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Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Boston, MA (US)

United States
Status interviewing
Tags Talent Acquisition


Date posted

20 Nov 2020

The Company

We are happy to once again be working with a key client in the pharmaceutical industry, which has been recognized as one of the best employers in the US. With an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of all they do, our client strives to better the health and the future for people worldwide. Internally, our client has a renowned reputation of global collaboration and teamwork and adherence to a culture of integrity, honesty, fairness, and perseverance.

The Role

Reporting to the Global Human Resources Business Leader, the Head of Talent Acquisition will lead the strategy, team, and resources for the recruiting function of this business unit. This position will guide the end-to-end TA strategy development, establish metrics, leverage technology, implement innovative social media strategies and ensure a consistent positive candidate experience is achieved. This person will work closely with key stakeholders across the organization and develop strong relationships with hiring management to ensure that the recruiting strategies align with the overarching goals of the business. The Head of TA will operate in a global capacity working across the US, Europe and Asia. This person will lead a team and focus on global collaboration and operational efficiencies.  

The Individual

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and 15 years of progressive HR experience with a minimum of five years in talent acquisition. In addition, individuals will have over five years of leadership experience, highly preferred management experience in geographically dispersed teams. Excellent business acumen and outstanding communication skills are necessary. The ability and proven experience to build TA strategy, lead high-performing teams and influence the business is necessary to be successful in this role.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Acquisition
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Global Human Resources Business Leader
  • Potential upsides
    This is an opportunity to come in and lead a talent acquisition function in a highly visible and strategic role. As a global position, this role will provide exposure across the world and offers the opportunity to build a global team and high-performing talent acquisition function. This business unit is a fast growth and highly regarded group within the organisation.
  • Potential challenges
    This is a highly complex business unit, and the learning curve will be very steep. There are global complexities and competing priorities. In addition to being a strategic opportunity, there is still a large amount of tactical work included in this role.
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