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Project Manager - AI Application Development

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 29, 2024

Job Details

AbbVie’s EPIC team is responsible for building and deploying scalable in-house generative AI applications to boost productivity and accelerate scientific innovation.  As the Project Manager for the EPIC team, you will be responsible for organizing the work of a small but talented team of developers. Your role will involve prioritizing sprints, assigning tickets, scheduling meetings, monitoring progress, setting deadlines, and ensuring the successful completion of projects. While not rigidly tied to a specific Agile framework, you will follow Agile principles to promote collaboration, efficiency, and continuous improvement.


In this role you will be responsible for:

• Prioritize and plan sprints, ensuring alignment with project goals and timelines
• Assign Jira tickets and tasks to team members, ensuring workload distribution and resource optimization
• Schedule and facilitate meetings, including stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives
• Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or bottlenecks, and proactively address them
• Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and ensure project deliverables meet expectations
• Track and report on project metrics, providing regular updates to stakeholders and leadership
• Foster a collaborative and supportive team environment, promoting knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

Tools and skills you will use in this role:

  • Project management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Software development


Experiences that make you a strong fit for this role:


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years’ experience; Master’s Degree with 5 years’ experience; PhD with 0 years’ experience in project management, business systems analysis, or software development.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies and project management principles
  • Proficient in project management in Jira and similar tools
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities, with experience leading cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Previous experience working in a life sciences role

If you believe you’re a great fit for this job but don’t have all of the experiences listed above, we encourage you to apply anyway!


Why Business Technology Solutions

For anyone who wants to use technology and data to make a difference in people’s lives, shape the digital transformation of a leading biopharmaceutical company, and secure sustainable career growth within a diverse, global team: we’re ready for you.

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.


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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1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

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