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Specialist, Business HR - Lake County, IL

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 29, 2024

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Specialist, Business HR

The HR Specialist supports one of the Business HR teams by working with the business to contribute insight on people implications and operational activities. Coordinates support from other Business HR members, practice centers and service centers when appropriate. Provides advice and interpretation of HR issues to managers and employees in a variety of settings. Works with managers and employees to resolve issues. Operates within defined parameters and within a limited scope of responsibility, either in terms of functions or size of client area served.


  • Completes projects that require coordination of the efforts of others, or internal bench marking, data gathering or analysis of data and/or issues. Proposes a project plan, key milestones, and outcomes and measures of success. Reviews project plan with immediate manager. Sample projects include annual goal cycle, annual compensation cycle, talent management reviews and other special projects.
  • Owns the talent portion of their business function’s quarterly database. This requires excellent data management skills utilizing Access and Excel, as well as partnering with IT.
  • Maintains contact with all levels of employees to provide a communication link with management; recognizes trends within the served unit; apprises management of significant developments within the employee population.
  • Delivers training to managers and employees on a wide variety of subjects within HR. Applies and interprets division and corporate policy and practice to a variety of situations.
  • Presents sensitive data to individuals and large groups. Persuades and convinces others to take action.

  • Bachelor’s degree. Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • 0-2 years Human Resources experience.
  • Must have moderate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of business and HR principles and practices gained through multiple business cycles in HR.
  • Understands the regulations and policies affecting HR and the business.


AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. 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 protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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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1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

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