Manager, Supply Chain Brand Management

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 19, 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.

  • With the leadership of the Supply Chain Director, drive their assigned Operations Brand /Program projects.
  • Manage lifecycle transitions that can have a significant impact on Brands sales and/or deliver significant cost savings.
  • Leader or core member of Operations Brand Team.
  • Create viable Brand plans, financial plans, LRP, risk management and Lifecycle strategies. Justify and ensure alignment with AbbVie’s business goals and strategic imperatives.
  • Primary interface with Commercial to develop and gain agreement on Brand/ Product forecasts. Remain current on internal and external factors impacting their Brand/Product(s).
  • Assist the Brand Director with the supply chain interface to provide a central point of contact for stakeholders from Commercial, R&D, S&T, Legal, Tax, Quality, Regulatory, Finance, Manufacturing and TPMs.
  • Capable of communicating effectively and widely to all levels of the organization.
  • Aid the team to communicate a common vision to the cross-functional stakeholders and help the teams to ensure that roles, responsibilities, and issues are clearly understood and resulting activities are agreed and coordinated.
  • Manage program activities to optimize the operational performance and meet strategic business needs while ensuring that assurance of supply is achieved.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Science plus business and product management in Life Science; MBA or higher education desired but not required
  • 5-8 years of experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Management, Product Development, and / or Financial Management
  • Proven experience in managing effective teams and fostering collaboration across organizational boundaries.
  • A demonstrated success as a collaborative team player
  • Proven excellent presentation, oral, written and communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle conflicting priorities to deliver results
  • Proven capability to manage, implement and influence large change management programs
  • Knowledge of the Commercial and Process understanding, and experience of the Product / Brand they manage is a benefit
  • Possess understanding of core business processes
  • Proven ability to interface effectively in worldwide cultural settings and with executive level management

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