Senior Executive Sourcing Partner (R&D/pharma) fixed-term

  • Location: Budapest, Hungary

About the job

Our Hubs are a crucial part of how we innovate, improving performance across every Sanofi department and providing a springboard for the amazing work we do. Build a career and you can be part of transforming our business while helping to change millions of lives. Ready?

Our Team supports the traditional executive recruitment activities, advises business leaders in recruitment strategies, collects market insights and builds talent pools and engages with executives and senior leaders to provide our leadership teams with immediate access to the best talent in the market.

As a Senior Executive Scouting Partner (fixed-term) within our Global Scouting Team, you’ll be responsible for supports multiple stakeholders such as People Business Partners and Hiring Managers and other senior members of the Global Talent Acquisition Team with talent identification, market research, talent sourcing, screening and interview activities. He/she participates in various executive recruitment and proactive talent scouting projects globally, from beginning to end, defining sourcing strategies and keeping talent pools engaged.

We’re an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main responsibilities

  • Form close partnership with People Business Partners and Hiring Managers and conduct recruitment and proactive talent scouting for executive/senior business critical roles

  • Participate in project discussions with the recruitment team and hiring managers

  • Drive the external recruitment on executive and senior business critical positions ensuring an excellent candidate experience

  • Define identification/sourcing strategies and build diverse candidate pipeline and talent pools and constantly monitor the talent market and seek for innovative sourcing techniques

  • Create and present progress / update reports to executive level Hiring Managers

  • Attract, approach, engage and assess candidates to build and maintain suitable candidate pipelines and network and conduct explanatory discussions

  • Act according to data privacy and GDPR, ensure confidentiality

About you


  • Solid experience in international sourcing and recruitment activities in an agency or corporate environment

  • Experience with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) sourcing techniques

  • Experience in recruitment project management in R&D and/or in Pharma sector is a must

  • Executive search background is preferred

  • High level of compliance and integrity, comfortable dealing with highly confidential topics

Soft skills

  • Demonstrated high-quality stakeholder management in a multinational environment

  • Deep passion for identifying best in class, diverse talents

  • Articulate and engaging style to engage with executive level stakeholders and People & Culture leaders

Technical skills

  • Experienced LinkedIn Recruiter user

  • Knowledge of using Workday and Avature represents an asset


  • Education in Human Resources, Management, Psychology or any related field


  • Oral and written fluency in English

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave

  • Our Budapest site is easily accessible and you can find our modern office in the heart of our capital in 13th district

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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