Temporary Senior Recruiter (Drug Discovery)

Alameda, CA
Sep 13, 2021

Temporary Senior Recruiter (Drug Discovery)

Alameda, CA
Sep 13, 2021

Company Description

Every Exelixis employee is united in an ambitious cause: to launch innovative medicines that give patients and their families hope for the future. In this pursuit, we know our employees are our most valuable asset. After operating in the challenging biotech sector for 25 years, we have a proven track record of resiliency in the face of adversity. The success of our lead product has provided a solid commercial foundation allowing us to reinvigorate our research efforts, and grow our team in areas such as Drug Discovery, Clinical Development and Commercial.

As we expand our global partnerships and further reinvest in R&D to help us discover the next breakthrough for difficult-to-treat cancers, we’re seeking to add talented, dedicated employees to power our mission.

Cancer is our cause. Make it yours, too.

Position Description:

Full cycle clinical development recruiter focused on requisitions within Clinical Operations, Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics and Programming, Quality Assurance and Development Outsourcing. Works with hiring manager to document requirements of job openings as required. Determines appropriate recruiting sources for advertising and posting positions. Promotes the company image to candidates and external service providers. Surfaces candidates and develops networks of people and processes to support a strong pipeline of qualified candidates. Supports Talent Acquisition team to administer staffing/employment/ recruiting programs.

Position Requirements:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Pre-screens resumes and evaluates effectiveness of electronic candidate evaluation tools. 
•    Documents candidate evaluation and interview process. Negotiates and/or supports hiring manager in developing new hire compensation package/offers
•    Conduct employment background checks. 
•    Works with agencies, recruiting contractors and/or internet website representatives in the course of conducting employment advertising campaigns. 
•    Provide performance feedback on all recruiting agencies/sources.
•    Develop, support and maintain, affirmative action and career development programs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    None    

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:  
Education:
•    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and six years of related experience; or,
•    AA degree in related discipline and five years of related experience; or,
•    BS/BA degree in related discipline and three years of related experience; or,
•    MS/MA degree in related discipline and one year of related experience.
•    May require certification in assigned area.

Experience:
•    Experience working in recruitment agency or in-house biotechnology or pharmaceutical company is required.
•    Typically requires a minimum of six years of related experience and/or combination of experience and education/training.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
•    Organizes and prioritizes numerous tasks and completes them under time constraints.
•    Frequently applies technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques.
•    Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
•    Seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization.
•    Applies strong analytical and business communication skills.

JOB COMPLEXITY: 
•    Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
•    Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
•    Networks with senior internal and external personnel in area of expertise.
•    Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. 
•    Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to company plans and objectives.