Recruiting Associate - Contract

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Updated: January 20, 2020
Location: Columbus, OH, United States
Job ID: 7017


You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.
You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, bu\t we check our egos at the door.




As a member of Syneos Health Recruitment Services, the Recruiting Associate(RA) will have dual responsible for supporting the Recruitment staff in the sourcing and  screening of qualified individuals for key roles across assigned geography and specialty area of Selling Solutions.   The Recruiting Associate partners with Researcher/Sourcing Team and works with the full cycle Recruiters to identify target candidate populations and utilize computer search, cold calling, and networking techniques to identify candidates meeting desired criteria. The RA role  will also cover a geographic region as determined by business needs and based on Recruiting Director discretion .   

This position will entail the following responsibilities as well as other responsibilities as assigned with the three key areas of focus;

1)    Sourcing & Researcher Specialist

2)    Talent Screening and Assessment

3)    Recruiting Operational Support Activities (Travel, Logistics, Interview Management, Candidate Care, etc.)

  • Utilizing all recruitment tools in order to source, identify and pre-qualify or re-qualify specific skill sets of professionals for priority positions as determined daily/weekly;
  • Database mining  (Indeed, CareerBuilder, etc.)
  • Utilizes social network sites such as LinkedIn for sourcing and networking for new candidates
  • Candidate prequalification and interview coordination
  • ATS/CRM database searches and updating
  • Generate leads and referrals through the qualification process
  • Drive sourcing and candidate flow initiatives for area of responsibility/geography based on Management determinations
  • Perform candidate reference checks
  • Identify Academics, Associations, and Societies etc for different specialties
  • Develop and execute targeted recruiting strategies to identify top talent for all internal and external positions in assigned region.
  • Manage low volume full life cycle responsibilities from sourcing/advertising through final offers.
  • Develop strong business relationships with internal and external customers, as well as candidates and recruiting colleagues.
  • Proactively Manage/Coach Candidate and Hiring Manager Relationships.
  • Duties and responsibilities may vary based on client demands and business needs.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

Education Required: 4 year degree and/or equivalent related industry experience

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 2+ years prior experience in a Recruiting or Staffing Operations or Recruiting/Sourcing role.
  • Staffing Agency experience required
  • Knowledge of ATS and Web based recruiting tools to include Social media
  • Perform advanced web/database queries and Boolean searches
  • Able to develop rapport with others and work in a team environment
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate dependability in difficult circumstances and show a sense of urgency about getting results
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change
  • Prior experience in sourcing/recruiting/staffing with direct candidate interaction within pharmaceutical/staffing environment  
  • Must have demonstrated experience to source, recruit, and qualify candidates/leads
  • Proficiency in Internet applications, major job boards and demonstrated knowledge with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Behavioral based interviewing skills preferred

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re essential in solving and executing against today’s toughest commercialization challenges facing the world’s leading healthcare companies. From the very beginning, you’ll be supported by team members who, like you, aren’t afraid to try something new. You'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

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