Experienced Clinical Talent Acquisition Specialist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract - (1807845) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Job Description

At Quintiles we help healthcare and biopharma companies improve their probability of success. We do this by connecting our scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery. From advisory through operations, Quintiles and its affiliate companies is the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services. As one of FORTUNE’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ in 2016, we offer great opportunities for a career in world-leading clinical research. Our global projects, innovative tools and industry leading customers combined with outstanding support from our leadership team and clear career mapping allows you to make a difference in patient health
Join us on our exciting journey!
IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
 
A career with IQVIA connects you to great opportunity to achieve professional success and impact healthcare around the world.
 
We are looking for an experienced recruiter to join our EMEA Talent Acquisition team. The role is office based with some flexibility to work remotely.
 
The primary focus of the role will be to support our Clinical Operations business units with the identification, attraction and onboarding of clinical research professionals at a variety of levels. Experience working in the life science/clinical research sector is a necessity.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with key stakeholders to source, select and hire qualified candidates using cost-effective techniques in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes.
  • Review applications and conduct effective interviews with potential candidates, providing support throughout all stages of the application and hiring process.
  • Create engaging job adverts and distribute across various internal and external channels including Taleo, LinkedIn and job boards.
  • Work internally with other team members to share knowledge and resource cross functionally.
  • With guidance, provide coaching and counselling to functional business leaders and hiring managers to effectively support staffing goals.
  • Meet with functional business leaders and executive management, as required, to discuss and establish staffing objectives and ensure they are achieved.
  • Advise and influence internal stakeholders on recruiting, interviewing, and the selection process as required.
  • Keep 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.


Job Requirements

  • Strong hands-on recruitment experience (agency or in-house) that includes supporting global organisations with the talent acquisition of mid-senior professional profiles. Pharmaceutical/CRO experience is highly desirable but not essential
  • Significant direct sourcing experience, including the use of LinkedIn Recruiter and other social media platforms
  • Proven stakeholder management experience at a mid/senior level with the ability to influence, and confidence to positively challenge existing thinking
  • Fluent in English with strong verbal and written communication skills - additional language skills would be a significant advantage
  • Experience using Applicant Tracking/recruitment CRM Systems is essential - knowledge of Taleo would be an advantage
  • Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision making skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and plan routine activities
  • Experience of working to a range of recruitment related KPIs
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good understanding and awareness of the commercial environment and market trends
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective remote working relationships with TA colleagues and management
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
 
Awards
  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row.
  • Recognised by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO).
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the fourth consecutive year. A site-nominated award recognising contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical sponsors dedicated to building positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
  • IQVIA named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries.
 
IQVIA is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other 'protected status.'
 
We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and
Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!
We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1807845