AbbVie Total Rewards Senior Manager, Europe Region North & South in Rungis, France

Total Rewards Senior Manager, Europe Region North & South

France, Île-de-France, Rungis

Human Resources

Requisition #1809011

Focus on the design, planning, implementation and administration of the organization's Rewards programs, policies, and procedures that will include compensation, benefits, short and long-term incentives, as well as retirement. Ensures that Rewards programs enhance the organization's ability to recruit, motivate and retain employees. Responsibilities include understanding the goals of the business, managing timelines needed to deliver results for the business, and a thorough understanding of impacts, issues and requirements for all Rewards initiatives. Acts as a liaison across the region and represents the Rewards function to Business HR and business units in Europe Region North and South.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Manage projects involving the design & delivery of Rewards programs/initiatives, closely managing the relationship with the business through both operations and human resources

  • Act as internal consultant and engage with business HR and leaders to develop Rewards solutions via stakeholder and project management

  • Provide counsel and communication on Rewards programs to business management, human resources and employees

  • Establish and maintain relationships with leading Rewards practitioners and consultants on best practice approaches, trends and strategies; act as primary broker with external consultants

  • Lead the roll out, communication and ongoing administration of new and existing Rewards programs; ensure adequate resources are effectively trained

  • Provides technical expertise and support for Rewards programs administration and communication, including job grading, compensation planning, short and long-term incentive programs, health and wellness programs, and retirement

  • Serve as Project Manager for defining business requirements for Rewards projects and ensure service level agreements are met with delivery standards in compliance with the agreement

  • Serve as the Total Rewards expert in Region North and Region South

Skills & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor degree with at least 8 years experience in Total Rewards / Compensation & Benefits, and experience in a regional role

  • Experience in program and project management


  • Cultural skills – understands business issues and cultural differences and applies that knowledge to compensation & benefits design and processes

  • Ability to drive for results and achieve goals through direct/indirect influence

  • Self-directed and able to manage multiple programs and projects simultaneously

  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic problem solving skills

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) – Very strong English skills are needed

  • Demonstrated understanding of business cycles and needs

Additional Information

  • Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time