Associate Director, Global Planning and Data Operations, Oncology

Lake County, Illinois
May 03, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The Assoc Dir Global Planning & Data Operations role will require active engagement with Finance, Customer Excellence (MABI, MCM team, Marketing analytics, Launch Excellence, Sales Force effectiveness), BTS, Marketing/Brand Management. The person will coordinate the Strategic and Financial processes across Oncology, establish performance and analytical reports, coordinate competitive intelligence processes, and the development of strategic documents in collaboration with multiple functions and organizational levels, including Areas.

The person will report to the Director of Franchise Operations, GMCO Oncology.


Key Requirements:

This role requires very good analytical skills, ideally Oncology knowledge, and pharma market understanding. Understanding of Financial processes is also key.

Showing strategic capabilities coupled with strong organizational skills in order to put an action plan in place in collaboration with multi parties and functions.


Key Responsibilities:

Lead Strategic and Financial processes across Oncology

  • Coordinate and support Strategic and Financial LRP guidance and process across Brands and Oncology Functions
  • Coordinate and support Brand Plan guidance and process across Brands and Oncology Functions
  • Coordinate the development/updating of quarterly Investors Relationships square report in a timely and consistent manner


Establish Performance and analytical reports for Oncology

  • Coordinate and participate to development of Oncology dashboards (financial performance, in-market reports, IFT activities) in collaboration with Finance, MABI, CEX and Brands
  • Participate to winning with data project to define best tools and dashboards for Oncology (including Fusion)
  • Align with Brands, Areas and countries on improved performance review process (including LSR)


Coordinate competitive intelligence processes and reports across Brands

  • Review and collaborate with MABI to improve CI process and reports for both in-market CI events and congresses reports
  • Develop CI bottom-up process to capture main insights from countries/Areas (including SOV)



  • Lead Financial and analytical acumen/capabilities across Global Brand Teams
  • Streamline the development of all strategic documents and processes within the Oncology franchise across all indications and assets
  • Influence and coordinate business leaders across relevant functions, TAs and assets to deliver business results


Key Stakeholders:

  • Oncology GMs, GBT Leads, Global Brand Marketeers
  • Finance
  • Customer Excellence, MABI, MCM team, Learning team
  • BTS, Digital team
  • Areas Leads
  • Prioritized Affiliates Business Unit Managers and local Brand Teams


Experiences Required:

  • Bachelor/Masters degree in business or equivalent. MBA - preferred
  • Very strong analytical skills, Financial acumen, and strong understanding of numbers/data
  • Ideally Area and/or Affiliate exposure
  • Demonstrated ability to develop lean and practical structures and processes
  • Demonstrates self-initiative and innovative thinking
  • Planning, organizing and managing multiple projects
  • Strategic thinker and organizational skills, able to define well-structured execution plans
  • Networking skills and effective communication that builds effective working relationships with a broad range of internal cross-functional stakeholders
  • Demonstrated strong cross functional and/or cross geographical influence and leading without authority capability
  • Learns fast, grasps the essence, raises the bar and drives performance;  problem solves and resolves conflict constructively
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills in order to develop “executive – ready” communications on a frequent basis, and storytelling in writing strategic documents

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 20 % of the Time
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