Manager, Disruptive Emerging Technology Strategy (Waukegan)

AbbVie in Waukegan, IL

  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Who are we and what is our role? We are technology dreamers, who not only can conceive, design, engineer, and implement emerging technology ideas to meet our most critical business challenges, but we lead and nurture them. We investigate, identify, and proof out state-of-the-art technologies that drive our vision and strategies. We evaluate and disseminate this knowledge in a timely fashion to accelerate AbbVies mission to solve critical unmet medical needs.

As the Manager, Disruptive Emerging Technology Strategy, you will work closely with the Director of Innovation to deliver the no-limits, think big vision that define AbbVies next-generation approaches to data science, digital health, and next-gen computing. This position requires a credible leader with a well-established and consistent record of understanding emerging technology trends across healthcare and technology and converting this knowledge into creative, timely, and realistic strategic plans for our partners across AbbVies global research, operations, and commercial functions.

The role is based in AbbVies Global Headquarters in Lake County, IL.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Do you anticipate and critically evaluate technological advances?
  • We are passionate about information and strive to share and use it to advance those around us.
  • Do you often demonstrate creative understanding and application of new technologies and methodologies to accelerate and drive innovation?
  • We seek to prove out this understanding and develop a value story and prototype to demonstrate the value
  • Do you get excited demonstrating your deep technical knowledge and how it can have an impact on our strategies, culture and innovation?
  • Can you quickly build and influence new relationships?
  • Lead, influence, and mentor others within a cross-functional environment
  • Utilize your strong business insight, intuition, and presentation skills to keep key partners well-informed of progress and achievements
  • Some intangibles we're looking for:

  • You are intrinsically curiousyou're not afraid to brainstorm new ideas that challenge the status quoyou value working and collaborating with sincere scientific and business colleagues
  • You possess the analytical and fast-fail ideation skills to sift through large numbers of ideas to find the best ones prior to investment
  • You enjoy develop compelling visions and resource worthy plans
  • You can expertly convey what has worked well and what has not, and you can to apply that wisdom to the mission of finding and sourcing the worlds greatest technologies
  • You are data centric you know how to move data around and integrate and visualize it; you understand previously and yet to be solved Big Data use cases and solutions
  • You dont shy away from big problems and petabytes, and you want to be a part of teams that are solving challenging, outstanding problems in human health
  • Basic:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • BS+ 14 years of experience, or MS + 12 years of experience or PhD + 6 years of experience.
  • MS, MBA or PhDin computer science, computational biology, computational chemistry,bioinformatics or other health related computational science discipline ispreferred.

  • 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, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic., 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
  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
  • Travel: No
  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Schedule: Full-time

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