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Senior Specialist, Total Rewards

Rungis, France Req ID 2206185 Category Human Resources Division AbbVie

Primary Job Function

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

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Performs job evaluations for the supported areas 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 start rates, site wage proposals, salary structures and equity studies
  • Contributes to the global administration and communication of annual compensation programs (salary planning, short-term incentive plans)
  • Performs special compensation projects (acquisitions, re-organizations, job leveling, job hierarchies, government audits, new government-mandated changes, etc.)
  • Responsible for 1 or several global compensation processes (such as global surveys coordination, compensation decision system lead, global salary structures process lead)


The Senior Specialist, Total Rewards reports to Director Total Rewards


Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Human Resources is required

Minimum Experience / Training Required

  • 5 years of compensation experience, Pharmaceuitical industry preferred
  • Must be able to work independently, in a matrixial environment 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
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills required


This role is based in Europe. Relocation to France is not mandatory. 

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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