Business Analyst, Talent Acquisition

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.

Our location in Lake Bluff, IL currently has an opportunity for a Business Analyst, Talent Acquisition.

As a Business Analyst, Talent Acquisition you will deliver high quality support for Abbott Workday Human Capital Management system, specifically the Recruiting functional area. You will work alongside our customers to help resolve issues with Corporate HR talent acquisition systems and processes. You're a great match if you love delivering excellence, possess outstanding trouble-shooting skills and relish a challenge.

  • Collect and analyze business requirements and design, implement and customize business system and standard operating procedures accordingly.
  • Design, develop and implement business intelligence solutions and computer systems to meet business requirements within time and cost constraints.
  • Configure and validate HRIS applications in SaaS Workday Cloud solution using functional system configurations, business process configurations and Enterprise Interface Builder web service tool.
  • Facilitate review sessions with functional owners, domain experts and end users.
  • Configure and perform performance tuning, optimization and testing of business processes and building reports.
  • Develop plans for system operations and technical procedures for cost-effectiveness and clarify program objectives using optimization analysis.
  • Research and resolve connection failures between HR system of record (Workday) and contingent worker system of record (SAP Fieldglass).
  • Work on complex service oriented architecture design and implementation for various business operations
  • Assist with global HR system projects.
  • Conduct gap/root cause analysis to find gaps & recommend alternatives to streamline process flows.
  • Document issue resolution in Incident tracking system (Remedy and Salesforce)
  • Work closely with the project team to track issues through to resolution and resolve queries.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Deep understanding of Recruiting and related business processes in ERP.
  • Deep understanding of core HCM process and employee transactions
  • System support experience in Workday Human Capital Management, Recruiting, HR portal including employee and manager self-service is helpful, and/or support experience with recruiting web-based and client/server applications.
  • Understanding of Workday reporting and skills to develop/troubleshoot basic/advanced repots
  • Solid grasp assessing and crafting ERP internal controls.
  • Workday to Non workday systems integrations development and support skills as a Business Analyst
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Possess excellent verbal/written communication, user interaction & interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment.


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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