Contract - Senior Recruiter

San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 20, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary:

The Contract Senior Recruiter is responsible for managing the full lifecycle recruiting process. This role will identify, develop, and execute effective sourcing strategies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with, and build strong relations with hiring managers
  • Manage recruiting processes end-to-end including update hiring managers on their pipelines, hiring challenges within their departments, the interview process, and hiring decisions
  • Manage open requisitions including sourcing, screening, interviewing, offer generation and negotiation
  • Develop qualified candidate pool for current and future openings. Utilize LinkedIn Recruiter and other tools to proactively source candidates
  • Build strong working relationship with HR Business Partners to better understand current and future organizational needs
  • Provide exceptional candidate experience; maintaining contact, responsiveness and transparency throughout the recruiting process


  • At least 7+ years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience recruiting in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries is required
  • Established biotech/pharma industry network and understanding of Bay Area industry market
  • Ability to manage and track open requisitions and to communicate them to multiple stakeholders
  • Proven experience managing a full requisition workload across various departments
  • Strong negotiation skills with a successful track record of closing deals
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems. Experience with Newton/Paycor a plus
  • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Highly collaborative and strong team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent understanding of defined biotech target groups such as R&D and Commercial
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, and the ability to develop relationships and influence staff at all levels
  • Outstanding organization skills and attention to detail with consistent follow-through
  • Proactive, innovative and problem-solving skills