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Talent Sourcing Partner
Ref No.: 18-01396
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Job Category:HR & Recruiting
Benefits:Medical Insurance
The Contract Recruiter / Sourcing Partner is primarily responsible for the recruiting and hiring processes as well as managing client relationships for all Business Units (Commercial, R&D, Technical Operations, IT, G&A functions).

The Contract Recruiter / Sourcing Partner is responsible for designing and delivering recruitment strategies, leveraging a suite of “talent channels”, e.g. Sourcing, Competitive Talent Landscape/Market Research, Executive Search, University Relations, Employee Referral Programs, and External Partnerships to meet short and long-term hiring needs.

This is a 5 month contract role. 

  • Drive the recruiting and hiring process for the function; holding all participants in the hiring process accountable for their respective roles
  • Source, develop and maintain diverse talent pipelines for critical skill areas and for immediate and long-term hiring needs
  • Develop a sense of excitement about Bioverativ and position us as an employer of choice to attract the world’s best talent
  • Manage expectations of business leaders, hiring managers and candidates
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding and adherence to internal Talent Acquisition processes and contribute to recruiting process improvements
  • Build and maintain effective relationships across Talent Acquisition and HR
  • Utilize, update and maintain Talent Acquisition tools and systems, e.g. ATS, CRM
  • Actively provide input to managers and hiring teams re: global talent and market trends and competitive market practices
  • Coach and advise managers when providing feedback to internal/external candidates, developing offers and determining competencies
  • Conduct candidate interviews using relevant behavioral interview and competency-based assessment techniques
  • Ensure compliance with corporate, local, site, and federal/country guidelines
  • Prepare offer packages, extend and negotiate offers and manage candidate closing strategies
  • Identify and manage relationships (and performance) with external partners/vendors , e.g. search firms, Research partners

  • 5+ years recruiting/sourcing experience (biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare industry is a plus)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with developing and executing innovative sourcing strategies, techniques, tools and results e.g. direct sourcing/cold calling passive candidates, market intelligence gathering, target company/organization mapping and org-charting, pipeline building
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence and build support for ideas and initiatives
  • Strong candidate assessment skills, expert in behavioral interviewing techniques
  • Experience with recruiting tools, e.g. ATS and CRM, branding and social media
  • Collaborative and an excellent team player
  • Intellectually curious and a sense of urgency, drives for results
  • Expert Communication skills required including presentation
  • Bachelors degree required