AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. AbbVie combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases. In 2013, AbbVie will employ approximately 21,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION:
In today’s environment, compliance is an ever-increasing area of focus. As the Employee Relations (ER) Compliance Manager, this position is crucial to ensuring compliance with all ER related legislation, regulations and company policies and procedures.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
In partnership with Human Resources (HR) and In-house Employment Law Counsel, the ER Compliance Manager is responsible for managing ER-related compliance initiatives, processes and activities consistent with applicable laws and company policies and procedures.
Maintain a high degree of technical expertise about federal and state laws and regulations affecting ER related compliance.
The ER Compliance Manager will be expected to assist managers in developing appropriate action steps to ensure HR / ER compliance.
Stay current with industry trends and laws to determine any areas of vulnerability. Conduct regular HR policy and practice reviews.
In partnership with ER Director and Legal counsel, recommend changes to policies / practices to ensure ongoing compliance and minimize potential organizational risk.
Consult with managers and other internal partners on EEO / Accommodation / Disability cases and provide guidance on the most effective resolutions balancing the needs of the employee and the company.
Partner with the
and Talent Acquisition on the disabled displaced worker process.
Partner with Office of Ethics & Compliance regarding appropriate implementation of ER initiatives.
Manage the development and implementation of Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) in partnership with outside legal counsel for all US and
Assist with the collection of information and data for AAP plan development process.
Coordinate communications between company and third party vendors for AAP development and audit support.
Provide direction, data and oversight during OFCCP audits and other requests for information. Manage compliance reviews.
Function as Corporate consultant/internal expert/advisor to AbbVie site staff.
May also function as company spokesperson representing corporate-wide interests during government reviews, audits, investigations, settlements, conciliations, etc., in partnership with outside counsel.
Oversee/conduct corporate audits to determine compliance status with EEO/AA requirements, including analysis of recruiting, hiring, retention, compensation, and other practices.
Develop a strategic plan to address identified issues (e.g. applicant flow, race reporting, compensation analyses, etc …) Implement process enhancements in response to compliance and regulatory changes.
Ensure timely submission and accuracy of required data reporting (e.g. EEO-1s, Vet 100 reports).
Provide oversight, support and training to site EEO coordinators.
Employee Relations Metrics:
ecommend and implement process improvements while ensuring metrics are aligned with and support the ongoing needs of the business.
Publish ER metrics.
Utilize available data and analytical tools to monitor and assess significant ER / Compliance trends and recommend corrective action if appropriate.
Provide ad hoc data requests and/or reports in response to inquiries from the business, legal, or other groups.
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITY / SCOPE:
- Complete training, projects, and other duties as assigned.
Compliance-related activities have a direct bearing on the corporation's status as a government contractor. Failure to ensure compliance with required regulations at any AbbVie domestic site could result in a significant negative impact on AbbVie’s financial performance over the long term.
The position will reside in Lace County, IL
- Must have extensive knowledge of Federal, State and Local EEO, AA, and
legislation and regulations.
- Must demonstrate excellent communication / influencing skills internally and externally. Must be able to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust and confidence. Must act with the utmost integrity.
- Must demonstrate excellent conflict resolution, influence, consulting, analytical and negotiation skills.
- Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Must be extremely proficient in utilizing computer databases.
- Must be detail-oriented.
- Must display a leadership position with executive management.
- Must display a sense of urgency.
- Minimum 5-7 years experience in EEO / AA /
This position is fast-paced and demanding. It often requires short turn around of extremely confidential and sensitive information. It requires working with our senior executive team, serving as an advisor / consultant. This position is seen as the internal / external expert in EEO / AA /
- Must have a proven track record of managing government compliance reviews, audits, charge investigations and responses, etc.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions
- Bachelors Degree: Industrial Relations, Labor Relations, Psychology, or Human Resources
- Masters Degree: Preferred. Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Business, or Employment Law
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods ( more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
AbbVie - 10 months ago