Director, Operations

United States
May 09, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

*Occasional travel to the AbbVie campus in Lake County will be required

  • Primarily accountable for forecasting, construction, and management of budget. Responsible for short- and long-term forecasts and management of implications of alternative development scenarios.
  • Serve as local finance expert. Must have established relationships with key finance resources/contacts.
  • Provide leadership and develop strategic recommendations to departments to ensure all Functional areas operate within the current Plan/Update budget. Partner with DVP and department managers to financially plan upcoming initiatives and projects.
  • Anticipates GPRD finance questions and prepares answers
  • Analyzes and identifies budget favorability/unfavorability and provides recommendations for strategy
  • Adheres to all corporate financial guidelines, ethics and compliance standards.
  • Leads cross departmental and cross-functional efforts to achieve functional strategies and goals.Responsible for overseeing operations activities/ projects managed by others within department.
  • Responsible for leading effort to develop departmental goals. Develops departmental goals. Makes strategic decisions that affect the department and the division. Provides leadership to the department on strategic business issues.
  • Independently leads Operations activities and multiple self-initiated major projects. Assists management in the selection of action plans that best meets business objectives. Anticipates and leads issue resolution. Assures project portfolio remains in alignment with strategic initiatives.
  • Provides overall portfolio timeline and cost estimates to assess portfolio opportunities. Negotiates with other Functional areas on portfolio outcomes and deliverables to meet conflicting demands (time, cost, quality/ performance).