As a member of Syneos Health Communications Talent Acquisition team, the Recruiting Associate(RA) will have responsibility for supporting the Talent Acquisition team in the sourcing and screening of qualified individuals for key roles across assigned geography and specialty area of our Creative Teams. The Recruiting Associate partners with Researcher/Sourcing Team and works with the full cycle Recruiters to identify target candidate populations and utilize computer search, cold calling, and networking techniques to identify candidates meeting desired criteria.
This position will entail the following responsibilities as well as other responsibilities as assigned with the three key areas of focus;
Sourcing & Researching for creative talent
Talent Screening and Assessment
Recruiting Operational Support Activities (Travel, Logistics, Interview Management, Candidate Care, etc.)
Utilizing all recruitment tools in order to source, identify and pre-qualify or re-qualify specific skill sets of professionals for priority positions as determined daily/weekly;
Database mining (Indeed, CareerBuilder, etc.)
Utilizes social network sites such as LinkedIn for sourcing and networking for new candidates
Candidate prequalification and interview coordination
ATS/CRM database searches and updating
Generate leads and referrals through the qualification process
Drive sourcing and candidate flow initiatives for area of responsibility/geography based on Management determinations
Perform candidate reference checks
Identify Academics, Associations, and Societies etc for different specialties
Develop and execute targeted recruiting strategies to identify top talent for all internal and external positions for assigned business unit
Manage low volume full life cycle responsibilities from sourcing/advertising through final offers.
Develop strong business relationships with internal and external customers, as well as candidates and recruiting colleagues.
Proactively Manage/Coach Candidate and Hiring Manager Relationships.
Duties and responsibilities may vary based on client demands and business needs.
Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:
Education Required: 4-year degree and/or equivalent related industry experience
Minimum of one year professional experience that includes formal training in sourcing practices and recruitment support role.
Preferably experience with creative talent
Knowledge of ATS and Web based recruiting tools to include CareerBuilder and Monster.
Able to write basic web/database queries and Boolean searches
Able to develop rapport with others and work in a team environment
Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
Demonstrate dependability in difficult circumstances and show a sense of urgency about getting results
Prior experience in sourcing with direct candidate interaction within pharmaceutical/clinical environment
Should have a strong desire to source, qualify and assist and support Senior Staff in the recruitment cycle
Proficiency in Internet applications, major job boards and demonstrated knowledge with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic
This position excludes Colorado applicants.
At Syneos Health Communications, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.
Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.
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