Product Manager, Market Access Supply Chain Marketing

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The Product Manager of Market Access Supply Chain Marketing, U.S. Specialty will be responsible for developing, implementing and enhancing programs and contracting initiatives within the Pharmacy and Distribution channels. The individual will foster teamwork across multiple stakeholders, marketing and field sales, by collaborating with the Integrated Brand Team - informing investment decisions and making recommendations supported with financial analyses. The role will support AbbVie's on market U.S. Specialty portfolio and pipeline assets.

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Channel Planning and Implementation - effectively develops, communicates and implements the vision, strategy and tactics for U.S. Specialty
  • Distribution Plan - Determine appropriate distribution models and execute pharmacy and distribution contracts (including product discount, data, and services)
  • Pharmacy Services - Develops comprehensive strategy for pharmacy services aligned to brand objectives and provide key insights to inform brand strategy
  • Pharmacy Marketing Materials - Lead the development and creation of high-impact promotional material that supports stakeholder needs and brand strategic objectives
  • Pharmacy Enhancement of Brand Care Models - Identify, support and execute pharmacy services that are aligned with, and advance the capabilities of, the brand patient care programs
  • Contract Management - Execute and manage pharmacy contracts for each Brand, collaborating with the Contract Operations and Market Analytics Business Insights teams to measure performance against expected results
  • Data Analysis- Monitor and analyze data to drive program enhancements and develop presentations for quarterly business reviews
  • Drive Results - Influence and educate the sales force to deliver impactful initiatives through their stakeholders and ensure pharmacy contracts are performing and compliant
  • Pharmacy Services and Distribution Models - Lead the development of, and establish the AbbVie standard for Pharmacy high-touch services and Distribution
  • Compliance - Ensures that regulatory and legal policies and guidance are followed
  • Department Operations - Manages the P&L responsibilities for projects related to sales and promotional budgets. Creates the business case to secure budget from Brand Team, and completes projects on time and on budget
  • Cross-functional Collaboration - fosters strong working relationships with the Brand Marketing, Market Access Payer Marketing, Legal, Regulatory and Marketing Analytics teams as well as external collaboration partners
  • Industry Expertise - Up to date on current industry trends and anticipates future changes


  • Pharmaceutical Marketing experience, including experience in program and/or product management/marketing
  • Ability to develop and manage projects cross-functionally
  • Knowledge of marketing concepts within strategic planning process and understanding of market research principles to draw valid conclusions and inform recommendations
  • Familiarity with AbbVie therapeutic areas
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical Products (e.g. CFR 210/211, cGMP)
  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience with Market Access and contract negotiation
  • Knowledge of and/or relationships with Pharmacy as well as the Wholesale Distribution channel
  • Experience in marketing and program management with pharmacy and distribution channel
  • Advanced Degree

*Resides in Irvine CA, Madison CA or Chicagoland Areas

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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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.