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Senior Program Manager (all genders) - permanent/fulltime

Primary Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany Req ID 2213431 Category Manufacturing & Operations Division AbbVie

Looking for challenges where you can grow? We Offer That

Welcome to AbbVie! As part of an international company with 48,000 employees worldwide and around 3,000 employees in Germany, you will have the opportunity to work closely with us to address the health challenges of tomorrow. Do you have a passion for improving health care around the world and for using your expertise to improve patients' quality of life? In a challenging work environment that allows you to broaden nd develop your own skills? You’ve found the right place! 

In our Tech Ops Department at the Ludwigshafen site, you will join a team of talented people and experts in the manufacturing and global distribution of our approved and pipeline products – working with some of the most advanced technologies in the world.  

Expand your expertise and join our team as Senior Program Manager (all genders).

As a Senior Program Manager you are responsible for the successful implementation of the product roadmap and the associated projects for the entire product family. You will take on the disciplinary leadership of a committed team and motivate them to work independently, in a goal- and result-oriented manner. With your team, you create new innovations and set standards.

Make an impact:  
With a lot of experience and even more passion, you will be joining our team developing and executing strategic project plans.  


This means:

  • Leading and Coordination of new product introduction for manufacturing and product life-cycle in an interdisciplinary team 
  • Ensuring the achievement of goals along the Operations roadmap as well as the holistic and future-oriented further development of the Operations program 
  • Close cooperation with various internal and external interfaces and stakeholders (e.g. Product management, regulatory affairs, clinical affairs, quality,... ) 
  • Establishment and maintenance of an extensive network with customers and external partners 
  • Application of regulatory requirements in determining the content and information required for the program
  • Resource and budget planning as well as creation, monitoring and reporting of KPIs for the Manufacturing program
  • Routinely update cross-functional teams on status and changes as well as present Program updates and outcomes to executive leaders as required.

This is how you can make a difference:  

  • 8+ years related work experience in a pharmaceutical business
  • Technical education background - Engineering, Chemistry or Industrial Pharmacy preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.
  • Proficiency with common project management and communication tools such as MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and MSWord
  • Ability to develop and manage financial related elements of a project

What we offer: 

  • a diverse area of work where you can make a real difference  
  • an open company culture
  • attractive remuneration 
  • intensive onboarding by a mentor  
  • flexible work models for a healthy work-life balance 
  • corporate health management with comprehensive health and exercise programs 
  • corporate social benefits 
  • diverse career options in an international organization  
  • high-level, attractive career development opportunities 
  • a strong international network  

At AbbVie, your individual contributions count – help us achieve more together. Be a part of it and grow with us – go above and beyond!  

Sounds like the perfect career opportunity for you? We look forward to receiving your application. All you need is a complete CV – anything else will be discussed in person, where possible, if general suitability is determined.  

Have questions? Email us at – we look forward to hearing from you!  

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. If you would like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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