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Director, Corporate Strategy and Business Operations

South San Francisco, California
Start date
Mar 28, 2023

Job Details

The Corporate Strategy and Business Operation group partners with R&D and Commercial leaders to advance our strategic agenda and support mission-critical initiatives that will make a real difference for AbbVie’s patients.  The Director, Corporate Strategy and Business Operations will be responsible driving high-impact strategic initiatives, facilitating robust enterprise-level strategic planning, and monitoring and assessing AbbVie’s external environment. He or she will report to the Head of Corporate Strategy Group and Business Operations.  This is a highly visible position and could be a springboard to other leadership roles.    


• Promote strategic discussions on external trends, competitor strategies and potential disruptors, and translate these to strategic choices

• Shape our corporate priorities; drive clarity and alignment on “where we play” (therapeutic areas, modalities, platform capabilities, etc.)

• Provide internal consulting support for high-priority strategic initiatives that will drive transformative change and position AbbVie for future success

• Provide targeted support for AbbVie’s long-range strategic planning process, including working with leaders to shape their strategic agendas

• Partner with and advise senior management on topics relevant to their own functional areas

• Help communicate our strategy across AbbVie


• Master’s degree required; MBA or other advanced degree in a relevant field (e.g., Medicine, Sciences, etc.) preferred

• Minimum of three years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm, preferably with healthcare experience

• Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams; pull in business and leverage interdependencies to examine and enable business outcomes

• Basic financial literacy, with strong quantitative and modeling skills and ability to distill complex information to intuitive graphs, tables and other visuals

• Strong oral, facilitation, and written communication skills

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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