2229 - RPO/Client Facing Pharmaceutical/R&D Sourcing Manager - Virtual

USA    |     Other   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 2229 - Posted 06-Jan-2021
As a Recruiting Manager, you will lead a team that could include Recruiters, Sourcers and Recruiting Logistics Specialist (exempt and non-exempt) who are responsible for candidate screening, interview scheduling and post offer administration. In conjunction with an Operations Manager, you will ensure the team has the appropriate training and tools and is following processes accordingly in order to achieve and/or exceed Service Levels Agreements (SLAs). The Recruiting Manager will build strong client relationships and work in partnership with the client to ensure program success. 


  • Work with Client’s Human Resources & Recruiting teams as well as Hiring Managers to assess and measure Client satisfaction, respond to concerns and actively prevent future issues
  • Act as a consultative Strategic Partner to the client with proven knowledge of the labor market and Client’s industry to build exceptional recruiting strategies
  • You will allocate recruiting resources and requisition loads to the team to ensure successful candidate delivery
  • Coach and mentor team on recruitment strategies, sourcing techniques, process administration and their own consultative skills
  • Ensure the program and team meet all critical metrics and SLA requirements; drive the team to deliver in a metric-centric environment
  • Coach, mentor and ensure your team is successful: hold weekly 1:1’s with each team member to review scorecard performance, strategize on program concerns and maintain compliance with administrative processes; ensure the team is flexible and can work in demanding, rapidly changing business environments; lead performance accordingly
  • Drive continuous process improvements
  • Provide Client with reporting that demonstrates the programs’ success or areas for opportunities
  • Work with Operations Manager to build and deliver quarterly business reviews


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent role related experience
  • 3+ years of experience leading a Sourcing Team and or experience creating strategic sourcing strategies to attract passive job seekers for difficult to fill positions.
  • 3+ years of experience leading teams of 5 – 10 direct reports (onsite, offsite or virtual; geographically dispersed team management a plus)
  • 2+ years of direct client management
  • 8-10 years of Sourcing, Recruiting/Talent Acquisition experience to include proactive and passive sourcing knowledge (expert in advanced search techniques)
  • Pharma background (R&D specifically) and/or Executive Search background for niche positions
  • Demonstrable experience developing and executing comprehensive recruitment strategy plans
  • Experience building and delivering data and timely reporting on key program metrics
  • Knowledge of applicable employment laws & compliance
  • Exposure working with budgets and financials
  • Experienced user of Word, Excel & PowerPoint, working knowledge of various CRM, ATS and HRIS systems
  • RPO experience preferred
  • Kelly Services experience preferred

  • Work Location: This job can be performed anywhere except in the state of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this job posting."

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