Talent Sourcing Associate
Job Description SummaryDo you love science and people? Are you interested in joining a collaborative team passionate about finding the best scientific and technical talent for Canada’s largest biotechnology company? Our growing talent acquisition team is seeking another Talent Sourcing Associate to support our hiring needs! In this role you will help source, identify, and start the recruitment process for candidates to fill our current and/or future vacancies. You will partner closely with our Talent Acquisition team to generate interest in our vacancies and produce and maintain candidate pools, while utilizing and building creative sourcing approaches to pipeline strong and diverse candidates across various technical and non-technical roles within STEMCELL.
Duties and Responsibilities
Source and pipeline candidates through online channels (job boards, internal database and professional networks) utilizing Boolean searches, social media, and alternative creative sourcing methodologies
Provide a first point of contact for STEMCELL, focused on an exceptional candidate experience through regular and effective communications and customer care
Assist with development and implementation of candidate initiatives such as candidate newsletters, marketing campaigns, and sourcing strategies
Collaborate closely with Hiring Managers and the greater Talent Acquisition team (including Recruiters and other Talent Sourcing Specialists) to identify the requirements of each position while providing timely and accurate information on candidate interactions
Develop and leverage external talent intelligence to inform Talent Acquisition Partners and/or other stakeholders as it relates to hiring strategies
Knowledge and Qualifications
Undergraduate degree is required, a scientific degree is considered an asset
Strong knowledge of technology (Boolean search logic, Google Suite, Office Suite, and social media such as LinkedIn)
Good time-management and organization skills, with the ability to adapt and a proven ability to think strategically and problem solve
Strong communication skills and the desire to build genuine relationships
Previous experience in recruitment/sourcing roles or familiarity with recruitment/sourcing technology is an asset
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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