Recruiting Specialist

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


What do you need to have?
  • 3+ years of full cycle recruitment experience required in a corporate or agency setting
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, or commensurate work experience, or commensurate work experience, is required
  • Experience within CRO or Pharma preferred
  • Central and East Coast time zone preferred
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.


What will you be doing? You will be working with internal stakeholders and guiding them through the recruitment process, providing them with your expert knowledge of the current candidate market, industry trends, competitor intel and making recommendations along the way. You will partner closely with the Talent Sourcing team who will support your openings, and you may also be asked to source and provide your own candidate pipeline as well. You will manage our external agency partnerships and you may participate in career fairs, conferences, and networking events.
  • Responsible for the successful placement of internal and external candidates
  • Fully utilize and maintain candidate databases and systems
  • Works with management team to develop business and staffing requirements, and recruitment strategies and tactics
  • Maintains reports of recruiting activity, including projections of future activity
  • Networking through technical journals, publications, and the internet
  • Conducts screening interviews to identify and qualify candidates
  • Provides meaningful feedback and recommendations on candidates to Hiring Managers
  • Coordinates offer amounts and compensation packages with hiring managers and Human Resources
  • Negotiates compensation packages with potential candidates
  • Responsible for a positive candidate journey for all job applicants
  • Use social media channels to promote the PRA employer brand and drive traffic to the PRA website

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