Sourcing Specialist - Talent Acquisition

@ Edwards

Sourcing Specialist - Talent Acquisition




Job Description

We are looking for a talented Sourcing Specialist to join our Global Talent Acquisition team in Southern CA. You will play a crucial role in the talent acquisition efforts for positions across multiple complex business units, fast-growing teams and products. Our Sourcing Specialist work with our Recruiters and Hiring Managers to search for and engage passive candidates. You will take an active role in defining, launching, analyzing and continuous improvement on innovative strategies for various positions and geographic locations to build pipelines for hard-to-fill roles. Responsibilities:

  • Strategically build and maintain a network of passive candidates
  • Partner across a variety of functions to create relevant, compelling, personalized and high-touch candidate experiences that align with Edwards Lifesciences values and mission
  • Partner and consult with Recruiters to conduct launch meetings, create robust sourcing strategies, qualify and present candidates.
  • Develop and deliver qualified diverse pipelines of active and passive top talent for future and active roles, as well as actively network and establish strong relationships with diverse candidates and organizations.
  • Analyze effectiveness of efforts through data analysis and reporting including search progress reports, status reports, and market trend/feedback reports for presentation.
  • Actively lead and participate in providing feedback and recommendations to enhance day-to-day recruiting and sourcing operations
  • Proved expertise with relevant tools and programs (e.g., CRMs, labor market data, applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn, referral programs, and job boards) and utilize various online and social media resources to build talent pipelines
  • Lead the collection and analysis of industry knowledge, stay on top of talent market trends, and partner with our branding team to build strong pipelines Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's Degree required.
  • A minimum 3 years of sourcing and/or recruiting experience within a search firm or in-house corporate environment.
  • Recruiting and sourcing experience for technical or niche talent is required, with a combination of both agency and corporate environments strongly preferred.
  • Experience sourcing passive candidates utilizing various channels and technology tools.
  • Excellent negotiating skills coupled with strong ability to handle objections effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills (especially as they relate to data collection and reporting), a multi-tasking style and project management approach.
  • Lead in the development of multiple talent sourcing options for both active and passive candidates, utilize advanced sourcing techniques to identify candidates (e.g., cold calling, job boards, advertising, database and internet searches, and networking and referrals, and anticipate organization needs by ensuring ongoing strategic talent pipelines.
  • Highly consultative, able to inform hiring managers and candidates on talent acquisition process, illustrate market trends, and use data/information to help in decision making.
  • Experience within a large complex corporate environment is preferred. Experience in the Lifesciences industry is a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures, and requirements relevant to talent acquisition and sourcing.
  • Participates and contributes to completion of significant team projects and goals
  • Results-oriented mindset (high sense of urgency, determination, tenacity, etc.).
  • Interest and aptitude for learning highly technical subject matter.
  • Highly articulate, well-developed, effective written and verbal communication skills used to gather information and engage potential candidate's interest in Edwards. E dwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW), is the global leader of patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring. We are driven by a passion for patients, dedicated to improving and enhancing lives through partnerships with clinicians and stakeholders across the global healthcare landscape. We thrive on discovery and expand the boundaries of medical technology. We are passionate about providing innovative solutions for people fighting cardiovascular disease. It's our Credo. It takes integrity, collaboration, innovation, and focus.

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