Abbott HR Business Partner in Longford, Ireland

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 74,000 people.

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Diagnostics Division – Longford (ADDLF)

Abbott established the first diagnostics manufacturing facility in Sligo in 1994 to manufacture blood-screening products and reagents. In 2004, Abbott Diagnostics operations in Ireland expanded with the opening of a second facility in Longford. The plant was first occupied in December 2004. Manufacturing commenced in March of the following year and the first product (Architect TSH) was launched in December of 2005.

The Longford facility plays a key role in helping Abbott to meet the increasing global demand for diagnostic testing in areas such as infectious disease, cancer, thyroid and cardiovascular diseases

We currently have a vacancy for a HR Business Partner and this role will involve the following:

Primary Function/Goals/Objectives

  • To provide support to the plant in the areas of talent management, compensation and benefits, organisation effectiveness, legislative compliance, employee records, HR best practice –policies and procedures, onboarding

  • To provide guidance and support to ensure harmonious employee relations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Talent management, retention and development

  • Organisational Design and Effectiveness

  • Employment Legislation and Regulatory compliance

  • Compensation and Benefits

  • HRIS - employee records on Workday

  • Operational Excellence Culture

  • Drive a culture of harmonious employee relations

  • Support and Lead the philosophy of open communication and teamwork

  • Liaise with industry and academic institutesEducation Thefollowing level of education provides a necessary foundation for this Job function:

  • A Bachelors Degree, preferably in Human Resource Management of Business, and/ or membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.


  • The following experience provides a necessary foundation for this Job function:

  • 3 to 5 years related experience so that the incumbent can draw from previous experience and knowledge in guiding, advising and supporting the business in the issues that require Human Resource Support. Discover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Ireland here at

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