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ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialize in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development – from compound selection to Phase I - IV clinical studies
ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development. We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart.

Post: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Description:

-Responsible for producing global recruitment plans, aligning with the business succession planning, developing and maintaining relationships with executive level customer stakeholders and holding a sound level of knowledge of the business they are aligned to.

-Design resourcing plans, define role requirements and develop innovative sourcing options including networking, headhunting and building talent pools.

-Provide a high level of candidate care and ensure frequent communication is deployed (e.g. debriefing candidates, keeping candidates ‘warm’).

-Recommend, coordinate and participate in hiring events such as Job Fairs, external recruiting and other networking events.

-Have a good understanding of the local labour and candidate markets for areas of responsibility to provide guidance to the business/stakeholders on demographics and sourcing strategies.

-Develop and maintain a stakeholder engagement plan to drive activities in appropriate business areas.

-Understand and deliver market intelligence for the business area.

-A sound understanding of recruitment best practice tools and methodologies (e.g., job profiling, sourcing, selection and assessment).

-Travel (approximately 20%) domestic and/or international.

Role Requirements / Skills / Experience Required

-To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-Minimum of 4 years of experience / or relevant experience of working as a top performing recruiter with in depth proven experience recruiting for leadership level positions with ability to manage high volumes of recruitment activity, preferably in an internal setting and with the same/relevant industry.

-Experience of working with multiple stakeholders and all levels and building strong relationships, ability to listen and understand the needs of the business and candidates.

-Must have up-to-date knowledge of innovative and attraction & selection methodologies and strong track record of successfully networking externally with global experience as required.

-Ability to negotiate rates/salaries, and present and sell candidates to the business.

-Experience of designing assessment processes for senior level positions.

-In depth experience of using Taleo with PC proficiency including Microsoft Office and related Packages.

- Flexibility of working with different time zones.

-Bachelor’s degree or local equivalent preferred.

Additional Information:
Qualification: Bachelor's degree
Reference: 040507
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Location: Chennai

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