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Senior Recruiter
Ref No.: 18-10533
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start Date: 08/17/2018
  • The Role:This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the talent engine fueling a high-growth organization that is radically changing the biotech industry. As our Clinical Development organization begins its journey to double in size, we need a seasoned life science recruiter to rapidly build talent pipelines, tenaciously hunt the best players in our industry (globally), and be a strong and visible talent business partner to our clinical hiring leaders. We work as a team, we believe in striving for excellence, and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best talent in the industry.
    Here's What You'll Do:
    • Partner with hiring managers and other Client leaders to lead recruiting efforts for our Clinical Development organization regarding Director and below level roles.
    • Create and communicate robust sourcing and recruitment marketing strategies.
    • Tenaciously build talent pipelines through networking, employee referrals, cold-calling, events and other creative channels. The ideal candidate will not rely on incoming applications or external agencies as primary channels.
    • Help define and reinforce a consistent recruiting process at Client that results in a superior candidate and hiring manager experience. This includes robust manager kick-off sessions, interview team prep/debrief sessions, and use of behavior-based interviewing skills and assigned focal areas.
    • Leverage external and internal talent data to best inform hiring managers, and guide them to make smart hiring decisions
    • Proactively develop strong partnerships with Client HR Business Partners and Total Rewards teams.
    • Conduct in-depth talent phone screens, in-person interviews, and facilitate internal team discussions regarding candidates.
    • Be bold in creating new ideas to identify, engage, attract, and assess talent into Client.Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
    • A minimum of 4 years of progressive experience as an in-house corporate recruiter in a life sciences environment – clinical development recruiting experience is required.
    • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.
    • Ability to manage upwards of 10-15 searches
    • Demonstrated commitment to being seen as a true 'talent advisor' to the business
    • Exceptional sourcing skills (you are a tenacious hunter that turns over every rock and naturally builds talent networks)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills – you are outgoing, communicative, and seek to build relationships on a daily basis
    • You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others
    • A nature ability to be organized in how you think, communicate and conduct your work
    • A 'digital first' mindset
    • A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo
    • Great pride in your work – you recruit because you love it and enjoy having an impact on the growth of the Company
    • Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together.
    • Ability to walk between separate company locations within Kendall Square on a daily basis (all within close proximity of one another). A free shuttle is provided during winter months.