Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Biogen, Research Triangle Park North Carolina, US

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Job DescriptionAbout This Role The Talent Acquisition Business Partner is responsible for developing and executing talent acquisition strategies based on the businesses' short-term and long-term talent needs across various groups within the Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology Division (PO&T) for Biogen. They will be responsible for identifying, implementing, and championing innovative ideas within the talent acquisition function and at the enterprise level when applicable. This role may be based in Cambridge, MA or RTP, North Carolina locationsWhat You'll Do * Drive the recruiting and hiring process, holding all participants in the hiring process accountable, consulting managers on talent assessment and selection, and leading end-to-end candidate life cycle for critical business roles* Design optimal sourcing channels and consult the business on best practices for talent acquisition, incorporating the elements of diversity and inclusion. * Serve as the functional expert on employment by building strong relationships with various departments and hiring managers and by driving next generation recruitment processes.* Develop a sense of excitement about Biogen that positions us as an employer of choice to attract the world's best talent* Create and foster a data-driven and innovative culture to ensure the talent acquisition function is constantly evolving given the dynamic talent landscape. Collect and analyze data, presenting regularly to business leaders to share insights and influence business outcomes.* Oversight of RPO recruiters and contractors working in assigned functions to ensure consistency across PO&T TA* Coach and mentor other TA partners (internal and external)* May be responsible for project managing hiring builds, continuous improvement initiatives, and/or change management exercises* Be accountable for building a concrete understanding of Biogen's stance and efforts around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as well as integrate DE&I strategies into the talent lifecycle (e.g. talent management, hiring, compensation)* Actively participate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, such as Employee Resource Networks programming, to reinforce HR's commitment to an inclusive, engaging environment QualificationsWho You AreYou are passionate about talent attraction and recruitment within the life sciences, driven by the goal of bringing innovative therapies to patients with unmet medical needs. You enjoy leading functional level discussions and consulting with the business to drive innovative hiring strategies. You have an established track record of working strategically, operationally and collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders.* Bachelor's degree preferred* Six (6) or more years of strategic talent acquisition experience, including agency and/or in-house experience required. Life sciences experience in a manufacturing, platform development, quality and/or engineering function is a plus.* Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and effective manner.* Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with developing and executing innovative sourcing strategies, techniques, tools and results e.g. direct sourcing/cold calling passive candidates, market intelligence gathering, target company/organization mapping and org-charting, pipeline building.* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence and build support for ideas and initiatives.* Solid candidate assessment skills, expert in behavioral interviewing techniques.* Mission-driven and proven experience in putting the interests of the broader team ahead of personal agendas; passionate about Biogen's mission of serving patients.Additional InformationThe Talent Acquisition Business Partner is responsible for developing and executing talent acquisition strategies based on the businesses' short-term and long-term talent needs across various groups within the Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology Division (PO&T) for Biogen.PDN-97000d6e-be0e-4da0-add2-f2a02c70a851