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Manager, Clinical Data and Reporting Standards (Remote)



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

The Manager, Clinical Data and Reporting Standards (CDARS) proactively participates in the development of data and reporting standards in support of AbbVie’s portfolio of clinical trials and ensures AbbVie’s conformance to CDISC standards and industry best practices. This role implements the strategy and framework for governance of standards as set by the Head and Associate Directors of CDARS, and actively engages in deployment of next generation process and technology.

Standards Development responsibilities include:

  • Actively participating with a cross-functional team of subject matter experts to define one more of the following types of standards within the assigned therapeutic areas:
    • SDTM mapping
    • Data Collection
    • Data Review Rules
  • Participating in a cross-functional team of subject matter experts to define one more of the following types of standards within the assigned therapeutic areas:
    • Study-level tables, listings, or figures
    • Product-level safety analysis displays
    • ADaM mapping and derivation
  • Ensuring each standard is clearly defined, with appropriate documentation of relevant assumptions and decisions related to its use to support pipeline activities.
  • Ensuring consistency across standard types (e.g. eCRF standards align with TLF standards, SDTM standards align with ADaM standards, etc.)
  • Develop training materials to the organization on the proper use of standards in pipeline activities.
  • Communicate ongoing standard development activities across the organization.

Pipeline responsibilities include:

  • Create, review, and provide feedback on SDTM Mapping Specifications and Trial Design Domains
  • Providing feedback on CRF design and SDTM datasets to ensure data are collected and represented in a manner that support regulatory requirements to comply with CDISC standards (CDASH, SDTM and ADaM) and AbbVie standard extensions to CDISC
  • Oversee the creation of SDTM define.xml, annotated CRF and Clinical Study Data Reviewer’s Guides for both FDA and PMDA submissions.
  • Consult on conformance issues for SDTM and/or ADaM and work with the study team to resolve the problem either by correcting the data or metadata, or by providing an appropriate explanation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Representing AbbVie’s interests in industry standards development projects
  • Staying current with industry standards such as CDISC, and the regulatory requirements related to their use.
  • Identifying improvements to the processes and content of standards, and driving those improvements to completion
  • Mentor junior team members

This role can be based remotely within the US.

Significant Work Activities -Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day),Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)



  • MS with 8 years of relevant clinical research experience, or
  • BS with 10 years of relevant clinical research experience
  • Experience leading development of standards for data collection, tabulation, analysis and/or reporting
  • Experience with SDTM is required.
  • Experience with CDASH is highly recommended.
  • Experience with ADaM, Analysis Results Metadata, or TLF standards is helpful.
  • Active participation in CDISC teams preferred.
  • Experience with preparing SDTM datasets and documentation for regulatory submissions

Additional Information

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.