Program Lead II – Oncology (Remote Opportunities)
AbbVie Data Science is the best-in-class team within its cross-industry peer group and is
responsible for bringing people, process, and technology together to generate business value from
clinical trials data. Our operational model is exemplified through execution and innovation. This role
is key to ensuring successful delivery against the program- and study-level accountabilities assigned
to Data and Statistical Sciences.
Aligns DSS study teams with program- and study-level strategies. Assigned programs may include
programs that are of low complexity and size. For assigned programs and studies, leads the DSS
Study Team and represents DS as a member of the cross-functional study team
For assigned programs and studies, acts as single point of contact and accountable operational
lead from DSS. Coordinates associated DSS study teams to meet operational objectives. Engages
and connects global functional and cross-functional teams at the study level
Interacts with and influences cross-functional team members to achieve program objectives
Utilizes operational analytics and project management tools to optimize execution of programs and
studies, to manage internal and external resources, to track study progress, and to prepare study
status reports. Anticipates and identifies issues that could affect timelines or quality and develops
options and solutions
Ensures adherence to federal regulations and applicable local regulations, Good Clinical Practices
(GCPs), ICH Guidelines, AbbVie Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and to functional quality
standards. Stays abreast of new and/or evolving local regulations, guidelines and policies related
to clinical development. If assigned, participates as the DS study owner in regulatory inspections
and internal quality audits
Participates in oversight of vendors and provides feedback related to clinical trial operations,
issues, and trends in performance
Responsible for coaching and mentoring team members
Leads DSS innovation and process improvement initiatives and participates in cross-functional
Conducts study execution “lessons learned” across functions
May include indirect supervision of employee as well as supervision of work of contract resources
Bachelor’s degree in business, management information systems, computer science, life sciences
or equivalent. Master’s preferred. PMP Certification or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt desired.
Must have 6 years of pharma / clinical research / data management / health care experience or 8 years of project management experience (and / or applicable work experience).
In-depth understanding of clinical trial processes and clinical technology. Management of a clinical
trial from initiation through to completion in a lead role is preferred
Demonstrated performance as a functional leader
Demonstrated ability to influence others without direct authority
Demonstrated ability to successfully coach / mentor in a matrix environment
Demonstrated effective communication skills
Demonstrated effective analytical skills
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The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.
Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Companys sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.
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