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Associate Director, Early Stage Innovation

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 22, 2024

Job Details

The Enterprise Innovation group works side-by-side with the AbbVie executive team on many of the most pressing issues facing the organization, both in the short term and long term. Work from this team will have a direct impact on the future success of AbbVie.


As Associate Director, Early Stage Innovation, you will partner with leaders across AbbVie to optimize the value of our portfolio of current and future assets. The role is seeking a high performing individual who has demonstrated an interest and expertise in the biopharma industry and strong desire to advance our strategic agenda and support mission-critical initiatives that will make a difference for AbbVie’s patients. In return the innovation group will provide high profile, high impact projects and professional development experiences spanning the entire drug development and commercialization value chain.

Responsibilities:

Drive end-to-end strategic innovation and execution on an AbbVie Enterprise Critical asset in partnership with the program-leading Asset Strategy Team and content-focused deliverable teams. Areas of focus include strategic planning, scenario evaluation, and data-driven problem solving spanning the breadth of drug development (e.g. product development & manufacturing, trial design, evidence package evaluation, clinical acceleration, commercial presentation). Drive end-to-end strategic innovation and execution across AbbVie's highest priority commercial questions in partnership with commercial leadership, brand teams and other cross-functional stakeholders. Areas of focus include strategic planning, commercial execution, and driving innovation on a breadth of enterprise-critical commercial efforts (e.g., launch planning, portfolio positioning, HCP engagement, patient activation, market access strategy). Support strategic initiatives that address mission-critical questions and position AbbVie for future success. Lead individual modules within complex, cross-functional initiatives, including driving the problem-solving process supporting research and analytics, and distilling pragmatic recommendations for management consideration. Monitor, understand, and prioritize external trends of relevance to the enterprise, and help determine how AbbVie should prepare and/or respond. Help communicate our strategy across AbbVie.

Qualifications

Bachelors or equivalent degree required. Advanced degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, MBA) highly preferred. Minimum years of experience - 6+ with Bachelors, 4+ with Masters and 2+ with PHD Strong problem-solving skills Strong communication skills. Can comfortably lead meetings with mid/senior-level management. Experience managing large projects within a complex matrixed pharmaceutical organization, either as an external consultant or an internal cross-functional lead. Demonstrated ability to engage senior leadership to drive alignment on a strategic vision and facilitate decision making on critical issues Capability building / Change management skills – leverage empathy and coaching with functional stakeholder to achieve organizational buy-in and long-lasting changes. Highly collaborative, genuinely enjoys working hand-in-hand with the businesses to develop solutions that advance AbbVie’s overall mission. Drive, energy, and passion to advance AbbVie’s mission.

  • For remote applicants, travel will be required 25-30% of time.
Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: 

The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. 

This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs. 

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law. 

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. 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 protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


Company

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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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