Talent Acquisition Partner (Temp)

Job ID 19-00125

Industry Pharma

Job Type Contract

Location Nashville, TN


Develop and administer an effective recruitment program by:
- Working closely with hiring managers to understand business goals and objectives and building effective search strategies
- Maintaining, updating and communicating staffing policies and processes
- Administering the classification and position description processes including creating and maintaining up-to-date position descriptions and classification assignments
- Working closely with HR Manager in managing the recruiting budget; responsible for vendor relationships with job boards including annual contracts and job postings
- Partner with Hiring Manager and HR Manager to develop effective job description and sourcing strategies.
- Partner with other team members on projects, innovative sourcing strategies and creative cost-effective solutions.
- Managing program database and maintaining qualified applicant pools across a variety of disciplines for both current and future searches.  Make timely updates in the applicant tracking system.
- Developing, maintaining and reporting program metrics and status updates to management 
- Ensuring confidentiality of information is maintained
- Support recruiting needs across different disciplines, levels and geographies.
- Partner with regional HR Business Partners and corporate center of excellence teams as needed.
- Work on other Talent Acquisition & HR initiatives, as needed
Perform full life cycle recruitment activities for multiple divisions by: 
- Conducting recruitment efforts for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary employees; effectively managing and prioritizing multiple requisitions based on business needs; assisting overseas offices with their recruiting and sourcing needs
- Sourcing active and passive candidates through a variety of methods 
- Screening and assessing all applicants presented to hiring managers for competence, background and skills as well as overall ability to thrive in the organization
- Conduct phone interviews to gauge organizational fit, availability, interest, skills, salary range, work authorization, and other basic qualifications
- Managing and facilitating the full interviewing and selection process with candidates and hiring managers; coordinating all communications and logistics
- Proactively source and network with prospective talent for roles traditionally requiring long lead time to fill, high volume hires and strategic hires.
- Managing the offer, negotiation and closing process including background screening,  to ensure a successful hire and a positive candidate experience
- Keeping accurate documentation ensuring full compliance with all legal requirements.  
- Excellent customer service focus and the desire to be an exceptional team member to HR colleagues, hiring managers, and other company stakeholders
Develop and maintain college recruiting program by: 
- Researching and developing target lists of colleges, universities, alumni groups, and other relevant organizations 
- Identifying opportunities for co-op or internship positions within Client
- Monitoring success of co-op and college recruiting efforts 

Maintains Quality Service and Departmental Standards by
- Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- Establishing and enforcing departmental standards
- Participating in the modification of company SOPs related to Human Resources
Contributes to team effort by
- Exploring new opportunities to add value to the organization and departmental processes
- Helping others to achieve results 
- Performing other duties as assigned
Maintains Technical Knowledge by
- Attending and participating in applicable company-sponsored training
- Attending and participating in applicable continuing education in Human Resources
- Keeping abreast of new trends in staffing and recruitment  



- Bachelor's degree, experience may be considered in lieu of degree
- 5+ years' experience in full life cycle recruiting, preferably in a pharmaceutical or CRO environment
- Proven success in sourcing qualified applicants for multiple searches 
- Advanced knowledge in the areas of sourcing passive and active candidates, interviewing skills, legal issues, relationship management, and web based recruiting tools (linkedin.com, monster.com, etc.)    
- Experience with one or more applicant tracking systems is required.
- Working knowledge of employment law and HR practices required
- Experience working with computer software including Word, Excel and Access required
Additional skill set:
- Ability to maintain confidentiality a must
- Strong results orientation, with high sense of urgency
- Ability to motivate candidates, sell the company brand and career opportunities.
- Ability to work in group setting and independently; Ability to adjust to changing business priorities
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
- Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, matrixes team-oriented environment.
- Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work; strong organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to manage relationships at all levels and at multiple office locations 
- Ability to maintain professional and positive attitude