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Senior Specialist, Total Rewards, UK & Ireland

Primary Maidenhead, United Kingdom Req ID 2218731 Category Human Resources Division AbbVie

The Senior Specialist, Total Rewards is responsible for providing support in overseeing and administering employee total rewards programs across Ireland and the UK. You will partner with the Total Rewards team and HR Partners to assist with the development, implementation and administration of global compensation programs.   


•Performs job evaluations globally and recommends pay grades for new or revised jobs.

•Supports the annual year-end process for Merit, Bonus and LTI.

•Provides recommendations on various pay actions (promotions, bonus buyouts, Base Salary Adjustments, etc.) utilizing survey sources, market references, internal equity, and other data as appropriate.

•Completes survey submissions for annual and ad hoc salary surveys and utilizes results for the development of salary structures, benefits program competitiveness and equity studies.

•Contributes to the global administration and communication of annual compensation programs (salary planning, short-term incentive plans).

•Performs special comp projects (acquisitions, re-organizations, job leveling, job hierarchies, government audits, new government-mandated changes, etc.).

•Support the administration of the benefits programs administered in the UK and Ireland

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Human Resources is required.

•Compensation experience, Pharma industry preferred.

•Pension scheme administration experience would be a plus

•Must be able to work independently and work well on internal and external teams.

•Must have excellent analytical and communication skills including written and verbal.

•Must be self-directed and able to handle large, concurrent projects with minimal supervision.

Key Stakeholders: HR/TA/BHR

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. 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 disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

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