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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