AbbVie

Associate Director, R&D Accelerations and Innovation

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Irvine, CA, United States
Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Ref
203114
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 .

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results. All while wearing jeans to work!

Associate Director, R&D Accelerations and Innovation

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...
  • A Creative Collaborator. The Innovation group works side-by-side with the AbbVie executive team on many of the most pressing issues facing the organization, both in the short term and long term. Guidance from this team will have a direct impact on the future success of AbbVie.
  • A Forward-Thinking Strategist. You will report to the Senior Director, Innovation. You are a high performing individual contributor who has demonstrated an interest and expertise in the biopharma industry and strong desire to advance our strategic agenda and support mission-critical initiatives that will make a real difference for AbbVie's patients. In return the innovation group will provide high profile, high impact development experiences.

YOU WILL:
  • Support strategic initiatives that will address mission-critical questions and position AbbVie for future success
  • Monitor, understand, and prioritize external trends of relevance to the enterprise, and help determine how AbbVie should prepare and/or respond
  • Provide project management support for key strategic planning processes
  • Help communicate our strategy across AbbVie
  • Lead individual modules within complex, cross-functional initiatives, including driving the problem-solving process and supporting research and analytics, and distilling pragmatic recommendations for management consideration


Qualifications

YOU BRING:
  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA or other advanced degree in a relevant field (e.g., Medicine, Sciences, etc.) preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience at a top-tier strategic consulting firm, preferably with healthcare and pharma industry experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to lead individual modules within complex, cross-functional initiatives, including driving the problem-solving process and supporting research and analytics, and distilling pragmatic recommendations for management consideration
  • Highly collaborative, genuinely enjoys working hand-in-hand with the businesses to develop solutions that advance AbbVie's overall mission
  • Strong communication skills, can comfortably lead meetings with mid/senior-level management
  • Sound business judgment
  • Drive, energy, and passion to advance AbbVie's mission

LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

For this role, we're looking for a leader who is:
  • Excellence Focused
  • Optimistic
  • Open and Authentic

A Talent Magnet: The best leaders are brand ambassadors and have an eye out for great talent to join our family. All Allergan colleagues are an extension of our recruiting team, building bridges for the best people to grow our company.

Job Type
Standard

Schedule
Full-time

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.