Program Manager/Director Talent Acquisition

Updated: November 18, 2021
Location: Nationwide
Job ID: 136987

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TSP delivers the right talent, at the right time, to Life Science clients who are making a difference in the lives of patients around the globe.

Our Program Manager / Director requires an expertise in talent acquisition within and a passion for exceeding client expectations. After all, it takes grit to “get it done,” and grace to lead a team to the finish line while prioritizing an exceptional client and candidate experience. Do you have what it takes?

Taylor Strategy Partners, a Syneos Health® company, helps make companies stronger. For more than 50 years, our clients have trusted us to find the right teammates - and build the right teams - to help them achieve their talent acquisition goals. With our breadth of services and focus on healthcare and life sciences, we personalize solutions that are right for client organizations. Our services have a foundation in executive search, but we go deeper. Our clients gain a strategic partner who listens to who they are, how they work, and what they need. We assess candidates for fit and optimize the people they have now, to strengthen their organization.

We believe in living our core values. If this sounds like you, we should talk!

  • Be a leader
  • Be in tune
  • Get it done
  • Love what you do


the opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for leading and developing the talent acquisition function for our client.   Our client is a rapidly growing molecular diagnostics and healthcare data firm whose growth demands leadership, efficiency and innovation in their talent acquisition process.   The successful candidate will:

  • Improve the current talent acquisition process including but not limited to position approval, job posting process, ATS utilization, sourcing strategy, interview process/debriefs, offer creation and approval
  • Create a strategy for employee value proposition and employment branding
  • Develop comprehensive reporting for executive leadership
  • Manage current RPO relationship with TSP
  • Create a process for managing and engaging other external vendors
  • Influence and mentor existing client TA team

You will be responsible for providing team leadership and maintaining a culture of excellence centered around developing clients through trust, relationships and results. You will live and articulate “the power of personal.”

the program manager / director will:

be a leader:

  • Oversee and take the reins to ensure exceptional recruitment delivery to our client partner
  • Provide guidance, inspiration and coaching to the recruiting team to meet and exceed performance goals and objectives.

get it done:

  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key client stakeholders to understand client talent acquisition goals and initiatives.
  • Provide solution-based offerings to help achieve partnership objectives.

be in tune:

  • Build trust with clients, candidates and internal colleagues through proactive, positive and professional communication, exquisite delivery and authenticity.
  • Appreciate the unique ingredients required for success when building teams and hiring for a rapidly growing organization

love what you do:

  • Drive your team to develop and leverage comprehensive and targeted talent attraction strategies, keeping the power of personal paramount.

Job Requirements




  • BS/BA degree is required.
  • At least seven (7) years of recruiting/talent acquisition experience with evidence of career progression evolving into a leadership role; health care or life science experience preferred
  • Have experience leading and developing high performing teams in a virtual and onsite setting within a corporate Talent Acquisition function or through an RPO partnership.
  • Experience in both RPO and corporate environments is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate strength leading talent acquisition in a high-growth environment
  • Will need to possess a high emotional intelligence as it relates to understanding how to best impact and work effectively with people at levels of the organization, with different motivators and personalities.
  • Ability to excel in an agile environment.
  • Impeccable communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Have strong problem solving ability.

TSP and its clients are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

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