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Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition - Global Research and Development

Company: Moderna Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition - Global Research and Development page is loaded Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition - Global Research and Development Apply locations Cambridge, Massachusetts G&A time type Full time posted on Posted 7 Days Ago job requisition id R12638 The Role This role is an exciting opportunity to lead the talent engine fueling a high-growth global organization that is radically changing the biotech industry. As Moderna continues to scale at an unprecedented pace, we need a seasoned innovative Talent Acquisition leader with expertise in Research and Development to attract and assess the most innovative operations talent in the world. From robotics and fully automated manufacturing lines to the use of artificial intelligence and machine-learning, Moderna invests in cutting-edge technology to create disruptive competitive advantage to bring a new class of medicines to patients around the world. This hands-on leadership role will lead a team of recruiters focused on relentlessly building talent pipelines, tenaciously hunt the best players in our industry (globally) and be a strong and visible talent business partner to our President, SVP of Research and Early Development, Chief Development Officer and our SVP's, Heads of Development for both Infectious Disease and Therapeutics/Oncology. This role will bring proven best practices around recruitment, recruiting operations/reporting/analytics, and sourcing regarding Research, Clinical Operations, Regulatory, Development and Clinical Safety - and will have extensive experience leading a multi-channel approach to recruitment (RPO, contingent worker MSPs, recruitment advertising and events). We work as a team, we believe in striving for excellence, we believe diversity is a key to success, and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best talent in the industry. Moderna is on the precipice of an amazing global growth journey and it's an exciting time to join! Here's What You'll Do

  • Define, develop, cascade, and execute a multi-pronged global recruitment strategy to achieve global R&D hiring plans in support of our pipeline
  • -Partner with the R&D Leadership Team and their teams to lead full life cycle recruiting efforts for their high-growth organizations - and coach the team on talent assessment skills and build confidence and savvy around hiring best practices for our leaders.
  • Create and communicate robust sourcing and recruitment marketing strategies relevant to different hiring populations.
  • Manage a team while also recruiting for senior roles by tenaciously building talent pipelines through networking, employee referrals, cold-calling, events and other creative channels. The ideal candidate will not rely on incoming applications or external agencies as primary channels. A demonstrated passion to hunt talent!
  • Help define and reinforce a consistent recruiting process at Moderna that results in a superior candidate and hiring manager experience. This includes robust manager kick-off sessions, interview team prep/debrief sessions, and use of behavior-based interviewing skills and assigned focal areas.
  • Leverage external and internal talent data to best inform hiring managers and guide them to make smart hiring decisions against Moderna's Values (Bold, Relentless, Curious, Collaborative).
  • Manage the headcount launch process and ensure careful planning in advance of need by partnering with HRBP's, TA Ops and Finance.
  • Proactively develop strong partnerships with Moderna HR Business Partners and Total Rewards teams. Conduct in-depth talent video screens, in-person interviews, and facilitate/lead internal team discussions regarding candidates.
  • Be bold in creating new ideas to identify, engage, attract, and assess talent into Moderna.
  • Lead and develop a growing team of TA partners across multiple business functions (both full-time and contingent). Here's What You'll Need (Minimum Qualifications)
    • A minimum of 12+ years of progressive experience as an in-house talent acquisition leader in large, global commercial biotech/pharma organizations. Scale is important as we grow.
    • Experience leading, motivating, and developing a diverse team of 'talent advisors', at varying levels, in addition to carrying a search load of up to 5-10 mid-senior level searches - from sourcing through offer acceptance.
    • Demonstrated exceptional senior leadership sourcing skills (you are a tenacious hunter that turns over every rock and naturally builds talent networks).
    • Bachelor's degree required. Here's What You'll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)
      • Bring a deep knowledge and understanding of the R&D talent landscape from competitive and market competitiveness, selling Moderna and leveraging our EVP to attract and close and land the best talent
      • Demonstrated commitment to being seen as a true 'talent advisor' to the business
      • You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others
      • A nature ability to be organized in how you think, communicate, and conduct your work
      • A 'digital first' mindset. We use AI to fuel TA at Moderna, so tech experience/interest is helpful
      • A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo and embrace diversity of thought, background, and experience.
      • Great pride in your work - you recruit because you love it and enjoy having an impact on the growth of the Company
      • Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together.
      • Strong Excel and analytical skills and solid experience with PowerPoint and Word.
      • A spirit of optimism, positivity and 'anything is possible' mindset.
      • Sense of humor and ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills - you are outgoing, communicative, and seek to build relationships daily.
      • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative. Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
        • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
        • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
        • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
        • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
        • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes -
        • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
        • Adoption and family-planning benefits
        • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
        • Generous paid time off, including:
          --- Vacation, sick time and holidays
          --- Volunteer time to participate within your community
          --- D iscretionary year-end shutdown
          --- Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
        • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
        • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
        • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
        • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
        • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
        • Location-specific perks and extras! Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible . Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law. About ModernaIn over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit .Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.#LI-AE1- Similar Jobs (1) Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition - Global Corporate Functions locations 2 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago About Us Our Mission and VisionAt Moderna we are pioneering the development of a new class of drugs made of messenger RNA (mRNA). This novel drug platform builds on the discovery that modified mRNA can direct the body's cellular machinery to produce nearly any protein of interest, from native proteins to antibodies and other entirely novel protein constructs that can have therapeutic activity inside and outside of cells.We have a clear mission to propel the field of mRNA science forward and deliver new medicines to patients and a unique vision for how to achieve this mission.Our Mission: To deliver on the promise of transformative messenger RNA (mRNA) science to bring new medicines to patients.Our Vision: To unlock the potential of mRNA by establishing an ecosystem of teams and partners that will work together to develop the broadest possible array of drugs, across diverse therapeutic areas and routes of administration, for serious diseases that are not treatable today.Third Party Staffing AgenciesM oderna does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. For the protection of all parties involved in the recruiting process, resumes will only be accepted from recruiters/agencies if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position. Unsolicited resumes sent to Moderna from recruiters/agencies do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter/agency and Moderna and do not obligate Moderna to pay fees if we hire from those resumes. Reasonable Accommodation NoticeModerna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. Please inform the company's personnel representative by calling 617-460-9346 or emailing if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.Return Home

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