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inVentiv Health Clinical

Regional Recruiting Associate - West Coast Region

inVentiv Health Clinical - Somerset, NJ

You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.

Syneos Health has launched more than 120 sales teams in the last 5 years across all major Therapeutic Areas – more than the top 25 pharma companies combined. We offer you more than just one job. The diversification and breadth of Syneos Health creates a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities. Our client roster consists of more than 550 organizations including all 50 of the largest global biopharmaceutical companies.

The Recruiting Associate (RA) will have dual responsible for supporting the Recruitment staff in the sourcing and screening of qualified individuals for key roles across assigned geography and specialty area of Syneos Health Selling Solutions. The Recruiting Associate partners with Researcher/Sourcing Team and works with the full cycle Recruiters to identify target candidate populations and utilize computer search, cold calling, and networking techniques to identify candidates meeting desired criteria. The RA role will also cover a geographic region as determined by business needs and based on Recruiting Director discretion.

This position will entail the following responsibilities as well as other duties as assigned:

Sourcing & Researcher Specialist


Talent Screening and Assessment


Recruiting Operational Support Activities (Travel, Logistics, Interview Management, Candidate Care, etc.)


This opportunity is with our Selling Solutions team, which partners with top tier pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies to provide better, smarter, faster solutions for the industry. This person will work with the Recruiter(s) to identify target candidate populations and utilize computer search and networking techniques to identify qualified talent. This person will spread awareness of employment opportunities by highlighting our culture, career development opportunities, and amazing employees. 

More specifically:

Utilizing all recruitment tools in order to source, identify and pre-qualify or re-qualify specific skill sets of professionals for priority positions as determined daily/weekly;

Database mining (CareerBuilder,, etc.)

Utilizes social network sites such as LinkedIn for sourcing and networking for new candidates

Candidate prequalification and interview coordination

ATS/CRM database searches and updating

Generate leads and referrals through the qualification process

Drive sourcing and candidate flow initiatives for area of responsibility/geography based on Management determinations

Perform candidate reference checks

Identify Academics, Associations, and Societies etc. for different specialties

Develop and execute targeted recruiting strategies to identify top talent for all internal and external positions in assigned region.

Manage low volume full life cycle responsibilities from sourcing/advertising through final offers.

Develop strong business relationships with internal and external customers, as well as candidates and recruiting colleagues.

Proactively Manage/Coach Candidate and Hiring Manager Relationships.

Duties and responsibilities may vary based on client demands and business needs.


Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:


Bachelor’s Degree preferred or relevant industry experience


Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

Minimum of 2 years prior experience in a Recruiting or Staffing Operations or Recruiting/Sourcing role.

Staffing Agency experience required

Knowledge of ATS and Web based recruiting tools to include Social media

Perform advanced web/database queries and Boolean searches

Able to develop rapport with others and work in a team environment

Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

Demonstrate dependability in difficult circumstances and show a sense of urgency about getting results

Perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change

Prior experience in sourcing/recruiting/staffing with direct candidate interaction within pharmaceutical/staffing environment  

Must have demonstrated experience to source, recruit, and qualify candidates/leads

Proficiency in Internet applications, major job boards and demonstrated knowledge with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word

Behavioral based interviewing skills preferred

The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

Full Syneos Health benefits which include:

Competitive compensation and bonus

Generous paid time off and company paid holidays

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision package

Matching 401K

Dedicated training and support

Tuition reimbursement

Referral bonuses and other personalized quality of life conveniences

Make your work matter everywhere.

 Be a driving force in a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)

Position Type/Category


Recruiting Area

Corporate Direct

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Employment/Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type

Syneos Health position

5 days 21 hours ago

inVentiv Health Clinical


Regional Recruiting Associate - West Coast Region inVentiv Health Clinical - Somerset, NJ, United States


Location: Somerset, NJ

Company Profile:
inVentiv Health Clinical was launched in January 2013 as the clinical segment of inVentiv Health, a best-in-class team of global healthcare experts offering clinical, commercial and consulting services designed to provide a comprehensive customer experience that delivers greater long term value. With roots dating back to 1984, inVentiv Health Clinical is an amalgamation of a number of clinical services companies who, when brought together, had the skills and experience to allow inVentiv Health Clinical to become a leading global Clinical Research Organization.