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Operations Project Manager, Hybrid

Branchburg, NJ
Start date
May 9, 2024

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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

This position responsible for the management of projects and drive for outcomes that support the overall long-range plan ensuring the business continues to be competitive and meets all required cost, compliance and customer service needs and commitments over this horizon. The project manager works independently with business partners to draft, negotiate, and implement projects that maximize value and deliver results while monitoring and controlling time, scope, resource, and cost. Manages several large and complex projects. Able to identify opportunities for improvement of manufacturing and business processes as part of project impact and benefit.


  • Create comprehensive project plans, budgets, objectives, strategies, and deliverables.

  • Develops project charter, project plan, conducts risk assessments, and develops and implements contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events and changes in strategy and project execution.

  • May manage new product launches to ensure all filling and launch targets are met.

  • Translate project plan into measurable actions while executing against functional procedures and processes.

  • Maintain compliance with regulatory agencies, functional systems, ethics policies and project goals.

  • Manage stakeholder engagement while using effective communication.

  • Build and present periodic updates to management on project status and progress. Prepare and present written and oral reports and other presentations to internal and external audiences, including senior level management.

  • Recommends innovative ways to improve performance, quality, and enhance profitability on an ongoing basis; anticipates roadblock and elevate when appropriate.

  • May be responsible for indirect and/or direct management of contract coordinator and/or associated project management staff including capacity management, resource allocation, quality deliverables, and escalation of issues to management when needed.

  • Must be flexible to handle multiple projects including ability to handle pressure in a professional and positive manner; Effectively works in a team environment; Maintains high level of energy and professionalism on the job; Builds effective working relationships with customers, co-workers, cross-functioned groups, and management.

  • Strong capacity management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated team player and ability to work in a globally oriented work environment.

  • Uses discretion and works under general supervision; Follows established procedures. Decisions are reviewed for soundness of judgment. Independently decides when to make minor adaptations or modifications.

  • Significant Work Activities -Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

  • Bachelors degree in business, science, or technical related field. MBA degree and/or PMP certification is preferred.

  • 5-10 years of experience in areas such as supply chain, customer service, manufacturing, engineering, and project management. Broad business perspective, knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Strong project experience and an ability to influence others are essential.

  • Strong Strategy development and planning skills coupled with necessary knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply activities.

  • Strong issue identification and problem analysis and solution development skills.

  • Proficiency with common program management communication software tools and techniques

  • Knowledge of business financial systems and tools.

  • Collaborative approach in working with different teams and stakeholders in a globally oriented work environment.

  • Proven leadership ability with excellent communication skills, including listening, verbal presentation, and written.

  • Hybrid role: 3 days in office 2 days remote.

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.

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
North Chicago

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