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.
Our location in Lake Bluff, IL currently has an opportunity for a Senior Manager, Global Citizenship.
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and medicine -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.
In order to create a stronger and healthier world, we - and companies like ours - need to evolve. Focusing solely on cutting-edge innovations alone won't be enough. Our 2030 Sustainability Plan is focused on designing access and affordability into our life-changing technologies and products. Our goal is to improve the lives of more than 3 billion people by decade's end - reaching 1 billion more than we do today, each year.
We are working across our business and in partnership with others to bring these innovations to the people who need them. We are also working side-by-side with people and communities we serve, partners, governments and other stakeholders to address health disparities, expand access and remove barriers that prevent people from living healthy lives, wherever they are.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Primary Job Function:
The Senior Manager Global Citizenship will support the development and implementation of Abbott's social investing and Abbott Fund health equity and community programs and strategies designed to elevate Abbott's profile as a champion for equitable healthcare access and affordability in the United States. The Senior Manager Global Citizenship reports to the Director Global Citizenship. The Senior Manager will lead the execution of the recommended strategies and partnerships to improve health access for diverse, under-resourced communities through innovative, decentralized models that improve outcomes, have long-term impact and tackle some of the most pressing barriers to achieving good health by taking an integrated look at the social determinants of health. The Senior Manager also has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the U.S. health access and equity community programs, including end-to-end grant making process, budget management, metrics and evaluation, and communications and reporting.
Core Job Responsibilities:
Drive program/project planning and implementation for social investing and philanthropic programs focused on advancing healthcare in diverse, under-resourced communities in the U.S. including designing approaches, identifying, and forming partnerships, managing grant making and stakeholder engagement
Lead ongoing program execution including completion of milestones, adaption, and evolution to achieve desired outcomes, financial management, monitor, evaluate and report on performance
Partner with communications team to develop relevant communications materials to drive awareness of Company programs and strategies with employees, and within communities and other stakeholder groups
7+ years of experience in corporate social responsibility or related field, or at a leading corporation, non-profit organization, or intergovernmental organization strongly preferred
Knowledge of U.S. grantmaking practices and experience with measurement and reporting for organizational and program impact is strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to work with external and internal stakeholders at all levels as well as to work collaboratively and in a team-oriented environment
Strong organizational, project management, and written and verbal communication skills with a keen attention to detail
Proactive problem solving and process improvement
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in International Affairs, Public Health, Public Affairs, Business, or relevant field
WHAT WE OFFER
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
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.
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.