striving to outsmart cancer by working with scientists, physicians, industry
peers, patient advocacy groups and, most importantly, patients to discover,
develop, and provide new therapies that will have a remarkable impact on the
lives of people around the world affected by cancer. Our goal is to provide
medicines that make a transformational improvement in cancer treatment and
outcomes for cancer patients. By
exploring and investing in new pathways, technologies, and approaches, AbbVie
is breaking ground in some of the most widespread and difficult-to-treat
cancers. We are also exploring solutions
to help patients obtain access to our cancer medicines. With the acquisition of Pharmacyclics in 2015
and through several collaborations, AbbVie's oncology portfolio consists of
marketed medicines and a pipeline containing multiple new molecules being
actively evaluated worldwide in 200+ clinical trials in 20+ different cancers
and tumor types. For more information
about AbbVie Oncology, please visit https://abbvieoncology.com.
the Company’s deep commitment to Oncology, the AbbVie U.S. Commercial Oncology
organization is seeking an Associate Director of Strategic Planning &
Communications reporting to the Vice President U.S. Commercial Oncology. Primary responsibilities for this position include
but is not limited to:
Provide project management
support to the VP on a variety of operational and strategic initiatives
ensuring objectives are identified, resourced, and accomplished.
Provide timely decision support
to the VP via close coordination and collaboration across multiple
stakeholders within U.S. Commercial Oncology and other AbbVie partners
including Finance, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Marketing Analytics and
Business Insights, Managed Health Care, Global Commercial, Sales Training,
Partner with the U.S. Commercial
Oncology Leadership Team members and other relevant groups to create a
culture of innovation, fun, and continuous improvement.
communications efforts via People Leadership of the U.S. Oncology
Operate quickly and decisively in
a fast-paced, demanding, and dynamic environment.
Establish a productive work environment by
creating trust across U.S. Commercial Oncology.
Position requires excellent communication
skills and strong analytical skills recognize key issues, establish priorities,
and prepare high-level presentations for senior management review.
influence, navigate competing priorities, successfully engage and influence
multiple stakeholders to integrate / prioritize wide-ranging timelines and
weave franchise strategic priorities throughout franchise culture,
communication, branding, and recognition platforms to foster team morale and
accountability for business update activities, staff meetings, launch planning,
executive presentations, and other events.
Create and manage
master calendar supporting sales, marketing, and internal stakeholders for the
cross-functionally with Senior Management and other Abbvie internal partners to
create, socialize, optimize, and implement commercial initiatives including but
not limited to: Town Halls, National Meetings, Award & Recognition
programs, and Leadership Development.
anticipate and engage with leadership in solution planning for identified
franchise co-dependencies, scenario planning, strategy gaps, or operational
improvements that optimize franchise business execution.
7-10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech
industry in progressive Marketing and/or Sales leadership roles.
Oncology experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree
U.S. Commercial experience required with
strong matrix skills and cultural sensitivity to work effectively across AbbVie
Strong communication, presentation and
Demonstrated ability to influence and manage a
complex set of internal and external stakeholders.
Strong executive presence and leadership
Strong communication and negotiating skills
Key Leadership Competencies:
Builds strong relationships with peers and
cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
Learns fast, grasps the “essence”, and can
change course quickly when necessary.
Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the
Creates a learning environment, open to
suggestions, and experimentation for improvement.
Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures
innovation, and manages innovation to reality.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Job Type: Experienced