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Manager, EEDI Commercial Operations

Posted Jul 01
Full Time
Irvine, California

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, EEDI Commercial Operations, the Manager, EEDI Operations will provide EEDI expertise and guidance to HR and function leaders. Responsibilities will include advising business leaders and functional HR leaders using change management strategies, facilitating programs to help drive EEDI concepts and strategies down to the local level. The EEDI Manager will serve as a thought leader in concepts in the application of EEDI concepts for the functional diversity council. The incumbent will also utilize data, business insights and best practices to provide recommendations and solutions.


  • Consult with business leadership to shape the functional EEDI vision and priorities by creating aspirational goals, plans for change/transformation and assessment of initiatives.
  • Lead as an ambassador of the EEDI organization representing the services, support and resources available to the business and help manage the global reputation of the AbbVie organization as a whole.
  • Partner with the HR leadership team to model “The Ways We Work” (AbbVie Leadership Behaviors) and foster an environment where every employee is engaged and inspired to contribute their best.
  • Develop and deliver on innovative functional EEDI strategies that are aligned with our enterprise EEDI strategy
  • Effectively use data to tell a story or create a narrative for change.
  • Drive representation metrics functionally, by subfunction and globally (where applicable)
  • Translate external and internal trends into innovative and creative practices.
  • Collaborate with EEDI Council leaders in shaping their roles as champions and advocates for EEDI.
  • Influence and drive action at all levels of the organization
  • Partner with other Centers of Excellence to proactively contribute to the creation, development and roll-out of global programming to meet current and future state EEDI functional needs.
  • Represent the EEDI enterprise team through functional internal speaking events, public panels/events and recruitment events and conferences.
  • Facilitate focus groups and listening sessions

Significant work activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hr day) is required


  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience.
  • 4 years+ of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion or in an enterprise and/or global role.
  • 7 years+ HR / legal / compliance experience managing sensitive data.
  • Broad multi-stakeholder experience.
  • Experience working in mid-to-large global and matrix organizations in a complex work environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Proven track record of leading and implementing large-scale programs and projects.
  • High organization and detail orientation with a successful track record of executing initiatives from start to finish.
  • Ability to influence people without direct authority to achieve solutions.
  • Effectively use data to tell a story or create a narrative for change.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills plus interpersonal and presentation skills to drive results.
  • Manages equitably and inclusively for all AbbVie employees regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability status and more.
  • Harnesses the collective problem-solving powers of diverse, matrixed teams to achieve AbbVie organizational goals.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.