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Director Pipeline Commercial Strategy - Oncology

Mettawa, IL
Start date
Jun 4, 2024

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Marketing, Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
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 Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

The Pipeline Commercialization and Strategy (PCS) organization leads the development of the strategic marketing direction of key assets in AbbVies pipeline. We have an exciting opportunity for a Director, Pipeline Commercialization & Strategy - Oncology. The Director will report to the General Manager and will be based in our offices in Lake County, IL.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Commercial lead for assets from Late-Stage Discovery through Phase 3 Clinical Development.
  • Provide commercial leadership guided by market insights (i.e. market research, advisory boards, consultants, etc.) to help define where to play and how to win across disease areas.
  • Brand Strategy Team Leader (BST) responsible for delivering asset/indication commercial scope of work.
  • Lead development of Positioning, Value Proposition, Target Product Profile(s), Key Claims, Brand Name, and Final Market Image.
  • Perform commercial assessments and valuations of asset registration opportunities.
  • Lead country Touchpoint Meetings to obtain local market input into clinical development plans.
  • Lead the development of Disease Area Strategies and Early Brand Plans for pipeline assets.
  • Provide input and feedback to the Oncology Business Units Strategic Long-Range Plan, Financial Long-Range Plan, and One Year Operating Plan.

Critical to the candidates success at AbbVie will be to lead by action and live the AbbVie cultural/leadership behaviors. The candidates ability to Decide Smart & Sure while being Agile & Accountable by taking leadership of tough challenges and raising the bar will all be critically important. In order to accomplish this, the candidate must be Clear & Courageous, saying what needs to be said and providing new ways of thinking or doing based on experience in order to Make Possibilities Real. Last & importantly, be All for One AbbVie by building strong relationships with peers and cross-functional partners to enable highly effective working meetings that are inclusive and transparent.

  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role/function.
  • Advanced degree (MBA, PharmD) is preferred.
  • Experience with Commercial is required, Oncology and Multiple Myeloma experience preferred.
  • Pharma, biotech, or consultant firm experience is required.
  • Previous Commercial Development, Pipeline Management, Marketing and/or Consulting roles.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Presentation skills across a variety of organization levels and disciplines, including senior executives.
  • Experience with matrix-based teams and project management.
  • Excellent command of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Self-starter, and proactively drive projects toward successful completion.

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.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and proactively, possess high degree of planning, coordination, project management skills, with demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.
  • 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.

Additional Information

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

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Companybelieves ingood faith it will pay for this role at the timeof this posting based on the job grade for this position.Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, andwemay ultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in thefuture.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligibleemployees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentiveprograms.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentiveprograms

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus,commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form ofcompensation and benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole andabsolutediscretion unless and until paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent withapplicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines 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, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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