Project Manager

Lake County, Illinois
Jun 07, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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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.

  • Create comprehensive project plans, budgets, objectives, strategies and deliverables.
  • May manage new product launches to ensure all filling and launch targets are met.
  • Translate project plan into measurable actions while executing against functional procedures and processes.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory agencies, functional systems, ethics policies and project goals.
  • Establish and host periodic updates to management of process. Prepare and present written and oral reports and other presentation to internal and external audiences, including senior level management.
  • Recommends innovative ways to improve performance, quality, and enhance profitability on an ongoing basis; anticipates roadblock and elevate when appropriate.
  • Develops team charter, implementation plans, conducts risk assessments and develops and implements contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events and changes in strategy.
  • May be responsible for indirect and/or direct management of contract coordinator and/or associated project management staff including workload management, quality deliverables, and escalation of issues to management when needed.

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or technical related field. MBA degree is beneficial and preferred and/or PMP Certification.
  • Proven leadership ability with excellent communication skills including listening, verbal presentation and written.
  • Strong Strategy development and planning skills coupled with necessary knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply activities.
  • Strong issue identification and problem analysis and solution development skills.
  • Strong workload management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated team player and ability to work in a globally oriented work environment.
  • Proficiency with common program management communication software tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of business financial systems and tools.
  • 5-10 years of experience in areas such as supply chain, customer service, manufacturing, engineering, quality and project management. Broad business perspective, knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes. Strong project experience and an ability to influence others are essential.

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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.