Director of Recruiting

Location
Deerfield, IL, US;Homeworking
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
2021-12972
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Overview

Advanced Clinical is a global clinical development organization that provides CRO, FSP, Quality & Validation, and Strategic Resourcing services for biopharmaceutical and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a better clinical experience for our clients. With global experience in over 50 countries, we are committed to improving all lives touched by clinical research. We understand the complex nature of the clinical research industry and approach each opportunity with compassion. Together, we answer the hopes of patients and healthcare professionals with industry-leading services in global life-sciences. As part of the Advanced Group family of companies, Advanced Clinical employees provide the support, structure, and professional background and experience for better clinical trials and research. They are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there's no better place to grow your career than Advanced Clinical.

The Director of Recruitment is responsible for managing a team while providing recruiting leadership, guidance and motivation to the professionals they lead.

Responsibilities

Management
  • Lead and manage the process of recruiting and hiring candidates and contractors.
  • Increase sales through personal production.
  • Serves as a liaison with Leadership to help determine new processes and improve upon existing processes related to recruiting.
Candidate Development
  • Coordinates temporary and temporary-to-hire recruiting activities.
  • Identify and attract qualified candidates using recruiting strategies such as leveraging the existing network, job postings, searching, sourcing, mass emailing, and direct recruiting.
  • Performs behavioral based interviewing and screening processes to select qualified candidates that best suit the clients' staffing needs.
  • Meet the activity metrics and performance goals determined by the manager.
  • Must have a high sense of urgency and self-confidence while working in a results-oriented environment.
Candidate Management
  • Apply best practices, company tools and methodologies effectively and efficiently. Document activities accurately in the designated database.
  • Retention is managed through consistent communication with candidates. Gives feedback, counsels and coaches when necessary. Build long term relationships with candidates being a resource beyond one position. Provide insights on the market, trends and clients.
  • Active engaged listeners who absorb information and question effectively.
  • Implements creative ethical employee relations programs to retain temporary employees, maintain morale throughout their assignments, and promote candidate referrals.
Industry Experience
  • Utilize an understanding of relevant employment laws to avoid unlawful employment practices during the recruiting
  • Provide knowledge to recruiting and sales staff to strengthen team environment.
Excellence and Growth
  • Keep up to date with trends, new, and think creatively to devise distinctive recruiting strategies and improve marketing services to attract top quality candidates.
  • Use influence to communicate across multiple platforms and channel to reach more diverse candidates and engineer profitable relationships.
  • Represent the current team professionally and ethically at all times.
  • Know and comply with the current Advanced Group policies, procedures, and other relevant controlled documents.
Solution Execution
  • Develop an understanding of client requirements, including client meetings and calls or partnering with BD to fully understand the client's needs, culture, and hiring objectives.
  • Build consultative relationship with clients' talent strategy and work closely with BD to identify business opportunities and solution complex issues.
  • Participates in client meetings to ascertain client feedback and appropriate action steps.
  • Reconciles invoicing issues as needed and facilitates resolution of invoice problems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate should have over 5 years Staffing/HR or Recruiting experience.
  • Working knowledge of labor and employment law is preferred.
Role Competencies:
  • Maintains a focus on key priorities and deliverables, staying resilient in the face of pressure.
  • Uses challenges and new situations as an opportunity to learn and improve. Understands own "facts" and "stories" when in dialogue, and the impact leadership style can have on outcomes.
  • Actively listens and learns from others, demonstrating patience and consideration for others' concerns or frustrations. Asks questions for clarification and ensures message is understood. Takes time to digest what is heard before responding.
  • Visible, approachable, and accessible. Encourages input and participation from colleagues to solve problems and innovate. Provides correct balance of direction and support to staff and colleagues according to each situation. Understands differences, anticipates areas of conflict and takes action.
  • Evaluates and measures current processes. Works with a view of the future, prioritizing work in line with organizational objectives. Improves processes to maximize use of resources.
  • Seeks opportunities to develop professional skills and knowledge and encourages team to do so. Supports and directs where appropriate, including recognizing achievements and providing constructive feedback and guidance. Cross-train others to broaden experience and develop potential.
  • Translates major new directives into individual performance expectations. Explains and convinces others of the need for adaptation and change of policies, structures, and methods.
  • Is comfortable facing issues with team members quickly and directly. Is willing to choose an approach that has not been tried before, or a leadership style that feels less comfortable if the situation demands it. Takes personal risks regularly and is not afraid to express bold opinions if the intention and motive is good.
  • Consistently reflects the REAL values and inspires team to live and work by these values.
This job description is a summary. It is not intended to be comprehensive in detail. Individuals with this job title will be expected to perform according to their individual goals and evaluations in addition to this job description and all applicable standards (SOPs, manuals, code of conduct, laws, regulations, etc.).

What's in it for you? Advanced Group offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits packages, and a flexible work environment designed to help our team members and their families stay healthy, meet their financial goals, and generally thrive in and beyond work. Visit the links below to discover all that Advanced Group has to offer:

  • Our Culture: https://careers.advancedgroup.com/embrace-our-culture
  • Career Development Opportunities: https://careers.advancedgroup.com/realize-your-potential
  • Community Programs: https://careers.advancedgroup.com/unleash-your-passion
For a complete list of all of our job openings, please visit Advanced Group's career site here.

At Advanced Group, our commitment to diversity and inclusion in every part of our organization is crucial to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our REAL values. A diverse staff allows us to effectively draw on different perspectives and enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. Diversity thereby strengthens the legitimacy and relevance of Advanced Group in delivering services to our clients. We seek talented, creative individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to work with us. It is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of diverse ideas and appreciative of valuable experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is Advanced Group's practice not to discriminate against any Employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This practice applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoff, Company-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment on the job. If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your Recruiter so that we can meet to discuss the appropriate alternatives available.