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Abbott Director Compliance Training in Abbott Park, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

  • Provides strategic leadership in evaluating compliance training and communication needs for Abbott and Office of Ethics and Compliance (OEC) employees and defining, developing and executing global strategy.

  • Understands relevant US and global laws and regulations (including fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, state reporting, and FCPA), and all OEC policies and procedures.

  • Identifies gaps or new areas for training and determines appropriate methods for delivery.

  • Oversees design and development of new instructor-led and e-learning training.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts training risk/needs assessment and develops comprehensive strategy for all Abbott employees across all divisions worldwide, as well as for all OEC employees. Strategy must include prioritization of topics and recipients, appropriate methods of delivery across wide range of audiences, and process for evaluating effectiveness.

  • Leads cross-functional project teams to reach consensus on training strategy, methods, development, and implementation. Must understand the legal, compliance, business and HR implications of each area to be addressed, and coordinate and direct these other functions as appropriate.

  • Directs execution of training strategy by Operations team, and divisional and affiliate OEC as appropriate).

  • Oversees design and development of compliance training programs and training development by outside vendors.

  • Delivers training as necessary.

  • Designs and develops communications strategy for compliance initiatives (for both Abbott and OEC).

  • Understands US and global legal requirements and best practices and keeps abreast of new developments.

  • May have direct reports with people management responsibility, with greater focus on mentoring, coaching, and developing direct reports and others.

  • Plays a key role in selecting, recruiting and developing team members.

  • Accountable to Director, Program Management, Legal & OEC. Assigned matters have significant impact to Abbott compliance program. Operates with autonomy and limited supervision.

Minimum Education:

  • BA/BS required. Master’s degree in training, organization development, internal consulting or equivalent work experience strongly preferred

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in training or internal organization development, project management or related function.

  • Ability to comprehend complex legal matters, experience managing complex enter-prose wide projects with significant training/communication and change management components.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email