Talent Acquisition Specialist (Contract to Hire) (R1087856) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Talent Acquisition Specialist- Contract to Hire


An exciting opportunity is available for a TA Specialist to join the IQVIA North American Talent Acquisition team. The project time period is indefinite and this role does have opportunity to become a full time. The TA Specialist will be supporting experienced hiring efforts across our Consulting Services business in the US/Canada geography. Reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition, North America, the TA Specialist will manage end-to-end recruitment for positions across office locations. This is a fast-paced recruiting delivery role, with responsibility for finding and hiring top talent into our growing organization.


  • Work closely with the hiring managers and Talent Acquisition leadership to develop and execute strategies to attract and hire top experienced management consulting talent within the life sciences/ healthcare industry.
  • Source passive and active candidates through appropriate channels and help to evaluate new sourcing avenues to help enhance pipeline for the broader Talent Acquisition team.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to Hiring Managers & Talent Acquisition team members on the recruitment market place in efforts to keep the business informed, manage realistic expectations and to drive and enable smarter, faster hiring decisions.
  • Attend meetings with Talent Acquisition team members and key business stakeholders to understand requirements and provide updates on pipeline and market intelligence
  • Monitor trends and developments in sourcing tools and technologies while leveraging social media channels for sourcing and other marketing forums to drive traffic to the IQVIA website and external career section.
  • Gather data around competition and market conditions or trends that may impact ability to find and hire the right talent.
  • Participate in or manage ad-hoc projects intended to educate our hiring managers, enhance sourcing strategies and overall impact of TA’s delivery to the business.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2-5 years of recruiting/sourcing experience across a wide range of disciplines and geographic locations.
  • Experience recruiting within the North American market strongly preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working within a professional services environment
  • Experience recruiting in the healthcare or life sciences industry preferred. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with LinkedIn and ATS systems; experience with Workday HRIS preferred.
  • Strong Boolean search skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with passion for managing business relationships as well as conducting research and taking creative approaches to sourcing and candidate attraction.
  • Ability to manage multiple searches at any one time and manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1087856