Seattle Genetics is an emerging global multi-product biotechnology company that develops and commercializes innovative targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company's industry leading antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology harnesses the targeting ability of antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. In addition to one marketed product, we are advancing a robust product pipeline of novel therapies for solid tumors and blood-related cancers designed to address significant unmet medical needs. Through internal research and development, collaborations and scientific innovation, we are committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients.
Under the mentor-ship of Senior TA Specialists/Managers, this position will recruit for a variety of roles, ranging from entry-level individual contributors to the manager level. This role will own the recruiting process from sourcing and screening candidates, to interviewing candidates onsite, and ultimately delivering and negotiating job offers. This role will also be a contributor to broader corporate recruiting programs such as internship recruiting and job fairs. In addition to recruiting, this position may participate in process improvements in order to help the Talent Acquisition team with continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will combine their ability to drive the recruiting process with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges. This position requires a routine onsite presence at our corporate headquarters campus in beautiful Bothell, WA.
Take the lead on full life-cycle recruiting process for a variety of manager & below level positions across varying functional groups (~12-16 openings at a given time). Conducts the hiring process in accord with Seattle Genetics Hiring Principals
Partner with hiring managers to develop job specifications, a sourcing strategy, how to "sell" the opportunity to passive candidates, and a timeline appropriate for the position
Utilize basic sourcing tools and techniques to find active and passive candidates, and establish a network of talent and resources
Manage the applicant flow process, coordinate interviews with scheduler and hiring manager to facilitate onsite interviews, and follow-up appropriately
Interview candidates and provide prompt feedback to hiring managers, while also helping to assimilate and summarize feedback from others
Serve as a key recruiter in the screening and selection of intern and fellowship candidates. May be asked to take lead role in managing these programs
Partner with HRBPs, the compensation team, and hiring managers to make recommendations on job offers, get necessary approvals, and facilitate making the offer to candidates
Ensure recruitment efforts are conducted in a manner that is unbiased and compliant with all policies and legislation, in addition to following best practices for applicant tracking, interviewing and hiring
At least 1 year prior experience as a recruiter, or at least 3 years in another recruiting-related role (such as scheduling or coordinating interviews)
Strong process orientation, coupled with ability to discern when to follow processes and when to ask for and allow exceptions
A client-focused and collaborative approach that can translate into partnering with hiring managers of varying personalities and styles
Sharp interviewing skills with ability to screen and assess talent for both technical and soft-skill qualities
Strong project management skills; must be able to multitask and bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision
Strong communication skills, with the ability to provide sound advice to hiring managers and provide critical input in a diplomatic way
Ability to balance drive and independent thinking with "coachability" and a willingness to take direction on more complex issues
Strong writing skills - particularly ability to communicate clear and concise direction in email
Basic knowledge of compensation concepts, benefits, equity compensation, and relocation benefits required
Bachelor's Degree (Human Resources or Business preferred)
Experience with applicant tracking systems, job boards, social media sites, etc., as well as ability to conduct research (sourcing) and compile data in presentable formats
As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com.
Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.