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Director - BTS Data and Statistical Sciences

Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2204439 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

Provide leadership to develop technology strategies that support business goals. This role will have impact and influence supporting the Data & Statistical Sciences (DSS) organization. 

Build a collaborative partnership with technology and functional domain senior leadership. Develop and guide delivery of comprehensive technology solutions that address prioritized business problems and innovation needs for the Clinical Data Strategy & Operations, Statistical Reporting, Clinical Analytics and Digital Health & Sciences teams.

  • Strategy & Influence: Works across multiple business functions in DSS and BTS to make significant contributions to develop and execute strategies to achieve key objectives.
  • Process Improvement & Optimization: Makes significant contributions to identifying overall process and/or technology improvements.
  • People Management: Responsible for managing a team(s) of Business Analysts (BAs), Business System Consultants (BSCs) and contingent staff.
  • Impact: Make decisions that have an effect on financial, employee and/or public relations posture of Abbvie.
  • Liaison & Relationship Building: Builds collaborative relationships and effectively interacts frequently with business and/or technology senior leadership and vice presidents. Interactions focus on top priority project and influencing strategic decisions. Interacts well with diverse groups across business and technology functions and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators.
  • Culture: Consistently demonstrate AbbVie's Ways of Working and Leadership Attributes including an enterprise mindset and people leadership. Effectively manages performance, provides timely feedback, appropriately rewards and recognizes valuable achievement, develops talent, and creates a succession pipeline. Understand and execute AbbVie's vision, goals and strategies.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and 10+ years of experience. Masters degree and work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Effectively connects employee and BTS functional goals to business and/or overall Abbvie goals.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Proven ability to drive outstanding employee performance and engagement through developing, coaching, motivating, energizing and inspiring team members.
  • Experience managing teams of at least 10 people with a resource mix of managers, employees, matrixed teams, virtual teams, contractors and managed service providers.
  • Ability to communicate problems in terms that are understandable to BTS Leadership and end users at all levels.
  • Subject matter expert in technology and/or business domain.
  • Experience managing a budget of at least $10 million.
  • Experience in technology operation, strategy, planning and implementation and/or relevant business domain preferred.
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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