Director, Business Human Resources - Abbott Nutrition - Columbus, OH at Abbott

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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.


Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus OH currently has an opportunity for a Director, Business Human Resources to serve as the primary strategic partner to the business, developing HR strategies, needs assessments and the resulting HR solutions. This role will support the Pediatric Nutrition Business Unit of the Abbott Nutrition Products Division (ANPD), which accounts for approximately $2.2B in revenue. This role will partner directly with a Corporate Officer and multiple Divisional Vice Presidents and will sit as part of the leadership team. This role may assume responsibility for additional commercial support functions.

  • Serves as the strategic HR partner to the Business. Leverages HR consulting skills to help their business clients achieve key business objectives and increase the effectiveness of their organization.
  • Balances short term needs / tactics with long term strategies; calibrates needs of the business unit with the broader business.
  • Aligns human resources initiatives and resources to deliver against business strategies and operational plans.
  • In partnership with the Sr. Director and leadership team, develops and implements a talent plan that ensures the organization has the right talent to deliver on financial commitments, consistent team performance and a sustainable talent bench.
  • Brings thought leadership and experience to change management initiatives in the business.
  • Responsible for the quality and responsiveness of the overall delivery of all HR services for the respective client group.
  • Establishes, builds, and maintains strong relationships with key HR partners from Area BHR, Practice Areas and Service Centers to ensure elements of HR are successfully coordinated to meet and exceed business needs.


  • 10 years of experience leading HR initiatives and programs
  • 5 years of experience with talent management, employee relations and compensation/benefits programs
  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred

  • Experience supporting healthcare or consumer product goods organizations preferred
  • Experience working in a matrix HR environment
  • Experience with organization culture change initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate with management to achieve both HR and business objectives
  • Understanding of key business and financial drivers and demonstrated strong delivery of HR results
  • Role to be based in Columbus, Ohio


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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HR Consultant

CHR Corporate Human Resources

United States > Columbus : RP03



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Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 225 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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