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Corporate Scientific Recruiter

Edison, New Jersey, United States
January 24, 2018

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Mark Oppenheim, CSSR

Corporate Recruiter & Account Manager

917-***-**** (C)

Full Life Cycle Sourcing and Recruiting supporting leading CMO/CROs and top Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. Areas include Biologics, Clinical Manufacturing, Senior CMO/CRO leadership, Supply Chain & Logistics, Cell & Gene Therapy, Virology Operations, Genomics, Process Development, Validation Engineering, Quality Assurance & Validation, Quality Control, Warehouse & Logistics, Account Management, Business Development, Sales, Finance, Financial Analysis, Contracts & Pricing, Lean Manufacturing, Marketing, Clinical Operations, Clinical Research, Microbiology, Drug Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Labeling & Packaging, Medical Devices, Project Engineering and Information Technology

Recruiting Verticals include: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Biopharma Manufacturing, Information Technology & Engineering

Recruitment in all stages of the Drug Development life cycle from Basic Research, Drug Discovery, Phase 1 – Phase 3 Human testing, FDA Review & Approval, Phase 4 testing, Post Marketing/Testing and Manufacturing & Packaging.

Tracked metrics and analyzed client KPIs, including quality, speed, number of submissions and bill rate management.


Corporate Scientific Sourcer (Contractor, WuXi AppTec)

WuXi AppTec Inc., Philadelphia, PA 7/2017–Present

Guest Speaker at the Chinese-American Bio-pharmaceutical Symposium hosted by Johns Hopkins University. Members in attendance included Fellows at the NIH, Johns Hopkins Chinese Student Scholars Association (JHU CSSA), and Professors and Scholars of the Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association (CBA).

Assigned the most difficult CMO/CRO requirements to source.

Identify and pipeline candidates against job descriptions leading to successful placements.

Leverage social media platforms and tools in driving employment brand awareness using Linkedin, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Conduct and use specialized search engines/tools, social media, LinkedIn Recruiter, iCIMS, job boards, & networking to attract World class talent

Sourced, Screened and recruited positions across all functional areas within the company.

Track recruiting activities and provide candidate status regularly

Fast paced environment, Strong collaboration skills, team player


Vendor Management

Client Reporting & Scorecard Review

Customer Satisfaction, Loyalty Behavior & Loyalty Attitudes

Candidate sourcing, screening and interviewing

Client Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Contract Management: MSA, Work Orders, SOW, SLA

Recruitment Life-Cycle

Recruiter Training & Mentorship

Delivery Operations

Identifying problems and resolution


High volume sourcing & sourcing strategies

High volume recruiting with Fortune 100 companies

7-year proven track record in sourcing, recruiting and management

High Client Satisfaction doubled requisitions in new operational areas

Managed the delivery & placement of over 60 hires in 2 months for new company account

Numerous Accolades and Recommendations from Candidates, Clients, Vendors and Executive Managers


BBA in Management Information Systems University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.

Drug Safety Life-Cycle & Validation training

PHP & MYSQL Programming Certification

SEO – Search Engine Optimization Certification

Mark Oppenheim 718-***-**** (H) 917-***-**** (C)

Sr. Lead Technical Recruiter & Account Manager

Trigyn Technologies Inc., Edison, NJ. 1/2016–2/2017

Managed clients including AXA Equitable, New York Power Authority, Nassau County IT Department, City of Rochester Department of IT, McCarter & English Law Firm, Seattle Public Schools, BNY Mellon and Morgan Stanley.

Lead Recruitment on accounts such as, Seattle Public Schools, New York City Housing Authority, NYC DoITT, Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore City Mayors Office, Washington Metro Transit Authority, University Hospital (Newark), Mizohu Bank, Mitsubishi Bank, Ansell.

Developed recruiting sourcing strategies and proactively built a robust pipeline of candidates for critical and repeated roles.

Engaged clients and improved partnerships with procurement and hiring managers; kept accounts healthy by screening and submitting quality candidates.

Conducted full life-cycle recruiting including sourcing, pre-screening/interviewing, face to face interviews, interview prepping, setting up interviews, reference checks for related positions, onboarding and follow up.

Delivery Operations Lead

Iconma Inc., East Brunswick, NJ 5/2014 to 10/2015

Used, social media and my network to recruit for Validation Engineers at Sanofi.

Delivery and management of over 60 hires in a 2-month timeframe for TD-Bank.

High marks on Liberty Mutual Scorecard led to double the amount of requisitions and expansion into new client areas.

Recognition from Allegis Global for outstanding job performance and placement in the 1st QTR of TD Bank’s Contingency Management Program.

Developed strategies and tailored processes to streamline the recruiting process and optimize performance defined by our client's scorecard.

Staffing Delivery on Anthem, HSBC, TD Bank, Liberty Mutual, New York Life IT, PSE&G, Yahoo, and Defined Logic.

Generated daily, weekly, and monthly reports in Intuit QuickBase & Advanced Excel.

Subject Matter expert & problem solver for client/staffing issues including: candidate types (W2, Vendor, Visas, etc.), markups, exempt/non-exempt labor, calculating maximum pay vs. bill rates, requirements gathering and editing, and verifying information needed for submittals.

Account Manager/Recruiting Manager

Realsoft Inc./Spark Consulting, Monmouth Junction, NJ 5/2013 to 5/2014

Managed the following accounts including Deloitte Consulting, Daiichi Sankyo, Pearson Publishing, Standard Register, Kolbenschmidt, United Copper Industries, Engmann Taylor, Brady, and a Metlife IVR project.

Assisted with business expansion at Daiichi Sankyo to include Direct Hire positions and Clinical & Scientific positions.

Full Life Cycle recruiting for Account Managers, Sales Representatives and Sales Managers at Daiichi Sankyo.

Managed high-volume client accounts involving over 50 consultants and client spend over $10 million.

Wrote training documentation and trained groups of recruiters.

Led weekly Account Manager Meetings.

Used Talenthook to pipeline reoccurring positions and search multiple jobsites to speed up the recruiting process.

Sr. Scientific Recruiter & Technical Recruiter

Patel Consultants, Union, NJ 6/2012 to 5/2013

Recruited for jobs in Pre-Clinical, Clinical Trials, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Labeling & Packaging, QA & Validation, Regulatory and Manufacturing, Accounting and Finance, and Information Technology.

Provided staffing leadership to accounts such as Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Novartis, Celgene, Purdue, Boehringer Ingleheim, Stryker, Zimmer, Biomet, Eisai, Terumo Vascular Systems, Mercedes Benz, INTTRA, Lexis Nexis, and Macmillan Publishing.

Recruited and placed Medical Device professionals at Zimmer, Biomet and Stryker.

Full-life cycle recruiting on Marketing and Sales roles at Celgene.

Full Life Cycle Recruiting including sourcing, screening, interviewing, prepping, offer and onboarding.

Worked on the Terumo Vascular Consent Decree Project in Ann Arbor, Michigan supplying Validation Engineers.

Mark Oppenheim 718-***-**** (H) 917-***-**** (C)

Scientific & Technical Recruiter

Real Soft Inc., Cranbury, NJ 6/2011 to 6/2012

Types of Jobs worked on included Pre-clinical, Clinical Trials, Validation Engineers, PMO, Regulatory and Manufacturing, Accounting and Finance, ERP Systems, SAP, Financial Services, and Information Technology.

Provided staffing leadership to accounts including, Pfizer, Daiichi Sankyo, Western Asset Management Company, MasterCard, Sun Trust Bank, Citibank, Verizon, Teradata, Lexis Nexis, Toyota, IBM, Standard Register, Liberty Mutual, Wellcare, 3M, Priority Health, Parker Hannifn, Pepsico, Winchester Ammunition, EMC, Gulfstream, United Nations, AT&T and others.

Averaged 2 to 3 placements a month including permanent and contract placements.

Recruited and placed Content Writers, Marketing Analysts, Marketing Managers, and Product Managers at Daiichi Sankyo.

Revived two accounts by making the first placement at Pfizer and Teradata.

Recruiting life-cycle, systematic daily recruitment procedures, internet recruitment and creating a pipeline of thousands of candidates.


Gem Obsessions, Edison, NJ, Owner 1/2008 to 2/2012

Created, a high-end jewelry website displaying loose gemstones and diamonds.

Created business relationships with wholesale diamond, jewelry manufacturers and jewelry distributors.

Recruitment and Trainer (temporary job)

Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Rocky Hill, NJ 9/2008 to 7/2009

Field Recruiting for Census Positions.

Contacted government officials and community leaders in various municipalities to obtain testing locations for job applicants.

Tested applicants for Census Job positions.

Interviewed and hired Enumerators, Clerks, and Crew Leader Assistants for phase 2 of the Census 2010.

Trained Managers and Recruiting Assistants during Phase 2 of the Census.

Screened over 100 applicants and hired Field Operation Candidates for Phase 1 of the Census.

Interviewed Recruiting Assistants for Phase 1 of the Census.


ATS - iCIMS, Bullhorn, Diversity-direct, Cats,, Avionte, Maxhire, Quickbase, RMS

VMS - Taleo, Beeline, Pfizer portal, ZeroChaos, Diversity-Direct, FieldGlass, IQNavigator, TAMS, WorkNexus & Procurestaff, and Alphahire.

Apps - ContactOut, AIRS


Sourcing Software - Talenthook, JobDiva

Internet Networking Sites -,

Job Posting Sites -,,,, Techfetch

Internet Tools - Recruiters Toolbar, Boolean Searches,, XRAY searches, string searches, flip searches

Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook

Website Generation - Dreamweaver, Filezilla, Adobe Master Suite, Photoshop, Flash, PHP, SEO

Job Boards - Corp-to-Corp, Dice, Monster, CareerBuilder, Craigslist, Internal Databases,

Communication - Skype


Worked on 1000’s of IT requirements both on the Application side and the Infrastructure side. Recruited ERP positions in SAP, PEOPLESOFT & ORACLE

Mark Oppenheim 718-***-**** (H) 917-***-**** (C)

Scientific Recruiting Job Samples

Some of my previous job requisitions included; Manufacturing Operations Investigator, Lead Scientist Genetics, Senior Lab Technician, Supervisor Cell Therapy Manufacturing, Sr. Manager Warehouse & Logistics, Manager Supply Chain & Logistics, Lean Manufacturing Value Stream Manager, Business Development Cell and Gene Therapy, BioSafety Officer, Scientist Downstream Process Development, Scientist Upstream Process Development, Bench Scientists, Hub Labeling Manager, Safety & Regulatory Specialists, Validation Engineers, Safety Surveillance Associate, Supply Chain Engineers, Clinical Data Managers, Clinical Operations Managers, Clinical Project Managers, Clinical Enterprise software specialists, Project Managers phase 1 – 4 clinical trials, Adverse Event Reporting Consultants, Medical Writers, SOP Writers, Clinical Trials Management, LIMS & STARLIMS Consultants, Archivists, SharePoint Consultants, Biostatisticians, SAS Programmers, Pharmacovigilance Management, Drug Safety Physicians, Project Managers in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Documentation Specialists, Business Analysts specializing in cross-functional projects, Web Analytics specialists, Project Managers in Pharmaceutical Marketing, Senior SAP Developers and Consultants, Senior Web Developers, and Market Data Business Analysts. Other areas included: Laboratory Personnel, Clinical Oncology, Microbiologists, Epidemiologists, Ligand Binding Assays, Protein Engineering & DNA cloning, In Vivo and In Vitro Scientists, Ex Vivo Cell Biology, Virology, Histology and Necropsy, Clinical Research, Lab Technicians, Clinical Pharmacology experts, Clinical Data Management, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Quality Assurance and Validation, Pharmaceutical labeling, graphics and Packaging, Financial Analysts and Accountants, Legal and Administration and many more.


7/2017 AIRS CSSR Certified Social Sourcing Recruiter Certification completed


2017 Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) & Test

2017 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) & Test

2017 Good Data Practices (GDP) & Test

2017 Good Tissue Practices (GTP) & Test

2017 Document Hierarchy Policy

2017 Change Management Policy

2017 Validation Masterplan

2017 Validation Policy for Facilities and Equipment

2017 Controlled Documents Change request

2017 Regulatory Agency Inspections

2017 Annual ISO17025 Test

2017 MasterControl Document Management Process

2017 Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA)

2017 MasterControl Nonconforming Event (NCE)


2017 Corporate MC Audit Module

2017 Risk Management

2017 US Operations Quality Systems Manual

2017 Supplier Qualification Program

2017 GMP Assay Qualification and Test Article

2017 Computerized System Maintenance

2017 Use of Animal Derived Material in Manufacturing

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