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AbbVie Project Manager, Study II (MA based) in Waltham, Massachusetts

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 Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

Responsible for executing clinical studies in compliance with quality standards (ICH/GCP, Global Regulations, and AbbVie policies and procedures).

  • Leader of the cross functional study team; Leads Clinical Study Team Meetings; Project manager for clinical studies leveraging the clinical schedule; manages the critical path and milestones

  • Responsible for regular updates to the cross-functional team and stakeholders on study status; ensures our CTMS is up to date Responsible for regular updates to the cross-functional team and stakeholders on study status; ensures our CTMS is up to date

  • Responsible for the development of the clinical study design and associated systems and documents (for example: Informed consent forms, eCRFs, IRT, CSR)

  • Responsible for study budget creation and oversight of spend against approved budget

  • Responsible for the vendor selection, scope development, management and oversight of external vendors in compliance with AbbVie’s processes and procedures and the applicable regulations

  • Responsible for generating the study related training for the study team, study sites, and vendors for assigned studies

  • Proactively identify and address and/or escalate study related issues and opportunities for efficiency

  • Decision maker on operational aspects of study execution

  • Participates in innovation and process improvement initiatives

  • Provides direct supervision of study management associate(s) including career development of clinical operations staff and creating an inclusive and innovative environment where staff and studies/programs will succeed


*Level of the role will be determined based on candidate experience level.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, scientific, or equivalent required; Associate’s Degree, R.N., or equivalent with relevant experience is acceptable.

  • Oncology clinical trial experience is preferred

  • Must have at least 8 years of Pharma-related/clinical research related experience.

  • Must have demonstrated a high level of core and technical competencies through management of clinical trials.

  • Possess good communication skills and demonstrated leadership abilities.

  • Demonstration of successful coaching and mentoring in a matrix environment; direct people management preferred.

  • Considered a subject matter expert and competent in the application of Standard Business Procedures (International Conference on Harmonization, Global Regulations, Ethics and Compliance).

  • Experience in successful study initiation through study completion, primary data analysis and/or in multiple phases of studies (Phase 1-3, 4).

  • Additional Information

Remote opportunity with local travel to MA based office, as needed

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.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s 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.