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AbbVie Manager, Commercial Excellence - Agility and Innovation in North Chicago, Illinois

Manager, Commercial Excellence - Agility and Innovation

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1908035

CA&O Commercial Excellence (ComX) partners within U.S. Commercial and other key stakeholders with increasing the effectiveness of the Marketing Teams through strategic and tactical planning for all AbbVie brands. This group specifically assists Marketers with planning and support around launch strategy, marketing competencies and IBT alignment through innovation and agility. The Manager of the Operation Excellence group will be responsible for working with the Director, Associate Director and project teams to ensure the successful execution and implementation of CA&O Commercial Excellence projects.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Translate conceptual ideas and visions into concrete deliverables, visuals and measurable results.

  • Ensures that projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet the defined project requirements

  • Isolate scope, capture business requirements and assess feasibility in order to develop solutions to meet the true business need

  • Develop and manage all project documentation including project plans, resource plans, change management plans, communication plans, and business value agreements

  • Effectively communicate with project Sponsors, CA&O partners and stakeholders so that all parties understand the purpose and direction of the project in the context of the process, technology and people

  • Aggressively drive communication between necessary parties to obtain direction, requirements and business objectives

  • Determine and drive communication strategy, draft content and ensure appropriate distribution

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3 years of business management experience in professional services firm or regulated environment

  • Strong operations experience managing projects and service delivery against targeted Key Performance Indicators (KPI

  • Possess proven project management and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to work autonomously and lead large scale projects conducted in complex organization matrices


  • Master’s degree, especially MBA or advanced degree

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: M