Patient Reported Outcomes Management Associate II

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 11, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Patient Reported Outcomes Management Associate is responsible to drive and manage deliverables with the PRO/ePRO process from onset of PRO licensing through PRO owner requirements. Contributes project management expertise to ensure PRO/ePRO licensing is executed on time and holds complete accountability to minimize delays during study Start-Up and identify potential trial specific cost savings. The PROma will serve as the central point of contact for therapeutic areas within Clinical Program Development (CPD).

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Provide project management and expert consultation supporting patient centered/PRO licensing and translation activities for all Therapeutic Areas within Clinical Program Development (CPD).
  • Serve as the owner of the Vault PRO Library which is a repository for PROs and includes licensing and permission details & terms; MSAs with AbbVie; translation requirements; training requirements; electronic format requirements; etc.
  • Interact with PRO owners, Outsourcing, HEOR, Data Sciences and the clinical teams to drive and facilitate the PRO and ePRO implementation with respect to vendor contract initiation, translation management, project milestones, timelines, and deliverables during Study Start up.
  • Provide strategic & technical expertise and training to the CPD organization in support of PRO/ePRO activities during study start up.

Position Scope/Accountability:

  • The Patient Reported Outcomes Management Associate reports to the PRO Manager or a CPD Study Project Manager and will serve in support to ensure timely, adequate, cost effective business aligned standards, strategies and processes related to Patient Report Outcomes on behalf of the Clinical Development organization.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in a scientific field or equivalent with relevant experience is acceptable
  • A minimum of 2 years of global (direct or peripheral) clinical research or project management experience.
  • Knowledge and at least 1 year relevant experience with Patient Outcomes or outcomes research. Preferred but nor required.
  • Must be able to understand the global environment from an operations and regulatory/ (GCP) Good Clinical Practices) perspective.
  • Must have experience building effective working relationships across functions and geographic locations.

Key AbbVie Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns, fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality