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HR Manager/Recruiter

Location:
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary:
70,000
Posted:
March 15, 2011

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Colleen Ansons

** ** ***** *****

Wayne, PA *****

Phone: (610) ***-**** Email: pf2t5m@r.postjobfree.com

Highlights of Qualifications

• Over 15 years of recruitment, sales, marketing and business development experience

• Results and action oriented, creative problem solver

• Enthusiastic, high energy and analytical

• Committed to excellence and quality in client service and satisfaction

• Excellent career coaching skills

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills

Professional Experience

PAREXEL International /Waltham, MA - (Wayne, PA office)

7/2010 - Present/Staffing Consultant

Dedicated Staffing Consultant (Client Relationship Manager) to a large global Clinical Research firm (CRO). Lead sourcing strategy and staffing support for Clinical Research business unit within this global Clinical Research Organization. Developed and maintained strategic business partnerships /relationships with key business leaders within PAREXEL. Account management through a consultative approach to customer service by partnering with the hiring managers to understand their staffing needs and delivering RPO solutions that are flexible and scalable.

Other responsibilities include:

• Composition/Implementation of strategic Recruitment Sourcing Strategies for all clinical business units I am responsible for

• Partnering with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitate the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Leadership during the “full life-cycle recruitment process” to my management team including pre-interview meetings with managers/ directors to chose appropriate behavioral based questions ending with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• Directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

position

• Extensive use of “Brass Ring” ATS

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

Hire Partnership, LLC, Drexel Hill, PA - 7/2006-6/2010

President/Owner

Small contingency staffing firm “ boutique” specializing in the permanent placement of clinical, research and development and pharmaceutical professionals. Responsible for all Business Development/Marketing on client side

(pharmaceutical companies) as well as building a database of 100’s of local candidates.

Extensive relationship building on a daily basis with existing clients- constant marketing of my services to potential new clients (pharmaceutical companies on east coast) - Positions filled ranged from Manager to Senior Director Level. Other responsibilities included:

• Identifying optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive use of behavioral/situational method of interview coaching/ (STAR) method

• with my candidates

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP, Wilmington, DE 10/2005-1/2006

Recruitment Partner (contract assignment)

Full life cycle recruiting of candidates for Clinical Research/Study Delivery. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities encompassing all components of the recruiting process. Responsibilities included:

• Extensive sourcing from company website/database (over 250,000 names) in addition to all major job boards

• Extensive telephone screening of potential candidates using strategic/targeted/behavioral based questions.

• Vendor management/outside recruitment firms

• Partnering with managers to facilitate the staffing/recruiting process, identifying optimal recruiting strategies

• Strategic/targeted selection, core competency planned behavioral question composition for interviews

• Extensive on-site/in person use of behavioral/situational method of panel interviewing (STAR) method across

• All levels

• Leadership during panel interview process - including pre-interview meetings with managers, directors to

• chose appropriate behavioral based questions to facilitation/leadership of entire panel interview process ending

• with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

• position

• Negotiation of employment offers, facilitation of background checks, orientation scheduling

• Extensive use of Excel to track recruiting projects

Cephalon, Inc., West Chester, PA

4/2002-5/-2005

Human Resource Associate/ Senior Recruiter

Responsible for full life cycle recruiting of candidates for administrative, finance, scientific and executive positions within the Cephalon, Inc. organization. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities ranging from all components of the recruiting process to confidential HR issues, employee relations and salary administration. Other responsibilities included:

• Extensive vendor management (outside recruiters)

• Partnered with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitated the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Drove change initiatives across functions from an HR perspective - managed HR processes

• Facilitated talent upgrading and staffing - built support pipeline

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive on site/in person interviewing responsibilities

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, background checks as well as orientation

• process once on board

• Coordination of annual Internship Program

• Management of company’s recruitment website

• Implementation of automated software system for recruitment process

Office Placers, Inc., Broomall, PA 1990-2002

Temp Source, Inc. Broomall, PA 1991-1993

President/Owner

Independently owned and operated staffing firm specializing in permanent placement of administrative, human resource, accounting and financial professionals to leading Fortune 500 as well as smaller corporations. Responsibilities included:

• Identifying, recruiting, screening and selecting qualified candidates for corporate client base

• Building relationships with perspective candidates, identifying skills and career goals to insure they meet Client Company needs

• Extensive sourcing, marketing and cold calling to gain client companies

• Networking with numerous independent recruiting firms to broaden qualified candidate base

• Composition and coordination of advertising for print and Internet sources

• Reference/background checks to confirm candidate information.

• Negotiation of employment offers

Colleen Ansons

33 Le Forge Court

Wayne, PA 19087

Phone: (610) ***-**** Email: pf2t5m@r.postjobfree.com

Highlights of Qualifications

• Over 15 years of recruitment, sales, marketing and business development experience

• Results and action oriented, creative problem solver

• Enthusiastic, high energy and analytical

• Committed to excellence and quality in client service and satisfaction

• Excellent career coaching skills

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills

Professional Experience

PAREXEL International /Waltham, MA - (Wayne, PA office)

7/2010 - Present/Staffing Consultant

Dedicated Staffing Consultant (Client Relationship Manager) to a large global Clinical Research firm (CRO). Lead sourcing strategy and staffing support for Clinical Research business unit within this global Clinical Research Organization. Developed and maintained strategic business partnerships /relationships with key business leaders within PAREXEL. Account management through a consultative approach to customer service by partnering with the hiring managers to understand their staffing needs and delivering RPO solutions that are flexible and scalable.

Other responsibilities include:

• Composition/Implementation of strategic Recruitment Sourcing Strategies for all clinical business units I am responsible for

• Partnering with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitate the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Leadership during the “full life-cycle recruitment process” to my management team including pre-interview meetings with managers/ directors to chose appropriate behavioral based questions ending with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• Directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

position

• Extensive use of “Brass Ring” ATS

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

Hire Partnership, LLC, Drexel Hill, PA - 7/2006-6/2010

President/Owner

Small contingency staffing firm “ boutique” specializing in the permanent placement of clinical, research and development and pharmaceutical professionals. Responsible for all Business Development/Marketing on client side

(pharmaceutical companies) as well as building a database of 100’s of local candidates.

Extensive relationship building on a daily basis with existing clients- constant marketing of my services to potential new clients (pharmaceutical companies on east coast) - Positions filled ranged from Manager to Senior Director Level. Other responsibilities included:

• Identifying optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive use of behavioral/situational method of interview coaching/ (STAR) method

• with my candidates

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP, Wilmington, DE 10/2005-1/2006

Recruitment Partner (contract assignment)

Full life cycle recruiting of candidates for Clinical Research/Study Delivery. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities encompassing all components of the recruiting process. Responsibilities included:

• Extensive sourcing from company website/database (over 250,000 names) in addition to all major job boards

• Extensive telephone screening of potential candidates using strategic/targeted/behavioral based questions.

• Vendor management/outside recruitment firms

• Partnering with managers to facilitate the staffing/recruiting process, identifying optimal recruiting strategies

• Strategic/targeted selection, core competency planned behavioral question composition for interviews

• Extensive on-site/in person use of behavioral/situational method of panel interviewing (STAR) method across

• All levels

• Leadership during panel interview process - including pre-interview meetings with managers, directors to

• chose appropriate behavioral based questions to facilitation/leadership of entire panel interview process ending

• with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

• position

• Negotiation of employment offers, facilitation of background checks, orientation scheduling

• Extensive use of Excel to track recruiting projects

Cephalon, Inc., West Chester, PA

4/2002-5/-2005

Human Resource Associate/ Senior Recruiter

Responsible for full life cycle recruiting of candidates for administrative, finance, scientific and executive positions within the Cephalon, Inc. organization. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities ranging from all components of the recruiting process to confidential HR issues, employee relations and salary administration. Other responsibilities included:

• Extensive vendor management (outside recruiters)

• Partnered with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitated the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Drove change initiatives across functions from an HR perspective - managed HR processes

• Facilitated talent upgrading and staffing - built support pipeline

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive on site/in person interviewing responsibilities

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, background checks as well as orientation

• process once on board

• Coordination of annual Internship Program

• Management of company’s recruitment website

• Implementation of automated software system for recruitment process

Office Placers, Inc., Broomall, PA 1990-2002

Temp Source, Inc. Broomall, PA 1991-1993

President/Owner

Independently owned and operated staffing firm specializing in permanent placement of administrative, human resource, accounting and financial professionals to leading Fortune 500 as well as smaller corporations. Responsibilities included:

• Identifying, recruiting, screening and selecting qualified candidates for corporate client base

• Building relationships with perspective candidates, identifying skills and career goals to insure they meet Client Company needs

• Extensive sourcing, marketing and cold calling to gain client companies

• Networking with numerous independent recruiting firms to broaden qualified candidate base

• Composition and coordination of advertising for print and Internet sources

• Reference/background checks to confirm candidate information.

• Negotiation of employment offers

Colleen Ansons

33 Le Forge Court

Wayne, PA 19087

Phone: (610) ***-**** Email: pf2t5m@r.postjobfree.com

Highlights of Qualifications

• Over 15 years of recruitment, sales, marketing and business development experience

• Results and action oriented, creative problem solver

• Enthusiastic, high energy and analytical

• Committed to excellence and quality in client service and satisfaction

• Excellent career coaching skills

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills

Professional Experience

PAREXEL International /Waltham, MA - (Wayne, PA office)

7/2010 - Present/Staffing Consultant

Dedicated Staffing Consultant (Client Relationship Manager) to a large global Clinical Research firm (CRO). Lead sourcing strategy and staffing support for Clinical Research business unit within this global Clinical Research Organization. Developed and maintained strategic business partnerships /relationships with key business leaders within PAREXEL. Account management through a consultative approach to customer service by partnering with the hiring managers to understand their staffing needs and delivering RPO solutions that are flexible and scalable.

Other responsibilities include:

• Composition/Implementation of strategic Recruitment Sourcing Strategies for all clinical business units I am responsible for

• Partnering with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitate the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Leadership during the “full life-cycle recruitment process” to my management team including pre-interview meetings with managers/ directors to chose appropriate behavioral based questions ending with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• Directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

position

• Extensive use of “Brass Ring” ATS

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

Hire Partnership, LLC, Drexel Hill, PA - 7/2006-6/2010

President/Owner

Small contingency staffing firm “ boutique” specializing in the permanent placement of clinical, research and development and pharmaceutical professionals. Responsible for all Business Development/Marketing on client side

(pharmaceutical companies) as well as building a database of 100’s of local candidates.

Extensive relationship building on a daily basis with existing clients- constant marketing of my services to potential new clients (pharmaceutical companies on east coast) - Positions filled ranged from Manager to Senior Director Level. Other responsibilities included:

• Identifying optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive use of behavioral/situational method of interview coaching/ (STAR) method

• with my candidates

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, sign-on bonuses and background checks

• Partnered with other independent recruitment firms on selected assignments

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP, Wilmington, DE 10/2005-1/2006

Recruitment Partner (contract assignment)

Full life cycle recruiting of candidates for Clinical Research/Study Delivery. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities encompassing all components of the recruiting process. Responsibilities included:

• Extensive sourcing from company website/database (over 250,000 names) in addition to all major job boards

• Extensive telephone screening of potential candidates using strategic/targeted/behavioral based questions.

• Vendor management/outside recruitment firms

• Partnering with managers to facilitate the staffing/recruiting process, identifying optimal recruiting strategies

• Strategic/targeted selection, core competency planned behavioral question composition for interviews

• Extensive on-site/in person use of behavioral/situational method of panel interviewing (STAR) method across

• All levels

• Leadership during panel interview process - including pre-interview meetings with managers, directors to

• chose appropriate behavioral based questions to facilitation/leadership of entire panel interview process ending

• with strategic “rating” of each candidate on multiple core competency areas. “Huddle” with managers,

• directors, post-interview to “rank” each candidate overall and chose the most appropriate/qualified for each

• position

• Negotiation of employment offers, facilitation of background checks, orientation scheduling

• Extensive use of Excel to track recruiting projects

Cephalon, Inc., West Chester, PA

4/2002-5/-2005

Human Resource Associate/ Senior Recruiter

Responsible for full life cycle recruiting of candidates for administrative, finance, scientific and executive positions within the Cephalon, Inc. organization. Positions filled ranged from Associate to Senior Director Level. Broad base of responsibilities ranging from all components of the recruiting process to confidential HR issues, employee relations and salary administration. Other responsibilities included:

• Extensive vendor management (outside recruiters)

• Partnered with managers to provide tactical direction and build effective teams.

• Facilitated the staffing process to identify optimal recruiting strategies, ensuring top quality candidates

• with diverse backgrounds in the shortest possible time frame

• Drove change initiatives across functions from an HR perspective - managed HR processes

• Facilitated talent upgrading and staffing - built support pipeline

• Designed, developed and implemented comprehensive recruiting sourcing tools and services

• including: creative use of the internet, resume mining from job boards, networking, cold calling and

• research.

• Extensive on site/in person interviewing responsibilities

• Negotiation of employment offers, relocation packages, background checks as well as orientation

• process once on board

• Coordination of annual Internship Program

• Management of company’s recruitment website

• Implementation of automated software system for recruitment process

Office Placers, Inc., Broomall, PA 1990-2002

Temp Source, Inc. Broomall, PA 1991-1993

President/Owner

Independently owned and operated staffing firm specializing in permanent placement of administrative, human resource, accounting and financial professionals to leading Fortune 500 as well as smaller corporations. Responsibilities included:

• Identifying, recruiting, screening and selecting qualified candidates for corporate client base

• Building relationships with perspective candidates, identifying skills and career goals to insure they meet Client Company needs

• Extensive sourcing, marketing and cold calling to gain client companies

• Networking with numerous independent recruiting firms to broaden qualified candidate base

• Composition and coordination of advertising for print and Internet sources

• Reference/background checks to confirm candidate information.

• Negotiation of employment offers



Contact this candidate