Senior Recruiter / Talent Acquisition Partner in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

As a Senior Recruiter you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 


Responsible for sourcing, assessing, and driving the selection of talent to support business needs. This role includes full life cycle recruitment, client management and the identification of talent via passive recruitment strategies.


•Responsible for managing full life cycle talent acquisition

•Strategic support of TA functions within assigned job
families or regions including the sourcing and screening of professional and
technical roles (i.e. IT, Sales, Lab Management, Finance, Scientific, Operations,

•Consult with hiring partners on talent acquisition
strategy, planning, and selection

•Proactively source for open positions and future needs via
social media, job boards, networking, professional organizations, etc

•Cold call candidates and industry resources/contacts to
network for opportunities and seek out leads.

•Stays up to date and current on best practices related to
recruiting process, sourcing strategy and ways to improve effectiveness of
recruiting while recommending best practices and new tools 

•Provides a consultative approach to clients during the
selection process (i.e candidate selection, recommendation, etc.)

•Designs and implements comprehensive recruiting strategies
at the onset of the job launch via Internet, job boards, social media,
professional organizations, etc. In addition, proactively identifies and
profiles target companies to develop potential sourcing pools 

•Establishes external relationships to develop contacts for
jobs and referrals through networking and professional affiliations.

•Keeps abreast of market conditions that could impact our
recruitment strategy 

•Proactively incorporates Diversity Strategy into the
sourcing/slating process 

•Builds and maintains successful relationships with hiring
managers and candidates

•Continuously develop a proactive pipeline of 
potential candidates

•Adheres to and exceeds (SLA) Service Level Agreements while
meeting targeted recruitment metrics (i.e time to fill, quality of hire, cost
per hire, diversity, etc.)

•Attend conferences, recruitment events, and professional
events to develop talent acquisition relationships while building candidate


•5-7 years of full cycle recruiting experience in a
corporate talent acquisition / recruiting environment. Prior staffing agency or
RPO experience and cold calling is preferred

•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management or
business-related field

•Demonstrated experience in identifying and closing
passive candidates 

•Experience working with various ATS systems

•Strong verbal and written communications skills and the
ability to successfully close passive candidates

•Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills

•Understanding of employment laws and general HR practices
Competencies Critical for Success in the Role: 

•Functional/Technical Skills


•Problem Solving

•Presentation Skills

•Ability to influence

•Comfort around Higher Management

•Drive for Results

•Action Oriented



•Hiring and Staffing 

•Sizing Up People

•Interpersonal Skills


Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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