AbbVie

Portfolio Manager

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Posted
Jan 05, 2022
Ref
2200069
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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.
 

Portfolio Manager

AbbVie’s Brand and Commercial Operations (BCo) Business Technology Solutions (BTS) organization is helping transform the business by connecting information from across Commercial Operations to support our patients. This is an exciting opportunity to be a leader in that change. This position will be responsible for establishing and delivering Portfolio processes and capabilities to improve the BCo BTS organization by aligning to strategic initiatives. The primary function of the Portfolio manager is to establish sustainable, effective strategies and processes for portfolio, Financial and performance management that enable business change and to support initiatives critical for organizational success. The Portfolio manager ensures that appropriate Project Management policies, procedures and standards are established and communicated throughout the organization. The Portfolio manager will drive change to improve the portfolio, financial and performance management processes. The Portfolio manager is responsible for improving the maturity of the BCo BTS organization.

Key Responsibilities

Portfolio Management

  • Responsible for the BCo BTS Portfolio and aligning to Strategic Management Plans.
  • Accountable for the successful execution/delivery of the BCo BTS Portfolio programs and projects by coordinating multi discipline (both technical and business) cross functional teams.
  • Accountable for delivering and communicating the status of the portfolio and value/benefits created by BTS programs and projects.
  • Strong cross-domain collaboration across Commercial Operations Portfolios and BTS Enterprise PMO to ensure coordinated and consistent program delivery, share insights, highlight synergies, issues, risks, dependencies, and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Ensure consistent execution of intake management.
  • Evaluate cross organizational planned and unplanned requests with scope, timing, impacts of projects to the Portfolio.  Manage impacts to Portfolio.
  • Document the Meeting Minutes and follow up on Risk, Issues and Action Items.

Financial Management

  • Deliver the capital planning activities for the BCo BTS organization. Align with the business to implement a common strategy and plan to achieve business goals.
  • Create and sustain business literacy in the BTS organization; maintain clarity about values, visions, meaning, and purpose in BTS/business integration.
  • Document the Meeting Minutes and follow up on Risk, Issues and Action Items.

Performance Management

  • Work with leadership to develop and drive QBR agenda and content.
  • Maintain a balance scorecard to illustrate and monitor BCo BTS performance through effective KPI’s.
  • Benchmark BCo BTS performance against industry, AbbVie BTS, and peer IT organizations.
  • Effectively identify and communicate current BTS performance capabilities and opportunities for improvement to executive level business leaders.
  • Work directly with leadership to translate performance goals into process improvement initiatives.
  • Measure, monitor and manage business partner satisfaction and develop/manage action plans to improve as applicable.
  • Document the Meeting Minutes and follow up on Risk, Issues and Action Items.

Qualifications
    Bachelor's Degree with 8 years experience; Master's Degree with 7 years experience; PhD with 3 years experience. Will consider 12+ years of relevant experience in related technical field.
  • Minimum of 10 to 13 years of work experience including project management, portfolio management, strategic planning, creating, and reporting key performance indicators.
  • Expert working knowledge and hands-on experience with project and portfolio management processes and tools
  • Ability to work cross functionality to achieve performance improvement objectives
  • Experience planning and implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Project Management experience - Strongly preferred
  • Execution of large programs/projects - Strongly preferred
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry and GxP strongly preferred
  • Experience with SAP financial modules
  • Strong understanding of the disciplines necessary to run an IT organization like a business
  • Broad awareness of ITIL processes, IT industry and IT maturity models
  • Demonstrable knowledge of application development, implementation and support best practices
  • Track record of driving deliverables to conclusion and managing issues within a team
  • Ability to prepare and present executive level presentations, communicate and persuade Business and IT executives
  • Strong data analytical abilities to derive and communicate trends
  • Clarity or similar PPM tool experience
  • Smartsheet experience desired
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • PMP certification desired

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
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.