Operations Brand Manager

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Ref
1905187
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • With the leadership of the Supply Chain Director, drive 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 managemen t