Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Updated: September 19, 2022
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Job ID: 142822

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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, but we check our egos at the door.


The Talent Acquisition Specialist  is responsible for developing and maintaining a network of qualified candidates, screening candidates and managing relationships with Hiring Managers through the entire hiring process. The Recruiter will work with both internal Syneos Health and external client hiring managers to build a recruiting strategy for open positions, align on candidate profile, and source and interview high quality candidates to fill positions within an established timeline. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing strategy and utilizing a variety of recruitment tactics to attract and assess diverse talent for multiple specialty areas
  • Proactively building talent pipelines of diverse talent related to current and potential openings
  • Developing and maintaining consistent relationships with professional organizations, healthcare-focused networking associations to attract qualified talent and develop specialized candidate pipelines
  • Screening qualified candidates utilizing behavioral and competency based interviewing techniques
  • Partnering with Hiring Managers throughout the hiring process including the coordination of interviews
  • Participating in corporate meetings and industry events
  • Achieving monthly and quarterly performance goals

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a fast-paced, high-volume recruiting or staffing environment, preferrably in the pharmaceutical or healthcare space
  • Familiarity with the Pacific Northwest territory.
  • Prior experience selecting candidates using behavioral based interviewing is preferred
  • Successful candidates will have excellent organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly MS Office products and Windows based contact management system required
  • Must be able to perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change and adapt to varying customer needs.
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate and an action-oriented work ethic  


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)

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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