Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.
Responsible for driving incremental sales and market share growth through partnership, extraordinary value, and unique solutions within large, national and multi-regional Integrated Healthcare Networks (IHN’s) by creating opportunity with high level decision makers/ influencers (Directors and above) within targeted health system accounts. Position Aesculap, (both Aesculap, Inc and Aesculap Implant Systems) as a comprehensive resource and innovative solution provider for their surgical services, sterile processing, and medical device/implant requirements. This position will serve as the corporate liaison; (quarterback) for all business units.
The KAD will also be responsible to develop, communicate and implement sales plans and strategies designed to accomplish specific corporate sales goals. Qualified candidates will need to demonstrate a successful commercial track record of building strategy and tactics, managing people through influence, process management, and driving new projects/solutions in Health Care Networks. Candidate must possess the ability to lead and inspire cross functional teams to implement solution for all business units. KAD will lead contract negotiations and processes to successful long term contract and relationship. Experience in negotiations of Terms and Conditions and a deep understanding of factors that impact the contracting processes will be essential. Comprehensive understanding of the relationship between integrated health systems, governing law, GPO’s and medical surgical distribution is critical.
** Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
The targeted range for this role takes into account a range of factors that are considered when making compensation and hiring decisions; included but not limited to: skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. The range provided is a reasonable estimate.
It is an essential function of this position for an employee to be present and in-person at the physical site(s) of our customers and potential customers. Many of our customers and potential customers are in clinical settings, including, but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, and other health care clinics (hereinafter, “Healthcare Customers”). Many of our Healthcare Customers require outside vendors like us to present proof that they have certain requisite vaccinations and immunizations, including, but not limited to, vaccinations against COVID-19 and seasonal influenza, before being granted entry into the Healthcare Customers’ clinical settings. To gain access to our Healthcare Customers clinical settings, field sales, field service, and other customer facing professionals are required to register with the vendor credentialing organization associated with the Healthcare Customers, complete the Healthcare Customers’ required process, and undergo a series of clearances. Vendor credentialing clearances include, but are not limited to, a national criminal background check, drug screening, and immunizations as determined by the vendors, which may include, but are not limited to, Influenza, Hepatitis B Virus, and COVID-19. You must fully comply with the requirements of the Healthcare Customers in your region, including any necessary proof of any vaccination. As such, all individuals in this position assigned to a Healthcare Customer with a COVID-19, Influenza, Hepatitis B Virus, or other vaccination requirement must be fully vaccinated and/or immunized in accordance with the Healthcare Customers’ requirements. B. Braun Medical North America Companies complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable laws, and on receipt of an accommodation request will engage in the interactive process to assess possible reasonable accommodation options, if any, consistent with the ADA and applicable law.
Language and mathematical skills; reasoning ability:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
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