Talent Acquisition Specialist

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for delivering recruiting support for Horizon's talent needs serving as the main point of contact for internal clients with regards to executing hiring strategies for the organization. This person will source, network and build a pipeline of talent for current and future positions.

  • Support the execution of talent acquisition programs to identify, attract and hire top talent, as well as facilitate the identification of internal talent for opportunities within Horizon
  • Execute innovative and cost-effective talent acquisition strategies for Horizon to attract and hire outstanding candidates who are both qualified for open opportunities and are a fit from a culture perspective
  • Execute a full-cycle recruitment strategy which includes sourcing and screening candidates, including passive job seekers, facilitating debriefs, and creating offer recommendations.
  • Working with partners including management, compensation and benefits, HR Business Partners and occasionally third-party vendors, to optimize the process and close positions
  • Maintain compliant and accurate retention of requisition files and records
  • Create and drive diverse talent slates and pipelines
  • Collaborates with Human Resource Business Partners, Business leaders and HR COE partners
  • Explores the market best practices in the recruitment and implement appropriate best practices in the organization; Partners with and provides guidance to hiring managers, candidates and colleagues throughout the talent acquisition process
  • Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations affecting hiring practices
  • Participates & contributes to various project teams and assists with HR special projects

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of full lifecycle recruitment experience in a competitive, fast paced environment. Pharma/biopharma experience preferred
  • Proven track record in the execution of Talent Acquisition Strategies
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Detailed and organized. Able to establish and meet deadlines
  • Ability to partner with internal and external resources to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of services
  • Strong working knowledge of current employment and benefits laws
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive confidential employee information with discretion and good judgment
  • Strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel are required. HRIS experience a plus
  • Strong customer focus, with excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Self-starter who effectively organizes and prioritizes work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to travel up to 5%
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Professional, proactive demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.