Recruiter, R&D

Lake County, IL, United States
Oct 09, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines 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, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

AbbVie's Talent Acquisition organization has an exciting opportunity for a Recruiter to support the R&D organization. The key focus will be to provide recruitment for the US R&D teams at AbbVie, the innovative function that is focused on developing life saving treatments for patients around the globe.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Recruitment focus is on R&D business, which may include functions like Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development and Development Science.
  • Responsible for attracting top talent and developing a strong, qualified, diverse candidate pool for current and future openings.
  • Additional job duties include pre-screening candidates, project management, partnering with team members to develop sourcing strategies and providing talent for open positions.
  • Demonstrate ability to proactively identify, source and manage diverse talent pools aligned to business priorities.
  • Core responsibility is to manage open job requisitions, update and manage Taleo ATS, achieve recruiting metrics and report key accomplishments. Will also compile and communicate the knowledge base, industry overviews, and market trends, data and analytics to team members and business leaders.
  • Will prepare and approve offer packages, providing equity & market competitiveness data research.
  • Ensure compliance to state/federal employment laws and AbbVie policies and practices for applicant tracking compliance and reporting metrics.
  • Establish a true business partnership with hiring managers and leadership on all staffing related activities and issues.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Minimum of 3 years recruitment experience in a competitive, fast pace environment.
  • Must project a strong business presence and have the ability to instill confidence in clients and to deliver results.
  • Proactive recruiting and sourcing experience.

  • Healthcare/Pharmaceutical industry recruitment experience strongly preferred.
  • Prefer 5+ years of recruiting experience.
  • Recruiting in Sales, Marketing, Patient Services experience is a plus.
  • Experience in managing requisitions within Taleo ATS

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis 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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.