Manager, Disruptive Emerging Technology Strategy in Zion, IL

AbbVie   •  

Zion, IL 60099

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

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 curious…you're not afraid to brainstorm new ideas that challenge the status quo…you 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 world's 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 don't 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


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

Valid Through: 2019-11-12