Project Planner, Medical Project Office

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 21, 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.

  • Assist in the development of project plans for the MAT using standardized project management tools and processes.
  • Manages activities to ensure functions have the right tools, reports and data for accurate resource estimates.
  • Supports and advises Program Managers on monthly project plan maintenance and reporting.
  • Compiles and provide routine standard reports on a monthly and ad-hoc basis.
  • Utilizes and implement tools to identify novel solutions for metrics collection, data analysis and process improvements.
  • Works with External Customer Engagement (ECE) to ensure financial tracking and reconciliation for the Therapeutic Area and may build and track against LBEs for IIS (grant and drug), multi-affiliate and tactics.
  • Coordinates monthly MAT meetings including agendas, minutes and follow up.
  • Assists with coordination and pull through of TA deliverables (e.g. gap assessment, launch readiness, medical functional planning, annual plan and portfolio process).
  • Drives annual and regularly updated drug supply needs based upon IIS endorsements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical, scientific or business-related field is required.
  • At least 6 years of experience pharmaceutical experience preferably in project management.
  • Project management certification (e.g. PMP) and/or six sigma certification, preferred.
  • Applied knowledge of project management tools and processes (e.g. management of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement).
  • Consistently communicates in an accurate, regular, concise and inclusive manner.
  • Extensive experience with performance measurement and communication (e.g. metrics, dashboards)

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