To us it’s personal.

Scientific Recruiter

Covance 11/7/2018 2:37:37 PM
JOB ID: 24314 Category: Human Resources
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

The Scientific Recruiter qualifies and delivers diverse candidate slates for a wide range of positions within assigned client group, including high-volume and difficult-to-fill positions. The Scientific Recruiter partners with assigned business unit(s) to understand recruiting needs and translate those needs into specific recruiting strategies and tactics. The Scientific Recruiter will also provide accurate market mapping information; including identifying the top performing employees at talent competitors in anticipation of future talent needs and carries out research on industry trends.

The field of talent acquisition is evolving. Join our growing team and transform the way global talent is recruited.

Candidates will ideally be based at our offices in Harrogate however home based working in the UK will be considered for the right candidate. Although this is a UK based role the successful candidate will be recruiting for positions in Germany, therefore we require that candidates are fluent in German.

Education / Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent applicable Experience
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal – articulate, well-spoken and confident telephone manner - fluent in German and English
* Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize workload
* A demonstrated track record of sourcing for both volume and difficult-to-fill skillsets.
* Resourceful, proactive and creative approach to work
* Tenacity and determination to succeed


* 2+ years of recruiting Experience , with major and strong emphasis on sourcing, networking and building talent pipeline across a variety of skill sets.
* Demonstrated Experience identifying prospective talent in anticipation of future talent needs.
* Experience using an Applicant Tracking System.
* Research/sourcing skills, including use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques.
* Experience using a metric driven approach to developing, tracking and running pipeline.
* Demonstrated Experience using effective channels and messages to find targeted sources of high quality candidates, including passive candidates.
* Fluent in both German and English.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Harrogate, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).