engaging in a friendly, respectful manner. Focus on the needs and interest of others, while motivating change.

    • Keep current on internal and competitive products and position by utilizing a variety of resources.

    • Develop proficiency in the Company's sales model to ensure product adoption and utilization along the buying cycle.

    • Understand and convey information professionally and accurately.

    • Develop business plans based on current trends and goals that include short and long-term actions.

    • Keep current in market trends and competitor's strategy.

    • Deliver sales results as assigned in primary care market, focusing on driving broad awareness and education of CGM and the FreeStyle Libre brand. Deliver sales results within endocrinology market as assigned.

    • Position products and services using appropriate resources using confident, convincing logic.

    • Tailor sales approach to meet customer needs by utilizing appropriate resources.

    • Handle objections and explore perspectives and tactfully address them.

    • Develop and implement plans (e.g., territory, account and call) that include goals, action plans, time frames and resources.

    • Convey information clearly and concisely. Respond to others and listen carefully to understand the message.

    • Regularly track and report progress against plan. Redirect efforts as necessary.

    • Complete all administrative tasks accurately and in a timely fashion.

    • Document daily, weekly and monthly activities utilizing call reporting / tracking system.

    • Maintain accountability for all samples in accordance with Division guidelines.

    • Work within quality guidelines established for compliance.

    • Implement and maintain the effectiveness of the quality system.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required

    • Minimum of 1-3 years previous sales experience with a successful sales track record from previous positions

    • Excellent communication skills, high energy, integrity and ambition to succeed

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Sales experience in the healthcare industry

    • B2B sales experience

    Apply Now (~~~)

    • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

    Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: ~~~ (~~~)

    Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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    Divisional Information

    Medical Devices

    General Medical Devices:

    Our medical devices 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 ?ngersticks.

    CRM

    As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

    Diabetes

    We're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

    Vascular

    Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease.

    Neuromodulation

    Our Neuromodulation business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum.

    Structural Heart

    Structural Heart Business Mission: why we exist

    Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

    EP

    In Abbott's Electrophysiology (EP) business, we're advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

    HF

    In Abbott's Heart Failure (HF) business, we're developing solutions to diagnose, monitor and manage heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

    Diagnostics

    We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

    Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level.

    Our Point of Care diagnostic portfolio spans key heath and therapeutic areas, including infections disease, cardiometabolic, informatics and toxicology.

    Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

    Our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world's greatest healthcare challenges.

    Nutrition

    Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

    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 ~~~ or email ~~~