Study Project Manager II

Lake County, Illinois
Apr 22, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The Study Project Manager is responsible to connect science and operations to bring evidence generation to life through the execution of one or more Evidence Solutions GMA non-interventional research studies. Contributes operational strategies to ensure research studies are executed with quality and efficiency, on-time, within budget, and meet company objectives. The study project manager achieves these objectives via scientific expertise, critical thinking, a global mindset, and innovative solutions to address risks and challenges.


  • Responsible for executing non-interventional studies in compliance with quality standards (Global Regulations and AbbVie policies and procedures).
  • Member of the cross functional study team responsible for facilitating and communicating study-wide information internally and externally inclusive of leading global team meetings
  • Project manager for studies and management of critical path and milestones
  • Responsible for regular updates to the cross-functional team and stakeholders on study status; ensures our CTMS is up to date
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the study design and associated systems and documents (for example: Informed consent forms, eCRFs, eTMF, CSR)
  • Responsible for study budget oversight of spend against approved budget
  • Responsible for the vendor management and oversight in compliance with AbbVie’s processes and procedures and the applicable regulations
  • Responsible for generating and delivering study related training for the study team and vendors for assigned studies
  • Proactively identify and address and/or escalate study related issues and opportunities for efficiency
  • Decision maker within assigned operational aspects of study execution. Participates in innovation and process improvement initiatives.
  • Other activities as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree or OUS equivalent degree is required, typically in nursing or scientific field; Registered Nurse licensure with Associate’s Degree in Nursing with relevant experience is also acceptable.
  • Must have at least 8 years of Pharma-related/clinical research related experience.
  • Demonstrates a high level of core and technical competencies through management of various components of clinical trials
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities in alignment with leadership expectations
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and able to demonstrate critical thinking and leadership abilities
  • Demonstration of successful stakeholder management in a matrix environment
  • Competent in application of standard business procedures to research operations (Standard Operating Procedures, Global Regulations, Ethics and Compliance).
  • Preferred exposure in study initiation through study completion in multiple phases of study lifecycle; experience with direct oversight and management of global trials preferred
  • Preferred experience with Oncology study execution

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