Associate Director, Talent Process Optimization

Lake County, IL, United States
Oct 26, 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 .

As a member of the Talent Leadership Team, the incumbent will drive strategy development and implementation for the Talent organization and lead operations and communications for Talent Management including cross-functional initiatives and projects.
  • As a member of the Talent Leadership Team, assist the VP of Talent with the strategic plan and priorities for the year including planning and implementation of the enterprise Talent Strategy
  • Drive improved talent outcomes year over year; process implementation for Performance Management and Talent Reviews; train BHR on practice, process and tools. Support BHR and leaders to implement the processes consistently. Ensure Talent Management team consistency aligned to enterprise standards.
  • Provide consultation on all aspects of talent management such as goal setting, feedback, talent assessments, succession planning, development planning and year-end.
  • Work with Talent Management to ensure priorities and initiatives including talent practices, processes and systems are aligned to support the overall Talent Strategy.
  • Partner with HR Communications to ensure Talent Strategy uptake among leaders across AbbVie in support of improving talent outcomes.
  • Participate as a member of the Talent Management Team including regular meetings and updates to ensure consistency in execution of talent practices.

  • Ensure implementation and high standards for enterprise talent practices through:
  • Ensuring systems and tools quality and availability including Talent Management Tools for talent reviews and performance management; Talent assessments, Succession Planning, Performance Assessments and associated reports.
  • Training for HR Connect Service Center in support of Talent processes, systems and resources. Serve as escalation contact.
  • Determining the annual talent calendar including partnering with total reward to ensure consistency across the organization.
  • Coordinating with HR partners on the timing and implementation of key talent practices like talent reviews leading up to the CEO Talent Reviews.
  • Ensuring consistency in process and materials for enterprise talent practices
  • Approving and managing security access for talent data
  • Serving as the point of contact for all Talent Management system, process or resource changes
  • Track and report on metrics associated with talent practices across performance management and talent reviews to uphold enterprise standards

  • Write and post HR Connect, HR Hub & SharePoint site updates for HR and Employees
  • Partner with the HR Comms on talent communications to HR, leaders and employees


  • Strategic Thinking and Planning
  • Influence/Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Executive presence
  • Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Communications
  • Technology - systems, platforms
  • Analytics

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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.