Leads cross-functional and/or cross-divisional teams for Labeling process improvement initiatives and develops implementation plans and coordination of tasks. Serves as strategic regulatory partner to IT for system initiatives/issues.
Provides leadership and technical expertise for the creation, maintenance or management of Labeling-related systems to meet regulatory requirements.
Drives process improvements within cross-functional teams, including continuous improvement throughout the department by employing quality principles.
Identifies opportunities to improve quality, reduce cycle time, and increase operational efficiency.
Leads project teams effectively. Escalates and drives resolution of project issues. Demonstrates effective group facilitation skills and ability to drive consensus among team members regarding process changes.
Develops and implements standards and policies; ensuring consistency and compliance.
Effectively frames complex issues for decision-makers. Prepares and delivers effective management presentations that lead to actionable results. Draws upon personal knowledge of RA business processes, global regulations, and process improvement methods to propose and design innovative business process improvements.
10 years pharmaceutical, medical device or industry related experience preferred.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Bachelor's degree. Advanced degree preferred.
Proven 7 years in a leadership role with strong management skills.
Experience in functional leadership of end to end labeling (content through artwork highly preferred, content through approval preferred).
Must have proven people management experience including strong conflict management skills. Able to build collaborative relationships within and outside the department.
Experience with implementation of IT systems. Labeling IT system implementation ideal in last 5 years where business processes were modified as appropriate.
Labeling KPI experience. Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Strong business acumen and negotiating skills.
Experience working in a complex and matrix environment
Demonstrated ability to lead multi-divisional and multi-functional teams with global aspects.
Experience analyzing complex business problems and facilitating the design of innovative solutions. Ability to craft compelling business cases and sell new ideas.
At AbbVie, we have the expertise of a proven pharmaceutical leader and the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. The result is something rare in health care today – a global biopharmaceutical company that has the ability to discover and advance innovative therapies and meet the health needs of people and societies around the globe.