Technology Recruiter - 1 yr contract assignment (R1102324) in Ottawa, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ottawa, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1102324

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

Real-World Solutions (RWS) Technology Platforms

We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition professional to help drive technology recruitment in our downtown Ottawa, ON office.

The primary focus of the role will be to identify, attract and hire technology professionals at a variety of levels for the RWS Technology Platforms business. Software Developers, Engineers and Data Scientists are the talent you will target. We will support you with the recruitment tools & resources you need to do this, and hope you will bring some ideas of your own, too!

This is a highly successful part of IQVIA’s business with ambitious growth targets. If you want to play a key role in achieving the hiring goals - for this year and next - with proactive recruitment across a fast moving, growing business unit, then this is the role for you!

A typical day might include:

  • Partnering with key stakeholders to source, select and hire qualified candidates using cost-effective techniques.
  • Creating engaging job postings and distributing across various internal and external channels including Workday, LinkedIn, and other key job boards.
  • Providing support throughout all stages of the application and hiring process.
  • Review applications and conduct effective interviews with potential candidates.
  • Advise managers throughout the offer process, including closing the candidate.
  • Manage positive partnerships with key suppliers, such as recruitment agencies.
  • With guidance, provide coaching and counselling to functional business leaders and hiring managers to effectively support staffing goals.
  • Advising and influencing internal stakeholders on recruiting, interviewing, and the selection process as required.
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and demands that may impact the company’s ability to attract the right calibre of candidate and work with the business to provide solutions.


Our ideal candidate:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the Technology industry.

  • A combination of agency and hands-on internal recruitment experience that includes supporting large global organisations with the full talent acquisition life cycle.

  • Significant direct sourcing experience, including the use of LinkedIn Recruiter, and other social media platforms such as Stack Overflow.

  • Proven stakeholder management experience at a mid/senior level with the ability to influence, and confidence to positively challenge existing thinking.

  • Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems is essential – ideally Workday.

  • Fluent English language skills will be essential.

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success.  We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

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.



Job ID: R1102324