Talent Acquisition Partner

Corporate Seoul, Korea

Position at Medidata Solutions

Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences Engagement team: empowering people and energizing passion to change the world and create the future.

Dassault Systèmes, with 35 years of experience transforming the way products are designed, produced and supported has combined with Medidata, developers of the world’s most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Our Life Sciences sales and marketing teams bring together all of Dassault Systemes life science capabilities in one go-to-market organization, providing our clients with life science domain focus and expertise to accelerate their business. As one organization we are leading the transformation in life sciences. Unique in the industry, we provide our clients with an integrated business and scientific platform from discovery and preclinical development, through clinical trials, all the way to manufacturing and commercialization. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com.

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. Dassault Systemes Life Sciences & Healthcare, led by Medidata co-founder Tarek Sherif, has global operations and employees in the US, Europe and Asia.

Your Mission:

Working closely with your in-region Manager, as well as the regional lead for Talent Acquisition,  you will oversee and advise on how Medidata sources, screens, interviews and selects the most qualified candidates. 

Your primary geographical focus will be Korea, Singapore, and ANZ, but there will also be exciting opportunities to support positions in Japan and China.  The majority of your hires will cover our Sales, Professional Services and Customer Success functions, but you will be expected to cover all roles in your region.

We are a collaborative team that loves working in a dynamic environment doing exciting and impactful work in the Life Sciences technology domain.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with hiring managers as a Talent Advisor across the full life cycle of a hire ,to turn approved headcount requisitions into outstanding talent for our business    

  • Identify and screen industry leading talent using innovative direct sourcing methods, including advanced internet searches, job boards, resume banks, social media, and professional organizations.

  • Prescreen candidates, compile interview notes and make recommendations to Hiring Managers – coordinate interviews throughout the hiring process

  • Keep abreast of market trends and demands impacting the company’s ability to attract competitive candidates

  • Support a diverse workforce and comply with local policy and procedures

  • Gather candidate feedback after interviews to enable further discussion and action items, including hiring recommendations

  • Maintain all applicants and interview data in the Applicant Tracking System.

  • Work with the global Talent Branding team to increase Medidata awareness within your target talent pools

  • Participate in Global Talent Acquisition projects and open requisitions across the broader business when needs arise

  • Identify and manage a portfolio of agency vendors to support sourcing activities

  • Support other HR tasks such as offers, payroll admin, new hire onboarding, termination processes, coordination of employee training & annual health check-ups, Employee Handbook updates etc.

Your Competencies:

  • Must have: Extensive experience recruiting for enterprise sales roles in a technology organization.

  • Experience working with multiple hiring managers to develop a compelling story for candidates and execute effective recruitment strategies

  • Ability to work independently and simultaneously manage up to 15 open positions.

  • Have a passion for all things recruitment to ensure the highest level of Manager service and Candidate Experience

  • Strong influencing, analytical, and problem solving skills; must be able to influence hiring managers to change course where you feel this is necessary

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to form relationships across all levels of the organization, including Leadership

  • Strong knowledge of Social Media tools, and be familiar with mobile digital tools for recruiting

  • Attentive to detail and well-organized; ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

  • Ensures a professional customer focused interaction both internally and externally

  • Command of native Korean (read/write/speak) with business level English

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required with 8 years of experience, or equivalent years of experience in the life sciences industry and/or medical/clinical operations.

  • Bachelor's degree required with a minimum 8 years of direct experience of in-house staffing or recruiting for a recruiting firm

  • Full-cycle recruiting experience, with a majority being at a high-growth technology or life sciences company

  • Some experience as a HR Generalist and strong knowledge of Korea labor laws and other local regulations / practices is preferred.

  • Experience with various Applicant Tracking Systems and sourcing tools (We use Jobvite, LinkedIn Recruiter).

  • Knowledge of the Life Sciences (CRO, Pharma, BioTech) Industry is an advantage, but not essential

  • LinkedIn Recruiter Certification a plus or you must be an expert LinkedIn Recruiter user (i.e. Boolean expert, Projects, Tagging).

Dassault Systemes and Medidata are making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device research and development, manufacturing and commercialization, to enable 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 the most exciting areas for global innovation.

With Medidata’s record of more than 20,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world, we also pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of insights to our clients, enabling them to make the decisions that allow them to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions Korea Ltd 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, national origin, age, disability or other factors that are unrelated to the legitimate business interests of Medidata Solutions.