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Recruitment Consultant - German Speaking

Any EU Location
Reference: 018337_2
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(Senior) Recruitment Consultant - German Speaker
Location: Any EU Country - home working considered

DOCS specialises in delivering strategic resourcing solutions to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries and has been a leader in the field for over seventeen years since its establishment in 1997.  DOCS is a subsidiary of ICON Clinical Research.
The Senior Recruitment Consultant is the intermediary for clients and candidates.  Consults with clients about execution of operational and specialist positions.  Realises the successful fulfilment of the staffing needs for the dedicated assignments adhering to internal guidelines and procedures
The successful candidate will be a skilled consultant and representative for clients and candidates. Consults with clients about execution of operational and specialist, managerial, tactical and strategic positions. Focus on fulfillment of assignments and continuance of repeated business. Proactively develops and sustains a network of candidates and dedicated clients. Knows where to find how to attract and how to sell candidates.
Freedom to plan own activities based on defined end-results. Makes decisions on the best approach for assignments based on own knowledge and experience. Works under supervision of the Recruitment Manager/Business Director and within internal guidelines.
  • Take a full and comprehensive job order according to the internal checklist/procedures to ensure a full and complete understanding of a client’s staffing need, its context and the difficulty/feasibility of the assignment.
  • Establish a project plan and set timelines for the dedicated assignment, in line with client requirements and in consultation with the direct / functional manager, in such a way that project steps and accountabilities are clear and expectations regarding the project can be communicated and fine-tuned with the client.
  • Identify, search and select candidates, by searching the databases, gathering names from own network or by headhunting candidates and assess candidates by interviewing, in line with characteristics as defined in the Job order, in order to be able to make the best match between the candidate, the job, the staffing need and the client organization.
  • Introduce the candidates to the client organization, arrange interviews, keep candidates and clients up-to-date about the process and outcomes, as well as counsel and coach the client organization and the candidates during this process, in order to be optimally informed about the process and to be able to ensure a positive outcome.
  • Coordinate the process of offering and negotiating between the selected candidate and client organization, as well as coach the candidate through the resignation process, in line with legal requirements, aimed at securing the placement.
  • Coordinate the formulation of the (standard) CP contracts by Human Resources, as well as coordinate the signing of the contracts by client, (candidate) and (European) Business Director, in line with internal guidelines and legal requirements, to ensure that contracts are established within the best possible terms and signed by the relevant parties.
  • Develop and maintain a network of candidates, as well as excellent relationships with dedicated clients, in collaboration with the direct / functional manager, in order to expand and maintain the database and support acquisition of new candidates, clients and assignments.
We feel that this opportunity will suit candidates who have a blend of the following experience and skills:
  • Some previous experience of working as a Recruitment Consultant with skills in direct candidate sourcing; strong relationship building skills with both candidates and clients; comfortable in meeting with clients and identifying business opportunities
  • Pharmaceutical experience knowledge is key
  • You should be fluent in German and English.
  • You will need to be able to drive your own performance meeting deadlines and targets as well as Service Level Agreement indicators for your service delivery to clients.
Why join us?
Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Senior Recruitment Consultant you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success. 
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment

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