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inVentiv Health Clinical

Talent Acquisition Researcher - Contract

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.


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. Take part in leading the transformation of healthcare by joining the largest provider of outsourced commercial solutions to the healthcare industry.  We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated, results-oriented professional for the role of Talent Acquisition Researcher.  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.  This position will support building a talent community by developing and executing a recruiting strategy to promote awareness of INC Research/inVentiv Health. More specifically:

Partner with Recruiter (s) to design and deliver the recruiting strategy to build and embed our talent brand through recruiting advertising and social media outreach, internal communication channels, and brand management

Research new platforms to successfully penetrate our target markets-Identify Academics, Associations,  and/or Societies 

Develop marketing campaigns targeted to our different talent segments and build programs to generate awareness of INC Research/inVentiv Health career opportunities to new audiences

Create innovative options to leverage our employees, culture, awards and career advancement opportunities to expand our Talent Community. 

Maintain a constant focus on the marketplace; and disseminate market intelligence to recruiting teams

Measure the effectiveness of our recruiting channels and provide valuable insights and recommendations

Applicant Tracking System Database searches and Database Mining (LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, etc.)

Candidate pre-qualification and interview coordination

Generate leads and referrals through the qualification process

Support sourcing and candidate flow initiatives

Manage job posting process on Job Boards

Perform candidate reference checks


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

Education Required: 4 year degree and/or equivalent related industry experience

Skills Required:

Minimum of two years professional experience that includes formal training in sourcing practices and recruitment support role. 

Knowledge of ATS and Web based recruiting tools to include LinkedIn and CareerBuilder

Able to write basic 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 with direct candidate interaction within pharmaceutical/clinical environment

Should have a strong desire to source, qualify and assist and support Senior Staff in the recruitment cycle

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

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

Position is located in our Somerset, NJ office but may consider a remote-based candidate; must be able to travel to Somerset for training.

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

Human Resources

Recruiting Area


Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Employment/Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type

Syneos Health position

64 days 10 hours ago

inVentiv Health Clinical


Talent Acquisition Researcher - Contract 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.