Technology Delivery - Program Director

Lake County, Illinois
Oct 01, 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.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).
  • Recruits, coaches and develops organizational talent. Provides general direction to managers, exempt specialists and non-exempt support in various areas, groups and/or operations.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives. Creates an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action. Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Develops and articulates a strategic vision for areas of responsibility. Leads assigned departments by developing, communicating, and building consensus for goals and programs that support division, business unit and company objectives.
  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives. Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, outside regulatory agencies, customers, vendors and/or suppliers.
  • Coordinates across functional areas, business units, and/or geographies in order to achieve company or area goals.
  • Utilizes technical/professional knowledge and skills to establish, interpret and execute company policies in a major segment of the company.
  • Makes and executes operational decisions with a strategic perspective. Typically makes decisions that translate programs established by top management into operational plans and schedules; work is performed without appreciable direction; consequences of erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in failure to achieve goals critical to the major objectives of the organization and would seriously affect the financial, employment, or public relations position of the company.
  • Directs and controls the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups and/or operations. Creates mid- to long-range plans to carry out objectives established by top management; develops and calculates a budget for one or more departments to meet organizational goals; forecasts future departmental or group needs including human and material resources and capital expenditures.

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Monitors progress of departments or units toward divisional and company goals.
  • Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
  • Develops and/or identifies new work processes that will have broad applicability throughout the company investigates and solves problems that impact work processes and personnel in multiple units or departments.
  • Contributes ideas for improving work processes and achieving organizational goals.
  • Develops and communicates a vision for a major segment of the organization.
  • Monitors all costs associated with assigned organizational unit; monitors company-wide indicators such as market share and profitability; monitors industry trends and external environment in areas relevant to the assigned organizational unit.

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.