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Associate Director, Clinical Development - Aesthetics

AbbVie

AbbVie

United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Company Description

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit https://global.allerganaesthetics.com/. Follow Allergan Aesthetics on LinkedIn.

Job Description

The Associate Director, Clinical Development will have global or regional responsibilities and may fulfil the roles of Integrated Evidence Strategy Team (IEST) lead, Clinical Program Lead and Clinical Science Lead and Clinical Scientist. The Associate Director, Clinical Development should expect to be asked to participate in internal process improvement activities within R&D and Clinical Development, as well as mentor and provide guidance to junior team members.

The position may be remote based in U.S.

Responsibilities:

As the IEST Lead, be responsible and accountable for the leadership and results of a project’s cross functional IEST. The IEST lead leads the team throughout the development process as outlined in the Growth Product Flow model, including Life-cycle management. The CTL fosters an atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect, transparent communication, and data driven analyses according to the highest scientific standards and a focus on efficient and timely solutions. He/she leads the development of the Global Development Strategy, in collaboration with the IEST and other applicable functional and regional input. Once completed, the IEST lead will lead the execution of the agreed Global Development Strategy and is responsible for:

  • Ensuring alignment between the Governance Board, IEST and deliverable Sub-teams

  • Developing the project milestones with the IEST and seeking endorsement from the Governance Board on the Global Development Strategy, Stage Gates and other decisions requiring Governance Board endorsement

  • Guiding the project through the defined Stage Gates

  • Analyzing, managing project risks and proposing solutions for risk mitigation

  • Resolving project/functional conflicts

  • Managing, together with the Project Manager, the project budget and timelines

  • With the Project Manager and core project team members from Commercial, managing the valuation of the project.

  • Communicating any potential risks to the Governance Board co-chairs and any relevant line functions in a timely manner

  • If applicable, managing external partnerships and ensuring alignment and preparation for Joint Development Committee (JDC) meetings.





As the Clinical Program Lead, be responsible and accountable for the development, implementation, and delivery of the global clinical development strategy for a given project within time, budget and with high quality. This will entail leading the development of the Clinical Development Plan in collaboration with the Clinical Science Lead and members of the Clinical Team and ensuring alignment with the agreed Global Development Strategy.

Once completed, the CPL leads the execution of the agreed Clinical Development Plan and is responsible for:

  • Ensuring alignment between the IEST, and Clinical Trial Team(s)

  • Developing the proposed clinical milestones with the Clinical Trial team

  • Working towards the achievement of defined project stage gates and milestones

  • Overseeing all clinical development activities in collaboration with the IEST and Clinical

  • Trial Team(s)

  • Managing the project-related clinical development budget with the Clinical Trial Team and Project Manager

  • Ensuring that decisions made by the Clinical trial team have functional backing Communicating project progress to their line function managers.

  • Communicating to the IEST Lead, IEST and relevant functions any potential issues or risks (e.g., changes or significant risks to the Clinical Development Plan, new safety concerns) upon identification in a timely manner.





  • Providing Clinical Development oversight on clinical development aspects for ongoing clinical trials

  • The Clinical Science Lead, be responsible and accountable for the scientific validity and integrity of the Clinical Development Plan and all clinical content, including, but not limited to protocols, IBs/IDFUs, clinical data reviews, CSRs, regulatory submissions, and publications associated with the clinical trials.

  • You will participate in the development of the Clinical Development Plan by contributing the scientific/clinical expertise for the strategy. Once completed, the CSL is responsible for and leads the scientific/clinical aspects of the execution of the defined Clinical Development Plan and is responsible for:





  • Acting as a key contact for the IEST, and Clinical Trial Team(s) regarding the scientific/clinical development aspects of a project.

  • Providing scientific/clinical oversight for the clinical trial in collaboration with the Clinical Sub-team members.

  • Ensuring the review of clinical data, including protocol deviations.

  • Interpreting and communicating, with the CPL, clinical trial results.

  • Collaborating with the CPL, and functional representatives in the development of clinical trial, regulatory and other scientific documents (e.g., Regulatory documents, presentations at congresses and publications).

  • As the Clinical Scientist, be responsible and accountable for the scientific/clinical implementation of the Clinical Development Plan at the Clinical Trial Team level. The position supports the Clinical Project Lead and Clinical Science Lead in the development of the Clinical Development Plan and associated clinical trial content (e.g., protocols, IBs/IDFUs, CRFs, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications) by contributing to scientific/clinical information aligned with the strategy. The position is the key Clinical Development contact for the Clinical Trial Team and is responsible for:

  • Representing Clinical Development as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team

  • Providing a clinical review of study-specific documentation and training materials.

  • Writing of clinical study reports and specifically the clinical portions of regulatory submissions

  • Performing clinical data reviews

  • Assessing reported protocol deviations

  • Ensuring resolution of identified issu

Qualifications

  • Relevant science degree/advanced degree preferred (e.g., Masters, MD, PharmD, PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area (Devices) preferred.

  • Minimum 7 years of overall work experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Ability to travel up to at least 15% of time, including international travel.

Applicable to California Applicants Only

  • The below range is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in California.

This range may be modified in the future.

  • The salary range is (minimum: _$126,500__ to maximum:_$247,000__)

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive program

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

  • We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
    • 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 discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


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Additional Information

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.