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Manager, Clinical Development/Clinical Scientist I

Irvine, CA
Start date
May 16, 2024

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Company Description

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit Follow Allergan Aesthetics on LinkedIn.

Job Description

Position Summary

As defined in the scope of the assigned development project(s), the Manager, Clinical Development may have global or regional responsibilities and fulfil the following role:

  • Clinical Scientist (CS)

The Manager, Clinical Development should expect to be asked to participate in internal process improvement activities within R&D and Clinical Development.

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines as well as all Allergan policies and procedures.

Note: While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from a particular job and to assign other duties as necessary and at any time.

Key Duties

The CS is responsible and accountable for the scientific/clinical implementation of the Clinical Development Plan at the Clinical Trial Team level. The CS supports the CPL and CSL in the development of the Clinical Development Plan and associated clinical trial content (e.g., protocols, IBs/IDFUs, CRFs, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications) by contributing to scientific/clinical information aligned with the strategy. The CS is the key Clinical Development contact for the Clinical Trial Team and is responsible for:

  • Representing Clinical Development as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team
  • Providing a clinical review of study-specific documentation and training materials
  • Performing clinical data reviews
  • Assessing reported protocol deviations
  • Ensuring resolution of identified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation reviews cross-functionally and with Investigational sites in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Team

The CS may present the clinical development aspects of a project and clinical trial results at internal or external meetings (e.g., with Regulatory Authorities, meetings with external experts).


Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant science degree (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Ability to travel up to at least 30% of time, including international travel

Essential Skills & Abilities

The below listed skill sets are core competencies for all Clinical Development positions and the expectations for each are proportional to both the level of position and project roles that have been assigned.

Skill Set: Teamwork

  • Understands cross-functional roles & responsibilities to effectively & efficiently accomplish team goals.
  • Takes initiative to contribute clinically relevant scientific ideas and knowledge to team globally.
  • Participates in team activities.
  • Actively listens.
  • Understands and leverages cross-functional roles and responsibilities.
  • Ability to adapt to change in project and team strategy.

Skill Set: Influential Communication

  • Uses facts and data to validate own position.
  • Influences through reason.
  • Actively seeks to understand other perspectives.
  • Articulates business impact.
  • Matches communication to audience.
  • Ability to build consensus.
  • Communicates effectively with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Encourages ideas from others.
  • Ability to explain complex issues.

Skill Set: Strategic Thinking

  • Ability to make connections between organization, team, product, ideas, etc.
  • Ability to understand implications of strategic decisions.
  • Seeks more knowledge of industry, competitors.
  • Welcomes change.
  • Encourages innovation and efficiency.

Skill Set: Execution and Accountability

  • Identifies and resolves complex problems in a solution-oriented manner.
  • Delegates to team and keeps them focused, as applicable.
  • Identifies and implements best practices.
  • Identifies and drives priorities.
  • Takes charge of removing obstacles to project as appropriate with the team.
  • Ability to work on and communicate solutions, even in the case of unpopular business needs.
  • Meets corporate timelines.
  • Ability to make tough decisions quickly.

Skill Set: Global Mind Set

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development environment.
  • Builds relationships with global colleagues.
  • Demonstrates understanding and respect for cultural differences and needs.
  • Inclusive interaction with others.
  • Embraces diversity of thoughts, ideas, and approaches.

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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