AbbVie Senior Manager, PV Portfolio Management in North Chicago, Illinois
Senior Manager, PV Portfolio Management
USA, Illinois, Lake County
1 additional location
The Senior Manager, PV Portfolio Management, is responsible for successfully delivering project management capabilities for cross-functional teams of medium- to high-complexity within and across the Pharmacovigilance organization. The individual combines knowledge of Pharmacovigilance, and business processes to properly drive the execution of AbbVie’s Pharmacovigilance strategies. Responsibilities include developing and managing schedules, activities, and deliverables for Pharmacovigilance initiatives interacting with key stakeholders, and leading process improvement efforts to help achieve business performance goals for compliance and productivity.
Provides project management leadership in support of Pharmacovigilance initiatives; develops schedules to ensure project milestones are adequately planned and tracked, and works with Pharmacovigilance staff across the globe to drive project execution and deliverables.
Works independently to plan and facilitate project meetings and workshops; ensures action items are assigned and completed; periodically summarizes and shares team highlights with stakeholders as necessary.
Interacts with Business Lead and other key stakeholders across the enterprise to ensure project milestones are properly communicated; periodically communicates with senior management to provide timely updates on progress and/or issues that may impact the related projects and programs in the Pharmacovigilance portfolio.
Drives Portfolio Management operations; ensures project management-related information and tools (e.g., team sites, rosters, charters, schedules) are kept up to date.
Plans and executes process improvement initiatives of medium- to high-complexity; demonstrates effective change leadership, and is able to move ideas from concept to implementation.
Possesses proficient knowledge of Pharmacovigilance business processes, and regulatory environment; is able to provide business subject matter knowledge on assigned spheres, and demonstrates effective problem solving & decision making, learning and adjusting behaviors based on prior results/experience.
Leads team meetings effectively; uses the project governance process to effectively escalate and drive resolution of issues; demonstrates effective group facilitation skills and ability to drive consensus among team members regarding process changes.
Develops effective working relationships with project team members; prepares and delivers clear, relevant, and influential written reports and presentations for a variety of audiences.
Coordinates and drives deliverable preparation; develops and maintains process models using standard methods and tools; manages and tracks budgets, contracts, communications, metrics, and reporting-related processes.
Supports mechanisms to identify, capture, and report business performance metrics. Analyzes metrics with subject matter experts in an effort to drive increase compliance, quality, and productivity across the organization.
Incorporates diverse, cross-functional, and global perspectives into strategies & tactics that consistently enhance the ability to improve patient safety.
- Bachelor’s degree in business or science related field (biology, chemistry, microbiology, medical technology, pharmacy, pharmacology), math, engineering, business management, or medical field.
Advanced degree in science, math, business management, or engineering
Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
3 - 5 years’ related experience
Proven leadership skills and presence
Experience working in a complex and matrix environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact with senior management and executives
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Ability to manage budget and timelines of projects and resources within a program or project
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
Effective use of negotiation skills to resolve issues in cross-functional teams to ensure completion of assigned tasks
Keen awareness to cultural nuances; proven ability to work in a global environment
Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with and influence multi-divisional and multi-functional teams from across the globe
3-5 years in pharmaceutical, healthcare or regulated industry
Proficient in project planning and management including successful implementation of business process initiatives
Experience facilitating process modeling and redesign initiatives
Training and/or experience with process modeling tools
Knowledge of Continuous Improvement/Lean Six Sigma concepts
Note: Higher education may compensate for years of experience; years of experience may compensate for education
AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis 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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Job Type: Experienced