HR Coordinator

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.

Our location in Austin, TX currently has an opportunity for an HR Coordinator. This role will provide a full range of administrative and operations support for the business HR teams including: administrative support, reporting and analytics, project management and other duties, as assigned. The role requires a demonstration of expert collaboration and communication skills within a fast-paced team environment, promoting knowledge sharing, best-practices dissemination and workflow coordination. This role can be a potential stepping stone to other HR roles within the organization.

  • Support the Divisional HR Directors, Commercial HR team members and leadership team in managing strategic and operational projects that further the performance of the franchise
  • Maintain standard metrics/measurements and internal reports to track HR impact as appropriate
  • Assist in managing the operational aspects of HR processes including co-leading the site new hire onboarding and completing necessary new hire documentation.
  • Initiate interdepartmental projects and provide project management assistance when necessary
  • Proactively and independently, organize and expedite workflow and initiate follow-up when necessary to ensure schedules and deadlines are met
  • Support HR team members with commercial projects, drafting and tracking memos and documents aligned to individual division needs.
  • Helps to administer employee programs: wellness, intern/PDP/mentorship programs, reward and recognition, etc.
  • Coordinate projects, presentations, and reports for HR leadership and team as appropriate
  • Manage HR team meetings including agenda development and management, meeting minute capture and dissemination, tracking and follow up of action items
  • Provide the full range of administrative support that may include managing complex calendars, scheduling high-level, time-sensitive meetings and managing travel arrangements, completing expense reports as required
  • Other tasks/responsibilities as necessary

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; interest and/or experience in Human Resources
  • 3-5 years progressively responsible administrative experience with the demonstrated ability to carry out complex administrative functions proficiently and in a timely manner while supporting multiple colleagues; or a mix of degree and experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively without close supervision
  • Analytical skills across business and personnel issues
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment and be able to share and prioritize work appropriately
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including poise and maturity with an ability to respond with diplomacy and professionalism across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated excellent judgment as well as the ability to work with extremely confidential documents and information
  • Ability to influence and challenge the status quo
  • Sharp attention to detail and confidence to produce flawless deliverables
  • High-energy, self-starter who has the initiative to function autonomously, demonstrate resourcefulness, anticipate needs, prioritize responsibilities and take initiative
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required to include Excel and PowerPoint. Workday or similar experience with another HRIS system experience required.
  • Strong time management skills, the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Models administrative professionalism and remains calm under pressure
  • Excellent customer interaction/influence skills
  • Demonstrated experience handling confidential or business-sensitive information


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

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