1+ months

Associate Business System Consultant

Green Oaks, IL 60048

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Develops an understanding of business’ objectives, goals and attitudes toward IT and what value IT can bring for that organization. Proactively identifies areas of opportunity to apply IT for new business opportunities, process improvement, and cost efficiencies.   Provides insight to the corporate business units on how to best develop and leverage IT capabilities to support current and future business needs.

Advocates for the corporate business units, being able to effectively communicate business needs to IT to drive the most effective solutions.  Identifies and develops business requirements, tracks opportunities for future solutions, and aligns business IT priorities across the business unit.        

Develops and maintains relationship plans and action plans for corporate business organizations, and participates in periodic reviews with business of IT services and value delivery

Develops and maintains 18-month plans for IT services and projects across supported organizations.  Captures in-flight and upcoming IT demand and user requirements for key business initiatives.

Develops governance processes for corporate business units, including the identification and prioritization of projects prior to entering the intake process.

Acts as the point of escalation for business teams regarding IT activity, including business demand and intake. 

Facilitates and tracks funding allowances for business funded projects.  Ensures quarterly and annual project demand planning processes are completed.  Tracks portfolio of projects to measure delivery timeliness and impact of project changes.


  • Bachelor degree in computer science, business administration or another discipline relevant for the healthcare industry or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of IT experience in large or midsized multinational healthcare organization.
  • Broad IT background in various disciplines like system development, setting IT strategy and business IT alignment desired.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills desired.
  • Strong interdisciplinary, and excellent intercultural influence, and networking skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with GxP validation desired.
  • Relevant business process knowledge, as related to IT.  Experience with Corporate/Headquarters business units desired.
  • Strong influence and negotiating skills
    Job Family: IT Business Relationship Management
    Division: GIS Global Information Services
    Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Medical Surveillance: No
    Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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