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Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

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Primary Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain Additonal Locations: Bratislava, Slovakia,SVK; Prague, Czech Republic,CZE; Warsaw, Poland,POL Full time R1191728

Job description

IQVIA is a leading global provider of contract research services, advanced analytics and technology solutions to the life sciences industry formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles.

In 2020 IQVIA has invested in the development of a Sourcing team at EMEA level whose goal is to support the growth of the company by proactively targeting quality candidates and further improve the recruitment life cycle.

The team is currently composed of 20 people ca based throughout several countries (Spain, UK, Czechia, Slovakia, Poland....) and is planning to further grow in the months and years to come.

Job Overview

Working as part of the EMEA Talent Acquisition Sourcing team, you will be responsible for multiple Talent Pipelines across different countries and owning the Sourcing Strategy and generation of candidates to help support IQVIA's continued growth in our clinical business area.

Your role will be critical to impact hiring needs with a proactive approach, partnering with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to prioritize the business talent needs, building relations with prospects while also obtaining domain knowledge and market knowledge.

Essential Functions

  • Use diverse channels to identify and engage top talent (internal and external databases, Social Media, CV databases and job boards).

  • Pre-screening and qualifying candidates.

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with relevant networks (meetups, events, universities, etc.).

  • Provide reports and maintain data on recruiting activities as required.

  • Contribute to the development of the overall EMEA Talent Sourcing Strategy.

  • Keep appraised of regional and local employment laws and regulations in order to ensure Company compliance.


  • At least 2 years of experience working as a Recruiter, Headhunter, Recruitment Consultant, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Talent Sourcer or in a similar role, working in a corporate environment, RPO or Recruitment Agency.

  • Experience Sourcing and Nurturing the relationship with clinical profiles is greatly appreciated.

  • Proficient in Talent Sourcing, creating pipelines, building Talent Pools and Maps, using creative and scalable techniques, tools and channels to identify and engage passive talent.

  • Exceptional knowledge of Boolean, X-Ray and Advanced Searches (in LinkedIn Recruiter, Search Engines and other databases).

  • Experience searching and reaching-out to Talent outside LinkedIn.

  • Excellent written communication skills, able to succinctly articulate messages that are attractive and relevant for potential candidates, with a defined outreach strategy using multiple channels and points of touch, while always leveraging the company EVP and Employer Brand.

  • Fluent in English, any additional languages is desirable (e.g. French, Dutch or German).

  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications, in addition to ATS and CRM applications (Workday, Yello or similar).

  • Demonstrate a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.

We will offer an initial fixed term contract of 12 months that will include a competitive salary, performance based bonus, flexibility on your agenda and benefits (for the specifics, it will vary from country to country). #LI-NM

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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