Abbott CRM-EP Sales Manager South Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • To gain specific knowledge of Abbotts’ CRM-EP portfolio and become product expert and assist where appropriate.

  • To work with, support and interact with all agents/distributor within the region.

  • To interact with physicians, their assistants, hospital education staff and Field staff to support questions related to Abbotts’ CRM-EP portfolio.

  • To conduct training sessions related to Abbotts’ CRM-EP portfolio and its clinical use.

  • Maintain business operations in accordance with corporate policies with respect to pricing, quotes, credit terms, and expense reporting.

  • Maintain thorough knowledge/awareness of competitive products.

  • Assist in identifying product line extensions or product enhancements and develop and submit proposals with respect to these product changes.

  • To prepare and maintain the equipment co-operation with the Capital Equipment service team.

  • Continuously up-dates knowledge of: - current and emerging technical trends in heart disease therapies.

  • Market dynamics in terms of region health care budgets and reimbursement legislation.

  • Abbott local market opportunities and threats including competitors’ offerings.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with local Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) to encourage their continuous input on conventional therapies/technologies, emerging technologies and patient requirements.

  • Assesses capabilities of the local organization objectively and identifies potential for development in terms of Abbott competitive advantage, market coverage, and brand image and cost structure.

  • Operates in an ethical, disciplined and orderly way, focusing on the achievement of agreed marketing objectives and protecting the value of the company property or resources wherever possible.

  • Analyses and documents strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) relevant to the organization.

  • Specifies the overall organizational design and headcount required to achieve strategic and operating goals in the light of local business conditions and forecasts.

  • Ensures cross-divisional input is used appropriately in developing sales offerings.

  • Intervenes when necessary to address any non-compliance with agreed sales approaches and policies.

  • Addresses performance management issues urgently and takes corrective action.

  • Rewards employees appropriately, in line with Abbott policies, to build a high performance business culture.

  • Controls costs in line with annual expense operating plans.

  • Behaves at all times as a role model for the Abbott Code of Business Conduct.

  • Ensure that all the employees within your responsibility continuously are in compliance with Abbott requirements in reporting and device returning of Field Event Reports (PER).

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