Strategic Global Labeling Manager

Irvine, CA, United States
Jan 09, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The Strategic Global Labeling (SGL) Manager has overall accountability for the initial creation and relevant updates to labeling documents for their assigned development and marketed products. This includes global labeling (CCDS/CCSI) and US labeling (prescribing information, patient information and other required labeling components) documents. Development of labeling for these products is based on study results, coordination of labeling reviews within interdisciplinary teams, preparation of labeling components for submission to regulatory agencies, and participation in labeling negotiations with these agencies. The position also includes subject matter expertise in labeling regulations (e.g., FDA labeling rules/guidance) and review of local labeling to ensure global consistency.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Provide project management to the Labeling Sub-Team (LST) leads LST meetings for assigned product, ensuring the timely distribution of preparatory documentation, identification of issues for discussion, preparation of meeting minutes, and follow-up of action items to complete resolution. Provide strategic labeling guidance to authors regarding appropriate content for labeling documents.
  • Assist in the development and review of international local labeling in accordance with the Company Core Data Sheet
  • Interact with business partners and global affiliates in providing strategic guidance as appropriate to ensure consistency and compliance of product labeling.
  • Demonstrate proficient and current labeling knowledge. Invest substantial time to improve competency level in understanding and interpreting evolving FDA regulations and guidance.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable corporate/company SOPs, guidelines, and working instructions related to product labeling.


  • Experience drafting and reviewing product labeling, compiling supportive documentation, and demonstrates competence in marketed product labeling maintenance.
  • Basic knowledge of global core data sheet guidance and US regulatory labeling requirements. Relevant experience may include a background in Drug Regulatory Affairs (i.e., FDA liaison) with experience in interpretation of FDA regulations, including exposure to labeling development and maintenance, or a background in medical writing with exposure to FDA regulations as a guide in content development for medical and/or regulatory documentation.
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and good planning skills.
  • Excellent proofreading/editing skills are required
  • Excellent communication (verbal, writing, and presentation) skills necessary for interacting with regulatory project managers and multi-functional labeling review teams.

  • Graduate degree in scientific discipline, with minimum 1 year labeling or relevant / related experience, Pharm.D. strongly preferred

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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