Sr Manager, Talent Acquisition Partner, Enabling Functions

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients’ lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

We are seeking an experienced, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, who will be a member a global team responsible for the full life-cycle of talent acquisition activities including: sourcing, screening, talent pipeline development, the selection process (interviewing, presenting a qualified short list of candidates, extending offers) and on-boarding successful candidates to Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS).

Manage and drive appropriate sourcing, assessment, selection and pre-onboarding strategies. You will have responsibility for managing the end-to-end recruiting process from the Recruiting Strategy meeting, to posting, and screening until the offer has been accepted. This will happen in collaboration with the Hiring Manager and HRBP.
  • Maintain current market knowledge and external trends, in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and the cell and gene therapy space. Intimate knowledge in pharmaceutical operations, including quality, manufacturing, product development, and others.
  • Provide effective recruitment solutions by developing a solid understanding of the business as well as the external talent landscape
  • Build and maintain meaningful and trusted relationships that result in dynamic hiring manager and candidate experiences
  • Partner directly with LT members, act as a delegate for the TA Lead and training new hires
  • Lead small teams/workstreams and participate in LT meetings (CEO-2)
  • Manage direct reports
  • Develop TA strategy for business/function inclusive of Branding/Social Media
  • Design, implement, and launch recruiting strategies to fulfill resource needs for future workforce plans
  • Create, manage, facilitate, and leverage headcount reporting and reporting tools and conversations for proactive planning and pipelining purposes with Global LT and other business partners (HR, Finance, etc.)
  • Lead and facilitate recruitment strategy meetings for active requisitions, which provide an overview of the external market, as well as a firm understanding of the capabilities needed by the business
  • Present monthly at client Leadership Team meetings. Provide recruiting updates (including reporting analytics), trends, obstacles, and competitive market intelligence on the talent pools we’re actively sourcing from
  • Partner with the Sourcing team to drive innovative & cost-effective sourcing strategies
  • Responsible for providing quality candidates to the hiring manager in a timely manner
  • Manage relationships with third party vendors (if engaged)
  • Champion structured interviewing and selection methodology / approach with client group and ensure strong interview capabilities for those on the panel
  • Provide preparation /overview to the candidate prior to their interview day
  • Manage candidate debrief sessions following the interviews and communication with the candidate throughout the interviewing process
  • Work with the HRBP and Compensation to put forward a competitive offer package with input from the hiring manager
  • Responsible for data integrity within the Applicant Tracking System, Candidate Relationship Management, and other systems
  • Manage 4 recruiters and be the point of contact for 3 distinct sub-RBU’s under the Enabling Functions team

Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Demonstrated experience/interface with senior level management and TA business partners
  • Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholders at all levels of a highly matrixed organization and the ability to work across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams
  • Proficient in using an ATS - Workday preferred
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently on multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Ability to appropriately handle highly confidential information.
  • Ability to work with limited day-to-day supervision.
  • Ability to perform role with high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines and superior customer service are all critical success factors for this role.
  • Strong understanding of technology and experience using talent acquisition systems, including Applicant Tracking, Candidate Relationship Management, social media, and other predictive tools
  • 10% travel

  • BA/BS degree in a concentration related to business, marketing, or life sciences required or equivalent in work experience
  • 5+ years of successful recruiting experience in Pharma/Biotech industry or similar industry, including full cycle recruiting work preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of people management experience required
  • IT, Legal or HR recruiting experience preferred

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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