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Covance 4/12/2019 4:45:31 AM
JOB ID: 30222 Category: Human Resources
Atlanta, Georgia



Job Overview

The primary function is to qualify and deliver diverse candidate slates for a wide range of positions within assigned client groups, including difficult-to-fill positions. The incumbent will partner with assigned business unit(s) to understand recruiting needs and translate those needs into specific recruiting strategies and tactics. The 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.

Additional key objectives include;

* Support ongoing development of university relationships, diversity recruiting pipelines, and other partnerships as necessary
* In partnership with marketing, increase social outreach campaigns in key locations
* Sources candidates, consistently evaluates current and new sourcing opportunities.
* Develops and maintains effective recruiting networks to source diverse slates of candidates through multiple channels (i.e., college and job fair recruiting, conference attendance, trade journal use, and relationships with agencies and vendors).
* Develops offer packages, working with hiring manager and business unit HR as appropriate to ensure competitive offers to attract the needed talent.
* Ensures all pre-employment screening is complete and candidate is cleared for hire.
* Maintains applicant tracking system (ATS) data on recruitment activity as required by local laws and regulations.
* Execute tactics to support local Affirmative Action Plans to contribute to the achievement of diversity goals.


* Bachelor's degree
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal – articulate, well-spoken and confident telephone manner
* 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


* More than 2 years of recruiting Experience , with major and strong emphasis on sourcing, networking and building talent pipeline across a variety of skill sets
* Pipeline generation and qualification, employing varied techniques (both virtual and not), demonstrating creative, resourceful and committed approach.
* Experience in sourcing from social media platforms (professional and social).
* Demonstrated Experience identifying prospective talent in anticipation of future talent needs.
* Excellent 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.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Atlanta, GA - Georgia


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).