Talent Acquisition, Manager 6 month FTC (R1034046) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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    London, UK
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    Human Resources
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Job Description

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.


Talent Acquisition, Manager - London, UK

We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition professional to join our Technology and Commercial Solutions (TCS) team.

The primary focus of the role will be to drive the identification, attraction and on-boarding of technology/IT professionals at a variety of levels across Europe. As one of the first TA experts within this business unit this role will play a pivotal part in the future success and growth of the TA team across EMEA.

This is an exciting time within the team as we look to build the TA function across EMEA.  If you want to play a key role in a team implementing structure, process and proactive recruitment across a fast moving, growing business unit this could be the role for you.


  • Partner with key stakeholders to source, select and hire qualified candidates using cost-effective techniques
  • 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 Workday, LinkedIn and job boards.
  • Drive performance based and positive partnership with key suppliers, such as agencies.
  • With guidance, provide coaching and counselling to functional business leaders and hiring managers to effectively support staffing goals.
  • 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.


Technology Knowledge

  • Software Development and Testing
  • C# Asp.Net and Java/Selenium
  • Data - SQL, CRM/MDM (Salesforce.com, Reltico) would be useful CSV, JSON and XML.
  • Web Service API's (SOAP/REST)
  • Cloud-AWS, SAAS IAAS


  • Excellent Knowledge and understanding of BI and Data warehousing, Software/Web Development, Testing, 1st/2nd/3rd line Tech support, UX Design, Business and Data Analysis, Project Management, Solution Design/Architecture, Product Marketing and Management, Sales Enablement (got to market Strategies).
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the Technology/IT industry.
  • Strong hands-on recruitment experience (agency or in-house) that includes supporting global organisations with the talent acquisition of junior to senior professional profiles in the UK and ideally across multiple European countries.
  • 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
  • Experience using Applicant Tracking/recruitment CRM Systems is essential
  • 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


  • 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.
  • QuintilesIMS 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.

Did you know?

  • 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 ultimately improve human health outcomes.
  • Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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 sta

Job ID: R1034046