Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist – Scientific Recruiting

Tarrytown, New York, US
May 04, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.


The Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist will partner with internal colleagues to design and deliver recruitment strategies and conduct high volume full-cycle recruitment activities to ensure successful Talent Acquisition from a technical and cultural perspective.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Work independently as a TA Subject Matter Expert and advisor to source, identify, qualify and deliver candidates for assigned client group, including senior-level positions, using a variety of creative recruiting methods
• Partner with hiring managers and HR within a highly matrix environment to identify, clarify job specifications to gain cooperation and understanding to effectively generate top quality candidates.
• Use experience and judgment to lead solutions for complex situations and resolve problems
• Work closely with Talent Acquisition Leadership, hiring managers and external partners to understand the needs of the business and develop a recruitment strategy to support current hiring and future growth.
• Establish and/or maintain effective relationships with hiring managers, HR business partners, candidate pool, and Talent Acquisition team member; influencing best practice recruitment processes and strategies
• Establish and execute full-cycle sourcing strategies utilizing your knowledge and technical expertise of recruitment principles and best practices to obtain results
• Use traditional and nontraditional resources, including contributions to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards (career fairs, online job board, community networking events, social media, etc.), to identify and attract quality candidates
• Manage current candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS); suggests alternate recruiting methods as appropriate

Experience and Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree Required; a Master Degree is a plus
• 8+ years Talent Acquisition experience with a strong interest in sourcing and hiring scientific talent; experience with MD recruitment is strongly preferred
• A strong process orientation with the goal of implementing or developing best practices into the talent acquisition function. Ability to develop and execute recruiting strategies to meet staffing goals and objectives in a dynamic environment
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
• Experience supporting Director level and above positions is strongly preferred
• Ability to influence goals, objectives and deadlines in a dynamic and fast paced environment
• Ability to influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the Talent Acquisition organization

Additional Preferences:

• Strong process orientation, client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships with customers, candidates and schools. Candidate should have leadership and project management skills as demonstrated through previous work. They must work well with a team environment. Data analysis and event management experience is required.
• The ideal candidate needs to be extremely organized with high level time-management skills, the ability to learn quickly with follow-through skills, be flexible, and have a high attention to detail. They will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as an aptitude for public speaking and presenting.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition Number: 13280BR