Talent Acquisition Lead

Do you have the talent to spot talent? With this exciting TA role in a global and leading Life Sciences Consultancy, you'll be able to use that talent every day. All you need to do is click below!
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Job Description

Do you love being able to find the right talent for the right job? You love to expand your network and nurture the relationship between a candidate and Keyrus? You are a good multi-tasker and use your negotiation skills to help find bright and talented people, helping us to answer the needs of our global pharmaceutical clients.  

As a Talent Acquisition Lead you will work in close collaboration with our business line managers on the definition of recruitment needs, adopt best candidate attraction strategies and selection methodologies ensuring great candidate experience. You will act as a Talent Acquisition Partner for our operational and commercial teams, being directly involved in the growth of our business and company as well as having the opportunity to work for a truly international group and the opportunities this can bring.

 At Keyrus Life Science, sharing ideas, best practices and tips is more than welcome! We do believe in lifelong learning where any failure is an acquired experience and we do value our people’s contribution which shapes our common future & success.

Help us to stand out by finding top talent for Keyrus Life Science! 

Being actively involved in the full recruitment life cycle, your role will include:


  • Understanding the recruitment needs and managing the expectations of the business by talking to the internal stakeholders
  • Maintaining a recruitment pipeline by staying in contact with both freelance and permanent candidates
  • Building your network in the Life Science sector
  • Coordinating with international colleagues in France and Canada
  • Employer branding using tools such as LinkedIn to create content, share, comment etc
  • Improving processes where needed to drive the recruitment process forward
  • Proactive recruitment, meaning actively searching for candidates via our internal platform, various job boards but also through more creative techniques such as XRay recruiting
  • Reactive recruitment, meaning the creation of attractive job descriptions, advertising and then managing the responses
  • Interviews
  • Negotiating with potential employees, freelancers
  • Offering contracts to the consultants, both employees and externals and proposing them to the afore-mentioned stakeholders
  • Daily maintenance of our Application Tracking System (ATS) to ensure that both candidate’s records and the recruitment workflow are up to date
  • Following up with key clients where candidates are proposed to have the whole 360 degree view
  • Assist in the staffing on consultants, helping to decide to use an internal employee, search for a new employee or use a freelance resources

As a Lead for Talent Acquisition, you will:

  • Take responsibility for more junior members of the team, from coaching and delivery
  • Work with the head of Talent for the group and local HR to define budgets and suppliers to fill open requests (LinkedIn, job boards etc)
  • You will take the ownership of recruitment projects and be a reliable leader for the talent acquisition team
  • Over time move to a managerial role where you take responsibility for the recruitment strategy and delivery for the LS organisation


Are you an agency or in-house recruiter tired of working to strict KPIs? Do you work in HR but your real love is recruitment? Whatever your motivation is, this is a fantastic opportunity to grow in recruitment, but also learn more about the rapidly evolving world of Life Sciences and Data.


Although a passion for people, an ability to listen and communicate well plays a major part in this job, it would be a big advantage if you have:


  • Proficiency in interviewing for specific pharma/biotech/medical device roles
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in recruitment, preferably in the Life Sciences
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Understanding of the consulting/staffing world
  • A strong commercial spirit following a professional process when it comes to negotiating contract
  • Energy, dynamism and enthusiasm when it comes to talking to people
  • Fluency in English and French or Dutch

We don’t measure on CVs sent, calls per day or interviews done. In fact, we have only one KPI: HIRE GREAT PEOPLE!


What we offer

At Keyrus Life Science, thanks to the expertise of our people and external partners, we are offering a challenging working environment with multiple growth opportunities.

As a Talent Acquisition Lead, you will work in close relationship with the sales and the different business line managers. Keyrus Life Sciences’ start-up mentality and agility allows you to bring your ideas and drive innovation. Thanks to our expertise, you will also benefit from a support network that will help you to become self-propelled with a disciplined and goal-oriented approach.

Who we are

Keyrus Life Science is an international Consulting, Contract Research Organisation and Functional Services provider with a reputation for transparency and integrity, highly focused on being able to deliver with excellence. Our ‘human’ approach to service provision is what differentiates us from our competitors. Combined with our high caliber staff, this approach has allowed us to become a key player in clinical research.

At Keyrus Life Science we’re proud of our commitment to delivering services of the highest quality, not only skilfully, efficiently and reliably, but also with sincerity and genuine care for our clients’ projects, priorities and reputation.

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Drève Richelle 161
1410 Waterloo Directions

Our offices are the place where you are always welcome when you are not working on client's site or from home. Every single person that joins us is met in a personal and unique way.

What is really common to all of us, is the envy to contribute to the improvement of people’s health. Every employee being part of Keyrus Life Science is therefore fully committed to making the world a better place to live.   

With us, you will be part of our family and feel our human approach culture as of Day 1! 

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