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Bristol Myers Squibb Talent Sourcing Partner in Cambridge, Massachusetts

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Partner is part of the Global Sourcing & Pipeline team responsible for non-Executive positions. As a talent advisor the Sourcing Partner will be responsible for developing sourcing strategies, manage proactive sourcing, candidate screening, and talent pipeline development for the Global Product Supply (GPS) and Cell Therapy Development Operations (CTDO). The Sourcing Partner will work globally with recruiters and hiring leaders in the effort to shorten the selection process, deliver top talent and build robust candidate pipelines for BMS.


  • Develop and implement talent pipeline strategies to identify high potential candidates, by utilizing all available candidate sources globally (LinkedIn, professional associations, conference programs, attendee lists, social media, etc.)

  • Own and excel in the ongoing talent pipeline relationship management responsibility by engaging high-quality passive talent to assess their drivers (timing, location, career aspirations) and fit for current or future positions at BMS

  • Develop and implement strategies and programs that will result in a dynamic and superior candidate experience and candidate satisfaction

  • Partner with the talent strategy & innovation team on the management of sourcing channels to build diverse candidate pipelines utilizing various sourcing methodologies, channels, tools and technologies

  • Liaise with Recruiters and Talent Acquisition (TA) Leads to develop sourcing and engagement strategies aligned to workforce plans and hiring demand plans in order to develop short and long term sourcing strategies to meet strategic recruitment goals

  • Provide sourcing expertise, as well as input on external trends and best practices to TA teams across the globe

  • Responsible for data integrity within the applicant tracking system, candidate relationship management systems and other related tools

  • Develop and maintain a network of qualified, diverse and talented candidates through competitive sourcing methodologies

  • Build and maintain meaningful and trusted relationships that result in dynamic hiring manager and candidate experiences

  • Utilize BMS’s Employer Brand to effectively build relationships with external candidates and to ‘market’ opportunities within BMS

  • Liaise with Recruiters and TA leads to understand the objectives of participation in industry conferences and congresses. Support participation in conferences and congresses as required.

Experience Desired

  • 5-7 years recruiting experience, with 2+ years’ sourcing experience proactively generating candidates for hard to fill positions. Experience in a Pharmaceutical/Biotech environment strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize ad hoc market intelligence data to provide information (talent market trend, threats, opportunity, etc.) to be used at business strategy level + Expert level knowledge in candidate attraction and relationship building

  • Excellent at building and maintaining strong candidate pipelines

  • Expert level of knowledge of full life-cycle recruiting activities including, but not limited to, sourcing, screening, and networking

  • Demonstrated ability to manage stakeholders at all levels of a highly matrixed organization and the ability to work across cross-functional, cross-organizational teams

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively partner and collaborate with colleagues in the Centers of Expertise and peers in People Services to deliver the most qualified talent for the company

  • Demonstrated ability to develop meaningful and trusted relationships with all levels of an organization

  • Strong understanding of technology and experience using talent acquisition systems, including Applicant Tracking, Candidate Relationship Management, social media, and other predictive tools

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate ideas and influence others to accomplish goals and objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to partner, manage and influence virtually

  • Demonstrated ability to work with outsource providers and contractors, if necessary

Minimum Requirements/Knowledge Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years relevant experience

  • Consulting skills/ impact and influence abilities/ strong stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1536012-en-us

Updated: 2021-03-04 01:42:05.047 UTC

Location: Cambridge,Massachusetts

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.