Brand Manager l

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Sep 28, 2018
Ref
1807089
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Coordinate assigned aspects of an Operations Brand and or Program to align it with AbbVie's
business goals and strategic imperatives. Assist the Brand Director or Brand Manager with the
Supply Chain interface and central point of contact for stakeholders from Commercial, R&D,
S&T, Legal, Tax, Quality, Regulatory, Finance, Manufacturing and TPMs. Provide global Brand /
Product analysis, strategy, oversight, LRP / Plan demand and inventory management. Contribute to the development and execution of effective product strategies and Brand plans for product launches, site transfers, security of supply, cost improvements, risk and lifecycle
management. Help manage long range plans and supply strategies. Manage cross functional
programs involving multiple levels of personnel in plants, TPMs, and functional organizations.

Location: This role can be located in: The Netherlands, Sligo, Chicago, or Worcester, MA

Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • With the leadership of the Supply Chain Director, drive their assigned Operations Brand / Program projects.
  • Manage lifecycle transitions that can have a significant impact on Brands sales. They may need to manage millions of dollars in capital / project expense, and deliver multi-million dollar cost savings.
  • Core member of Operations Brand Team.
  • Create a viable Brand plan, financial plan, LRP, risk management and Lifecycle strategies. Justify and ensure alignment with AbbVie's business goals and strategic imperatives.
  • Primary interface with Commercial to develop and gain agreement on Brand/ Product forecasts.
  • Remain current on internal and external factors impacting their Brand/Product(s).
  • Assist the Brand Director or Brand Manager with the supply chain interface to provide a central point of contact for stakeholders from Commercial, R&D, S&T, Legal, Tax, Quality, Regulatory, Finance, Manufacturing and TPMs.
  • Capable of communicating effectively and widely to all levels of the organization.
  • Aid the team to communicate a common vision to the cross-functional stakeholders and help the teams to ensure that roles, responsibilities, and issues are clearly understood and resulting activities are agreed and coordinated.
  • Manage program activities to optimize the operational performance and meet strategic business needs while ensuring that assurance of supply is achieved.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Science plus business and product management in Life Science; MBA or higher education desired but not required
    5-8 years of experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Management, Product Development, and / or Financial Management
  • Proven experience in managing effective teams and fostering collaboration across organizational boundaries.
  • A demonstrated success as a collaborative team player
  • Proven excellent presentation, oral, written and communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle conflicting priorities to deliver results
  • Proven capability to manage, implement and influence large change management programs
  • Knowledge of the Commercial and Process understanding, and experience of the Product / Brand they manage is a benefit
  • Possess understanding of core business processes
  • Proven ability to interface effectively in worldwide cultural settings and with executive level management


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