Talent Acquisition Diversity Sourcer/ Scout R&D (Remote)

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Sourcing Statement

You are applying to be part of the Novartis Talent Pool. We are not currently recruiting for this role but we are building a pipeline for future opportunities. If you would like to be considered for a similar position in future, then please submit your CV.

Job Description

21,000. That’s how many people Novartis hires globally every year. We want curious, courageous and collaborative people like you to join our inspiring environment. Here you’re given opportunities to make a genuine impact on our patient driven mission. Here you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

As a member of the Global TAS organization, this position will be responsible for attracting and hiring top diverse talent for all Novartis companies which it supports. This role will be functionally aligned with a focus on building R&D depth and talent market knowledge for a particular therapeutic areas. This role will ensure recruitment delivery for the business team it supports while managing customer expectations with a shared vision of impacting the quality of patient lives.

Key responsibilities:
•Work closely with R&D and Medical Affairs Recruiters and Hiring Managers to deeply understand technical requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization.
• Partner with Divisional D&I SME team to leverage external relationships, events and groups to attract targeted talent at all levels of the organization.
•Strategize different ways to build a diverse talent pipeline and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns.
•Find, engage and activate diverse passive candidates through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and specific search techniques to achieve our D&I aspirations.
•Collaborate with hiring managers and recruiters to understand niche role requirements and build strategic sourcing plan/timeline to attract a diverse slate of candidates.
•Work closely with the business to identify potential gaps to make data-driven recommendations and prioritize diversity in hiring decisions.
•Research, identify and attract diverse talent to drive passive candidate engagement in different types of industries and geographies to pipeline for future needs.

EEO Statement
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

Minimum requirements:
•Solid verbal and written English skills
•BA/BS degree
•4+ years of experience as sourcer, scout or recruiter
• Experience with attracting and engaging with a diverse talent pool highly preferred
• Experience working with all levels of positions including ability to engage with executive level candidates desired
•Ability to prioritize and succeed in a highly ambiguous environment with competing demands.
•Proven commitment to teamwork and collaboration
•Experience with Avature, LinkedIn Recruiter, BrassRing are preferred
• Experience with creating/leveraging relationships with external organizations preferred
• This position must be able to work East Coast hours

What you’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive for select levels, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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