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AbbVie Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
The Director, State Government Affairs will develop and execute comprehensive advocacy strategies, including, but not limited to relating to third party organizations, to shape state legislative and regulatory activity to strengthen advocacy efforts. This position will represent AbbVie in matters of state and local legislation, regulations, or rules that have an impact on the company, and drive favorable resolutions to those matters. Director must anticipate state and local legislation and public policy trends and emerging issues in order to get ahead of potentially negative government action or to proactively craft the environment to make it more favorable to AbbVie's interests is critical. The position will develop relationships with policymakers, regulators, patient advocates, physician advocates, business groups, public policy groups, associations, and other stakeholders and drive their engagement on key public policy issues. Rigorous compliance with all state lobbying rules and regulations is required. Key Responsibilities Include: Develop and executive comprehensive advocacy strategies to shape state legislative activity. This includes direct lobbying and engagement of third party groups and coalitions. Assess state and local political and public policy environment, determine where legislative and regulatory action is advisable and where it is not, and make recommendations on AbbVie action. Manage expectations of the business regarding the legislative and regulatory environment and the potential impact on AbbVie. Represent AbbVie in matters of state and local legislation, regulations, or rules that have an impact on the company, and drive favorable resolutions to those matters. Actively evaluate legislation, regulations, and rules, as well as the political environment. Assess both opportunities and threats to AbbVie interests and build comprehensive Government Affairs strategies to address them that include lobbying, 3rd party advocacy, policy development, and media engagement on leg/policy goals. Develop close working relationships with key business stakeholders - including Regional and District mangers - within position's assigned region to leverage state advocacy strategies. Engage with these key business stakeholders and develop keen understanding of commercial strategies in the region to ensure government affairs strategies support AbbVie's commercial objectives. Partner with GA Therapeutic Area Strategies team to understand commercial objectives in order to develop creative legislative, regulatory, policy, and political solutions tailored to the position's region to drive business objectives. Lead key trade association task forces and coalitions, and drive trade association action on key issues of importance to AbbVie. Develop engagement plans for key national groups affecting state policy (NGA, RGA, DGA, RLCC, DLCC, NCSL, etc.). Work closely with Federal Government Affairs to handle the intersection of state and national politics, policy, lawmakers, and associations. Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with state legislators and staff, state executive branch officials, regulators, and local officials in order to anticipate action and execute GA strategies. Develop relationships with key 3rd party advocates and engage them in support of issues, policies, and legislative and regulatory action. Lead outside consultants and legal counsel within region, including setting objectives, defining missions and ensuring execution in support of state strategies. Ensure rigorous compliance to all legally required registrations for the corporation, staff and outside counsel within the position's region. Basic: Eight to ten years' experience in lobbying, public administration, political party activity, legislative staff work, or related experience. Experience in health care industry issues preferred. Requires advanced knowledge of legislative rules and procedures, legislative processes, politics, and the complex corporate and policy issues affecting AbbVie. Ability to master complex policy and legislative issues, think creatively, and develop strategies and solutions; demonstrate a thorough knowledge of major state health programs, including Medicaid, ADAP, state finance and appropriations processes, etc.; understanding of private health care marketplace mechanisms - insurance, drug benefit plans, key player strategies (i.e. PBMs, pharmacies, employers, consumers, etc.); and, understanding of complex public policy environments. Ability to act independently and demonstrate sound business judgment within the scope of broad guidelines. Demonstrated ability to create and implement comprehensive GA strategies that include lobbying, association engagement, 3rd party advocacy, media, and other GA tools that result in successful engagement of external groups and individuals. Strong analytical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills, the ability to speak and write persuasively and with clarity, strong organizational skills, flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements, resourcefulness and creativity, strong attention to detail, a proven track record of being able to work under deadlines and an ability to work reciprocally in a fluid interpersonal environment. Well-honed political sensitivities and impeccable integrity while having the executive presence necessary to deal effectively with high-profile stakeholders such as elected officials, executives and a variety of external constituencies. S/he works well in a team environment and enjoys a supportive, yet highly demanding culture while effectively collaborating with business leaders and other internal stakeholders. Bachelor's degree in related field such as health care administration, political science, public administration or policy required. Advance degree preferred. Validated comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications. Domestic travel (50 percent) required. Key Stakeholders (optional): Internally with US Area senior management, other members of the GA team across AbbVie and other meaningful cross-function support functions. Externally with state officials including governors, legislators, staff and third-party groups. At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity 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.
AbbVie Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
The Associate Director is responsible for developing and executing on external strategies that protect and promote AbbVie's Oncology medicines and reputation among key stakeholders in the United States. The Associate Director must have a strong understanding of the U.S. healthcare and media environment to provide thoughtful counsel to a range of internal and external customers across all levels of management. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Represent U.S. Public Affairs on cross-functional brand teams to ensure external and internal perspective is considered and leveraged in support of business objectives. Oversee the development of Public Affairs plans to support business growth. Develop and execute U.S. brand communications strategy and tactics that align with U.S. brand strategies. Obtain buy-in from functional and commercial leadership and secure budgets. Oversee implementation of tactical program elements and ensure deliverables are met on time and on budget. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of emerging communications trends to maximize program impact, specifically in the area of influencer and digital engagement. Possess strong media relations skills to ensure all engagements with reporters are strategic and position AbbVie and the U.S. oncology franchise in a positive and balanced way. Proactively anticipate and mitigate issues that may present reputational risk to AbbVie and Oncology brands. Oversee the identification and development of internal and third-party spokespeople and prepare them for external speaking opportunities. Simplify complex issues through strong verbal and writing capabilities. Manage review process for external communications materials (press releases, statements, response documents, fact sheets, etc.). Keep various parties apprised of status, timelines and directional shifts to ensure smooth review process and to meet corporate deadlines. KEY ABBVIE COMPETENCIES: Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functional partners outside of team to enable higher performance Is clear and courageous and adept at managing difficult conversations though direct and constructive dialogue Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change course quickly where indicated Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement Basic: Bachelor's Degree (emphasis in communications, public relations or journalism preferred). 10 years of experience in a high-level agency, business or communications environment. Extensive experience working directly with senior management and advocacy organizations.
AbbVie North Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
As an AbbVie intern, you'll participate in a paid, twelve-week summer program that involves social and development activities, along with AbbVie-sponsored housing and shuttle services for eligible students. You'll do meaningful work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide, while also combining technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem solving. As an intern you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago. AbbVie's worldwide business offers you an opportunity to work in a variety of fields. All internship assignments are different and based on business need; however, below are some areas where interns previously were placed: HR Finance R&D Operations IT Commercial Basic Qualifications: Honorably discharged Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and Coast Guard veterans or military personnel who are currently serving with the National Guard or Reserves Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship Pursuing a Bachelors or graduate (Master's, MBA) degree Eligible to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship Strong academic performance, minimum GPA = 3.0/4.0 Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative, and integrity Global mindset to thrive in a diverse culture and environment Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills Analytical and creative problem solving capabilities Recruitment Process: Veteran internship assignments are based on business-need with a majority of our opportunities being filled between the fall and early-spring. To be considered, applicants must apply to the Military and Veteran Internship posting at .
AbbVie North Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs Submission Management Responsibilities: With manager support, manages/provides operational oversight to ensure timely, high quality regulatory submissions. Participates in the development of project plans using established templates. Plans and negotiates publishing timelines with the teams. Effectively manages multiple projects and competing priorities. Acts as primary Submission Operations interface with project teams providing guidance and communication of established submission processes and standards. Plans and conducts submission team meetings. Communicates effectively verbally and in writing with diverse audiences and across various levels within the organization. Anticipates obstacles and develops solutions within the team. Participates in the development of optimal business processes and practices within the department to ensure high levels of customer support and to achieve high quality submissions. Identifies opportunities for efficiencies, business process improvements and cost reductions. Demonstrates team leadership skills and ability to influence without direct authority. Builds and maintains positive relationships internally and externally. Position accountability/scope includes some supervision of projects and assistance with priority setting required. Receives project assignments from manager but has responsibility for managing own projects. Reviews project progress with manager on a regular basis with direction provided on follow-up Identifies opportunities for process improvements or cost savings. May participate on internal project teams to update business processes. Provides support in on-boarding new staff Required Education: High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years industry related experience Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree. PMP and RAC certificates a plus Required Experience: 5 years pharmaceutical or industry related experience Experience working in a complex and matrix environment. Strong communication skills both oral and written Preferred Experience: Experience in Regulatory Affairs preferred but may consider QA, R&D/support, Scientific affairs, operations or related area Experience in Regulatory Operations, including regulatory submission project management and/or submission publishing is preferred NOTE: Higher education may compensate for years of experience. Years of experience may also compensate for lower education
AbbVie Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products - Imbruvica, Venclexta, and Empliciti - and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer. In AbbVie Oncology Early Development (OED), we strive to develop a rich and innovative pipeline of transformative cancer therapies by uniquely combining our deep knowledge in core areas of biology with cutting-edge technologies, and working together with our partners - scientists, clinical experts, industry peers, and patients - to discover and develop medicines that drive transformational improvements in cancer treatment. The Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate/Manager provides support to the Global Regulatory Leader for regulatory activities for products in the assigned portfolio. Supports all regulatory activities (clinical, non-clinical and CMC) associated with the development, for designated products. Provides regulatory support for products by interacting with project teams, and supporting IND and CTA related submissions, as appropriate. Responsibilities: Demonstrates ability to apply clinical, non-clinical and CMC understanding and disease state knowledge in a regulated environment. Identifies and communicates routine Health Authorities filing needs. Responsible (with manager's oversight as needed) for educating internal customers on Regulatory issues including clinical development, non-clinical, Discovery, CMC, commercial, public affairs, legal and others who contribute to regulated communication or communications that could be regulated. Serve as the Regulatory Affairs representative on key sub-teams Maintains thorough knowledge of product data and key product issues across multiple programs. Prepares routine submissions in compliance with department and regulatory requirements and guidelines. Assists with larger or more complex submissions. Functions independently in decision making for routine issues. In conjunction with manager, reviews complex issues and problem resolution successes and setbacks to assist in future problem solving applications/options. Completes tasks and disseminates pertinent information to appropriate inter-departmental areas. May serve as department representative on cross-functional initiatives. Responsible for supporting the department, division and company's strategic direction and goals With management guidance participates in the problem solving process by monitoring issues and implementing strategies for resolution. Analyzes and interprets information, impacting regulatory decisions Consistently exercises good judgment in the application of policies and regulations. Works well with other individuals and departments in solving problems A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required, preferably in a science/relevant health-related discipline, with a minimum of 1-2 years (Sr. Associate) or 3-4 years (Manager) regulatory affairs experience. Basic understanding of regulations and guidelines related to drug development and registration is required. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects is required. Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are required. Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to submissions is preferred. Ability to review and contribute to the compilation of IND/CTA dossier components is preferred. Basic understanding of scientific and medical principles as they apply to oncology products is preferred.
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
The Director, Therapeutic Area Strategies, is responsible for supporting Government Affairs objectives, and devising and implementing comprehensive government affairs strategies to support key brands within Oncology to positively influencing the policy, legislative and regulatory environments in international markets and sustaining innovative partnerships to support brand goals. This position will also be responsible for developing strategies and for providing knowledge development support to government relations colleagues globally, in order to influence the environment in their targeted geographies in a manner that supports AbbVie's business objectives. 20% travel (domestic and international) required. • Serve as connector for IGA function to the Commercial organization by ensuring close alignment and understanding of commercial and pipeline priorities with a focus on access opportunities and challenges • Serve as resource to IGA on therapeutic area-specific needs • Identify GA opportunities to drive access and address access barriers and challenges to our priority therapeutic areas in alignment with relevant GA teams • Develop and drive GA launch readiness approach in collaboration with USGA and other core functions • Align with Western Europe & Canada (WE&C) and Japan, Emerging Markets & Australia (JEM&A) Government Affairs and External Affairs teams, and Global Public Policy, Research and Analytics (GPPRA) to provide on-going advice and guidance to the commercial organization on policy and political developments that directly impact our therapeutic areas. • Align with US TAS team members to inform and support early brand strategy development and engagement efforts for pipeline products Core Responsibilities • Advises and collaborates with leaders from HQ, Areas, and global brand teams and other functional areas to develop and execute global government affairs strategies that support the commercial business units. Manages product and therapeutic area issues and provides strategic counsel to management to ensure effective alignment with corporate policy positions. • Support key brands in Oncology and work towards a more favorable environment for AbbVie's business activities globally by influencing governmental policies in order to positively affect patient access and reimbursement among government and commercial players. • Serve as the Government Affairs designated partner and single point of contact for the brand teams. Supports and aligns with brand teams for brand planning, strategy development and capacity building globally across a product's life cycle, including informing the GA and external environment strategy for pipeline assets. • Anticipate trends in external environment that will impact AbbVie and develop plans to address areas of concern. Undertake regular and rigorous assessment of policy environment to develop, review and update internal stakeholders. Develop and manage plan of engagement to achieve productive long-term working relationships for AbbVie and the brand asset with all relevant third-party groups. • Mobilize appropriate policy, public affairs and government relations resources to ensure implementation of therapeutic area-specific government affairs strategies. Collaborate cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to ensure global alignment of strategies. • Implement and monitor systems to measure effectiveness and impact of public policy and government affairs activities on the policy environment and on brand asset performance; develop and track key outcomes and deliverables; develop and manage program budgets. • Five to ten years of relevant experience in either the pharmaceutical industry, another health care sector, or in public policy or public relations role. Requires the ability to integrate political, policy and government affairs expertise to develop effective strategies and implementation plans. Experience in Government or Public Affairs and access campaigns in key markets/areas including designing and leading coalitions and campaigns required. • Requires excellent skills, knowledge, understanding and extensive background in the core areas of government affairs and policy (Stakeholder and Alliance Development, Government Relations, Medical and Science Policy, Policy and Economic Analysis) to maximize colleague contributions. The ability to lead and contribute to cross-functional teams. Broad-based background with working with stakeholders who have an impact on product development and life-cycle. • He/she will be a creative, flexible, strategic and entrepreneurial thinker, capable of leveraging relationships and facilitate partnerships with industry peers, government officials, and other external stakeholders to reach public policy goals. Demonstrated ability to develop creative yet rigorous business problem-solving and planning skills. • Has well-honed political sensitivities and impeccable integrity while having the executive presence necessary to deal effectively with high-profile stakeholders such as elected officials, executives and a variety of external constituencies including governments and leadership of multi-lateral organizations. • Candidate must possess strong analytical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills, the ability to speak and write persuasively and with clarity, strong organizational skills, flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements, resourcefulness and creativity, strong attention to detail, a proven track record of being able to work under deadlines and an ability to work collaboratively in a fluid organizational environment. • Must be an individual who works well in a team environment and enjoys working in a collegial, yet highly demanding culture. Must be able to work collaboratively with business leaders and other internal stakeholders. • Bachelor's degree in related field such as health care administration, political science, public administration or policy required. Advance degree preferred. • Candidates must also have comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications. • Domestic/International travel (20%) required.
AbbVie North Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Routinely demonstrate scientific initiative and creativity in research or development activities. Highly autonomous and productive in performing laboratory research or method development, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor. Formulate conclusions and design follow-on experiments based on multidisciplinary data. May initiate new areas of investigation that are scientifically meaningful, reliable, and can be incorporated directly into a research or development program. A primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents. Demonstrates high proficiency across a wide range of relevant technologies. Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab and/or pilot plant. Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable. Direct mentorship of others Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and typically 10 years of experience, Master's Degree or equivalent education and typically 8 years of experience, PhD and no experience necessary. Possess thorough theoretical and practical understanding of own scientific discipline.
AbbVie Worcester, MA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
The Manufacturing Sciences department within the Operations Science & Technology organization leads the optimization, validation, implementation, continuous improvement and global technical support for late stage and commercial manufacturing of therapeutic proteins for AbbVie. We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Scientist I position, Cell Culture based in Worcester, MA. Key Responsibilities: Executes experiments in process development and manufacturing support with supervision. Performs basic data acquisition and analysis in a timely manner. Assists in experimental designs and data interpretation. Documents work appropriately in lab notebooks and technical memos; contributes to writing technical reports Maintains lab equipment and optimizes lab operations for efficient use of time and resource. Troubleshoots equipment and experimental problems. Assists in continuous improvement activities. Assists in manufacturing support. Key AbbVie Competencies: Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance. Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated. Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo. Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement. Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality. BS degree in a scientific or engineering discipline Understands basic scientific/engineering principles applicable to assigned tasks. Capability to consult literature/reports or other independent research to understand and develop scientific purposes of assignments. Is familiar with routine statistical methods and has the ability to apply these methods to experimental data. Has demonstrated ability to identify critical information from own work and has also contributed to experimental design. Good communication and scientific skills, the desire and drive to grow and develop scientifically. Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment. Strong sense of urgency and self-motivated desire to achieve. Must have a "results-oriented" work ethic and a positive, "can-do" attitude. Preferred: Previous biopharmaceutical industry experience within relevant scientific discipline. Mammalian cell culture experience with media preparation, operation of shake flasks and bioreactors and relevant cell culture analytical techniques. Prior experience with manufacturing support and knowledge of process development.
AbbVie Redwood City, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products - Imbruvica, Venclexta, and Empliciti - and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer. AbbVie is expanding its oncology hub on the West Coast, with three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City, South San Francisco, and Sunnyvale) focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies. More than 1,000 AbbVie scientists, clinicians, and product developers with strong entrepreneurial roots work across these three sites. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. This position is based at AbbVie in Redwood City, CA location. We are searching for a Clinical Biomarker Lead in Immuno-oncology. In this role, you will report directly to the Director, Immuno-Oncology Clinical Biomarkers in Oncology Early Development and will join an experienced team to lead biomarker efforts for Abbvie sponsored clinical trials. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have experience in the development and execution of biomarker strategies in cancer and/or immunotherapy trials. KEY GOALS INCLUDE: Lead biomarker strategies for one or more clinical trials and serve as point of contact for all aspects of clinical biomarker strategy providing scientific expertise and leadership to programs Partner with clinical and discovery groups to create high quality biomarker strategies in the clinic Implement standardized and cutting edge tools to characterize drug mechanisms, potential diagnostic strategies, and for back translation research Leadership of biomarker subteams to enable cross functional collaboration on biomarker implementation Author biomarker sections of protocols, ICFs, IRB responses, regulatory documents, and others Pro-actively consult primary scientific literation, keep current on state of art technologies and emerging concepts in immuno-oncology Basic: PhD, MD or PhD/MD degree in life sciences (oncology, immunology, pathology, molecular biology, cell biology or related field) and 6+ years industry experience of biomarker research in a clinical setting, preferably related to immunology or cancer biology Preferred: Strong scientific background in tumor biology and immuno-oncology supported by publication record in these areas Clinical development experience interacting with teams conducting clinical trials Demonstrated leadership in translational sciences, employing pharmacodynamic, predictive and exploratory biomarkers Experience in analysis of large datasets and knowledge of biostatistics Experience in assay development, qualification and implementing biomarker assays on diverse platforms including IHC/IF, gene expression profiling, flow cytometry Companion diagnostics development experience is a plus Effectively work in a cross-functional team environment, interacting with various levels within the organization as well as vendors/academic sites/KOLs Organization, orientation to details, and effective time management with an ability to adapt to changing priorities Excellent written and oral presentation skills in the English language
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Clinical Trials are required before a new compound can be available for use by patients. A clinical study in human volunteers is conducted to answer specific health questions. Is it safe? Does it work? Is it better than what is currently offered to patients? At AbbVie, Clinical Operations conducts/manages clinical trials and provides therapeutically aligned, scientific strategy and operations management for the planning, execution and reporting of clinical development programs to enable successful global registration and commercialization of drug development projects. For more information regarding clinical trials, please see our Clinical Trial Homepage: Clinical Trial Operations, Development Program - Rotational Experience As a member of AbbVie's Clinical Trial Operations Development Program (CTODP), you will have three eight- month rotations over the course of two years . The roles are crafted to help you develop exceptional functional and leadership traits by working on a wide range of projects while providing exposure globally to different leaders in the company. Members will go through a robust clinical on-boarding program, gain global exposure to clinical studies, and can shadow investigators and monitors at clinical sites. These Clinical Operations experiences will develop skills and business acumen with the goal of accelerating careers to leadership opportunities at AbbVie. Based on your discipline, you can rotate through three of the following rotational opportunities located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago: Clinical Program Development - Clinical Program Development works cross-functionally to execute Phase 1-4 clinical research studies. Execution of clinical study protocols and process improvements within an assigned core Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Immunology, Neuroscience, General Medicine). Data Sciences - The Data Sciences department is responsible for managing the data and ensuring that quality and data integrity are upheld throughout the life cycle of the clinical trial. There is a variety of roles within DS including Clinical Data Reviewer, System Designer, Program Lead and Total Quality Management. Clinical Drug Supply Management - Clinical Drug Supply Management leads the drug manufacturing, supply and shipment strategy on a global level. CDSM also packages, labels, and releases clinical trial materials to investigational sites. Clinical Compliance - The Compliance team is critical to ensuring AbbVie is following company and regulatory guidelines, as well as being responsible for documenting deviations from those guidelines to ensure transparency in the event of an inspection. Clinical Standards/Training - The Clinical Standards team creates and revises standard operating procedures, work instructions, and job aides which instruct AbbVie employees how to perform their job tasks. The Development Training team is responsible for implementing learning solutions to assist clinical personnel in complying with applicable regulations and guidelines. Clinical Documentation Center - The focus of the Clinical Documentation Center is to ensure that documents follow documentation standards and are 'inspection-ready'. A typical study has 10,000+ documents that are submitted to and maintained by the Clinical Documentation Center. R&D Contracting - R&D Contracting allows for exposure to a variety of experiences, primarily negotiating AbbVie's site contracts and budgets. AbbVie's relationship with the sites are crucial in ensuring the smooth and effective execution of studies. Note: This is not a lab position . Roles are operational based regarding our clinical research. This is not a track or feeder opportunity for medical students (MD or PhD/Postdoctoral) routes. From idea to results, we connect science and operations to bring clinical trials to life. For more information, please see our R&D innovation page: Basic Requirements: Completion of Bachelor's or Master's Degree in related discipline: Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry), Nursing, Clinical Research, or related Statistics, Data Sciences, Mathematics, or similar Engineering (Computer Science, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering) Strong academic performance, minimum GPA = 3.0/4.0 Previous internship or related experience required Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship Preferred Requirements: Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity Excellent communication, leadership, project management, problem solving, analytical skills, and business mindset Microsoft Excel or another database experience is a plus. Recruitment Process: We participate in several on-campus events (such as: information sessions, career fairs and conduct interviews while on campus). Interested candidates, please check the career services schedules at your school for the recruiting event schedule. AbbVie also posts our Clinical Trial Operations Internship and CTODP positions on our career website, if your school isn't listed, please visit Number of Openings: 10 Job Grades are determined by the country in which the payroll is based.
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
AbbVie Oncology Discovery is seeking a highly motivated and skilled cancer biologist with a proven track record of scientific accomplishment and knowledge of drug discovery. The Biology Team Leader/Senior Scientist III, Cancer Biology is expected to independently conceive and execute experimental strategies to lead/support drug discovery programs, and to develop translational plans. Applicants should have extensive laboratory research experience and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role with a high level of experimental vigor and quality. Strong communication, leadership, and teamwork skills are essential as the Team Leader/Senior Scientist III is expected to operate in a fast-pace multi-discipline environment, interacting with diverse groups of experts within or outside of his/her scientific discipline. The ideal candidate must be able to prioritize and manage multiple research activities and possess a broad range of technical expertise and knowledge in cancer biology. Key Responsibilities Include: Present at leading scientific conferences. Effectively function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and research or development strategies. Independently responsible for project science within his/her area of expertise on one or more project teams. Make significant contributions to project team through lab based, or other work environments, activities. Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies. Mentor/supervise a team of one or more and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals. Basic: BS or equivalent education and extensive, typically 14+ years of experience; MS or equivalent education with typically 12+ years of experience; PhD with typically 6+ years of experience in area or scientific area of discipline. Demonstrated ability to function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and research or development strategies. Demonstrate creative out of the box thinking to solve difficult technical problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals. Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally. Experienced and demonstrated success as primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents. Demonstrated scientific communication and presentation skills by presenting at leading scientific conferences.
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
This position reports to the Associate Director, Global Marketing - Immunology and is responsible for providing financial support to the HUMIRA team. You will interact with cross functional stakeholders to consolidate and analyze Plan, Update and LRP. Additionally, this position will partner with key members of the team to implement process enhancements, develop new tools to manage and assess Immunology forecasts and support the Finance team on ad-hoc deliverables as needed. Key Responsibilities Include: Lead the development and communication of financial & brand guidance for Plan and LRP to Area FP&A teams. Drive HUMIRA analyses such as biosimilar analog benchmarking and sales variance calculation. Track HUMIRA Performance (e.g. Market Share, ASP, Competitors). Manage LRP topside modeling and reconciliation. Support the implementation of Forecasting Excellence enhancements. Preparation of templates and presentations for annual LRP and Plan processes. Immunology Commercial Model subject matter expert (SME) - main liaison between Finance and BTS/ MSP. Represent Immunology team in ASPIRE implementation. Main partner with the HUMIRA Brand Team to provide day to day support and analysis for Plan, LRP, and Update. Ad-hoc analysis as required. Basic: Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. 5+ years of relevant finance/accounting experience. Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong communication skills (oral and written). Ability meet tight deadlines while balancing competing priorities. Ability to work well in a team environment and build strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills. Knowledge of SAP and TM1 a plus.
AbbVie Cambridge, MA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
AbbVie has established the Foundational Neuroscience Center (FNC) in Cambridge, MA to investigate the fundamental biological mechanisms and to develop therapeutic interventions for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The Tau Biology group is seeking a highly motivated applicant with prior experience and expertise in cell biology and molecular neuroscience for target validation and assay development in neuroscience. The Scientist will support a project leader in performing molecular and multiplexed image-based screening studies to discover small molecules/biologics interfering with tau aggregation/propagation in neurons. Key Responsibilities Include: Perform research in a dynamic and collaborative environment Support identification and validation of targets using cell biology and molecular techniques Experience in cell signaling, neuropharmacology Work efficiently to meet deadlines, well with team members, and contribute to a healthy and fast-paced environment. Lead and or / assist in writing SOPs Excellent communication - both in writing and presenting results with direct report and team, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Read and apply relevant scientific literature Position will be hired based on level of experience. Bach elors or Masters in Molecular Neuroscience or related field with typically 0-4+ (BS) or 0+ (MS) years' experience; Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. Proficiency with cell biology, molecular biology. Expertise in cellular assays for target validation and high throughput screening. Experience in molecular neuroscience fields such as neuropharmacology, learning and memory Experience of working with mRNA is preferred but not required Experience in primary neuronal tissue culture. Human iPSC-derived neuron is a plus but not required. Experience with super-resolution, high - content, high throughput using robotic-assisted imaging is a plus but not required. Familiarity with plate readers and/or high content imaging / familiarity with neuroanatomy is plus but not required. Comfortable using computer programs such as Microsoft, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Microsoft Excel Highly motivated, detailed oriented, curious of the science, and desire to learn to novel neuroscience techniques. Demonstrate critical thinking, independence, clear scientific writing & verbal communication skills and precise record keeping Strong organizational skills that facilitate planning, multitasking and working within timelines.
AbbVie Atlanta, GA, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Deliver sales performance, brand KPIs, financial targets, marketing objectives, etc. in order to meet or exceed on those objectives. Create pre-call plan using SMART objectives and execute post-call evaluation in order to continuously improve sales performance. Effectively handle objections, misunderstandings, concerns and consistently gain logical and reasonable calls to action in order to close on every sales call. Proactively and continuously aspire to serve customer needs, customer expectations and challenges in order to build trusted customer relationships and to achieve win-win agreements between AbbVie and customers. Develop and execute a call plan that achieves set call metrics and optimizes coverage and frequency to key customers in order to maximize access and sales opportunities. Continuously build understanding on customer needs and expectations, territory market landscape, competitors, market segments/dynamics, accounts, disease, product, clinical and sales expertise and share this market intelligence information with in-field team, brand team and sales manager to achieve alignment, to anticipate environmental changes and challenges and to optimize brand strategy and its execution. Differentiate AbbVie's value proposition with health providers assigned and identify, develop and maintain disease state experts and speakers/advocates in order to maximize brand performance. Bachelor's degree, biological sciences, pharmacy, business related field, or equivalent. Proven track record of success in selling and solid presentation skills. Proactively identifies customer style / behavior and adapts quickly all aspects of selling approach. Demonstrates in-depth scientific, therapeutic, product, and competitive knowledge and is recognized as an expert resource by all relevant stakeholders. Strong business acumen and proficient use of business tools; possesses strategic and critical thinking capabilities. Operates effectively in a matrix environment. Offers innovative ideas and solutions to maximize business opportunities to address challenges. Provides impact with ideas for the larger organization and anticipates and responds to changes. Influences others and is viewed as a credible and respected role model and resource among peers. Builds collaborative partnership with district colleagues and matrix team, etc. Leads by example; consistently displays positive behaviors and peer coaching through changing and challenging environments. Documented success in leadership and support role of increased responsibility at the district, region and/or organizational levels. Understands and leverages findings to develop sales strategies. An essential requirement of your position is to meet health care industry representative (HCIR) credentialing requirements to gain entry into facilities and organizations that are in your assigned territory. These HCIR credentialing requirements may include, but are not limited to, background checks, drug screens, and proof of immunization/vaccination for various diseases. Preferred: Proven track record of success in sales performance within respective therapeutic areas. Commercial pharmaceutical industry experiences such as physician/account based selling, training, managed health care or marketing preferred. English language proficiency verbally and in writing (for all non-English speaking countries).
AbbVie San Antonio, TX, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Deliver sales performance, brand KPIs, financial targets, marketing objectives, etc. in order to meet or exceed on those objectives. Create pre-call plan using SMART objectives and execute post-call evaluation in order to continuously improve sales performance. Effectively handle objections, misunderstandings, concerns and consistently gain logical and reasonable calls to action in order to close on every sales call. Proactively and continuously aspire to serve customer needs, customer expectations and challenges in order to build trusted customer relationships and to achieve win-win agreements between AbbVie and customers. Develop and execute a call plan that achieves set call metrics and optimizes coverage and frequency to key customers in order to maximize access and sales opportunities. Continuously build understanding on customer needs and expectations, territory market landscape, competitors, market segments/dynamics, accounts, disease, product, clinical and sales expertise and share this market intelligence information with in-field team, brand team and sales manager to achieve alignment, to anticipate environmental changes and challenges and to optimize brand strategy and its execution. Differentiate AbbVie's value proposition with health providers assigned and identify, develop and maintain disease state experts and speakers/advocates in order to maximize brand performance . Bachelor's degree, biological sciences, pharmacy, business related field, or equivalent. Proven track record of success in selling and solid presentation skills. Proactively identifies customer style / behavior and adapts quickly all aspects of selling approach. Demonstrates in-depth scientific, therapeutic, product, and competitive knowledge and is recognized as an expert resource by all relevant stakeholders. Strong business acumen and proficient use of business tools; possesses strategic and critical thinking capabilities. Operates effectively in a matrix environment. Offers innovative ideas and solutions to maximize business opportunities to address challenges. Provides impact with ideas for the larger organization and anticipates and responds to changes. Influences others and is viewed as a credible and respected role model and resource among peers. Builds collaborative partnership with district colleagues and matrix team, etc. Leads by example; consistently displays positive behaviors and peer coaching through changing and challenging environments. Documented success in leadership and support role of increased responsibility at the district, region and/or organizational levels. Understands and leverages findings to develop sales strategies. An essential requirement of your position is to meet health care industry representative (HCIR) credentialing requirements to gain entry into facilities and organizations that are in your assigned territory. These HCIR credentialing requirements may include, but are not limited to, background checks, drug screens, and proof of immunization/vaccination for various diseases. Preferred: Proven track record of success in sales performance within respective therapeutic areas. Commercial pharmaceutical industry experiences such as physician/account based selling, training, managed health care or marketing preferred. English language proficiency verbally and in writing (for all non-English speaking countries) .
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products - Imbruvica®, Venclexta™, and Empliciti™ and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in nearly 200 clinical trials in 19 different types of cancer. In AbbVie Oncology Early Development (OED), we strive to develop a rich and innovative pipeline of transformative cancer therapies by uniquely combining our deep knowledge in core areas of biology with cutting-edge technologies, and working together with our partners - scientists, clinical experts, industry peers, and patients - to discover and develop medicines that drive transformational improvements in cancer treatment. We are expanding our clinical development team and are seeking a Clinical Scientist to be based in Lake County, IL or Redwood City, CA. In this position you will: Prepare scientific reports/presentations related to clinical trials using available software and templates and; review/contribute to clinical protocols, by utilizing expertise, to assist in interpretation of data. Coordinate advisory meeting agendas, activities and slide decks and consulting agreements Comply with procedures set forth in relevant IQS documents and Study protocols and other directives issued by the management regarding clinical studies. Lead the study development by applying most current electronic document conventions/processes most consistently/accurately to ensure scientific integrity of all processes. Be responsible for receiving and completing tasks and assignments from function, Therapeutic Area MD or Scientific Staff within timeline with minimal supervision and; maximizing individual, function/therapeutic area and team productivity. Participate on teams for process improvement initiatives and review key decisions impacting project timelines with management. Apply experience to analyze clinical study data, including statistical data using available software to assist with ongoing blinded/un-blinded PK, safety and efficacy reviews and ensure the scientific integrity of all processes. Perform literature/competitive intelligence searches to recognize/resolve scientific and technical problems by applying the most current electronic document conventions and processes consistently and accurately. Provide/present key clinical study information to function/therapeutic area and management. May lead teams within therapeutic area and supervise exempt and/or non-exempt direct reports and mentor function/-therapeutic area personnel. Basic : Clinical Scientist I: Bachelors/Master's degree, in Science related to Field with 11+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry or Pharm-D/PhD with 1+years. Clinical Scientist II: Bachelors/Masters degree, in Science related to Field 14+ years experience in the pharmaceutical industry or PharmD/PhD with 4+years Ability to understand more complex clinical study principles Advanced understanding of appropriate technology necessary to analyze clinical study data, generate reports and create presentations, posters and manuscripts Experience in team, drug development, and scientific project leadership or related. Experience supporting clinical research, drug development and/or function/therapeutic area operations. Must have a proven record of successful projects. Experience in multi-faceted, broad-based multiple functions/therapeutic areas or clinical functions with in depth knowledge of clinical study issues. Ability to appropriately and effectively use resources to complete tasks and meet required timelines. Ability to produce work of the highest quality by paying attention to detail Must possess good oral and written communication skills
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 20, 2019
Full time
The Director, Global Commercial Development, Immunology is responsible for building and leading the commercial strategies for indications o f the assigned asset through different stages of the indication life cycle. Major Responsibilities: Develop and deliver the commercial plan for the indications of given asset. Understand market, key segment value drivers, growth opportunities, target product profiles, product positioning and revenue potential for the asset over the short-mid and long term in order to recommend a winning asset value proposition plan via the asset playbook. Initiate geo-strategy and indication prioritization for the indications/asset in partnership with development teams, Global Marketing, Areas and Affiliates in order to ensure a best in class global launch. Develop indication prioritization and sequencing options for early stage discovery compounds in order to achieve optimal commercial potential for those assets. Partner with GMA and Pharma Development to develop scientific platform and drive data generation in order to satisfy Global and Area requirements for target product label and target product claims. Drive prioritization of key leverage points in the treatment process and develop behavioral objectives for each stakeholder group in order to define commercial strategy for the indications/asset. As Global Commercial Team Leader (GCL) Lead the Global Commercial Team (GCT) in order to develop a long-term asset opportunity strategy based on deep cross-functional customer insights from R&D, Global Marketing, and Areas and Affiliates around market needs that are commonly understood and serve as guide by all GCT members. Effectively engage functional line, matrix teams and senior management in order to communicate the asset plan, LRP, Annual Plan, to secure investment and to ensure GCT members are empowered to deliver on responsibilities. Maximize the strengths of each GCT member, foster innovation, encourage constructive cross-functional challenge and manage conflicts by using the most appropriate facilitation techniques. Take final decisions/overall accountability for GCT outcomes and ensure clarity on the decision-making roles of all other GCT members and sub-teams and continuously encourage GCT members' collaboration and foster team spirit. Take accountability and responsibility for overseeing Global Commercial Team activities and processes Basic: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. 10 years + of relevant business experience including proven track record of success in pipeline and/or in-line marketing within biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Strong strategic marketing skills including the ability to develop commercial strategies based on a thorough and structured approach (i.e. asset playbook) paired with a strong scientific / clinical understanding. Strong communication and presentation skills across a variety of organizational levels and functions including senior executives. Strong financial and commercial acumen with a good understanding of P&L drivers and the ability to develop appropriate SG&A investment and top-line sales forecasts that generate long-term value. Proven track record of successful matrix and project management. Self-starter who effectively influences across boundaries, builds effective relationships inside and outside of own team and who proactively drives projects and tasks towards successful completion. English language proficiency verbally and in writing. Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Preferred: Advanced degree (MBA, Ph.D. or MD) Proven track record of having achieved extraordinary business results related to innovation
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 19, 2019
Full time
Information Technology is critical to the enablement of AbbVie's procurement and central services landscape and the ability to leverage suppliers to provide necessary goods and services that enable AbbVie to make a remarkable impact on patients' lives. The Solution Architect is responsible for complex process that bridges the gap between business problems and technology solutions. The ideal candidate will be at the intersection of business and IT, helping senior executives bring life to their strategies and individual contributors execute tactics with clear and measurable business value. This requires alignment across the enterprise with peer functions that engage in design and delivery of solutions with procurement and central service activities. Furthermore, the Solution Architect is responsible to envision and outline technical solutions to business problems within/across procurement and central service domains, including appropriate design tradeoffs, build-vs-buy options, and cost/benefit analysis engaging with varied levels and profile of stakeholders over the short and longterm of the long range plan. The solution architect will be considered the subject matter expert on the future state of the procurement and central service solutions capabilities and participate in the execution of the transformation roadmap. Key Responsibilities Include: Define and Govern Centralized technology architecture which includes Business Systems Architecture, Information Architecture, Application Architecture, Technical Architecture, and infrastructure architecture for all Source to pay and central service programs. (Which includes Define core architecture and architecture guiding principles and ensure compliance to the defined principle) Conduct formal technical research and define adoption process to solve business problems and improve user experience. Apply emerging technologies and best practices (PaaS, microservice architecture, serverless architecture, NoSQL, MVC, MVVM, etc.) to the design of the solutions. Define and adopt technology architecture roadmap for digital transformation or strategical application investment initiatives to launch next generation source to pay process at AbbVie using range of technologies including but not limited to Ariba, SAP ECC and SRM, Cloud technologies, modern data and integration solutions etc. Guide the prioritization, evaluation, and recommendation of new technologies and services to reduce technical risk ahead of formal development Collaboration with enterprise architecture, business stakeholders, technology providers, and other domain architects to develop technology and information architectures, strategies, and roadmaps. Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals. Demonstrate deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical business and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions. Independently responsible for technology within his/her area of expertise on multiple projects. Demonstrate mastery across a wide range of data and software engineering, including data warehousing, data integration, and software development. Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally. Shapes relationships with affiliates, vendors, and industry peers in accordance with Abbvie Values, Vendor Management Office, and Purchasing to further the mission, vision and goals of the organization.. Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and typically 12+ years of experience, Master's Degree or equivalent education and typically 10+ years of experience. Eight years of experience in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred. Requires in-depth knowledge of the systems development life cycle, purchasing area's functions and systems, and systems application program development technological alternatives. At least 4 years of experience as Solutions Architect in technologies includes cloud, Integration and critical apps. Experience in domain-specific architecture concepts and emerging technologies and Proven expertise in building and delivering large scale service-oriented system architecture. Broad knowledge of Information Technology Systems, with strong understanding of the relationship between business processes, applications, databases, operating systems, processing platforms, storage platforms, security systems and networks Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to clearly explain options and alternatives, and rationale for associated recommendations. Ability to abstract core elements or components of solution or business need and propose common/re-usable services Ability to learn quickly and Strong understanding of enterprise and service design patterns and best practices Flexibility in designing systems - including leveraging new or emerging technologies Additional Information AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity 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.
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 19, 2019
Full time
The Technology Supplier Portfolio Delivery Consultant collects, monitors and reports on supplier: investments, personnel, staffing and delivery trends across a consolidated set of projects, programs, and service deals. The position is also responsible for analyzing all investments: initial and ongoing cost structures, delivery model and return on investment. Additionally, this position will evaluate current operational governance frameworks and make recommendations as needed to ensure proper governance over suppliers. RESPONSIBILITIES Analyze the supplier investments across the portfolio and recommend methods to increase value for AbbVie by identifying potential volume-based discounts and/or alternative delivery methods. Flags and monitors emerging or potential supplier related issues and recommends necessary actions working with Project Managers to correct and realign. Evaluate supplier components of portfolio investments, benefit and risk assessments and optimization. Participates in the Long Range Planning (LRP) cycle. For Supplier SOW's and Services Agreements, establish standard performance indicators, above contracted Service Level Agreements and actively monitor those indicators. Communicate regularly the status of the supplier portfolio, performance achievement levels, potential risks, optimization and operational governance opportunities and recommendations. Evaluate Service Agreements for potential value leakage between suppliers and/or AbbVie and ensure that the proper operational governance framework is present and operating. Identify operational governance and/or process inconsistencies between BTS organization and makes recommendations to eliminate those inconsistencies to drive efficient operations. Provide recommendations for potential suppliers when evaluating new work against the existing landscape of active services and providers. ROLES Develop methods of communication and tracking to provide visibility to the performance achievements and opportunities for the assigned set of projects or service deals in the portfolio. Based on the above metrics, highlight opportunities to improve delivery efficiency: velocity, quality, cost and leverage points with suppliers. Responsible for collaborating with the respective team leaders to address delivery or operational governance opportunities. Produce reports for ideas and supplier statistics; dashboard reporting of projects and capacity allocation. Provide effective delivery and operational governance performance results and recommendations to business partners. Work closely with BTS business partners or PMO to provide oversight and detailed reporting on supplier financials on a regular basis. Responsible for supplier resource analysis such as comparing planned utilization to actuals and providing insight on delivery model performance. Provide and develop recommendations on adjusting the levels of allocation of supplier resources, where it would be advisable to add additional staff / contractors based on trends and where the model can perform better. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Typically requires 6 or more years of technology experience with multiple business and technical processes. Project financial planning and cost tracking experience. Process development, documentation, and implementation. Experience with both Waterfall and Agile (SCRUM) methodologies. Strong working knowledge of project management methodologies, complex capacity plans, and procurement systems and best practices Knowledge of outsourcing methodologies and operating models, and working with professional services firms. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in Information Technology, Business Administration. Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies. Ability to prioritize and multi-task and strong problem resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional teams towards task completion. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of business and technology trends. Strong interpersonal / relationship management skills.
AbbVie Illinois, USA
Sep 19, 2019
Full time
The Area Financial Services organization was established as one of the key new operating model for AbbVie to provide accurate financial accounting and reporting for all international affiliates & PCYC. The Financial Services Accountant will play a critical role in the preparation of financial statements for Americas & PCYC. This position will work closely with a number of stakeholders across the organization to support financial decision-making process by collecting, analyzing and reporting financial data. Key Responsibilities Include: Review key account reconciliations and drive improvement action plan Review monthly balance sheet variances vs benchmark & Prior Month and provide commentary Work closely with affiliate and Area on the creation and submission of the yearly Plan and Update for the balance sheet Review and settle intercompany disputes Manage and coordinate the financial close process Implement the corporate reporting requirements in the region Account for special projects, e.g. mergers, acquisitions, investments, disposals, etc. Communicate and coordinate controlling master data updates Review financial and accounting analysis involving complex transactions including but not limited to fixed asset activity, intercompany activity and cost allocations Research and resolve discrepancies and technical accounting issues as necessary Work closely with personnel in all functional areas to ensure compliance with company accounting and operational guidelines as well as GAAP Assist in audit preparation and all other projects assigned Propose accounting treatment in line with Corporate policies for complex transactions Work in close partnership with the respective Finance Director and Controller to ensure integrity of the ledgers and full compliance with Accounting Policies Propose and implement initiatives aimed to improve efficiency and quality of the process Review changes to chart of accounts Systems SAP & Accounting Systems Reconciliation Tool ( Blackline preferred) MS Office Business Knowledge Chart of Accounts SOX Policies Intercompany Transaction Policy Fixed Asset Accounting Policy Inventory Management Policy Project Accounting Policy Cost/Inventory Accounting Policy Treasury Policy and Banking Systems Business Process, Corporate Policy (compliance &completeness) Financial Data Flows Technical Knowledge Advanced Accounting (US GAAP) Financial Statement Analysis Cost/Inventory Accounting Project Accounting Basic: Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting 2+ years of relevant experience in accounting, planning and financial analysis Experience with SAP a plus Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management Individual must be self-motivated with great follow-up skills and be able to work independently Excellent stakeholder management skills are required Ability to integrate perspectives with strong sense of ownership and focus on results Project management and change management experience Strong organizational skills required to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects Fluency in English and Spanish is required Key Leadership Competencies: Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance. Learns, fast, grasps the "essence" and can change the course quickly where indicated. Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo. Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement. Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.