Randstad Human Resources in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Human Resources

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$85 - $95 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:24604

job description

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Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant (Recruiter)

Job Summary

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 Research Development organization continues to grow, 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 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with hiring managers and other client leaders to lead recruiting efforts for our Research Development organization.

  • 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 the 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 the client's 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 the client.

Education & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive experience as an in-house corporate recruiter in a life sciences environment - preferably in the research development space

  • 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 mid-senior level searches - both full-time and contract

  • 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.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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