Associate Business Relationship Manager

Lake County, IL, United States
Oct 28, 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 .

This role will be responsible for strategizing, developing and deploying our Real World Data (RWD) initiatives at AbbVie. This person will work with our R&D leaders to build consensus on deploying solutions that will help our organization use our information to define insights about our products and therapeutic areas to improve our patients lives.

RWD AbbVie Lead Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams (HEOR, GMA DSS, EPI and Safety) and Asset Management Teams to understand asset-level RWD strategies and data needs.
  • Partner with the Convergence team on use cases.
  • Strategize with the business on internal and external real world data sources, technologies and/or analytical approaches/ capabilities, across geographies.
  • Partner with all RWE projects to supply RWD for appropriate resourcing/ prioritization.
  • Ability to work with and interact with executive leaders.
  • Drive cross-pollination across AbbVie and ensure RWD analytics capabilities , visualizations and data standards remain cutting-edge.
  • Evaluate RW datasets and participate in data quality evaluations and "fit for purpose" discussions.
  • Lead RWD project teams on delivering RWD tools, data solutions and partnerships.
  • Liaise with other RWD centers, OHDSI, EDHEN and other data hubs.
  • Ensure that all RWD information is catalogued.
  • Establish and execute an RWD governance structure.


  • 14 + years of software development experience.
  • Experience building and deploying Cloud computing concepts and technologies.
  • Experience building and deploying large database applications, preferably other RWD solutions.
  • Experience working with electronic health records, medical claims or registry datasets.
  • Understand data privacy regulations and de identification methodologies.
  • Able to motivate and channel energy of others toward a common purpose
  • Ability to seamlessly interact on both business and scientific issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with external customers and experts.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent matrix, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Works tenaciously through difficulties to achieve best results.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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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.