Contract Recruiter/Staffing Manager
NIBR - Human Resources - Cambridge, MA

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11.25pt" > Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is looking for a contract recruiter who wants to be part of a high performing staffing team. This person will work on site at our research headquarters in Cambridge, MA for a 6 month assignment. They will use their experience in Biopharma recruiting to identify, source, screen and select the top talent NIBR is looking for.

Position requires prior staffing experience in a large, multi-site company. The ideal person will have a strong background in full cycle recruitment activities and experience with web-based staffing systems (e.g., Brassring, Webhire, etc.), internet posting technology and staffing processes.

Responsibilities include creating staffing plans; conducting behavioral and competency-based interviews for a wide range of scientific positions; and coaching hiring managers on interviewing and candidate assessment techniques.

You must have:
A demonstrated history of successful full cycle recruitment, preferably in the biotech/pharma space.
11.25pt" > Demonstrated experience in understanding and measuring candidates against unique cultural expectations.
11.25pt" > Demonstrated ability to coach and train clients on a positive candidate experience.
Knowledge of and experience with direct sourcing methodologies.
Knowledge of staffing processes, web-based applicant tracking systems.
Knowledge of social media as recruiting tool (i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) is a big plus.
Position also entails managing candidate expectations and communications, and negotiating offers; and advising and making offer recommendations to clients.
Prior experience with volume recruiting experience in a scientific research environment (pharmaceutical/biotech industry). Minimum requirements BS degree or equivalent experience and 6+ years experience in volume recruitment of scientific employees in a Pharmaceutical / Biotech environment. Key competencies are; results driven, ability to work in a matrix environment, collaboration, business acumen, communication skills, demonstrated project leadership skills.