Sr. Recruiter - APAC (Fixed-Term)

Sr. Recruiter - APAC (Fixed-Term)

Moderna | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 24 days ago

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The Role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the talent engine fueling a high-growth organization that is radically changing the biotech industry. As Moderna continues to grow, we need a seasoned life science recruiter to rapidly build talent pipelines, tenaciously hunt the best players in our industry (globally) and be a strong and visible talent business partner to our hiring leaders. We work as a team, we believe in striving for excellence, and we are relentless in our pursuit of the best talent in the industry. The anticipated time frame for this assignment is 12 months with long-term opportunity in the future

Here's What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with hiring managers and other Moderna leaders to lead full life cycle recruiting efforts for our functions which include but are not limited to: Market Access, Digital, Marketing, Commercial Operations, Data analytics, Key Accounts. May also support the additional greenfield manufacturing operations as bandwidth allows.

  • Create and communicate robust sourcing and recruitment marketing strategies

  • Tenaciously build 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

  • Proactively develop strong partnerships with Moderna HR Business Partners and Total Rewards teams.

  • Conduct in-depth talent video screens, interviews, and facilitate internal team discussions regarding candidates.

  • Be bold in creating new ideas to identify, engage, attract, and assess talent into Moderna.

  • Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience as an in-house corporate recruiter in a life sciences environment with an expertise in Commercial based positions

  • Experience building teams during launch and/or commercialization

  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

  • Ability to manage upwards of 10 to 15 entry to mid-senior level searches

  • Demonstrated commitment to being seen as a true ‘talent advisor’ to the business

  • Exceptional sourcing skills (you are a tenacious hunter that turns over every rock and naturally builds talent networks)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – you are outgoing, communicative, and seek to build relationships on a daily basis

  • 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

  • A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo

  • 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 skills and solid experience with PowerPoint and Word.

  • A spirit of optimism, positivity and ‘anything is possible’ mindset.

  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment

  • Preferred: Experience with Workday Recruiting

  • Preferred: Experience conducting behavioral based interviews and leading the process with clients

  • Preferred: Curiosity around technology and how to leverage to make better hiring decision.

  • Able to work 3-4 days in the Melbourne Office

  • Moderna offers personalized benefit programs and well-being resources as unique as our global workforce so employees can do their best work.

    We recognize and appreciate your diverse needs and interests and do our best to support you at work and at home with:

  • Quality healthcare and insurance benefits
  • Lifestyle Spending Accounts to create your own pathway to well-being
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Family planning and adoption benefits
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, bank holidays, volunteer days, sabbatical, and a discretionary winter break
  • Educational resources
  • Savings and investments
  • Location-specific perks and extras!
  • The benefits offered may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Moderna and the country where you work.

    About Moderna

    In 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.