Abbott Regional CHE and Partnership Manager – Diabetes Care Division (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba) in Alberta, Alberta

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.

Status : Regular, Full Time

Territory: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a field based position and will:

  • Establish, build trust and maintain relationships with key influencers to build long term professional relationships with Diabetes Centres, Patient Associations (i.e. Canadian Diabetes Association, Diabetes Quebec, JDRF) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).

  • Success as company’s liaison with relevant KOLs and patients’ association contacts. Provide ADC with informed direction, guidance and leadership in its relationship with all parties. Leads medical experts in Diabetes by utilizing scientific and medical evidence-based information. Works closely with key patient association contacts to develop and support provincial patient advocacy initiatives and related Market Access activities.

  • Work closely with Marketing and Sales team to identify needs and create annual Regional Medical Education plan (concurrent programs, didactic meetings, preceptorships, international visitations, dinner meetings).

  • Identify, develop and manage speaker roster.

  • Execute CHE programs that align with marketing objectives and customer needs.

  • Ensures optimal implementation of medical education programs aligned with identified regional needs.

  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of corporate policies, ensuring all education strategies and tactics comply with applicable codes and policies.

  • Develops and organizes symposiums for Regional Diabetes conferences.

  • Partners with the regional field sales team ensuring ongoing communication to validate and support optimal implementation of key educational programs. Distribute and summarize evaluation surveys to assess program quality and share key insights and key leanings for areas of continuous improvement.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters of Science/Business an asset.

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience with 1 to 2 years of experience in commercial sales or marketing.

  • Bilingualism preferred (English/French an asset).

  • Ability to develop and foster credible relationships with KOLs/decision makers.

  • Stakeholder relations experience in healthcare.

  • Strong interpersonal, commination and presentation skills (including ability to network) and negotiation skills.

  • Strong leadership skills such as leading without authority.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.

  • Knowledge of healthcare systems at a national or provincial level.

  • Pharmaceutical policy/industry knowledge.

  • Knowledge of Continuing Health Professional Education principles.

  • Travel within Canada: 50%

  • Ideally the candidate will be located in Alberta but we will consider candidates located in Manitoba or Saskatchewan

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 corpjat@abbott.com