Talent Aquisition Specialist

Job Ref: J26381
Sector: Clinical
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 24 April 2018
  • Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, UK
  • £23 per Hour
  • Natasha Rollason

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As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for attracting and assessing high caliber candidates across a number of departments in a timely manner. You will have full responsibility for the end to end recruitment process including offer negotiation and managing the ATS and other systems. You will also be a key partner to the different stakeholders in the process.

Key responsibilities

  • Working with appropriate stakeholders, understand the hiring requirements in order to proactively source high calibre, qualified candidates in defined timelines and parameters e.g. remuneration
  • Act as a consultant to the business and other stakeholders in defining and implementing sourcing strategies to attract the best talent into the organisation
  • Develop deep understanding of the organisation and strategies in order to ensure talent meets both current and future needs
  • Fully utilise direct sourcing strategies and internal networks to minimise use of external agencies
  • Confidently screen and assess applicants and respondents to create the strongest possible shortlist of candidates for each role
  • Ensure full utilisation of the ATS tool to ensure accurate data for reporting
  • Clearly and in a timely fashion, manage all communications with internal and external contacts
  • As necessary, manage interview arrangements including coaching managers in using competency based interviews as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with TA colleagues both in the UK and wider geographies
  • Define, build and manage the Talent Pipeline for critical roles in the UK
  • Identify opportunities to enhance employer brand and work with appropriate partners to exploit these opportunities
  • Manage ad hoc projects to support overall talent acquisition services to the business groups
  • Ongoing maintenance and continuous development of best practice in regards to recruitment and selection activities

Qualifications & Experiences

  • Degree - ideally in Human Resources, Life Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of Pharmaceutical recruitment in the UK - wider European / Global experience an advantage
  • Proven experience of managing an end to end Talent Acquisition process ensuring high levels of stakeholder satisfaction
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Experience of direct sourcing methodologies
  • Experience of an ATS - ideally Taleo


  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally and with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
  • Steps up and takes leadership to own toughest challenges
  • Motivates and can influence others, including those over whom they have no direct authority
  • Deals comfortably with ambiguity, uncertainty and risk
  • Professional, accountable, high energy and collaborative team player
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure and changing environment in an autonomous manner

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the EU/UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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