Abbott Sales Training Manager - Chronic Pain Therapies in Austin, Texas

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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Function:

Responsible for identifying, developing and implementing assigned business unit sales

training in the following areas: products, category/market, and sales skills, supporting

attainment of business unit sales goals.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Achievement of Sales Training objectives, goals, strategies and measures.

  2. Support the identification, development and implementation of assigned product

and sales skill training for new hires and sales team members, to include product

modules, sales aid annotations, case studies, etc.

  1. Gain and exhibit competence in computer applications as needed by the position

and to support Field Sales applications.

  1. Become acquainted with adult learning principles and begin to apply them on the

Job.

  1. Develop effective group presentation skills for the classroom and sales meetings

  2. Develop effective written communication skills supporting training activities

  3. Adapt training materials to changes in selling and customer environments.

  4. Knowledge of assigned products, markets and customers to ensure that effective

training programs are identified, developed and implemented

  1. Accountable for achieving annual goals

  2. Annual review and updating of assigned training materials to reflect current priorities and strategies.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA in business or science-related field to reflect educational level of customers being called on.

  • 3-5 years of experience (Field, Marketing) in Chronic Pain Therapies.

  • Sales Training experience preferred.

  • Ability to serve as an effective member of multi-disciplinary teams

  • Technical competency in assigned field, including computer skills

  • Ability to learn, understand and train highly technical concepts to sales team members

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Support & Administration

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Texas : 6300 Bee Cave Rd Building 2, suite 100.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 15 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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