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AbbVie Account Specialist – Paediatrics (North West UK) in Manchester, United Kingdom

Account Specialist – Paediatrics (North West UK)

United Kingdom, England, Manchester

2 additional locations

United Kingdom, EnglandUnited Kingdom


Requisition #2001188

Account Specialist – Paediatrics (North West UK)

This is a field based position with up to 75% travel.

Competitive salary, Company Car, Bonus and comprehensive benefits package.


AbbVie is an ambitious health business where people and quality of life come first. The experience of illness is personal, so we care about the things that matter to patients. As market leader, we team with partners to co-design health solutions around our innovative medicines for complex diseases, which improve standards of care. Helping people to be fit for work and family life is how we make a remarkable impact to the lives of men, women and children.


Be the direct contact for key stakeholders to communicate the value proposition; be the main executor of the infield brand strategy. Develop customer relationships whilst maximising opportunities based on strong account plans.

Key responsibilities

Customer selling and relationship management;

  • Deliver expected performance and beyond (sales) in the territory.

  • Develops Smart pre call objectives in line with territory strategyand brand team goals.

  • Effectively handles objections or concerns. Consistently gains alogical, reasonable call to action/close on every sales call.

  • Educates medical providers and staff

  • Identifies, develops and maintains disease state experts and speakers/advocates..

  • Differentiates the product value proposition.

Continuously strive to gain market intelligence;

  • Capacity to organize and manage stakeholder meetings

  • Differentiates AbbVie's value proposition to physicians or otherstakeholders assigned

  • Strong communication skills, ability to flex style based on customer insights.

Clinical and Market Knowledge Development;

  • Shares best practice to enhance our business success across the BrandTeams

  • Proactively initiates, develops and implements a growth plan todevelop in current position and prepare for future opportunities.

  • Demonstrates in depth disease, product, market and competitiveintelligence expertise.

  • Has a deep understanding of the multi-stakeholder environment.

Territory Management;

  • Continuously analyses sales reports (CRM etc.) and fieldintelligence.

  • Develops a business plan for own territory in line with brandstrategy.

  • Accurately identifies customer position on sales cycle.Effectively targets and tracks resources to maximize sales opportunities.

  • Adheres to industry and AbbVie compliance requirements.

Qualifications & Experience

In order to be successful in this role, you should have/be:

  • Educatedto degree level and / or with a nursing background or related experience.

  • Provensuccess in a high cost, hospital sales role

  • Experiencewithin Neonatal or Paediatrics would be advantageous

  • Excellentcustomer relationships skills to build, develop and maintain internal andexternal partnerships

  • Operateseffectively in a matrix environment

  • Strongbusiness acumen and proficient in the use of business tools

Additional Information

  • Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC