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The Company

Our client is a global US headquartered biotech organisation going through significant change. The shape of the organisation has evolved rapidly over recent years through various M&A activity. The culture is one of fast-pace, high performance and collaboration.

The Role

The role of the International TA Head will be to shape a joined up talent acquisition strategy for the geographies outside of the US. This person won’t have direct reports but will be indirectly working with regional TA leads to help drive the agenda at the local level. They’ll also have to partner closely with the US corporate talent teams. Based in Greater London the role will require frequent travel, strategic impetus but a hands-on approach, leading the delivery of senior hiring and tailoring employer branding initiatives. As the organisation moves into new areas the individual should also be capable of building diverse talent pools.  

The Individual

We are looking for a talent acquisition director with experience in EMEA and ideally one other region, preferably APAC. They should be able to operate with lean resources and be adept at building on a brown fields platform to create a best in class talent acquisition function. The individual needs to be a great influencer, building relationships with business leaders, HR business partners and the local talent resources. They should demonstrate a track record in pacey and unstructured environments. The ideal background would be from healthcare, technology or FMCG.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 14 May 2018

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Talent Acquisition
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
International Head of HR
Potential upsides
Great opportunity to make an impact in an exciting organisation with growth anticipated.
Potential downsides
Unstructured and ambiguous culture will require strong navigational skills and the ability to prioritise.