ABBVIE INC Associate Director, CMC Salary in the United States

How much does a Associate Director, CMC make at companies like ABBVIE INC in the United States? The average salary for Associate Director, CMC at companies like ABBVIE INC in the United States is $63,861 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $53,173 and $74,549. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines 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, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Full time/dedicated responsibility for CMC leadership and project management for commercial and pipeline small molecule products.Plays a key leadership role within S&T PPG group.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead cross-functional S&T product teams and represent the CMC team and/or S&T in interface with S&T leadership, other Operations functions, other AbbVie functions and external partners. Participate in or coordinate Governance efforts such as Product Performance Teams or gate reviews.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, budgets, timelines and strategy; technical projects at all stages of development are included, from phase II through commercial.
  • Ensure sound, proactive technical ownership of the product, process and methods by the CMC team; facilitate the identification and resolution of technical issues and prioritization of efforts with strategic understanding of impact on Operations.
  • Understand and present technical information regarding drug product and drug substance manufacturing processes and methods, process development/history and process characterization to management and regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare and review submissions through registration of the product as well as post-approval life-cycle management. Serve as a peer reviewer for submissions.
  • Represent assigned projects on the multidisciplinary Product Presentation and Device Strategy Team and collaborate with multidisciplinary team including R&D, RA, and Operations (MES, QA, sites, Supply Chain, purchasing, etc.)
  • Manage multiple and/or complex projects at various stages of development, commercialization and commercial manufacturing.
  • Develop new and less experienced CMC leads through sponsor/mentor relationships.
  • Identify and promote best practices among S&T CMC leads.
  • Establish and foster partnerships with key customers and counterpart functions to facilitate effective collaboration.

  • Bachelor ’s Degree with 14+ years of relevant experience (CMC, small molecule manufacturing/development); Master’s Degree with 12+ years of relevant experience; PhD Degree with at least 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • CMC development experience through IND and/or NDA/MAA. Experience leading multiple CMC project teams through IND and NDA/MAA preferred.
  • Technical understanding and experience with small molecule products manufacturing, development, quality and analytics is required.
  • Knowledge and experience with FDA and global regulatory requirements for CMC issues is required.
  • Ability to influence internal and external experts on CMC regulatory issues, independently.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, presentation, and overall communication.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leading CMC project teams.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer 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 gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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