5991 - Talent Sourcing Specialist (Contract)

USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 5991 - Posted 05-Nov-2021
REMOTE: Work-From-Home

Talent Sourcing Specialist (Bioscience/Pharma/Contract)*

*this is a contract position with robust growth opportunity

Be a part of something GREAT!

Recently the public has become familiar with the term "mRNA" which has been associated with some of the most successful vaccinations that are allowing us to have some semblance of life before "pandemic." According to some within the scientific community mRNA technology has been around since the 1960s, but it was not until recently that they have been made available for vaccination usage. The world is about to change as some researchers are optimistic that over the next few decades exponential advances will be made to fight against the BIG 6: malaria, cancer, tuberculosis HIV, cytomegalovirus, and respiratory syncytial virus.

As a Sourcing Specialist you will develop, implement, and lead strategic sourcing strategies to develop passive candidate pipelines to marry top talent with our Clients. Here are a few more ways you’ll bring value to Kelly and Kelly Clients:

Essential Functions:

-Utilizing all tools and relevant methodologies available to create interest and drive talent to the Client’s organization

-Research and implement new sourcing tools and stay on top of current and new sourcing trends

-Sourcing, engaging, pre-screening (when needed), and assessing candidate qualifications to present the most qualified candidates to Recruiters


-Must have a” Hunter” & “Chaser “mentality

-Able to switch gears quickly and adapt to demanding Recruiter and/or Client changes

-Ability to quickly evaluate and prioritize tasks

-Able to adapt to and drive results in a fast-paced, challenging, and demanding deadline-driven work environment

-Must be exceptionally organized with strong attention to detail and must have strong time management, administrative, and customer service orientation

-300+ contacts per week (Mass Email/LinkedIn In-mails/Social Media

-10+ sourced candidates per week

-5+ hires per month


-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent role-related experience

Years of Experience:

-3+ years robust sourcing experience, including a high level of proficiency with various sourcing tools, channels, and technology

Type of Experience:

-Experienced in sourcing within Life-Science and Biopharma/Life Science preferred

-Solid experience utilizing Social Media as a candidate discovery avenue

-Experience with and ability to find & attract passive talent via robust strategic sourcing (cold calling, search tools, Boolean searching, partnering with relevant associations, universities, and networking avenues)

-MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

What’s in it for you?

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family, and their future. We understand that to thrive, we must build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living - it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits:

-Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision

-401(k) Match

-Paid Time Off

-Vacation Purchase Program

-Tuition Reimbursement

-PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program

Be Advised:

*This may position may require a COVID-19 vaccination, approved accommodation, or ongoing negative test results process upon hire

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.