Sanofi Group Director of Talent Acquisition, R&D and Medical Affairs in Westborough, Massachusetts
Director of Talent Acquisition, R&D and Medical Affairs
Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.
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Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, Sanofi US is part of a leading global healthcare company dedicated to discovering, developing and distributing therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs.
Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.
Sanofi US employs approximately 17,000 people across the country all dedicated to protecting health, enhancing life and responding to the hopes and potential healthcare needs of seven billion people around the world.
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Director of Talent Acquisition, R&D and Medical Affairs
Based in Massachusetts
As a key member of Sanofi’s Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence (CoE), the Director of Talent Acquisition will report directly to the Head of Talent Acquisition, North America, and be responsible for providing leadership of our Talent Acquisition Team for R&D and Medical Affairs. Our Talent Acquisition Team consists of Recruiters and Staffing Coordinators and the Team manages employment practices for all Sanofi entities. The Director of Talent Acquisition will oversee the full life cycle recruitment process while representing internal policies and compliance.
The selected candidate will manage recruitment activities for R&D and Medical Affairs and partner closely with senior business leaders, hiring managers and HR Business Partners. The Director of Talent Acquisition will understand annual headcount planning and provide metrics, utilizing web analytics tools provided by the Global CoE for Talent Acquisition.
In addition to providing oversight and management for the Talent Acquisition Team, the Director will promote and utilize evolving sourcing tools and media strategy set by our Global CoE and TA Operations organization. The Director will provide guidance and empower the team to outline sourcing strategies; strategies which will creatively develop specific approaches to maximize efficiency of hiring. Additionally, our selected candidate will work with our team of Recruiters to continuously develop a pipeline of specific competencies to meet evolving hiring needs and requirements. Prior experience and success managing recruitment professionals, dedicated to full life cycle recruitment activities and best practices, is required.
Provide onsite strategic leadership to the Talent Acquisition Team
Manage the planning and execution of all staffing initiatives based on headcount planning, trends of hiring, and special hiring projects and/or expansions when relevant
Drive the recruitment process for key clients from onset to completion:
Communicate with business leaders, hiring managers and stakeholders throughout the process to ensure appropriate expectations.
Coach and counsel hiring managers on the full cycle hiring process and develop recruitment strategies that align with the business goals
Influence Recruiters and Hiring Managers to partner directly, ensuring strategic view and ongoing status of hiring goals
Responsible for managing Training Plans for Recruiters to enhance recruiter competency; manage performance
Responsible for overseeing Training Plans for business leaders and hiring managers regarding their role in the full life cycle recruitment process; systems awareness
Empower Talent Acquisition Team to utilize multiple tools and resources to build and maintain a well-developed candidate pool
Effectively pre-screen candidates and manage candidate tracking tools for metrics reporting for hiring managers
Provide counsel to hiring managers when developing offer proposals, utilizing external market data and internal compensation analysis tools
Follow internal best practice guidelines set forth by our Global CoE and TA Operations organization
Manage pre-employment screening process, vendor relations, and ensure adjudication guidelines are met and managed to policy
Manage appropriate agency engagement (Contingency and Retained/Executive Search); follow internal authority and engage with Procurement as appropriate
Represent Sanofi at Recruitment Events
Metrics analysis and presentation to R&D and Medical Affairs
- Member of the Global Center of Excellence for Talent Acquisition.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University
10 years corporate Recruitment experience
5 years Management experience
10 years of recruitment experience in a high-volume, fast- paced environment.
Experience strategically sourcing candidates from a variety of sources; managing/driving the full life cycle recruitment process, conducting compensation analysis at the onset of the recruitment process and managing negotiations & closing at the offer stage
Proficiency in MS office
Proficiency with web- based recruitment tool(s); experience with Taleo and/or Workday Recruiter a plus
Commit to Customers
Actively works to gain genuine understanding of the customer’s perspective; meet goals
Strives to build mutually beneficial solutions and partnerships; build strong relationships
Actively seeks customer feedback to identify opportunities for improvement
Gain insight to underlying needs.
Encourage direct partnership between Recruiters and Hiring Managers to ensure the team performs to a level of excellence.
Understands evolving people and empowering growth of team members
Learns and provides opportunities for others to learn from experience
Takes time to listen and provide regular, fact based feedback for development
Continuously managing to best practices and areas of improvement
Manage to an evolving, complex and dynamic environment
Provide a supportive environment for direct reports and outline growth opportunities
Set clear priorities
Provides ongoing coaching, support and feedback on progress
Empowers teams to face challenges make decisions and take action
Encourages collaboration and communication within and beyond the team
Motivate, inspire, build, and retain a highly effective team while managing for high performance and developing others. Person will be a versatile learner and courageous decision maker
Sanofi US endeavors to make our career center accessible to any and all users. If you are experiencing difficulty and need assistance applying online, please call 1-800-207-8049 Option 7, then Option 3.
Job: Human Resources
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Westborough
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2016, 9:47:11 PM
Job Type: Regular
Employee Status: Regular