Abbott Training and Development Manager in Macquarie Park, Australia

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and enthusiastic Training and Development Manager within our Electrophysiology business unit. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this position is responsible for designing, implementing and executing electrophysiology educational programs on specific Therapy product technologies and Technical sales best practices for Abbott field representatives, employees and customers. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the customer, their needs and the evolving marketplace to ensure sales and clinical representatives are effective in selling to and supporting our customers with Abbott technology solutions.

The main aspects of this role include:

  • Ensure the field organisation is prepared to engage customers on the features and clinical elements of our products and to understand the competitive landscape and the implications of this to our business

  • Develop, implement and execute curricula and training content to the field through multiple channels to build field competence

  • Work closely with the Marketing and Sales teams in coordinating, executing and developing continuing education for physicians, fellows, and customers through customized education programs.

  • Mentor new and junior clinical instructors

  • Develop metrics to assess effectiveness of educational programs and quickly implement changes to ANZ Educational programs if required

  • Engage field organization through periodic visits to understand the current selling, competitive, clinical and healthcare environment and make necessary changes to the curriculum to ensure employees are adequately trained

  • Oversee the process to ensure training materials and delivery strategies are updated and relevant to the needs of our internal and external customers through collaboration with Product Division, Marketing and Education peers

  • Ensure comprehensive course materials are maintained online

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of electrophysiology products, therapies, customers and business objectives to develop, implement and execute continuing education programs for Abbott representatives. Update all education programs on a continuous basis.

In addition to the above, the relevant experience is required:

  • 5+ years training/Clinical experience in a specific Therapy area or equivalent sales and/or marketing experience

  • Knowledge of electrophysiology medical devices

  • Ability to apply the fundamental concepts and practices to conduct needs assessment and design training programs

  • Understanding and expertise in the technical aspects and application of current and new products in Therapy area

  • Affinity for educating others

  • Demonstrated ability to simplify and explain complex topics effectively and experience developing others

  • Excellent computer and software skills to develop presentation materials

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel approximately 50%, including internationally

This role will work within a team of very capable and passionate individuals committed to getting the best outcomes for the patients and the customers that we serve.

Abbott provides some fantastic benefits for our employees, these include:

  • Free Parking

  • Onsite Gym

  • Mothers Room

  • Discounted Healthcare

  • Discounted Shares program

  • Fresh fruit available to employees

  • AND…..Lots, lots more

Abbott is an equal opportunity employer

We ask that recruiters respect our internal recruitment process and PSA panel, and refrain from contacting us, or referring candidates to this role.

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