Associate Specialist/Specialist, Scientific Compliance

North Chicago, Illinois
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Position Type
Assistant / Associate
Full Time
Practice Setting
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporation / LLC
Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description


  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with Quality System documents, including the creation and modification of procedures.

  • Identify potential compliance risks and provide potential solutions, including implementation of solutions.

  • Manage compliance and process improvement projects to enhance efficiency and compliance.

  • Support internal and external audit activities, including providing pre-audit requests, acting as an SME during an audit and developing and completing audit commitments.

  • Work cross-functionally in a team environment to develop/shape quality system and corporate policy.

  • Anticipate and respond to unexpected occurrences and business needs.

  • Adhere to codes of conduct and ethical principles.

  • Provide guidance on regulatory and compliance requirements/expectations.

  • Ability to work independently to identify and solve issues as they arise.

  • Ability to use good judgment when implementing solutions independently and to discern which issues should be raised to management.

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.

  • Able to adjust rapidly to significant changes in direction and environment with minimal impact on productivity.

Significant Work Activities -Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)



  • BS in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Experience working within GLP, GMP and GCP regulations preferred.

  • Experience working in a R&D environment preferred.

  • Ability to facilitate meetings and work well in a project team environment.

  • Good oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Working knowledge of drug development process preferred.

We can hire at either level depending on experience level.

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.

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 Companys 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 AbbVies 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.