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Diversity Recruitment Program Manager

Primary Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2212166 Category Human Resources Division AbbVie

The Diversity Recruitment Program Manager, reporting to the Associate Director, Diversity Recruitment, will work to enhance AbbVie’s end-to-end attraction to hire process, expanding our diverse talent pipeline AND increasing representation at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Will strategically implement, champion, and manage diversity programs and/or initiatives, that includes but not limited to NBMBAA, NSN, Prospanica and Skill bridge. 
  • Lead conference and event preparation- planning, education, alignment & readiness to achieve pre-defined engagement & hiring goals.
  • Developed diversity conference councils by aligning executive sponsors with talent management, talent acquisition, Business Human Resources, Leaders, that results in a successful plan, execution and measure successes and opportunities for improvement.
  • Managed and leveraged the corporate presence within diversity associations which has resulted in new sponsorship and partnership opportunities that serve the needs of the community and association members.
  • Managed conference recruiting budget through planning, forecasting, and ROI spend related to sponsorship, scholarships, travel, and operating expense management.
  • Organize, deploy, and manage conference attendees through onsite interviews, career booth, technology management and candidate engagement.
  • Strong Project Management and Thought Leadership skills
  • Provide support for pre-conference branding opportunities to increase AbbVie exposure and recruitment efforts. (Ex: Webinar, e-blasts, advertisements, and more)


Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance 
  • Learns fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures and manages innovation to reality
  • Able to work independently and make decisions impacting day to day work

Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong intellectual curiosity 
  • 7+ years of project management or recruiting experience in a competitive, fast paced environment or equivalent experience
  • Must project a strong business presence and the ability to instill confidence in clients and to deliver results
  • Proactive recruiting and sourcing experience preferred
Significant Work Activities: N/A
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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