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Thermo Fisher Scientific Director of Global Talent Acquisition Enablement in Waltham, Massachusetts

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do meaningful work, that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join 80,000 colleagues who bring our Mission to life each day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. You'll find the resources here to achieve your career goals and help take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

How you will make an impact?

The Director of Global Talent Acquisition Enablement is the leadership steward for all elements of recruiting processes, technology, training and project management. The primary goal of this role is to operationalize our Talent Acquisition strategy through internal resources and best-in-class vendor partners to ensure that Thermo Fisher Scientific has the infrastructure vital to hire the next generation of talent. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a passion for talent acquisition and process improvement.

What will you do?

  • Lead and develop Global Talent Acquisition Enablement team, elevating strategic and sustainable execution capability across the team

  • Work closely with the leadership team to define business needs and priorities to ensure comprehensive delivery solutions & strategies

  • Advocate for user experience - solicit input and feedback from end-users and incorporate into the design/optimization of solutions

  • Drive operational excellence by continuously evolving our global recruitment delivery model including efficient processes, innovative technology, and compliance

  • Own the Enablement workstream for all integration activities tied to mergers and acquisitions

  • Curate impactful insights on our process and performance metrics to enable our distributed team to meet/exceed department goals

  • Manage vendor partners and facilitate the intersection between our team and our external partners to execute flawlessly.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


  • At least 10 years of relevant experience required, including a minimum of 5 years managing a team

  • Proven ability to effectively empower and guide recruiters operationally in high-volume recruiting environments

  • Proven ability to be flexible, adaptable and collaborative in a fast-past, constantly evolving work environment

  • Previous experience leading a Talent Acquisition Operations or Enablement team preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art recruitment technology and process management

  • Strong understanding of OFCCP requirements and current employment laws/regulations

  • Excellent relationship builder, able to successfully influence at all levels

  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal skills

  • Demonstrated experience driving change and building consensus to achieve results

  • Strong business ethics

  • Ability to work in operational role, yet think strategically

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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