Manager, HR

Website AbbVie

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 Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

The Manager, Business Human Resources (BHR) will partner with leaders in Regulatory Affairs under AbbVie’s Research & Development Global Therapeutics organization. The incumbent will leverage best-in-class HR practices to continually construct, deliver, and support programs that establish AbbVie as an employer of choice while empowering all employees at all levels of the organization. Strategic imperatives will focus on organizational effectiveness, change management, HR analytics, talent development, and compensation planning.

This is a hybrid position that sits at AbbVie’s Lake County, IL location.


  • Assist in the diagnosis, development and delivery of HR strategies, programs and services that influence and drive the needs of the respective business. Utilize skills in data analysis and survey results analysis to help generate insights around talent, culture and engagement.
  • Coach business leaders on HR practices to enhance talent pipeline development and retention; increase organizational effectiveness and foster a culture of engagement, collaboration, and teamwork.
  • Plans and leads organizational design projects that are global in scope, build agility and improve capability to support business growth.
  • Partner with managers/employees to facilitate positive interactions and effective outcomes for matters including performance coaching and communications.
  • Understand and utilize historical and broad organizational data when weighing business HR decisions and actions. Utilize consultative approaches to provide guidance and options based on HR expertise and experience, raising alternatives and risk mitigation strategies.
  • In partnership with HR Centers of Excellence, lead HR programs to support People Strategy & Organizational Goals around organizational effectiveness, change management, enhancing an inclusive culture.
  • Partner with Talent to build an early career talent strategy to deliver an inclusive workforce of the future
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial and Labor Relations or in a highly related field of study required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 8 years of related experience.
  • Experience working in mid-to-large global and matrix organizations in a complex work environment with multi-stakeholder experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • High organization and detail orientation with a successful track record of executing initiatives from start to finish.
  • Ability to influence people without direct authority to achieve solutions.
  • Effectively use data to tell a story or create a narrative for change.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills plus interpersonal and presentation skills to drive results.
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. ​
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-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 Company’s 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 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.

 $103500 – $197000

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