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AbbVie Associate Director, Program Management in North Chicago, Illinois

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/abbvie , Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieGlobal , Instagram , YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/AbbVie and LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie .

Key Responsibility Areas:

  1. Provide Program Management support for assigned Asset Team Sub-teams/working teams

  2. Supports development of sub-team plans and drives aligned execution for functional components

  3. Ensure accurate and timely tracking and reporting of sub-team deliverables and identification, communication and management of sub-team risks

  4. Actively participates in the advancement of Program Management and asset development at AbbVie

Detailed Responsibilities:

  1. Provide Program Management support for assigned Asset Team Sub-teams/working teams

  2. Serves as a core member of the assigned sub-team(s)

  3. Serves as a key business partner for the asset sub-team leader in developing core strategies and meeting the sub-team’s goals

  4. Operates with a strategic, cross-functional mindset

  5. Coordinates sub-team activities and deliverables and supports the sub-team leader in driving cross-functional alignment within sub-team and structures sub-team meetings and discussions to drive good decision making practices

  6. Ensures effective management of sub-team meetings including scheduling, agendas, minutes, action item follow-up

  7. Responsible for partnering with Asset Team PM and helping sub-team prepare key messages and deliverables for, and navigate the governance process effectively and efficiently and appropriate use of each forum

  8. Actively contributes to sub-team discussions both from a PM functional perspective, and a cross-functional strategic perspective

  9. Ensures high performing sub-team through monitoring and assessing team’s performance and effective partnership with the sub-team lead and Asset Team PM

  10. Supports development of sub-team plans and drives aligned execution for functional components

  11. In partnership with the sub-team lead, drives development of (and participates in) creation of sub-team plans and deliverables to inform asset strategy, and to translate asset strategy into execution by the sub-team and associated functions

  12. Maintains awareness of upcoming deliverables as a part of the asset development lifecycle to ensure sub-team preparedness

  13. Proactively identifies challenges or potential issues for execution, both within sub-team and partnering with asset PM cross-functionally, managing or escalating as appropriate

  14. Ensure accurate and timely tracking and reporting of sub-team deliverables and identification, communication and management of sub-team risks

  15. Partners with project planners to ensure appropriate and accurate tracking and reporting of team deliverable timelines

  16. Maintains operational awareness of the sub-team deliverables and upcoming needs by the asset team

  17. Ensures appropriate team document management practices and repository of key program information for the sub-team

  18. Partners with sub-team members to proactively identify, communicate and manage sub-team risks, including escalation as appropriate for asset level risks

  19. Actively participates in the advancement of Program Management and asset development at AbbVie

  20. Proactively seek learnings from other teams and share best practices

  21. Partners with colleagues in the PM organization and sub-teams to seek process improvement opportunities and participate as needed in developing and implementing change

  22. Actively champions the AbbVie drug development process for assigned sub-teams and seek opportunities to increase sub-team effectiveness within the AbbVie model

Qualifications

Required

  • 7+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a variety of roles in at least one role/functional area associated with drug development (research and development, commercial, project management, operations)

  • 4+ years in a cross-functional project / program management role

  • Strong program management skills and knowledge of program management practices in the pharmaceutical industry and common tools utilized

  • Well-developed communication skills – both written and oral

  • Well-developed strategic thinking and leadership skills

Preferred

  • Experience in late stage drug development, including being a part of a launch team

  • Experience with both global and regional teams in the pharmaceutical industry

Significant Work Activities

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Travel

Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Type

Experienced

Schedule

Full-time

Job Level Code

M

Equal Employment Opportunity

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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