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11798832 Talent Acquisition Consultant (For R&D) (Temporary role, 3+ months)

  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #5051

Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant (Temporary role, 3+ months)

Our client company in the Pharmaceuticals industry is currently seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant to provide recruiting support to the continuous and exciting growth of the organization. The Senior Consultant will support various groups within Research & Development.  This is an opportunity for an experienced recruiter to make an immediate impact.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and execute a recruiting strategy, which results in a top-tier, qualified talent pool of professionals and a strong candidate pipeline
  • Develop and execute a sourcing strategy, pre-screen candidates and deliver pre-qualified diverse candidates for hiring manager’s evaluation
  • Partner with hiring manager to identify role of interview team, assign competencies using both technical and behavioral interviewing models
  • Grow existing network, foster new relationships and attend networking events to further identify talent for the organization
  • Partner with other Human Resource functions in order to attract and hire talent that will help to sustain and contribute to the Alnylam culture
  • Utilize solid negotiating skills to close candidates
  • Provide weekly and ad hoc updates to staffing team, hiring managers and business partners as needed
  • Effectively manage the recruitment process by balancing budget, timelines and customer needs
  • Ability to select qualified vendors and maintain positive relationships
  • May contribute to projects as part of the long-term strategy of building a best-in-class staffing organization
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years pharmaceutical/biotech industry recruiting experience a must
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly matrix organization
  • Proven track record of finding unique ways to source and attract qualified candidates
  • Superior selection skills and a high level of proficiency in assessing individuals
  • Proven ability cultivating successful relationships internally and externally
  • Results driven, ability to demonstrate/quantify success relative to established targets and metrics
  • Strong listening, facilitation and communications skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and computer and web skills, along with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations/information

Location: **This role is based on site in our Cambridge, MA office but will be remote for the foreseeable future given the Covid-19 pandemic.

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