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AbbVie Manager, Statistical Programming in North Chicago, Illinois

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AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie at on Twitter, Facebook at or LinkedIn at .​


The Manager of Statistical Programming is a strategic role which guides a team of Statistical Programmers in the research and development of new pharmaceutical products. This role is directly responsible for leading the statistical programming activities for a compound/indication or therapeutic area in early development. The Manager of Statistical Programming must effectively interface with Statistics, Data Sciences, Medical Writing, Regulatory Publishing and Development Operations.


  • Leads the statistical programming activities for projects with lower complexity.

  • Leads the statistical programming activities for studies

  • Develop SAS programs for the creation of ADaM data sets following CDISC standards

  • Develop SAS programs for the creation of Tables, Listings and Figures.

  • Validation of ADaM data sets, Tables, Listings and Figures.

  • Create specifications for the structure of ADaM data sets for individual studies and integrated data.

  • Create documentation for regulatory filings including reviewers guides and data definition documents

  • Leads the development of standard SAS Macros and participates in the development of standard operating procedures.

  • Provides oversight and mentoring of assigned Statistical Programmers and Statistical Analysts.



  • MS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 6+ years of relevant experience. OR BS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Indepth understanding of SAS programming concepts and techniques related to drug development.

  • Fundamental understanding of CDISC Standards.

  • Fundamental understanding of the drug development process, including experience with regulatory filings.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both oral and written.

  • Ability to accurately estimate effort required for study related programming activities.

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