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AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. AbbVie combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases. In 2013, AbbVie will employ approximately 21,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.
Senior Manager, Licensing and Acquisitions
The Licensing & Acquisitions group actively supports AbbVie’s global business by identifying and executing on strategic pharmaceutical opportunities for in-licensing, co-promotion/co-marketing, and acquisition. The group completes analytical assessments to determine viability, and conducts negotiations to execute contracts. Licensing & Acquisitions also has responsibility for out-licensing and partnering non-strategic pharmaceutical assets.
As a member of the L&A team, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the achievement of overall licensing objectives, strategies and tactics for growth of AbbVie’s pharmaceutical businesses. The individual will work with AbbVie’s Scientific Assessment and Commercial Evaluation team members as well as key therapeutic area clients to efficiently process opportunities. Working together with Senior Transaction Directors, they will lead or support negotiations and creation of associated internal review/approval documents and ensure timelines are met. The person will work constructively with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams to drive efficient decision-making and complete transactions in a timely manner. Additional responsibilities will include actively monitoring industry and transaction trends and activities in assigned therapeutic areas in domestic and foreign markets.
5+ years of experience in marketing, consulting and/or new business development with emphasis on licensing and/or strategic transactions.
Clear understanding of financial analysis as well as objective evaluation of new business opportunities.
An ability to assess short and long term market potential on a global basis and make recommendations on plans, programs, goals, and strategies.
A critical thinker with ability to get to the right level of granularity to balance speed of execution and facilitate optimal decision-making by executive management.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in interacting with executive-level management.
Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience required. International experience a plus.
B.S or B.A required.
BA or BS
Significant Work Activities and Conditions
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods ( more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 5 % of the Time