Talent Acquisition Partner, US Operations

AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg Maryland, US

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Join the team where everyone feels a personal connection to the people that we impact. From our science labs to manufacturing at scale, we are committed to delivering at the highest quality. It's inspiring and exciting work, influencing every part of the product lifecycle to deliver life-changing medicines. To ultimately make people's lives better - from patients and their families to all of us in society. As a Talent Acquisition Partner, you will be supporting hiring within our supply manufacturing operations and will be onsite based out of our Gaithersburg, MD office. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring we are hiring the best talent to channel our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. About GaithersburgOur Gaithersburg, Maryland facility crafts life-changing medicines for people around the world. This campus employs more than 3,500 specialists in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most ground breaking technology and lab spaces, all designed to encourage collaboration and cross-functional science. We believe employees benefit from being challenged and inspired at work. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusion and collaboration. The Gaithersburg site offers various amenities to help boost efficiency and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center. This is where you'll find newly-designed, activity-based work spaces to suit a variety of working styles while strengthening collaboration between teams. ResponsibilitiesHere you will develop and implement Talent Acquisition strategies in partnership with the Human Resources Business Partners, Global Talent Acquisition Leads, Senior Business Leaders 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 anticipating talent needs, developing and executing sourcing plans, screening, interviewing, pre-selecting, offer management and handling the hiring administration process. Typical accountabilities will include:Develop positive relationships with hiring managers and candidates, building a bench of qualified candidates to meet both current and anticipated business needs.Manage recruitment services delivery against KPI's such as Time to Fill, Cost and Quality targets and metrics.Proactively build and develop relationships with Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and other colleagues - providing consultation, project management and service delivery. Gather and analyze feedback from various sources for continuous improvement.Ensure assigned recruitment services are in compliance with Global Recruitment and country policies/guidelines.Educating business client in the use of interviewing approach, recommend resources and techniques for interviewing, assessing and evaluating applicants.Working with continuous improvements to ensure that the way of working remains fit for purpose and exploiting new ways of working and lean methodology to ensure a phenomenal candidate and hiring manager experience.Appropriately 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.Advising clients about recruitment responsibilities, legal requirements and appropriate candidate management techniques; providing resources and tools as needed to educate and improve the skills of individuals involved in the hiring processes. RequirementsBachelor's degree or equivalent experience5+ plus years of experience in Talent Acquisition. Experience in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Manufacturing recruitment desirable.Specialist in delivering full life cycle recruitment services - particularly within HR.Expert level experience in assessing candidates to meet and exceed business goals, providing recommendations to hiring managers in a credible and balanced manner.Confident in identifying and securing passive candidates via various 'direct' channels - Social Media; LinkedIn etc., networking, market mapping, careers fairs, industry events etcSophisticated communication, presentation and project management skillsHighly proficient IT skills, including all Microsoft office, spreadsheets, databases, reports and able to produce meaningful management information.Stakeholder management and relationship building skills.Strong persuading, influencing, negotiating and consultation skills.Ability to build and maintain a vast network of professional relationships.Proven business acumen.Extensive knowledge of government regulations regarding employment topics. Be part of shaping the next phase of our Operations' journey towards the 2025 strategy by identifying and attracting top talent. In our fast-paced, growing environment, embrace an exciting opportunity to build a long-term, varied career. With a huge variety of global opportunities and learning from other teams this is the place to embrace lifelong learning and build capabilities, setting your own direction and pace. 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. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey. Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you. Where can I find out more?Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/Follow AstraZeneca on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/astrazenecacareers/Follow AstraZeneca on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/astrazeneca_careers/?hl=en