Senior Manager / Associate Director, Business Operations - D
Company: AbbVie, Inc.
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Senior Manager / Associate Director, Business Operations -
- Irvine, United States of America
- Manufacturing & Operations
- 2100286 Job Description About AbbVie
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 , YouTube and LinkedIn .
As a member of the Business Operations team, the Senior Manager /
Associate Director, Business Operations will serve as a strategic
and tactical partner to the Development Sciences function within
AbbVie's Research and Development organization. This role is
primarily responsible for managing the operational and financial
aspects of the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nonclinical and
Translational Sciences subgroups. This position will collaborate
with functional leadership to plan projects and execute activities
that align with departmental strategies, goals, and objectives. The
successful candidate will stay abreast of internal and external
best practices and drive implementation of process improvements as
appropriate. He or she will have significant input into strategic
decision-making affecting assigned business areas. Key
- Lead operational activities to enhance functional capabilities,
efficiencies, and culture. This includes resource and capability
planning, contracts management, demand/capacity modeling,
facilitation and moderation of team meetings, and general support
of departmental goals.
- In collaboration with function leadership, forecast, construct,
and manage budgets. Forecast and manage implications of alternative
- Provide leadership and develop strategic recommendations to
ensure all functional areas operate within the current Plan/Update
- Serve as local finance resource.
- Support the advancement of broader Development Sciences
Strategic objectives in collaboration with Business Operations
leadership and peers. Participate in building group capabilities
through process improvements and identification of
- May be responsible for overseeing operations activities/
projects managed by others within the function(s).
- MS/BS degree in a scientific or business field and typically
8-10 years of experience in a scientific or business function
within the pharmaceutical industry.
- Ph.D. may substitute for 2 years of industry experience.
- Advanced knowledge of standard business processes and systems
including project management practices, portfolio review, finance,
and budgeting is strongly preferred.
- Operations experience with large budget and matrixed
environment is preferred.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and track record for successful
- Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to
achieve goals through interface with internal researchers and
- Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to
work effectively and efficiently in a dynamic environment with
competing projects and deadlines. Ability to manage multiple
- Experienced in situations of conflict resolution and problem
solving. Proactive and positive team player. Ability to build
strong business relationships, foster teamwork, and influence
decisionmaking at multiple levels.
Significant Work Activities
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Level Code
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