At Abbott, we’re all about helping people live the best life they can through good health.
We create breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic medicines– that help the community lead healthier lives full of unlimited possibilities. Each of these businesses is in a strong leadership position and this foundation is a core reason why employees see Abbott as a great place to work.

We believe that good health is not just about treating an illness or managing a medical condition. It’s about supporting people’s health so they can live their best lives. We’ve been focused on helping the people of India live their best lives for more than 100 years. We’ve been successful because we align our work to critical unmet health needs, achieving long-term, strong financial performance and stability. We focus on science, technology and innovations. Our culture of excellence attracts high performers who want to work for a reputable company with a strong heritage, and a track record of business success. We are transparent with our employees on their career growth path to help them succeed.  With our global footprint and diverse business profile, we offer employees opportunities to build successful careers with us.

Working at Abbott, you’ll experience myriad of cultures, geographies, businesses and technologies. You’ll tackle a wide array of problems including some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges. And you’ll be part of a company committed to helping you build a fulfilling life and a rewarding career.



At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. Across 160 countries, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals

We have 12,000+ employees in India across our businesses, three production sites and an innovation & development center that acts as a global innovation hub for India and 30 other countries.
As an Abbott professional, you’ll work in a dynamic environment that fosters your growth through comprehensive learning and development, recognizes and rewards your contributions through competitive compensation, values and encourages diversity, provides you with meaningful work and gives you the opportunity to have an impact on the lives of people across the world.



Our diverse businesses provide tremendous growth and career advancement opportunities across divisions and geographies, allowing employees to follow unconventional career paths and explore work that interests them. We offer employees broad career choices locally and globally across our businesses in every discipline from research and development to marketing and sales.

We have career paths with a strong focus on career development – it is important for employees to see that what we offer matches their aspiration and potential. Abbott has clearly defined roles, grades and levels across the organisation.



Internal Job Postings: Through our Internal Job Policy, we make the information on open jobs transparent to our employees. We give them opportunities to grow and share the success factors which make it easier for them to apply for roles across divisions.

Learning Gigs: An innovative development opportunity which offers a part-time, internal developmental assignment in addition to employee’s current role. These gigs are designed to support career goals, whether that means enhancing current capabilities, developing new ones, or learning about a different business or function through regional and global projects.


Talent Management

Our best-in-class Talent Management approach offers opportunities to employees at all levels and works to identify and develop internal candidates for open positions.

Leadership Development Programs-In-Stride

In-Stride is a flagship Leadership Development program designed to build all around capabilities of successful leaders. The 12-month development journey consists of classroom trainings, digital learning, simulations, campus immersion at top class academic institutes and exposure to senior leaders to review development progress. This is a successful program which shapes our employees as future leaders for the organization.

Leadership Development Programs-Future Leadership Development Program

Building leadership and developing managers: We believe leadership development is critical at the mid-management level for business success and sustainability. This year-long Future Leadership Development Program accelerates the progress of our key talent to take on senior management roles. The programs blend of distinct learning approaches like instructor led training, digital learning, on-the-job training reinforced by partnerships with top class academic institutions.

Career Connect

Employees create their high-impact personalized development plan on Career Connect, which is an integrated dedicated platform that offers tools and resources to help them manage their careers. The experience includes personal assessments, access to online learning resources, on-the-job development and building global connections through exploring role profiles and connecting with role advisors.

Global Programs

Our global learning opportunities and programs are available to employees in India. The Global Leader Program for recently appointed General and Country managers, aims to build global leaders internally and accelerate their development journey through holistic best-in-class interventions. The Global Citizen Development Program targets exceptionally high performing talent across a certain junior management level.

The global leadership development program identifies and develops cross-divisional talent to effectively compete for future leadership roles.  The four- to six-month Emerging Leader Program helps the participants to understand and improve individual strengths and development areas, strengthen leadership skills and knowledge prior to moving into broader leadership roles.

Sales Development Programs

Specialised development programs are designed to grow the capabilities of our Sales employees and to better equip them for the India business environment.


  • Certification programs for the sales team for capability building through a structured three-tiered certification program (Prima, Magna & Maxima) for frontline employees
  • Leadership acceleration or LEAP program to develop a talent bench for managerial positions in sales roles. Most of our front-line and senior sales management vacancies are filled through internal interviews and development route.

Role Transition ToolKits

Tools and resources are available to support people managers in field getting into new roles and helping with their transition. These aim to build people manager leadership competencies and prepare individuals to understand the complexity of managerial roles.

Accelerate Program

A blended development approach for the first-line sales managers initiated in some of the divisions through a comprehensive capability building initiative with a strong link to critical competencies to develop our manager capabilities.

Wo-Mentoring Program

A key focus is the development of our women employees and creating women leaders across levels. Our Wo-Mentoring program provides an accelerated development experience through a mentoring opportunity for identified key women talent over a nine-month mentoring program. The Wo-mentoring program which started in our head office, now extends to manufacturing and sales employees.



"I began my career as a Nutrition Sales Executive and have progressed to the role of National Sales Lead. Through a range of training programs and support from my leaders, I have broadened my skillset and am on the path to achieving my career aspirations.”

National Sales Lead

“I enjoy working in collaboration with colleagues across different teams, where my ideas are valued and encouraged. With my manager's support, I am empowered to conceptualize and implement my concepts. This makes my role even more fulfilling.”

Area Business Manager

“I am fortunate to engage with diverse individuals from various departments and customer organizations, each offering unique ideas and perspectives. Supported by my team’s continuous encouragement and collaboration, I am consistently inspired to do work that truly matters.”

Area Sales Manager 

“Making a positive impact on global health while simultaneously driving my personal growth offers me the chance to pursue both professional and personal development. This purpose pushes me to give my utmost best in everything I do.”

Territory Business Manager

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Abbott is a great place to work that offers diverse career growth paths, multiple development opportunities and differentiated benefits where employees can build thriving careers, along with financial security for themselves and their families – all while knowing that they are doing life-changing work that helps millions of people live better lives. The consistent recognition of Abbott as Best Company to Work For continues to be rooted in a simple, clear and powerful, value proposition - ‘Grow with The Leader’.

Honours & Awards

  • Globally, Fortune’s Most Admired Companies since 1984
  • Business Today Top 25 “Great Places to Work” in India for six years (2013-2017 & 2019). # 1 in sector ranking.
  • Recognized by Avtar as one the “100 Best Companies for Women in India”
  • Recognized by ChooseMyCompany - HappyIndex®Trainees for Internship Program in India