Sr. Specialist Technical IT-EDI

Company Name:
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 25,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.
In this position you will be responsible for aligning technology solutions with business strategies, working principally with senior management. You will act as the principal designer for major systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs.
Key Responsibilities include:
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Partner with the functional groups within the IT organization to communicate and clarify business needs, contribute to development of long-range system plans, and ensure products and services are aligned with business needs.
Provides strategic consultancy support to customers in defining or designing business processes and researching and identifying enabling technologies based on customer requirements
Actively seek ways to apply technology to business processes, researching and providing information on technical trends and competitors'
practices relevant to the assigned client business
Assess near-term needs utilizing structured interview processes to establish business priorities, consult with technical subject matter experts and develop alternative technical solutions; advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities
Ally with other IT functional areas to remain apprised of project status, and inform customer management of progress; conversely, keep the IT group's technology and service managers aware of user issues and potential potholes or resolve conflicts
Develop, motivate, and provide direction to technical team in a way that facilitates the creation of a team environment and enables team to fulfill the department's operation objectives.
Works in consultative role towards predetermined goals.
Is responsible for adhering to project and overhead budgets and schedules.
Assignments are long term and are self-directed.
Erroneous decisions would normally result in failure to complete projects critical to major objectives of division.
Has direct impact on capital budget, expenses and major project completion.



Bachelor's Degree
10+ years of operational experience with specific knowledge of large-scale project management
Strong understanding with practical experience in EDI and B2B.
Ability to effectively facilitate and influence task completion with others.
Experience running multiple projects simultaneously with ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem solving abilities.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strategic business understanding and vision, with ability to translate strategy into tactical execution.


Experience (technical and project management) Specific areas of experience to include: EDI, B2B, AS2, PGP, SFTP, FTP, MQSeries, MQFTE, XML, X12, EDIFACT
Additional experiences desired: ERP Application systems (SAP, SAP iDocs)

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