AbbVie

Manager, Statistics

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Oct 26, 2020
Ref
2006778
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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 .

  • Apply statistical techniques to facilitate better decision-making and improve business operation.
  • Regularly interact with management of different levels in strategy meetings. Contribute to strategic planning to ensure statistically optimized non-clinical development plans and assist in the creation of strategic objectives for regulatory filings.
  • Participate in the planning/design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of non-clinical studies and regulatory submissions.
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other departments to ensure compliance with regulations and help implement regulatory initiatives such as Quality by Design and process validation
  • Participate in establishing departmental and non-clinical SOPs and guidelines.
  • Develop statistical tools to streamline process development, QC testing and troubleshooting.
  • Prepare statistical courses and provide training to scientists.
  • Develop and deliver statistical and scientific publications and present internally and externally.
  • Collaborate with other statisticians in improving and sharing statistical approaches.


Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a highly related field with a minimum of 3 years (PhD) experience.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of applied statistical principles and modeling in drug research and development, and proficiency in statistical software such as SAS and R. Must have excellent interpersonal and effective verbal and written communication skills. Creates a learning environment, opens to suggestions and experimentation for improvement. Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in managing a programming group.Experience in working/managing in an international team
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance. Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • At least 2-4 years (PhD) or 6-8 years (MS) of experience in pharmaceutical development and applied statistics/statistical consulting required
  • Competent in experimental design, descriptive and inferential statistics, biometrics/ biopharmaceutical applications and computer programming
  • Pharmaceutical or related industry experience with nonclinical, clinical or pharmacology studies, as appropriate, including experience and understanding of drug development in the regulated environment preferred
  • Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated.


Significant Work Activities
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
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.