Senior Recruiter, Research & Development

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 30, 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.

Senior Recruiter, Research & Development


Description – 


Are you known among your Talent Acquisition colleagues as being exceptional at candidate generation, passionate about candidate experience, and results driven? Are you an out-of-the-box thinker who truly enjoys the art of recruiting?  Do you enjoy working with incredibly smart and passionate leaders? Are you looking to apply your recruiting skills to positively impact the lives of patients? If so, we want you on our team.


As a Senior Recruiter, you will be a trusted business partner to senior people leaders across the Discovery organization. You will create and drive successful recruitment strategies to identify, attract, and engage top talent, leveraging market insights and various internal technologies and capabilities.  Simply put, you will play a critical role in hiring top talent that ultimately helps to transform the lives of our patients.



What you’ll do:


  • Develop effective recruiting strategies that deliver high caliber and diverse talent for current and future needs
  • Own the recruitment process from beginning to end
  • Effectively understand the AbbVie employer value proposition and position our company accordingly in the market
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with business leaders and HR partners  
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to hiring leaders to ensure an exceptional candidate experience
  • Collaborate across the Talent Acquisition team to support process improvements and share best practices
  • Stay informed of and communicate industry trends, market intelligence, and technology opportunities to ensure our position as a company of choice
  • Participate in Talent Acquisition and cross functional projects/initiatives 
  • Ensure compliance to state and federal employment laws and AbbVie policies and practices



Qualifications - 

What you’ll need:


  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • 3+ years of recruitment experience
  • Consultative, creative, and tenacious approach to your work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence senior leaders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Industry knowledge/experience preferred

Significant Work Activities
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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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.