AbbVie

*Project Manager, Operations

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Barceloneta, PR, United States
Posted
Aug 19, 2020
Ref
2002555
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

An engineering professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies project management knowledge, engineering knowledge and ingenuity to complete medium size projects from concept thru project closure, across disciplines and locations.

Key Responsibilities Includes:

  • Responsibilities of this engineering grade level inherently include and expand upon the responsibilities established for lower Project Management Track grade levels.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures. Ensures quality and effectiveness of key results of major projects within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies. Has full awareness of the potential consequences (defects and failure modes) of design changes to established processes
  • Mitigates risk within functions through sound design, early risk assessments and implementation of fallback strategies
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Ensures quality and effectiveness of key results of major projects within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies.
  • Has full awareness of the potential consequences (defects and failure modes) of design changes to established processes. Mitigates risk within functions through sound design, early risk assessments and implementation of fallback strategies
  • Develops, plans, coordinates and directs engineering aspects of projects across multiple locations that are of major scope and importance. Manages multiple, often concurrent projects and meets expectations. Makes difficult decisions regarding priorities among projects.
  • Supports development of project strategy to align and achieve key customer business objectives. Contributes to the development of long-term business and organizational strategies.
  • Works with customer on project approach / design to optimize asset value. Leads cross functional teams in resolving major project hurdles. Reviews constructability strategy. Anticipates and resolves problems and crisis situations requiring fast, astute decisions with rapid implementation by utilizing technical training and / or experience
  • A Subject Matter Expert in project engineering/project management. Participates on internal, cross-divisional teams to develop and align procedures and standards. Participates on group or divisional task forces. Participates in professional affiliations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, with a desired 10+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience. A post-graduate education / degree is desired, and may contribute towards the desired years of experience.
  • A career history marked by a consistent series of contributions and accomplishments. Proven track record of managing projects to completion, using extensive external resources.
  • Demonstrated excellence in breadth and depth of knowledge within project management
  • Interacts well with diverse groups within engineering and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators
  • Listens to and understands others' points of view and articulates tactfully and respectfully one's own perspective orally, in writing, and in presentations
  • Works well with other engineers in a collaborative, fast-paced goal-driven environment
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences
  • A technical background in health care, medical devices, biological, pharmaceutical, or similar industries (preferred).
  • Demonstrated competency with financial systems and in fiscal control. Project accounting experience
  • Formal Project Management training (preferred)

Significant Work Activities
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
Travel
Yes, 25 % 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.