Diversity Recruitment - Program Specialist

Lake County, Illinois
May 24, 2021
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.

Key Responsibilities:

 Project Management:

  • Project manage diversity recruiting events.
  • Track candidates in Avature from the events ensuring accuracy and proper follow up.
  • Organize pre-conference and post-conference meetings with all attendees.
  • Lead conference and event preparation- planning, education, alignment & readiness to achieve pre-defined engagement & hiring goals
  • Assist with pre-conference training to AbbVie attendees.
  • Provide support for pre-conference branding opportunities to increase AbbVie exposure and recruitment efforts. (Ex: Webinar, e-blasts, advertisements, and more)
  • Support enterprise conferences including: NBMBAA, NSN, HACE, SWE, Out & Equal, etc.


Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance 
  • Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures and manages innovation to reality
  • Able to work independently and make decisions impacting day to day work



Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong intellectual curiosity 
  • 3+ years of project management or recruiting experience in a competitive, fast paced environment or equivalent experience
  • Must project a strong business presence and the ability to instill confidence in clients and to deliver results
  • Proactive recruiting and sourcing experience preferred

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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.