Sr. Manager, HR

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

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 dream of .

+ 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.

The Opportunity

Our Rapid Diagnostics division currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Manager, HR to be located in Lake Forest, IL.

What You’ll Work On

+ Influences and collaborates with the Leadership team, both internal and external, and implementation of Corporate policies relating to human resources, organizational and employee development, and employee relations; ensuring all timelines set by Corporate HR are met and adhered to throughout the year.

+ Provides consultative guidance and coaching to managers and employees on human resources-related matters.

+ Collaborates closely with business leaders to define and implement business-specific programs to ensure a culture of high performance and ethics, high engagement and enablement, and overall org effectiveness.

+ Gathers and analyzes workgroup data analysis for leaders and provides recommendations for improvement.

+ Provides guidance and interprets policies for leaders and employees on best practices in HR and balances organizational and workgroup priorities.

+ Works with leadership to interpret policies applies procedures and offers services in response to identified trends and patterns while maintaining organizational perspective and consistency in alignment with the corporate HR leadership team.

+ Provides HR expertise and guidance to ensure compliance with HR Employment Law and Employee Relations matters working with In-house Counsel, to mitigate business risk.

+ Identifies and implements change initiatives required to ensure successful delivery of business strategy.

+ Identifies gaps within management teams and facilitates training sessions as needed to ensure development with first-line managers.

+ Facilitates the Human Resources (HR) needs around hiring, management, training, compensation, and benefits aligned with best practices.

+ Serves as a resource for managers in maintaining a positive and rewarding work experience for employees, and builds consultative relationships, demonstrating the value of HR as a consistent knowledgeable, trusted, go-to resource.

+ Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws.

+ Other duties as assigned, according to the changing needs of the businessthat business decisions and actions are fully executed per the agreed upon plans.

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

+ 8+ years Human Resources Experience with a heavy focus on team development and coaching leaders

+ 5 years of proven experience in developing HR Solutions for business challenges

+ Demonstrated success as HR Generalist in areas of Engagement, Employee Relations, Compensation, Learning & Development, and Talent Management

+ Demonstrated experience in building strong client relations

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  • 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.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: (

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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Divisional Information


We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level.

Our Point of Care diagnostic portfolio spans key heath and therapeutic areas, including infections disease, cardiometabolic, informatics and toxicology.

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

Our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges.

The base pay for this position is $118,000.00 – $236,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

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Job Posting: JC251401924

Posted On: Nov 18, 2023

Updated On: Dec 01, 2023

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