Abbott Field-based Commercial Trainer France (M/W) in Rungis, France

Abbott is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics and offers a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks and clinics. Our products offer automation, convenience, cost-effectiveness and flexibility. Abbott has helped transform the practice of medical diagnosis from an art to a science, helping to create the modern diagnostics industry through the company's commitment to improving patient care and lowering overall costs.

Primary objective of the position

The Field-based Commercial Trainer is responsible for driving, improving and executing commercial trainings for customers and employees across countries.

Major accountabilities

  • Execute and drive area training concepts within France either internal (being the trainer) or facilitation with external training companies

  • Drive and execute on training and enablement plans by major functional area by region

  • Responsible for customer and employee commercial training

  • Ensure France training requirements are appropriately roll-out within the Commercial team

  • Support and drive continues improvement of trainings and training plans

  • Support regional organizations in training methods and standardization

  • Success in this role is measured by economic profitability, Timeliness and completion of employee scorecard, cost improvement internal trainings and Return on investment of agreed trainings.

Educational background

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering and business administration

Requirements / Work experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years track record in the diagnostic industry with an emphasis on commercial functions in the diagnostics and / or medical device business

  • Excellent product and industry knowledge

  • Strong track record of presenting to small groups, medium sized groups of 20-100 people and not only as a speaker but also as main facilitator.

  • Extensive experience as program / project manager

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Change management experience highly desirable

  • Candidates must be fluent in French and English, additional languages are advantageous

The position requires the willingness to travel on a frequent basis, i.e. on average three days per week.

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