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Director, Research & Development Strategic Resourcing

Primary Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2211709 Category Research and Development Division AbbVie
  • Primarily accountable for forecasting and management of resources and associated budget. Responsible for short and long term forecasts and management of implications of alternative development scenarios
  • Provide leadership and develop strategic recommendations for functions to ensure all functional areas operate within the current Plan/Update resources and budget. Partner with functional leaders to resource and financially plan upcoming initiatives and projects
  • Provides overall portfolio timeline and cost estimates to assess portfolio resources and associated financial opportunities. Negotiates with other functional areas on portfolio outcomes and deliverables to meet conflicting demands (time, cost, quality, performance)
  • Partner with VP to develop departmental goals. Provides leadership on strategic business issues and make strategic decisions that affect the department and the business
  • Collaborate across Development to participate in initiatives to improve operational performance, enhance culture, and improve decision making
  • Develops and maintains business relationships across functional areas across AbbVie to further Development's objectives in support of the strategic imperatives. Partners across CFO and Development to enhance teamwork and identify workable solutions.Serve as resource financial expert and establish relationships with key finance resources / contacts/ stakeholders
  • Accountable for establishment and management of tools & processes needed to ensure employee proficiency with departmental systems, procedures, tools and guidelines.

  • Bachelor/Master of Science (BSc/MSc), or PhD in Science of Business related field.Expert operations management experience with 5+ years in the pharmaceutical or health care industry
  • Experience with standard business procedures including project management practices, portfolio review, finance, and budgeting. Multi faceted, broad based experience and knowledge of operational business needs, issues, mitigation plans. Operations experience with large budget and matrixed environment
  • Excellence interpersonal and organizational skills. Proven ability to lead, manage, and motivate others in a complex, multi-functional matrix environment
  • Executive level collaboration and leadership skills with broad business orientation
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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