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2018-03-282018-07-20

Sales Manager (National Account Manager) supporting Albertson’s/Safeway - Abbott Nutrition - Minneapolis, MN

Abbott
Minneapolis, MN
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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.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Founded in 1903 and restructured to focus on innovative nutrition products, the company that evolved into Abbott Nutrition built its reputation on nutritional excellence through solid scientific advances. We are a worldwide leader in nutrition science, research, and development.

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott, the global, broad-based health care company. Every day, our global team of scientists is working hard to discover and develop nutritional and related health care products that advance the quality of life for people of all ages.

Health care professionals and their patients trust us to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. And we deliver on their expectations—providing a vast array of nutritional and therapeutic products that help babies and children grow, work to keep bodies strong, and support the unique needs of patients with chronic illnesses.

We are behind some of the world's most trusted names in pediatric, adult, and healthy living nutritional product brands such as:

•Similac® Advance®, Similac Expert Care® Alimentum®, and Similac® Soy Isomil® in infant formulas

•PediaSure® and Pedialyte® for children

•Ensure® and ZonePerfect® for active adults

•Glucerna® for people with diabetes

•EAS® for elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts

 
The National Account Manager is responsible for all sales functions related to the Abbott Nutrition product portfolios for Albertson's and Safeway. This individual will work closely with internal sales and marketing functions to maximize Abbott Nutrition sales volume and market share.
 
The incumbent is responsible for margin improvement initiatives and accurate forecasting of the business. They also act as the key facilitator by directing the execution of division objectives within Albertson's and Safeway. They accomplish this by guiding activities of the support teams, gaining division support and resources to support initiatives, and aligning key decision-makers within the customer headquarters by building effective business relationships.

Basic Qualifications:

Core competencies needed for the National Account Manager include: adaptability, willingness to take the initiative, innovative mindset, high level of integrity, strategic vision, and effective teamwork as both leader and member.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 to 4 years direct sales experience, preferably in the consumer packaged goods industry with increasing account responsibility
  • Maintain an impactful presence and engage regularly with internal and customer senior level management
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to analyze data/market trends to effectively develop presentations, provide recommendations, and forecast performance
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Education requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree
    Job Family: Sales Force
    Division: ANPD Nutrition Products
    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
    Medical Surveillance: No
    Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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