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Associate Specialist, Global Compensation Administration

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

**Working at Abbott**

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save ( student debt program and FreeU ( education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

**The Opportunity**

This position works out of our Abbott Park, IL location in the CHR, Corporate Human Resources division

As the Associate Specialist of Global Compensation, you’ll have the chance to support the global compensation team and provide technical expertise in the delivery of various Compensation programs.

**What You’ll Work On**

+ Provide recommendations on various pay actions (promotions, equities, bonus buyouts, etc.) utilizing survey sources, market references, internal equity, and other data as appropriate.

+ Make external job offer recommendations (i.e. Same Day Offer and hourly rate recommendations).

+ Complete 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.

+ Perform equity studies.

+ Manage the job description process.

+ Administer annual compensation programs (salary planning, short-term incentive plans), utilizing Workday compensation module

+ Provide input to enhance existing processes or to establish processes for new programs including documentation of compensation practices (knowledge articles, job aids, work instructions etc.…).

+ Perform User Acceptance and Regression testing, including creating test scripts.

**Required Qualifications**

+ Education: Associates Degree in relevant field

+ 1-2 years experience in a Human Resources role

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience running small to medium projects such as incentive plan administration.

+ Strong technical knowledge of Excel, required including development of spreadsheets with formulas, functions, pivot tables, and look ups.

+ Experience with Workday and Zendesk preferred.

+ Possess understanding of local laws and regulations to effectively support the delivery of Compensation programs.

+ Multilingual preferred, fluency in English is a must.

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

**Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:** (

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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Associate Specialist, Global Compensation Administration

Full time
Green Oaks, IL

Published on 09/18/2022

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