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Senior Specialist, Talent Acquisition

at Merck in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 130-year legacy. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

We know that our people are the key to our success, which is why our Human Resources team works to attract, develop, retain and inspire our people so that they can learn, grow and make a true impact on the world. Together we collaborate to create a culturally rich, diverse organization ensuring we remain innovative and agile.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor will develop and foster strong relationships with line clients (Research and Development) and HR colleagues to ensure understanding of organizational need and develop strategies to effectively source talent internally and externally where growth and/or vacancies occur. Primary alignment will be divisional and functional with secondary emphasis on supporting initiatives on a “plug and play” basis as capacity permits and business need requires. The Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor will be responsible for the development and delivery of creative, efficient, and effective sourcing and recruitment campaigns in response to clients’ needs. This position will manage various recruiting and selection cycles including building our employment brand in our communities, sourcing, screening, and managing hiring manager expectations while delivering a high level of candidate care.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for end to end recruiting in the respective business area/ geography for business niche positions.

+ Partner and consult with the business to understand business needs and develop, gain commitment and implement a Talent Acquisition strategy.

+ Consult and influence selection decisions ensuring a diverse pipeline.

+ Drive Diversity initiatives and networking events with Managers and RPO (where needed).

+ Drive consistency in the hiring process and ensure a best in class hiring manager and candidate experience.

+ Ability to deliver on or exceed stated KPI’s.

+ Coordinates, facilitates and/or participates in interview days and job fairs as needed.

+ Reduces cycle time while maintaining or improving quality of hire.

+ Contributes to process improvement initiatives and drives efficient process adherence.

+ Reports on recruiting activities as required or requested by the client as well as responsible for educating business on OFCCP compliance and adhere to compliance metrics.

+ Ability to influence/coach hiring managers and leaders on recruiting process and talent decisions.

Education Minimum Requirement:

+ High School Diploma/ GED Required

+ Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Required Experience and Skills:

+ Minimum of 5 years of recruiting/staffing experience, preferably in a large, matrixed organization; a combination of search firm and corporate recruiting experience strongly preferred.

+ Experience with direct sourcing and qualification of candidates, including use of the Internet, conducting telephone and on-site interviews utilizing behavioral-based interviewing techniques.

+ External labor market and best practice knowledge.

+ Experience recruiting in a fast paced – high volume environment.

+ Thorough knowledge of recruiting/staffing database systems (experience using Workday preferred).

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

+ Demonstrated strength in written and verbal communication as well as strong relationship building/ maintenance, facilitation and influencing skills required.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers’ Policy – Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Job Posting: JC192702409

Posted On: Sep 18, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021