ProTrials Research, Inc.
  • 12-Dec-2012 to 30-Apr-2013 (PST)
  • Operations-Staffing
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Joining ProTrials Research, Inc. means you will have an opportunity to be part of our top-notch Clinical Research Professionals. You will work in a collaborative team environment focused on excellence, integrity, and high standards. We offer our employees great benefits, including paid time off, medical & dental coverage, 401(k) retirement savings, Flexible Spending Accounts, life and disability.

This position is based in our Sunnyvale, CA office. . Candidates with previous recruiting experience required. Pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or medical device industry experience desired, but not required. Reports to a member of the Management Team.


Coordinate with Management Team and Staffing Manager to determine needs
Source and recruit clinical research professionals (Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Project Managers, Clinical Research Assistants and Clinical Line Managers) within the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industry for contract and permanent positions.
Identify potential candidates via: internet recruiting, job postings, referrals, pro-active recruiting methods, i.e. cold calling, networking, staff agencies, LinkedIn, maintain database of candidates and professional recruiters
Review and respond to incoming and posted resumes
Present and sell open jobs to candidates based upon the needs of the position and the candidate's qualifications and preferences
Conduct initial phone screens and/or face to face interviews of potential candidates
Present qualified candidates to internal managers; coordinate interviews between managers and candidates, and clients, where applicable
Conduct/coordinate background screens, skill evaluations, and professional reference checks for all potential new hires
Arrange travel for incoming candidates, and submit expense reports for candidate travel
Aggressively follow-up with candidates and recruiters (if applicable) throughout the recruitment process from initial interview to final offer and closing
Closing responsibilities for all candidates who are extended an offer including securing agreement with the candidate on an entire compensation and benefits package and securing their firm acceptance of the offer.
Attend association and industry meetings, job fairs for networking and recruiting
Update internal candidate database on regular basis with interview information, client and candidate contacts, new job openings, and placements
Maintain database by calling/e-mailing network minimally every 1-2 months in order to keep contacts active
Qualifications and Requirements:
Candidates should be familiar and comfortable with all responsibilities listed above, and should also meet the following requirements:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college required
2+ years experience as a recruiter in either a permanent or contract capacity 
Knowledge of and experience in a staffing environment, preferably within a recruitment agency, with an understanding of gross profit margins, markup, and overall profitability to drive recruiting strategy 
Experience recruiting for clinical research positions and/or knowledge of the clinical industry is required 
Ability to self-motivate and develop personal recruiting strategies to meet individual goals 
Well developed telephone marketing, recruiting and networking skills and the ability to spend 4+ hours per day on the telephone 
Exceptional interpersonal, relationship building, presentation and communication skills (verbal & written) 
Enthusiastic, positive, and persistent approach to business 
Detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills 
Ability to excel in a fast paced, team environment
Computer proficiency with Outlook, Word & Excel and familiarity with databases

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
ProTrials Research, Inc.


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