Charles River Laboratories Associate Director, Talent Acquisition in Wilmington, Massachusetts
Associate Director, Talent Acquisition
Req ID #: 37333
Wilmington, MA, US, 01887
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
We are seeking an experiencedAssociate Director, Talent Acquisitionfor ourGlobal Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence(GTA CoE). The GTA CoE builds and drives the strategy for how Charles River attracts and acquires top talent for our open positions. This position will be based in our corporate headquarters in Wilmington, MA with remote location an option.
ForAssociate Director, Talent Acquisitionrole, the successful hire will be responsible for driving all Talent Acquisition initiatives across multiple geographies and business lines in North America. As we are currently undergoing a complete transformation in Talent Acquisition, this role will challenge and grow the new hire. Major initiatives include harmonization and management of our outsourced recruitment model, harmonization of new HR management systems including Recruitment Management, Recruitment Marketing, and Onboarding, implementing talent assessment initiatives, determining site specific employment branding and marketing opportunities, as well as driving results through metrics. The role will align to both HR and the businesses in North America. The hire will also be closely tied to their global counterparts to assure alignment, share knowledge, and build a winning team.
The following are minimum requirements related to theAssociate Director, Talent Acquisitionposition.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business, or related discipline required
Minimum of 10 years’ experience with proven experience in a talent acquisition leadership role
Extensive experience leading recruitment activities, including executive recruitment
Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing recruitment strategies, marketing plans, policies and programs
Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), SuccessFactors experience preferred
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite: Word/Excel/PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience in global work environment
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visitwww.criver.com.
Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet