Talent Sourcer - MedImmune - Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg , Maryland
September 07, 2017
Talent Sourcer - MedImmune - Gaithersburg, Md
At AstraZeneca, we are not afraid to do things differently. We are building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we are opening up new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.
Talent Acquisition helps to deliver AstraZeneca's ambitious business strategy through recruiting best in class talent to meet the needs and demands of the business.
Talent Acquisition at AstraZeneca is transforming. Our ambition is to build a world class function by being more proactive with our recruitment approach and developing long term pipelines of talent.
We are passionate about delivering a truly differentiated candidate experience and are building in house teams to deliver this for the business. If you are motivated by the opportunity to drive that change then join us!
Main Responsibilities:
Join the team as our Talent Sourcer supporting Talent Acquisition for MedImmune, the biologics R&D arm of Astra Zeneca. As Talent Sourcer you will be accountable for the execution and development of candidate shortlists for active business critical roles and global talent pipelines for your specified business areas/roles/location.
Working in partnership with Global Talent Acquisition Leads, Talent Acquisition Partners and Talent Scouts. Activity includes identification, pre-screening, pre-qualification, role alignment and tracking of high calibre candidates, utilising the full spectrum of direct sourcing and research methodologies.
You will keep in active contact with potential recruits and ensure they have been pre-qualified and screened.
Working closely and in partnership with our talent scouts you will attend external networking events engaging with future talent and promoting our employer brand.  You'll monitor recruitment metrics and make suggestions for improvements.
Communication skills are critical in this role along with the ability to build relationships quickly. This is a key opportunity to join our fast paced environment and be part of an exciting journey in our transformation to a cutting edge in-house Talent Acquisition Function.
Essential Skills:
Minimum of three years of relevant talent acquisition experience
You will have a passion for sourcing the right candidate and will have pride in providing a high level of candidate care to our future talent.
Your background in recruitment and particularly in sourcing candidates will have been gained in a similar fast paced environment. A true expert when it comes to using the latest technology to engage with candidates whilst having a focus on delivery.
You will be inquisitive, curious, and creative in sourcing top talent.
Naturally you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A positive outlook and a real team player is also a must.
Experience working on Pharma and/or Biotech is desirable.
Next Steps - Apply today! To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.
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.

A little about us:
At AstraZeneca, we believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

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