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Senior Director, Innovation

Company: Allergan
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

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. Senior Director, Innovation Primary Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2212755 Category Research and Development Division AbbVie Functional Overview: The Innovation group works side-by-side with the AbbVie executive team on many of the most pressing issues facing the organization, both in the short term and long term. Guidance from this team will have a direct impact on the future success of AbbVie. Purpose : As a Senior Director of Innovation, you will play a leadership role in partnering with Commercial leaders across AbbVie, be a high performing team member who has demonstrated an interest and expertise in the biopharma industry, demonstrate strong desire to advance our strategic agenda and support mission-critical initiatives that will make a real difference for AbbVie's patients. Senior Director of Innovation is responsible for building and leading a team that these initiatives. Achieving these goals requires a combination of excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, broad strategic thinking, and an ability to synthesize inputs and drive alignment in complex situations. The Innovation group will provide high profile and high impact development experiences for team members. Responsibilities:

  • Builds and leads a group within Enterprise Innovation that support commercial priorities and initiatives
  • Responsible for the portfolio of Enterprise Innovation initiatives in partnership with the AbbVie Commercial organization. Develop and deliver executive updates for business reviews and new findings.
  • Develop cross-functional understanding of highest-priority commercial questions, identify the most critical issues, collaborate cross-functionally with commercial teams and other functions to develop solutions and provide strategic direction to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Translate strategic vision into tactical action, identify the highest impact ideas and plans, and focus efforts to work well across commercial priorities.
  • Bring rigorous conceptual thinking to answer key commercial questions for AbbVie leveraging internal and external intelligence and resources as required.
  • Monitor, understand, and prioritize market trends of relevance across TAs, and help determine how AbbVie should prepare and respond.
  • Lead executive-level discussions to influence complex business decisions and effectively collaborate cross-functionally to deliver business results.
  • Partner with VP and executive level stakeholders, acting as a thought-partner on key business decisions that impact the current and future state of AbbVie.
  • Exemplify AbbVie leadership principles and provide innovative, strategic, and evidence-based support to lead and create opportunity for innovation.
  • Lead working teams on prioritized workstreams comprised on team members from Innovation and other commercial functions and drive towards solutions.
  • Serve on Steering Committee member for commercial and cross-functional projects and provide guidance and the Innovation perspective in those forums as required.
  • Provide project management guidance for strategic planning processes for key projects. Qualifications:
    • Bachelors or equivalent degree required. Advanced degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, MBA) highly preferred.
    • Minimum years of experience - 8+ with Bachelors, 6+ with Masters and 4+ with PHD
    • Experience managing large projects within a complex matrixed organization as a consultant to a pharmaceutical organization, either as an external consultant or an internal cross-functional lead.
    • Demonstrated ability to present data and metrics to executive leadership teams that will lead to better business outcomes.
    • Recognized team player with proven facilitative leadership skills in a cross-functional global team environment. Proven performance in a matrix environment with ability to influence and align stakeholders.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact externally and internally to support business strategy.
    • Strong analytical skills. Recognized ability to evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives to ensure that balanced risk assessments are made.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills Explore our open jobs and find your perfect fit.Join our talent network and receive AbbVie news and job alerts to your inbox. First name Last name Phone number Email address Interested In Please select a category or location option. Click "Add" to create your job alert. Category Location
      • Research and Development, Lake County, Illinois, United States Remove Confirm Email Recently viewed jobsYou have not viewed any jobs recently.Phishing scam alert

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