Senior Manager, Regulatory Strategic Planning

Lake County, Illinois
Dec 03, 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.

  • Leads project team meetings effectively. Uses the project governance process to effectively escalate and drive resolution of project issues. Demonstrates effective group facilitation skills and ability to drive consensus among team members regarding process changes.
  • Collaborates effectively with management, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Quality Systems and peers to design and implement cross-functional solutions.
  • Develops effective working relationships with project team members. Communicates and interacts effectively with project sponsors, and shares information regarding projects concisely and effectively to project stakeholders.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of business processes and regulations in one or more RA sub-functions.
  • Develops ideas from concept to execution; positively influences project team members and outcomes without direct authority.
  • Helps implement a project management approach for initiatives; develops project plans in support of the project management approach.
  • Prepares status reports and dashboards using standard templates. Tracks risks and mitigation plans; tracks issues and facilitates resolution.
  • Facilitates business teams to develop current state and future state process models.
  • Drives deliverable preparation; develops and maintains process models using standard methods and tools.

  • Required Education: Bachelor’s degree or 7+ years related experience Preferred Education: Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification preferredLean Six Sigma certification(s) preferred
  • 7 years’ project management or related experience Strong communication skills, both orally and writtenExperience working in a complex and matrix environmentAbility to create project plans and timelines
  • 4 years in pharma, health care or regulatory experienceMultiple years project planning and management including successful implementation of highly complex business and/or technology initiativesMultiple years’ experience facilitating process modeling and redesign initiativesTraining and/or experience with process modeling tools
  • Experience serving as a business management consultantKnowledge of Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma conceptsProven leadership skills and presenceNote: Higher education may compensate for years of experience

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