Covance

  • Sr. Scientific Recruiter

    Job Location(s) US-IN-Greenfield
    Job Number
    2018-24312
    Job Category
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

     

    We have a great opportunity for a Senior Scientific Recruiter to join our team in Greenfield, IN. We are looking for a talent advisor who influences business talent acquisition strategy by informing staffing decisions with deep knowledge of the organization and external talent markets.

     

    Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work.

     

    This role:

    • Provides full suite of recruiting services for assigned business units.
    • Sources, qualifies and delivers diverse candidate slates for a wide range of positions within assigned client group, including senior-level and technical positions.
    • Partners with assigned business unit(s) to understand recruiting needs and translate needs to specific recruiting strategies and tactics.
    • Advises on areas of subject matter expertise and/or leads a team of less experienced or technically proficient recruiters.
    • Collaborates with business leaders, HR and Global Talent Management colleagues to understand the Covance regional and business unit strategies and translate them to aligned talent acquisition objectives.

     

    What we’re looking for in you:

    • At least 7 years of related experience in a recruiting role within a search consultancy, Recruitment Outsource Provider, or in-house recruitment team.
    • At least 5 years’ experience working in tandem with external recruitment agencies with results in assessing the performance and effectiveness of their services.
    • Targeted Selection Interview (TSI) certified in interviewing and assessment.
    • Demonstrated success in sourcing positions globally at all levels (meeting key performance indicators for recruiting on a consistent basis).

    * Extensive knowledge of the Greenfield/Indianapolis labor market preferred.

     

    Why People choose to work at Covance

    "At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond.  We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends."

     

    Education/Qualifications

    Required:

      • Bachelors degree (or country equivalent) or at least 4 years of relevant work experience as a recruiter (in lieu of degree). Preferred majors for degree include Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration/Management, Psychology.
      • Extensive knowledge of Human Resources practices, laws and regulations in geographic areas of operation governing recruitment.
      • Expert client and candidate relationship management skills; proven ability to interact and build relationships with candidates and all levels of the organization (including senior management).
      • Expert and utilization knowledge of sourcing methodologies, tools and media.
      • Ability to work with team members and hiring managers in a “virtual” setting as position may be physically remote from recruiting team members, hiring managers and/or supervisor.
      • Ability to think and make decisions autonomously with limited supervision.
      • Strong attention to detail, organization and follow-up skills.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
      • Ability to prioritize a high volume of requisitions while managing multiple projects across diverse position types and/or client groups.
      • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
      • Full proficiency with applicant tracking systems; experience with Kenexa BrassRing a plus. Experience with PeopleSoft ERP a plus.
      • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office: Outlook (intermediate), Word (basic), Excel (intermediate), PowerPoint (intermediate) and PeopleSoft (basic).

    Experience

    • At least 7 years of related experience in a recruiting role within a search consultancy, Recruitment Outsource Provider, or in-house recruitment team.
    • At least 5 years’ experience working in tandem with external recruitment agencies with results in assessing the performance and effectiveness of their services.
    • Targeted Selection Interview (TSI) certified in interviewing and assessment.
    • Demonstrated success in sourcing positions globally at all levels (meeting key performance indicators for recruiting on a consistent basis).

    Preferred:
    * Extensive knowledge of the Greenfield/Indianapolis labor market.

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