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Senior Analyst, Organizational Research

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
May 9, 2023

Job Details

Organizational Research is an internal applied research consulting team focused on AbbVie’s strategic priorities. This role conducts sophisticated research and analysis to derive actionable insights and utilizes HR knowledge to inform design and delivery of metrics, reports, and analytical tools. The Senior Analyst, Organizational Research will participate as a core member of the Organizational Excellence team, working closely with team members to provide data driven solutions and support across multiple areas. The primary responsibilities of this role focus on data interpretation into impactful actions. By understanding AbbVie’s business and familiarity with HR metrics, this person will tell a meaningful story with data – and succinctly summarize to engage the audience. To be successful, you will question the status quo – and deliver incremental value beyond reporting traditional HR metrics. 



  1. Independently conduct appropriate statistical analyses to answer research questions that inform talent strategies. Engage in external research and benchmarking.
  2. Leverage industry leading data visualization tools and storytelling strategies to translate data analysis into tangible business impact. Prepare streamlined presentations / visualizations of complex data and research findings to communicate actionable insights.
  3. Serve as a resource for knowledge related to design, calculation, and use of HR metrics both within and external to AbbVie. Continuous research and learning of new industry trends in Workforce / People Analytics.
  4. Provide operational support for processes and deliverables owned by the Organizational Excellence team, such as the holistic Organizational Dialogue Strategy. Analyze large, complex, multi-dimensional data sets to create actionable insights – delivered to business leaders and the teams who support them.
  5. Aid in the creation of an advanced analytics practice focusing on behavioral analytics, predictive analytics, and econometrics of employee behavior and engagement.
  6. Utilize surveys and qualitative research methods to understand employee behaviors to improve employee engagement and retention. Leverage statistical tools to understand correlations and causations in unique datasets involving human behavior and employee actions.
  7. Quickly and pro-actively learn new software tools supporting data visualization, data mapping, and statistical analysis.
  8. Display professionalism and discretion in handling sensitive information.


  1. Graduate degree in IO psychology field or equivalent experience required. 
  2. Preferred 3+ years’ experience in related role at a Fortune 100 company.
  3. Significant experience managing large and disparate data sets for use in statistical analysis. Some experience managing survey, research, reporting, or other projects.
  4. Experience preparing simple visual presentations of results. Able to clearly and concisely present research findings and insights to a business audience. Strong consultative approach to understanding business problem, translating into data/metrics, then forming recommendations for action.
  5. Strong familiarity with human capital metrics, their calculation, and uses. Strong process-orientation and attention to detail.
  6. Experience utilizing intermediate-level statistical analysis (e.g., t-tests, bivariate correlations, multiple regression, factor analysis) to develop insights. Successful completion of project work case studies preferred.
  7. Demonstrated advanced proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint. Demonstrated proficiency in data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Qlik Sense or PowerBI).
  8. Strong preference for role to be based in Lake County, IL but remote work will be considered. 

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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