Job Category: Human Resources

Contract Recruiter (Pharma) (MD)

Job Location: Parsippany, NJ (see all jobs in NJ)

Work Type: Hybrid

Date Posted: 2021-12-08

Parsippany, NJ (Hybrid)

Our Pharma client is a seeking a long-term contract Recruiter. The recruiter will manage the full recruiting life cycle to drive best in class recruiting practices and strategies. The Recruiter must be able to design and implement various recruiting strategies, be an independent self-starter with full lifecycle experience handling diverse client groups, and have the ability to understand and utilize recruiting metrics.

As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will lead full life cycle recruiting including creative sourcing solutions to identify, attract, and hire best in class talent in a timely and cost effective manner primarily for Headquarters. Coordinate intake calls with assigned hiring managers to determine talent acquisition solutions best aligned to business needs, and to broaden understanding of scope of position requirements. Partner closely with key stakeholders including HR colleagues, talent acquisition team, department administrative support, and external vendors throughout the candidate selection process, and have the ability to identify when to escalate candidate
equisition issues. Utilize and maintain applicant tracking system and act as an SME. Ability to understand and support recruitment reporting needs and operate within the measurements and standards that are set forth. Drive multiple candidate channels including referrals, social media platforms, and other campaigns as needed. Continually build and maintain networking relationships with a focus on broadening and increasing our talent community and presence in the market. Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish relationship and source new candidate leads. Be aware of and informed on all compliance/ EEO related standards, and applicable federal and state laws as directed accordingly.

Minimum 5 years full life cycle recruiting experience, preferably in a corporate setting. Pharmaceutical or Biotech strongly preferred. Demonstrates knowledge of corporate business operations and the ability to translate business needs into recruitment strategies and actions. Demonstrates understanding of compensation principles and must possess the ability to make thoughtful and data driven offer recommendations. Ability to track and implement recruitment metrics. Must have prior ATS experience, Cornerstone preferred. Demonstrated expertise in utilizing progressive sourcing options such as direct sourcing, Web 2.0 recruitment tools, networking, employee referrals, college and diversity recruitment. Familiarity with behavioral interviewing techniques (Targeted Selection).

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