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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Job reference: R-058309
Posted date: Aug. 12, 2019

New opportunity – Talent Acquisition Partner- 12 Month FTC

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

This is a great opportunity to engage, inspire, persuade and influence and be part of a cutting edge in-house Talent Acquisition Function- supporting the Oncology R&D (ORD) organisation.

This role is based in Cambridge.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Talent Acquisition Partner for ORD  you will be responsible for delivering Talent Acquisition solutions in partnership with the Hiring Manager and Talent Acquisition Lead to proactively identify and fill vacancies with talented individuals with the right capability and skills in a fast paced challenging market.

This will involve proactive activity, developing and executing sourcing plans, building talent pipelines, conducting direct sourcing activity, research, screening, interviewing, pre-selecting, offer management and managing the hiring administration process.

This role is full lifecycle recruitment in a very hand on fast moving environment where your subject matter expertise will allow you to advise, coach and influence hiring managers to ensure best in class service delivery to the business and candidates.

You will build strong trusting relationships both with internal stakeholders and candidates and ensure both have a good experience with Talent Acquisition throughout the process.

You will work with 3rd party vendors on occasion for niche hard to fill roles but you will be targeted on a direct fill rate – utilizing our internal Talent Scout for senior hires and internal recruitment marketing teams for campaigns.

Collating feedback and providing hiring metrics and data analytics on performance and reporting to identify areas for continuous improvement will also be key in this role.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in delivering full life cycle recruitment services
  • Experience utilizing a range of attraction channels
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to identify key candidate sources externally to build potential candidate pools
  • Experience in recruiting pharmaceutical Research & Development professionals
  • Persuading & influencing skills
  • Stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing agile environment
  • Customer focused, results orientated approach
  • Strong Tech skills to credibly talk to both candidates and stakeholders

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Broad understanding of Pharma industry

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Talent Acquisition Partner- Oncology R&D (ORD) - 12 Month FTC
Human Resources

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