The Director of Talent Advisors (RTA) leads a major segment of Covance’s recruiting business. The talent segments recruited for include professional, medical/scientific, and university, supporting a diverse range of clients worldwide. The Director collaborates with business leaders and HR colleagues to understand the Covance business unit strategies and translate them to talent acquisition solutions aligned with business unit objectives.
The role entails team leadership, financial management, client relationship management, and vendor/partner relations. In partnership with client business leaders, their teams and HR leadership, the Director is responsible for the delivery of talent acquisition services across the portfolio of business, focused on:
Recruiting results are achieved by leveraging a scalable recruiting team comprised of Covance employees and partners of a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) organization to build a foundation of global talent. The Director will be closely aligned with Covance’s RPO provider to ensure the success of the RPO and consistent delivery of services to the business and make recommendations and drive decisions on strategies for recruiting.
The Director influences attraction and selection decisions through demonstrated business acumen, organizational knowledge, and deep expertise of the labor market. The Director manages a team of internal and external recruiting resources based in multiple locations, including some resources of an external Recruitment Outsource Provider (RPO).
The Director reports to the Vice-President of Recruitment and Talent Advisors and is a member of the RTA Leadership Team.
Lead the team which hires, leads and develops team of Covance sourcers, recruiters and coordinators delivering service to the business. Ensures team is knowledgeable, skilled and engaged; provides the tools and information needed to be successful; establishes and effectively communicates standards and objectives; drives accountability for results; provides feedback and recognition.