Talent Sourcer - Life Sciences Tech (Remote)

Corporate Remote, United Kingdom

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com.

Your Mission:

Medidata Solutions is seeking an experienced Talent Sourcer to join our EMEA Talent Acquisition team. Sourcing candidates is the crucial first step in bringing us the best talent.  We are growing and the Talent Acquisition team is at the epicentre of that growth story. 

In this newly-created role, you will have the opportunity to help determine what dedicated talent sourcing can be at Medidata for our EMEA organization.  As a trusted colleague and friend, you will attend discovery meetings for newly opened positions as well as consult with interview teams when needed. At all times, as you source,  you will help us focus on presenting an array of underrepresented and unique talent.  

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, test, and track recruitment strategies to create an effective sourcing plan for top talent.

  • Build relationships with candidate communities to maintain a network of potential candidates and nurture a pipeline of potential candidates.

  • Learn to speak the job language for our roles to assess skills and understand achievements

  • As a member of our HR team and the first person candidates speak with, you’ll help drive our company culture and what makes us an amazing place to work.

  • Be the team expert on all things sourcing including coaching your recruiting colleagues how to effectively source.

  • Partner closely with all participants in the recruitment process, including hiring managers and your recruiting colleagues.

Your Competencies:

  • You enjoy testing new approaches to sourcing.

  • You draw energy and inspiration from the thrill of the hunt in matching strong candidates to great opportunities.

  • Adept at communicating through writing, with data, in person and via social media channels.

  • Eager to collaborate across departments to make decisions, achieve goals and affect change.

Your Education and Experience:

  • Sourcing experience, with complex, specialized searches

  • Experience of partnering with all participants in the recruitment process, especially hiring managers and your recruiting colleagues. 

  • Experience of the full landscape of passive recruitment

  • Developed technical skills that prepare you for complex searches including, PDF Web, Open Source Search, Deep Web search, X Ray and Boolean.

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform. 


Medidata Solutions have powered over 20,000+ clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.


MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.