Abbott Enterprise Account Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa

-Responsible to sell ADDs total solutions to large, complex strategic accounts. The role is the guardian of strategic customer relationships focused on net new customer selling, penetration and retention

-Provide leadership and direction regarding all Abbott interactions with strategic accounts – acting as a trusted advisor

-Lead and coach in a matrix management environment, e.g. lead a team through persuasion and personal influence that will deliver innovative solutions, high quality, that meet customer needs

-Follow and flawlessly execute strategic account management (SAM) process.

-Master and be in a position to train and coach all core commercial skills to include: SAM, consultative selling, territory management, coaching skills, strategy development, and financial management – such as EPIC and deal construction)

-Establish and build deep understanding of account needs, stakeholders and competitive situation

-Build and lead internal cross functional selling team to execute account strategies

-Analyse impact of market trends and factors on customers

-Develop strategic account plans for achieving goals including sales and margin

-Identify new business opportunities by initiating, developing or delivering unique solutions that result in improved outcomes for customer and company

-Negotiate long term contracts

-Oversee progress of cross-functional implementation team (post-sale)

-Identify new business opportunities to expand current ADD share

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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