Associate Director, Project Management - Aesthetics

Irvine, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2020
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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Job Description

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results.

Associate Director, Project Management - Aesthetics


" I am looking for an experienced project management professional with a good understanding of consumer aesthetic product development process. If you are looking for a dynamic career in a fast-paced consumer aesthetics field, I would be very interested in receiving your resume. Let's discuss what you can bring to the team and what you aspire to do in the future."

*YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE... the driver of cross-functional teams to bring innovative medical products to market. You are responsible for the effective management (organization, planning, execution, control, and evaluation) of all aspects of projects in R&D. These include development and launch of new products, achieving new clinical indications and global expansion of existing products.


Be the Strategic Leader of Cross-Functional Projects. Manage the cross-functional integrated project plan and drive the execution through cross-functional teams, building the global project strategy, ensuring milestones, goals, risk and budget are achieved. Provide decision analysis expertise and tools to the project teams for strategic planning and operational execution. Provides training and coaching of project teams on processes including product development process, project governance, development plans, critical path, decision trees and project financials.

Be the Operational Expert. Effectively collaborate with R&D governance boards, communicate project status to management and provide resolution options/recommendations for project issues.

Be the Fiduciary Leader. Will take a leadership role in managing the overall project financials and incorporating forecasts from core team members



  • A passionate project manager with strong experience in pharmaceutical product development pathway.
  • 8-10 years' experience in Pharma R&D environment, including 6+ years as Project Manager or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science degree (minimum requirement) or Master of Science in Life Sciences discipline (preferred)
  • PMP certification is helpful but not required.


For this role, we're looking for a Leader who is:

  • Attention to Detail Focused
  • Quality Focused
  • Acts as an Owner


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.