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Altasciences Preclinical Services
Everett, WA
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Altasciences is a mid-size contract research organization with a unique focus on supporting drug development from lead candidate selection to proof of concept. With over 25 years of industry experience, we provide preclinical and clinical solutions to an international customer base of biopharmaceutical companies. Our full-service offering in this critical stage of drug development includes program management, preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology services, medical writing, biostatistics, data management, and bioanalysis services tailored to specific research requirements. Altasciences has facilities in Montreal, QC; Fargo, ND; Kansas City, KS and Seattle, WA

Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.

At Altasciences, our people are our most important resource. We're looking for a highly skilled Recruiter to become one of them, and to help us find more. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in recruitment, with knowledge of screening, interviewing, and hiring practices. If you have a passion for finding untapped talent, driving company growth, and helping individuals find promising careers, we want to hear from you

Objectives of this Role

  • Work closely with managers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the company's hiring needs for each position, and meet competitive hiring goals and expectations

  • Manage the full recruiting lifecycle across a variety of open roles helping management find, hire, and retain quality talent

  • Grow and foster high-touch relationships with a database of qualified active and passive talent to pull from as new positions open up

  • Continuously partner with recruiting team and senior managers to design, refine, and implement innovative recruiting strategies

  • Stay active with current with job boards, social networks, and platforms to find talent, and plan, create, and release job descriptions and announcements


  • Develop and release job postings on platforms, such as social media and job boards

  • Utilize knowledge of multiple recruiting sources and execute innovative recruiting strategies to find quality candidates

  • Screen resumes and prospects, qualify, interview, and manage candidates throughout interview process from prepping before interviews to assisting with final offer negotiation

  • Initiate various background checks and professional references

  • Update records in Applicant Tracking System (Dayforce)

  • Coordinate and schedule pre-employment testing at occupational health clinic

  • May support the activities of new employee orientation

  • Maintain human resource information system records and compiles reports as needed


  • Bachelors' degree in human resources management (or related field) preferred

  • 5+ years' experience in recruitment or human resources

  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and decision-making skills

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, database management, and internet search

  • Familiarity with job boards, and HR software, databases, and management systems

  • Proven experience conducting various types of interviews (i.e. phone, video, etc.)

  • General knowledge of current employment laws and practices



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Posted: 2019-09-03 Expires: 2019-10-04

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