The Talent Acquisition team creates and drives strategies to source, attract, select and secure industry leading talent for our rapidly growing organization. We are currently seeking an experienced Associate Director, Talent Acquisition to lead our clients' efforts for their Philadelphia location to develop & lead strategies to acquire talent into our organization. This position will lead the PHL Talent Acquisition team, partner with site Management, work closely within the US Talent Acquisition Team and collaborate with Human Resources on compensation, policies & procedures, and site alignment with strategy & growth.
Lead, build, develop and motivate a team of talented and high performing Talent Acquisition individuals with various degrees of experience
Create strategies and oversee the execution of tactics to source and secure high-quality talent in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Create, analyze and present reporting against critical Talent Acquisition metrics to enable informed and effective planning and decision making within the business.
Promote a culture of creativity and accountability within the talent acquisition team to enhance relationships with hiring managers by providing consultative advice and delivering quality results.
Lead efforts in developing brand in the Philadelphia ecosystem (Cellacon Valley, PIDC, PA LifeSciences).
Leverage & enhance technology, tools, and internal and external best practices to optimize processes and performance.
Develop and lead new programs and processes in conjunction with PHL HR, site leadership and the other business units related to hiring and selection strategies based firmly in disciplined analysis of talent acquisition challenges and potential solutions.
Recruit on mid & high level position's for the Philadelphia site; may assist with entry level when there is an increase in openings.
Establish a deep understanding of our businesses
Establish relationships with colleagues and key groups in the science industry & PHL area
May attend/participate/organize internal and external job fairs
May attend conferences
Develop relationships with business and functional leaders to become their trusted partner.
Partner with internal Human Resources regarding site support, process improvements, initiatives & job offers
Contribute to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
Accomplishes staff results by communicating updated organizational information, job expectations & supporting their work
Plans, monitors, and appraises direct reports including performance competencies, goals & job results
Coaches, counsels, and conducts disciplinary actions
Develops, coordinates, and follows organizational systems, policies, procedures, and follows labor and capacity standards
Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
8 + years recruiting experience and min 5 years managing people with a minimum of 5+ years Life Science (Pharma/Biotech) recruitment required
BS/BA in Science related field preferred; or combination of relevant Experience & Education
Extensive knowledge and expertise using ATS systems is required - preferably expertise in iCIMS
Experience recruiting in a CRO/CMO or Lab environment preferred
Demonstrated knowledge and proven ability with various sourcing strategies including but not limited to social networking, industry association, military, campus relations, etc.
Strong partnership skills with the ability to influence candidates, site leadership, sales leadership and hiring managers
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build productive relationships
Ability to provide accurate and actionable feedback and coaching to direct reports and hiring managers
Proactive, innovative and problem-solving skills with the ability to focus on managing change
Excellent time management skills and the ability to operate effectively in a fast paced, dynamic corporate environment
Must have experience with sourcing in the Life Science industry
Strong communication & collaboration skills
Our Client is a leading global pharmaceutical, medical device open-access capability and technology platform company with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, they provide a broad and integrated portfolio of services to help their worldwide customers and partners shorten the discovery and development time and lower the cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions. With its industry-leading capabilities in small molecule R&D and manufacturing, cell therapy and gene therapy R&D and manufacturing, and medical device testing, they enable more than 3,000 innovative collaborators from more than 30 countries to bring innovative healthcare products to patients, and to fulfill the company's dream that “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated.”