Senior Manager, Publications


Mettawa, IL

  1. Research & Development
  2. Medical Affairs
  1. Full-time

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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn

Job Description

Lead Risankizumab Psoriasis Strategic Publications Planning Team in the execution of publication plans for assigned assets, and oversee the execution of scientific publications (ie, clinical manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and oral presentations) that fulfill the strategic publication plan and scientific communications objectives for the asset/indication. In partnership with the Publications Director ensure resources and personnel are aligned and optimized to meet with needs of their therapeutic area.



•Serve as the leader of cross-functional Publications Team(s) for Risankizumab psoriasis, including leading strategic team meetings/discussions driving the development and execution of publication plans, incorporating input from key global stakeholders
•Lead tactical execution of publication plans (ie, clinical manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and oral presentations), meeting established timelines and budgets
•Review  all publications in assigned TA to ensure quality and alignment with Scientific Communication Platforms and supporting communications
•Partner with the strategic Publication Planning Team to ensure seamless transfer of the scientific publications strategic plan and oversee pull-through to publication plan and supporting tactics
•Partner with Publications Director to project and manage outsourcing budget and internal resource needs for assigned/assets
•Provide managerial oversight to internal and external medical writers regarding assigned projects, ensuring a high-quality and timely work product and adherence to Publication Policy and associated Procedures
•Provide direction to external vendors to effectively complete the execution of publication projects, within specified timelines, and ensure quality publication deliverables
•Ensure all performance assessment responsibilities are achieved for direct reports. Provide training and feedback, resolve personnel issues, and manage talent retention for assigned staff
•Address and resolve publications-related issues for assigned therapeutic areas and assets. Ensure project information in publication records and resourcing tools is accurate and up-to-date



•Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required. PhD, PharmD, Master’s Degree preferred. Relevant professional certification/credential (eg, CMPP, AMWA) is a plus.
•4-5 years of medical/scientific publications (or related) experience required. Pharmaceutical industry or related (eg, medical communication agency) experience required
•Demonstrated abilities in a leadership capacity required
•Ability to understand and interpret medical data required
•Knowledge of product therapeutic area preferred; working knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques required
•Knowledge of clinical/scientific publication structure, content, and quality. Knowledge of scientific publication regulations and best practices
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated success in creating and delivering effective presentations to senior-level audiences
•Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of the team to enable higher performance. Collaborative teamwork and leadership track record
•Ability to form, maintain, and lead productive cross-functional working teams, including addressing issues that arise
•Microsoft Office and Internet navigation proficiencies essential, experience using Datavision and Smartsheet preferred

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: ​

  • 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 Company's 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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$117500 - $223500