Talent Acquisition Team Lead - US Operations - Perm/FTC

AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg Maryland, US

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Talent Acquisition Team Lead - US OperationsLocation: Gaithersburg We invite applications from candidates seeking either a permanent, contract, or secondment opportunity. As a Talent Acquisition Team Lead supporting US Operations, you will play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.Talent Acquisition helps to deliver AstraZeneca's ambitious business strategy through recruiting best in class (internal and external) 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! In this role, you will be responsible for implementing Talent Acquisition strategies in partnership with the Human Resources Business Partners, Global Talent Acquisition Leads and Hiring Managers to identify and fill vacancies with talented individuals with the right capability and skills in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Your role will involve proactive activity, developing and executing sourcing plans, screening, interviewing, pre-selecting, offer management and managing the hiring administration process. Main Duties and Responsibilities:Leading a team of Talent Acquisition partners and delivering on hiring needs for the business.Managing Talent Acquisition delivery team across hubs or in country. People management responsibility for the team. Monitor performance, holds regular 1:1 meetings, identifying and resolving any issues regarding Talen Acquisition delivery for the team.Collaborate with the business on strategic workforce plan and achieving and exceeding business objectives. Ensuring data quality, driving a great candidate and hiring manager experience.Work with the HUB and Global Talent Acquisition leads to understand business priorities, reporting, projects and ad hoc requests to achieve/support business goals.Mentor/coach direct reports and identify talent for development.Demonstrate business acumen to support the goals of the business, proactively innovate to achieve team and business goals.Monitor KPI's, deliver reports, metrics and ad hoc reports as required.Developing strong partnerships with hiring managers and candidates, building a bench of qualified candidates to meet both current and anticipated business needsProactively building and developing relationships with Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and other colleagues - providing consultation, project management and service deliveryEnsuring 3rd party providers to required procurement and policy standardsParticipating in all activities in the recruitment life cycle including; sourcing planning, screening, interviewing, pre-selecting, offer management, hiring and onboardingSupporting and attending Conferences, College and Career Fairs - ensuring consistency in messaging and materials for recruitment branding and skill set targeting.Educating business client in the use of Interviewing approach, recommend resources and techniques for interviewing, assessing and evaluating applicantsAppropriately challenging the recruitment process to ensure hiring activities have the appropriate priority and to select the top candidate considering a mix of skills, abilities, potential, and diversity. Essential RequirementsBachelor's Degree or commensurate experience. Minimum of 10+ years of relevant talent acquisition experience.Experienced in delivering full life cycle recruitment services.Experienced in identifying and securing passive candidates via various 'direct' channels - Social Media; LinkedIn etc., networking, market mapping, careers fairs, industry events, etc.Competent IT skills, including all Microsoft office, spreadsheets, databases, reports and able to produce meaningful management information.Stakeholder management and relationship building skills.Persuading, influencing, negotiating and consultation skills. Desirable RequirementsBroad understanding of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industryCorporate recruiting experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry Why AstraZeneca?At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you. Find out more on Social Media:LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/Facebook https://www.facebook.com/astrazenecacareers/Instagram https://www.instagram.com/astrazeneca/?hl=enAbout Operations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gak5Ham8oUw