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Executive Sourcer

Los Angeles, CA 90001
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Job ID: R-101598
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US 90002

The Executive Sourcer at Amgen is a part of the Talent Acquisition team and reports to the Lead of Executive Recruiting.

Responsibilities include:
  • As a talent advisor to business leaders and HR Business Partners provide information on the current state of the market, including salaries, trends, industry activities and talent mappings
  • Leverage market knowledge with a creative and proactive approach to provide a diverse candidate slate for current and future requisitions
  • Curate and manage a slate of talent for critical leadership positions on an ongoing basis
  • Conduct candidate assessments which include screening for required technical skills and needed leadership capabilities
  • In partnership with the Executive Recruiter, setup and lead candidate review meetings with executive hiring managers
  • As a career counselor to Amgen candidates and prospects guiding them through the process, providing advice, and giving them a holistic view of Amgen's business, including potential future paths within the organization
  • As a brand ambassador, she/he will develop and deliver Amgen's message of opportunity, success, diversity and potential to candidates and prospects
  • Stay current on latest industry trends and news and provide business leaders with industry and candidate insights
  • Operate as an expert on the best sourcing channels to use for search strategy, candidate pipe-lining and identification
  • Educate candidates on the specifics of the position as well as influence passive candidates to engage in the interview process with Amgen
  • Attend conferences, symposiums, events to develop pipeline candidates and establish, build and maintain relationships with candidates from different organizations
  • Provide overview of the sourcing efforts and capabilities to the business while promoting the program through "Roadshows" with key stake holders and providing updates on progress against the program's goals

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master's degree and 2 years of recruiting experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of recruiting experience OR
  • Associate's degree and 10 years of recruiting experience OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of recruiting experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Lifesciences (Biotech/Pharmaceutical) industry experience
  • Previous recruiting or sourcing experience at the Executive Director, Vice President and C suite levels
  • Experience creating and developing market maps for candidate discovery and outreach
  • Provide sourcing subject matter expertise to recruiters, hiring managers, candidates and human resource partners regarding innovative tools, technology and data insights
  • Sense of urgency, manage multiple time critical and confidential searches simultaneously
  • Flex to accommodate shifting priorities while supporting multiple executive requisitions
  • Creative mindset in terms of strategic sourcing and talent attraction
  • Influencer with executive leaders and advisor to candidates throughout the recruitment process
  • Ability to work autonomously, be self-motivated and drive for results
  • Demonstrates collaborative and team-oriented approach with colleagues, clients and candidates
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal) as well as executive level presentation skills for interactions with clients and candidates
  • Committed to providing a high touch and best in class experience for executive candidates and hiring managers
  • Knowledge of Client Relationship Manager (CRM) tools such as Smashfly, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) such as Workday, LinkedIn Recruiter, Microsoft Office Suite and AI sourcing technologies

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-08-10

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