Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Corporate New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions


Your mission: 

We’re seeking a Sr Director who knows how to strategically find great talent, inspire and build a dynamic team, and has the skills to build long-lasting relationships.  Medidata is growing and the recruiting team is a critical piece to scaling these functions across the globe.  We are a dedicated team with elements of curiosity, fun, and innovation. 

  • Lead a team of experienced and successful recruiters and sourcers for Medidata’s Commercial business which includes Sales and Professional Services. 

  • Develop and grow positive relationships with our business leaders, People Business Partners, and people operations team to measure impact and start to assess and predict future hiring needs

  • Use your industry knowledge to develop talent attraction strategies that can be deployed by your team for hires at all levels.

  • Collaborate with hiring managers and interviewers to train, consult, and deliver a consistently distinct and positive candidate experience

  • Identify strategies for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to thrive and progress forward in the life sciences recruiting space

  • Establish, implement, and scale technical recruiting standards, ensuring the approach is relevant to Medidata

Your Competencies:

  • Aptitude for and interest in managing/evaluating large sets of data and using data to generate insights

  • Operational focus. Whether it’s allocating resources, building processes, or filling a requisition, you are driven to make things work better for all involved.

  • Team Leadership. You know how to inspire and coordinate a group of individuals to become a high-impact and complementary team who is serious about driving results, growing a business, and having fun.

  • You can inspire others, and you get into the details to bring those ideas to life. You are passionate about creating work that moves the needle.

  • Ability to deal with confidential information appropriately

Your Education & Experience:

  • Prior experience scaling teams in a high-growth environment

  • Experience interpreting data and building clear reports

  • Experience with an enterprise ATS tool 

  • Ability to work full-time from or relocate to New York, NY

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in recruiting

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’s solutions have powered over 14,000 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.

EEO Statement

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.