Abbott Sr. PDP Specialist in Abbott Park, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Job Description

  • Work closely with global business partners to ensure continuity across regions

  • Identify and make proposals for new assignments to accelerate learning for global FPDP’s

  • Drives assignment identification processes, member development planning, rotational forecasting and training and development activities required for leadership development

  • Participate in recruitment of 16-20 exempt new employees and 25-30 hourly summer interns each year through a combination of campus recruiting, professional affiliation expos or internal/external hiring.

  • Identify and make recommendations for pairing of Sr. Leader mentors, and engaging Sr. Leaders for multiple large annual events

  • Direct a staff of up to 40 exempt-level individual contributors in multiple regions. Personnel development through coaching and growth planning, and managing to Abbott PEx standards. (including finance specific competencies)

  • Responsible for providing guidance and leadership to multiple subcommittees.

  • Responsible for administration of global FPDP assignment rotations process and brokering of appropriate services, including Relocation, International Compensation, Global Deployment and Business HR.

  • Oversight of regional FPDP program hiring and onboarding of members.

  • Ongoing management of FPDP website/database and oversight of Finance website.

  • Annually manage two offsite Orientations, two PDP weeks and one combined PDP Graduation event

This position could be a grade 16 or 17 based on experience.



  • 5+ years in Finance or Human Resources.

  • Knowledge of HR regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Experience working in a global shared services environment to effectively broker services among various functions including HR and Finance.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in business, HR, or Finance/Accounting.

Acumen in Human Resources practices, policies, and compliance preferred.

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