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AbbVie Associate Director, IAI Business Office in North Chicago, Illinois

Associate Director, IAI Business Office

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Information Technology

Requisition #2001205

  • Owns the process and execution of the Long Range Plan and Capital Planning.

  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual portfolio prioritization process for the aligned functional areas.

  • Manages / leads financial investment modeling for the functional portfolio (priority, affordability), inclusive of project cost tracking and invoicing.

  • Manages functional area project inventory as component of enterprise IT inventory.

  • Facilitates / leads the development of Business Cases aligned to the functional area Roadmap: liaises with Business and IT Sponsors to lead the creation, review and ultimately presentation of Business Cases to the functional and IT governance forums, ensuring that the appropriate contributors and reviewers are engaged.

  • Responsible for R&D IT Scorecards/Metrics – establish and execute frameworks for capturing both ongoing process execution and spend metrics across R&D IT, suitable for periodic variance tracking against internal IT priorities, and benchmarking against external industry peers.

  • Resource Management- project resource needs, develop resourcing strategies, report resourcing forecast for improved leverage, capability development.

  • Value Management-ensure that value creation occurs within scope, schedule and budget allotted the projects within the portfolio, manage portfolio changes to maximize project expenditure is aligned to meaningful and competitive technology strategies for the businesses served.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Resource and Team Management: Responsible for managing a geographically dispersed team across Release / Demand / Financial Analysts roles to ensure proper alignment and delivery of team objectives

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study.

  • Requires 5+ years of demonstrable experience of managing large, complex IT portfolios.

  • Requires 10+ years of demonstrable experience of managing IT projects.

  • Knowledge / qualification in IT standards such as ITIL.

  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience and capabilities in: financial planning and evaluation, business plan development, investment modeling, portfolio planning, and Request, Project and Program methodologies and lifecycles, e.g. SDLC.

  • Master’s Degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent is preferred.

  • PMP or Prince2 qualified preferred.

  • Six Sigma preferred.

  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: M