Director Regional Strategy - Biologics

Puerto Rico
Apr 11, 2021
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.

  • Lead and direct multiple cross-functional teams for the implementation of complex programs, managing strategy, execution and budget.
  • Establish program strategy and timelines, defining technical and regulatory requirements to support regulatory approvals.
  • Evaluate contingency plans and risk management strategies.
  • Ensure effective communication within team and to Senior Leader stakeholders.
  • Lead team discussions to resolve issues and ensure team alignment throughout program execution.
  • Define budget requirements and report monthly actuals, LBE, and Plan/LRP schedules per financial schedule.
  • Communicate program requirements, priorities and decisions, regularly and effectively.
  • Guide cross-functional team in resolving conflicts and indecision's. Escalate when necessary.

  • Bachelor in Science or Engineering; MBA preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of GMP Manufacturing, Supply Chain, CMC technical development and pharmaceutical regulations is required.
  • Demonstrated strong planning and project management skills while managing large, complex programs in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • PMP certification a plus.
  • 10+ years of industry experience, 5 or more years program management experience.
  • Strong strategic thinking and leadership skills.
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical, presentation, and people skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in a global and multi-cultural environment.
  • Proven ability to resolve conflict across cross-functional teams and technical experts.
  • Ability to understand technical aspects of complex systems and guide cross-functional and detailed technical discussions during critical problem solving exercises

Significant Work Activities
Yes, 25 % 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.