Contract Recruiter – Pharma/Biotech

San Diego, CA, United States
Jan 14, 2019
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Are you passionate about finding the best talent and build great teams? Do you enjoy being part of a team that works to recruit for a large number of newly created positions in a short period of time? Are you able to think on your feet and manage multiple searches effectively? Do you have a reputation to be an amazing networker, connector, and collaborator? Do you want to use your full-cycle recruiting skills to make a positive impact? If you don't think we're asking for the nearly-impossible, then we would love to hear from you!

The contract recruiter position manages full recruitment lifecycle processes and is responsible for the identification, assessment and acquisition of key talent. S/he will be accountable for managing the sourcing and recruitment efforts for a range of positions across multiple functions including but not limited to Commercial, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, R&D, G&A, etc.

  • Partner closely with hiring managers to understand position requirements and effectively identify talent that is aligned to the scope of and responsibilities of open positions
  • Perform full-cycle recruitment including sourcing, screening, interviewing, reference checking, negotiating and extending offers, Bamboo ATS system experience helpful but not required.
  • Implement a variety of creative and cost-effective recruiting strategies, including networking, social media, internet postings, etc.
  • Act as an ambassador of the company by managing and coordinating all communication with candidates
  • Manage interview and offer processes in partnership with HR team and hiring managers
  • Contribute to other staffing related projects as needed

Qualification Requirements:
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in recruitment/talent acquisition, preferably in biotech/pharma
  • An expert level of knowledge in full-cycle recruitment including strong sourcing skills with demonstrated success in networking, candidate assessment, strong negotiation and closing skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple searches effectively
  • The ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Team player and problem solver with a high sense of urgency and motivation
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English and German (other European languages are desirable)