Business HR Manager

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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.


At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dreams
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.


This position works out of our Santa Clara, CA location in our Structural Heart division. Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

The Business HR Manager will serve as the primary strategic BHR partner for the Structural Heart U.S. for Finance, Clinical, Medical Affairs and Marketing. You will establish, build, and maintain strong relationships with site employees, supervisors, managers, and leadership to enhance workforce performance by supporting employee development, planning strategic HR initiatives, and serving as a consultant on all general HR issues while developing and implementing HR strategies to meet organizational needs.


Serve as the primary strategic partner to the business, developing HR strategies, needs assessments and resulting HR solutions.

Be the ambassador of the HR organization to represent the services and resources available to the business and help manage the collective reputation of the HR organization as a whole.

Ensure actions and delivery of Practice and Service Centers align with overall HR strategy and meet the needs of the business.

Coordinate and implement HR strategies to meet organizational needs of a major segment of the business.

Ensure strategies incorporate and are consistent with divisional/corporate values, sound and ethical business practices and Abbott HR practices and support the long-range business plan.

Responsible for the diagnosis, development and delivery of HR strategies, programs and services that influence and drive the needs of the respective business.  Latitude (range of function) of decisions and actions are determined by the complexity and impact on the respective business segment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree within a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 9 years HR related experience
  • Solid knowledge of employment laws and regulations governing HR programs in each state of our manufacturing sites, and in coordination with Abbott HR policies and programs.
  • Project management or operations/manufacturing site experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously within a highly matrixed environment.
  • Strong change management and org development skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build consultative, collaborative relationships with managers and workers at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and assess human capital needs and work collaboratively to develop and implement value-added solutions.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills


  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certifications preferred, but not required.


* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.


Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,500.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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