Vertex Pharmaceuticals is currently seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant to provide recruiting support to our Global Medicines Development and Affairs client groups as well as other groups to be assigned. This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced recruiter to join a phenomenal team and make an immediate impact.
Create and execute a recruiting strategies, which result in top-tier, qualified talent pools of professionals to build strong recruitment pipelines
Become a credible, trusted talent advisor to the business
Develop and execute sourcing strategies, pre-screen candidates and deliver pre-qualified diverse candidates for hiring manager’s evaluation
Ensure a positive client and candidate experience throughout the full recruitment life cycle.
Partner with hiring managers to identify roles of interview team, assign competencies/areas of focus using both technical and behavioral interviewing models
Effectively integrate diversity and veteran recruitment into the staffing process to ensure diverse candidate slates.
Grow existing network, foster new relationships and attend networking events to further identify talent for the organization
Partner with other functions to attract and hire talent that will help to sustain and contribute to the Vertex culture
Provide weekly and ad hoc updates to Talent Acquisition team, hiring managers and business partners as needed
Effectively manage the recruitment process by balancing budget, timelines and customer needs
Ability to select qualified vendors and maintain positive relationships
May contribute to projects as part of the long-term strategy of building a best-in-class talent acquisition organization
Other duties as assigned
6+ years pharmaceutical or biotech recruiting experience
Experience working in a fast-paced, highly matrix organization
Proven track record of finding unique ways to source and attract qualified candidates
Superior selection skills and a high level of proficiency in assessing individuals
Proven ability cultivating successful relationships internally and externally
Results driven, ability to demonstrate/quantify success relative to established targets and metrics
Possess exceptional emotional intelligence and decision making skills
Strong listening, facilitation and communications skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking and computer and web skills, along with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations/information
Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively and be proactive
Highly organized and attentive to detail
Location: This role is based on site in our Boston, MA office
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