Contract Talent Acquisition Sourcing/Research Partner

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Alere Waltham, MA

Waltham, MA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


This position can be located in San Diego, CA or Waltham, MA

Alere believes that when diagnosing and monitoring health conditions, Knowing now matters. TM We deliver on this vision by providing reliable and actionable information through rapid diagnostic tests, enhancing clinical and economic health outcomes globally. Headquartered in the US, we focus on rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, cardiometabolic disease and toxicology. Please visit

We are on a mission to be the best at delivering reliable and actionable information through rapid diagnostic tests. Our secret advantage lies in our talented, diverse and passionate workforce. We engage high performers who focus on the customers needs and stretch outside their comfort zones to achieve great results. They leverage their strengths and are comfortable challenging the status quo and each other. Across the globe, highly collaborative teams are bringing innovative solutions to customers, patients and communities.


In our Global Talent Acquisition function we are passionate about finding the best talent across the planet - exceptional people who will help us deliver upon our goal to be the world leader in POC rapid diagnostics. Its exciting, rewarding and because we are a new team we are pioneering new ways of being smarter, checking out the latest innovations in sourcing and research and really wowing our customer base by the speed of our response, the quality of candidates we unearth and the ways in which we are raising our profile as the employer of choice.

Do you think you have what it takes to build and lead a world class sourcing/research team? This isnt for the faint hearted. We need someone who doesnt just talk the talk we need someone who can really evidence building talent pipelines where ones didnt exist before, someone who is driven by the thrill of the hunt and will leave no stone unturned in their quest to turn the passive onlooker into a candidate hungry to join us. And, youll know all about hiring managers who want the slate of candidates yesterday!! Thats what drives you and, because failure is not in your language, you deliver, time after time. Its your motivation, focus and drive that sets you apart and you would just love the opportunity to build upon and share your knowledge. If this is you we had better talk!

Creative sourcing, strategic recruiting, passive candidate sourcing, cold-calling, lead generation, mapping, careers fairs, scouting, benchmarking, university relations .. you know the drill: you absolutely know what a great sourcing function should be doing it and you want the opportunity to showcase your expertise. Tell us what we should be doing, what we could be doing, we want to be pioneers, we want to lead and go into territories that havent been tried before. We want you to build a sourcing organisation that is the wow of the industry.
Youll have a career history behind you where you can evidence great sourcing/research success. It would be great if this has been gained from within the Life Sciences/Biotech/Medical Devices/Pharma sector, however we are looking more for the mind-set, the ability to build and develop world class research and sourcing capabilities. Youll know your way around professional and social networking sites like the back of your hand and youll be able to tell us great stories of the techniques you have used. Mobile technology will be second nature to you and well be looking for some global experience too.

Fluency in English and if you have some other language capability brilliant.


Alere's success is driven by a spirit of entrepreneurship, a tradition of innovation and an enthusiastic pursuit of market opportunities worldwide. Strong organic growth year after year, coupled with over 50 acquisitions over the past 5 has helped shape a dynamic, action-oriented company culture – one that values its geographic and cultural diversity while aspiring to a common organization culture across the globe.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Health Care
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51 Sawyer Rd
Suite 200
Waltham, MA 02453

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