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Senior Talent Advisor (Pharmaceutical & Life-Sciences)
Compensation: $43-$48/hour

Are you a talent acquisition consultant with a strong background in pharmaceutical recruitment?

We’re looking for a strategic and consultative Talent Advisor (Pharma/Biotech/R&D & SG&A) to work for our client based in Mississauga (with the option to work from home 1 – 2 days per week!) As the ideal partner to our client’s Key Stakeholders and Hiring Managers, you will be responsible for developing a talent strategy that best suits their needs and market conditions. The position is ultimately responsible for the fulfillment of their requisitions.

You will build strong relationships with hiring managers and ensure overall sourcing strategies and plans are developed and executed in a timely fashion. Therefore, understanding of sourcing methodologies and how to execute them to effectively develop a candidate pipeline is essential. The ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment where you will manage and participate in the daily activities of the recruiting team to facilitate the recruiting cycle is vital.

The salary range is $43-$48/hour.

Your responsibilities include:

•Single point of contact for Hiring Managers on all assigned requisitions
•Collaborates with Manager and appropriate internal team members to ensure that adequate sourcing and screening support is provided based on requisition needs to meet client expectations
•Performs intake call with Hiring Manager on assigned requisitions- seeks to clarify the position, specific requirements, and the opportunity beyond the job description and serves as a consultative partner who appropriately manages expectations and communicates sourcing plans and recruiting timelines
•Acts as an advisor to client hiring managers on appropriate sourcing strategy.
•Proactively gather market intelligence and shares with internal team and hiring managers
•Meets or exceeds assigned monthly hiring goals and regularly monitors performance scorecard to ensure all SLAs and KPIs are being met
•Evaluates, reprioritizes, and is responsible for the overall execution of the employment branding strategy
•Manages the candidate pool for each requisition including internal candidates, ad response candidates and direct sourced candidates. Uses independent judgment to determine potential candidate eligibility based on resumes, professional profiles and interview notes
•Use of influence and persuasion to sell candidate on employment opportunities, extends offers and negotiates to final acceptance of offer
•Interfaces with and develops strong relationships with client partners as a hiring consultant and provides innovative solutions to solve recruiting challenges and influence hiring decisions
•Defines and participatea in special projects as necessary to enhance our service offering to existing and anticipated clients
•Promotes positive relationships and strong partnerships to protect the candidate experience

Position Requirements:

•6+ years of Recruiting and Sourcing/ candidate generation experience required (pharmaceutical and biotech industries)

Preferred qualifications include:

•Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma
•Coursework or certification such as: AIRS, Adler Group, Recruitment Juice, NextLevel Exchange or Art of Recruiting
•Demonstrated track record of understanding clients’ functional/technical hiring needs and translating those into effective candidate generation strategies (passive and active)
•Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively screen candidates to evaluate their eligibility for candidacy and consultatively present to hiring teams
•Proven ability to understand candidate motivations and effectively sell the opportunity to the candidate to ensure offer acceptance if made
•Proven ability to take initiative and build strong productive relationships across boundaries, interacting and consulting with all levels of the organization
•Microsoft Office [Excel / PPT / Word / Outlook]
•Applicant Tracking System proficiency

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