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Security Compliance Lead

North Chicago, IL
Start date
Mar 18, 2024

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Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

Take the next step in your career with an organization that strategically invests in the long-term health of the company, its technology and its people. The AbbVie Business Technology Solutions (BTS) team shapes the digital transformation necessary for our treatments to positively impact patients' lives. In the role of Security Compliance Lead, you'll tackle complex challenges as you develop and diversify your professional experience while helping others grow and develop their skills.

In this role you'll be responsible for:

  • Maintaining awareness and expertise on governance, risk, security & compliance trends through training and industry research to proactively. ensure we minimize the risks to our environment.
  • Ensuring that IR systems and/or platforms are compliant with technology policies and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring that all applicable AbbVie IT policies and procedures are followed. Reviews and provides input to improve procedures as applicable.
  • Collaborating and working cross-functionally to develop and operationalize a robust continuous learning training framework. Facilitate along with the respective trainers the sessions to educate IR BTS staff and clients as deemed necessary.
  • Establishing and overseeing formal risk analysis and risk-assessment programs for various Information services, systems and processes.
  • Ensuring and monitoring compliance with Personal Identifiable Health Information, as well as other federal and industry regulations and requirements. Work with business teams to ensure data is properly classified.
  • Liaison with Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance, Security and Risk Management to support the remediation of risks; ensuring risks are tracked to closure.
  • Participating in the creation and maintenance of AbbVies risk, security & compliance policies, standards, guidelines, and baselines.
  • Ensuring adherence to our corporate wide IS Security program.
  • Compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.


Experiences that make you a strong candidate for this role:


  • Bachelors Degree +7 years; Master's +6 years; PhD +2 years experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with IT Compliance, IT Risk, and/or IT Audit.
  • In-depth understanding with all aspects of regulatory and contractual compliance, especially Personal Identifiable Information and Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.
  • Experience communicating and presenting both verbally and in writing to various audiences, including committees, large groups, senior management, and executive leadership.
  • Experience with IT process, risk and control frameworks, such as COBIT, ISO 27001, ITIL, Risk IT.


  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment design and delivery.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and strong problem resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional teams towards task completion.
  • Requires knowledge of outsourcing methodologies and operating models and working with professional services firms.
  • Requires experience overseeing geographically distributed and culturally diverse workgroups.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of business and technology trends.
  • Strong interpersonal / relationship management skills.

Why Business Technology Solutions

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

Additional Information

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 Companys 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 AbbVies 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
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