Business Operations, Manager R&D Transparency Reporting

Irvine, California
Jun 08, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Business Operations, Manager R&D Transparency Reporting

Looking for a data orientated candidate that is comfortable with ambiguity and forging ahead to find solutions and drive process.

Someone that is comfortable analyzing and translating data from different sources and have the technical skills to handle and manipulate large amounts of data. Candidate should have a continuous improvement mindset and should be able to demonstrate practical examples of past successes.

A basic understanding of clinical study costs, contracts, finance, data management, databases, and compliance would all be advantageous along with a knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Contribute to the set-up, maintenance and reporting of data in various systems.
  • Gather information to ensure that all payment and transfers of value information is captured and ensure appropriate decisions regarding all payment and in-kind reporting.
  • Compile gathered information and perform data review cross checks to ensure information is accurate, complete, and consistent.  Identify missing, inaccurate, or incomplete data and liaise with functional areas to obtain updated data. Independently trouble shoot for missing data and documentation needed to complete required reporting. Key areas of collaboration include the following:
    • Liaise with Clinical study team leads to gather details and documentation about reportable study supplies and equipment used in R&D clinical studies.
  • May have direct management assignments or lead teams in a subject matter expert capacity.


  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously and work to tight timelines
  • Work effectively in a team environment and ability to work independently on routine and new assignments with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, and exceptional attention to detail  
  • Must possess excellent skill/ability in the following:  
  1. Oral and Written Communication
  2. Time Management and Organization
  3. Judgment and Problem Solving
  4. People Relationships
  5. Initiative and Accountability



  • Basic understanding of one or more of the following: clinical study costs, contracts, finance, data management, databases, and compliance
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, especially in research and development
  • Knowledge of clinical research and drug development concepts and FDA GCP/ICH regulatory guidelines, and understands clinical terminology 
  • Intermediate-advanced skills with Microsoft Excel (skilled in using pivot tables and lookups)
  • Experienced at initiating and implementing process improvements
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years relevant work experience or 4 years relevant work experience with a Master’s degree.  2 years relevant experience required with a Doctorate.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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