Associate Director TLC

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 15, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Work with Director, who is single point of contact for R&D assigned Therapeutic Area and/or Functional area with regard to agreements within TLC, to work proactively with R&D, Scientific Assessment and others as a partner to effectively define contracting/licensing strategy.
  • Serve as limited scientific support within TLC for protocols/questions, etc. for agreements
  • Negotiate, in conjunction with Legal-draft, and execute complex agreements (such as research, development, collaborative, consortium, license, CDx, device, etc..), including determination of major terms, termsheets and effective negotiation strategies.
  • Manage interactions with external parties (working cooperatively with SA, VESC and L&A where they are also involved to determine lead and roles/responsibilities).
  • Communicate status of negotiations with key stakeholders timely.
  • Provide alliance management support for both new and legacy R&D agreements that do not otherwise garner "assigned" AllianceManagement support.
  • Work cooperatively as a team with Scientific Assessment, Ventures, Licensing & Acquisitions and Legal to effectively execute agreements in furtherance of R&D's strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with Global Purchasing delegation, including signatory authority and its delegation, and ensure TLC compliance with all applicable Purchasing, OEC, R&D, Finance, Legal and Corporate policies.
  • Promote AbbVie as a partner of choice in all external communications and dealings and work to build the AbbVie brand.

  • 10+ years business experience
  • 7+ years pharmaceutical industry experience. Some science required (BS, MS, PhD.). JD., MBA, LLP or equivalent licensing experience required.
  • Expert knowledge of multidisciplinary operations.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing complex processes and high impact projects.
  • Excellent cross-functional negotiating skills and multi-faceted operational skills.
  • Ability to communicate/present key information to senior/executive management stakeholders..