Senior Recruiter

Posted 26 February 2024
Salary US$1 - US$50 per hour + Health Benefits, dental, vision, 401k match
LocationNorth Chicago
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameDanielle StGeorge

Job description

SR Recruiter (R&D)

6-Month initial contract
North Chicago, IL
Hybrid Opportunity

$49/HR with benefits provided

Orion Group has an exciting opportunity for a contract Senior Recruiter to support the Research & Development organization for our multinational pharmaceutical client in North Chicago!

Top 3-5 skills, experience or education required for this position:

· Full Cycle Recruitment, preferably within pharma/life sciences and/or R&D

· Ability to Source new and diverse talent from multiple sources

· Strong client management experience

Senior Recruiter, Research and Development Purpose:

The Senior Recruiter is responsible for developing and executing robust recruitment strategies that align with the business's needs, goals, and objectives. In addition to sourcing and recruiting top talent, this role requires collaborative strategic partnering with the business as well as cross-functional Talent Acquisition and HR partners.

Some responsibilities include:

· Lead full life-cycle recruitment efforts for one or more business functions in R&D.

· Identify and attract top, qualified candidates for open requisitions by utilizing multiple recruitment tools and tactics to source passive and engaged candidates.

· Pre-screen and present a diverse slate of candidates for open roles. Develop a strong, qualified pipeline of candidates for future openings.

· Update and manage candidates' applications status within an applicant tracking system to ensure that candidates are receiving information regarding their application timely, also ensuring that recruiting metrics are accurately tracked and key activities are tracked.

· As a trusted partner, utilize a consultative approach to guide and manage the recruitment process by supplying direct feedback to hiring teams and sharing guidance that influences hiring decisions.

· Establish a true business partnership with hiring managers and leadership on all talent acquisition related topics.

· Prepare competitive offer packages, supplying equity and market competitiveness data when needed. Deliver offers to candidates and manage the offer negotiation process through completion.

· Compile and communicate recruiting data including key hiring metrics for the function, industry overviews, and market trends to team members and business leaders.

· Ensure compliance to state/federal employment laws and policies and practices for applicant tracking compliance and reporting metrics.

· Project management in various functional areas at any given time, partnering with talent acquisition team members and cross-functional HR partners to deliver sourcing and recruitment strategies that supply talent for current or future job opportunities.

Senior Recruiter Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree is required

· A minimum of 3 years of full-lifecycle recruitment experience in a competitive, demanding, and high-volume environment is required, 5+ years is preferred.

· Experience recruiting within the biotechnology industry (pharmaceutical, medical device, biomedical research) is highly preferred.

· Sourcing experience and expertise is required. The ability to demonstrate success utilizing a variety of different sourcing tools and methods is required.

· Must demonstrate the ability to build strong business partnerships, acting as a trusted advisor to the client groups and proven ability to influence leadership.

· Must be comfortable with tracking and analyzing data to identify trends and insights that are key to influencing business decisions.

· Must be capable of executing complex offer negotiations, looking for creative solutions where possible. Experience developing and communicating compensation packages that include equity and long-term incentives is preferred.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.