Senior Specialist, Clinical Recruiting

Lake County, Illinois
Nov 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.

Purpose :
Build and manage the ACPRU clinical trial subject recruitment system in support of clinical trials conducted
at the ACPRU. Ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines.
Support continuous improvement initiatives focused on building the ACPRU volunteer database to ensure
efficient and effective subject recruitment to meet trial timelines and organizational objectives.

Responsibilities :

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
The ACPRU Clinical Subject Recruiting Specialist is responsible for performing duties so as to ensure
studies conducted at the ACPRU are filled with qualified clinical trial subjects and the active volunteer
database supports the ACPRU clinical trial demand. May cross train with other areas at ACPRU.
Develop and implement ACPRU strategies for subject recruitment and retention for clinical trials conducted
at the ACPRU including in-house activities with subjects.
Facilitate the engagement of external recruitment including organization of outreach events and retention
vendors when applicable to bolster and support recruitment strategies. Serve as primary point of contact to
external recruitment and retention vendors (if applicable).
Assist in identifying future ACPRU needs and translating needs into broad and actionable clinical subject
recruitment strategies.
Responsible for interpretation of industry/regulatory/corporate guidelines relative to their effect on existing
functional processes and ensure that SOPs and Work Instructions pertaining to areas of responsibility are
followed and up to date.
Partner and collaborate with peer clinical pharmacology organizations to ensure functional strategies and
activities support key value added business needs.
Generate and maintain operational, quality and performance metrics and submit required reports to meet
established deadlines. Monitor market research and competitive intelligence.
Prepare and submit all advertising material for approval to the appropriate functional areas such as
regulatory, legal, office of ethics & compliance, IRB and provide all materials to the ACPRU Records
Management team for filing in the Essential Documents Binder. Maintain and update the ACPRU Phase 1
This individual is responsible for the development and maintenance of cost-effective recruitment strategies
for studies conducted at the ACPRU, ensuring studies are filled with qualified clinical subjects to meet
business needs. Because clinical subject recruitment expenses represent a major cost, this position can
significantly impact the ACPRU budget.



Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree required.
Familiarity with clinical research - 2-4 years.
Familiarity with GCP documentation requirements and regulatory and IRB submissions.
Ability to use computer applications for data capture and for general communication is required. Proficient
with analytical platforms such as Google Analytics.
Ability to work within budgets and timelines.
Using a thorough knowledge of clinical research, the individual should be able to anticipate potential issues
and put preemptive solutions in place.
Tracking day to day activity on current study trends and offering alternate methods to aid in recruitment.
Brand ambassador and development experience.
Wide knowledge and experience with social media advertising.

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.