Commercial Support Specialist

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Assisting our new personnel in getting connected to Abbott training as quickly and efficiently as possible is critical to the early success of new team members in the sales organization. This role works with new hires and hiring managers to coordinate all training associated with Onboarding into Abbott

Job description:

  • Ensure all new field reps and managers have a positive on-boarding experience for the first 6 months of employment
  • Coordinate 35 to 45 new sales professionals onboarding each fiscal quarter
  • Work with and coordinate among different internal departments to ensure new hires get set up properly (IT, Recruiters, HR, Finance, etc.)
  • Order and provide written follow up on new hire resources (computers, phones, programmers, and other essential items)
  • Be the single point of contact concierge for new field based reps and managers
  • Be the single point of contact concierge for new field based reps and managers for Learning Management Services (LMS) and electronic education
  • Be the single point of contact concierge for field reps and managers leaving the organization
  • Facilitate and teach onboarding content during orientation days for all new field reps and managers
  • Schedule new hire field training activities with managers and physician training sites.
  • Answer new field rep and manager requests for help and provide direction in a timely manner
  • Manage large amounts of incoming calls
  • Identify and assess new field rep and manager's needs to achieve satisfaction
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
  • Handle complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the times limits and follow up to ensure resolution
  • Keep and provide records of new field rep and manager interactions
  • Provide weekly written follow up communications on new hire progress to sales training, management, and senior leadership
  • Change and update written materials for new field based reps and managers as information changes
  • Performs general administrative duties as assigned which may include coordination of travel arrangements, completing expense reports, telephone support, and special projects
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned

Skills required

Proven customer service and support experience

Must be willing be on the phone for long periods of time

Enjoy teaching and be able to educate over the phone

High attention to detail and documentation skills

Listening skills


People oriented


Positive attitude

Strong coordination and triage skills

Able to maintain strict confidentiality

Multi-task oriented

Problem solving

Quality focus

Ability to meet deadlines on multiple assignments/projects and operate with a sense of urgency as required

Ability to manage multiple assignments and track the progress of each one

Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Exhibits strong organizational skills

Occasional or Regularly scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position.

Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Strong verbal, electronic, and written communications skills

Computer proficient with advanced capabilities to utilize MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and Excel.

Ability to work cooperatively and productively with all levels of employees.

Possesses excellent judgment and initiative to make independent decisions.