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Sanofi Group Talent Acquisition Manager, Specialty Care - Commercial in Cambridge, Massachusetts

JOB TITLE: Talent Acquisition Manager, Specialty Care Commercial

LOCATION: Cambridge, MA


The Talent Acquisition Manager is expected to function in both consultative and execution focused roles, partnering with the business to identify, define, and execute on current and future workforce demands. This will include the development and execution of a broad array of recruitment strategies driven by an understanding of the role, business, and competitive market conditions

The individual will identify and implement forward-thinking attraction and sourcing strategies in response to the business needs and will be responsible for identifying and assessing internal and external talent. This position will be accountable for driving these strategies through collaboration with the Human Resource Business Partners and Hiring Managers to ensure the timely and cost effective identification and selection of high quality and diverse talent required to achieve business short and long term goals.


  • Proactively generate a continual, diverse pipeline of highly-qualified candidates.

  • Utilize technology solutions when possible to streamline processes to maximize the Talent Acquisition Team’s role. Make recommendation to eliminate non-value added work with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Develop proactive communication strategies to enable the Talent Acquisition Advisors to inform clients and HRBP’s about the status of open searches.

  • Participate in conferences, industry organizations, and networking events to amplify Sanofi’s presence in the marketplace.

  • Create and utilize innovative and aggressive recruitment methods that are designed to deliver an exceptional, diverse pool of candidates to Hiring Managers in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Consult with and advise clients on all Sanofi recruitment processes, such as using the TALEO Applicant Tracking System, creating and posting requisitions, facilitating resume reviews, assessment of candidates, debrief sessions, and candidate tracking.

  • Successful performance against staffing metrics including, but not limited to: Number of Positions Filled, Time to Fill, Diversity, Source of Hire, Offer/Acceptance, Cost Per Hire, and other internal measurements and standards that drive an effective talent acquisition process.

  • Leading the overall talent acquisition effort for assigned functional clients with the goal of Driving local or country-wide staffing projects as assigned.

  • Facilitating ‘Contract/Staffing Strategy’ meetings with clients to set mutually agreed upon deliverables and expectations.

  • Proactively and continuously utilizes effective sourcing strategies (passive and non-passive) in an effort to build a network of high quality, diverse candidates for current and future openings.

  • Leveraging and partnering effectively with outside contingent and retained search firms, and successfully managing those relationships throughout the duration of the search.

  • Consults with HR Business Partner (HRBP) and hiring managers regarding specific diversity recruitment goals and develops and implements appropriate tactics ensuring diverse candidate slate for each position.

  • Provides appropriate counsel and recommendations throughout the entire acquisition process on candidate assessment and selection, offer recommendation, and other guidance as necessary.

  • Negotiates employment offers and successfully closes candidates.

  • Serves as lead staffing consultant to their clients and regularly informs them of trends in the labor market place.

  • Proactively identifies recruitment issues, problems, and provides timely and proper solutions.

  • When applicable, engages with Sanofi and Outside Counsel to ensure facilitation of relevant visa processes.

  • Regular analysis and reporting of recruitment results to HRBP and clients, including monthly or bi-monthly presentation of recruitment results at client staff meetings.

  • Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, in accordance with business needs.


  • Ability to understand the needs of the business segments and hiring managers and translate those to the broader talent labor market.

  • Expertise to identify, evaluate, and manage proactive sourcing plans, position specific sourcing strategies, initiatives and tactics including cold-calling, networking/relationship building, internet job boards, database mining, referrals, professional outreach, agencies, and advanced sourcing techniques.

  • Solid and persuasive verbal, written, consulting, and platform communication skills; ability to market Sanofi value proposition and opportunities to candidates, present candidates to business partners, understand key conversion factors of candidates, and influence them to join the organization.

  • Ability to develop and maintain meaningful hiring metrics.

  • Strong time management and analytical skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities.

  • Ability to handle ambiguity, stressful and/or confidential situations with ease, professionalism, and savviness.

  • High energy, enthusiasm, passion for recruitment, and sense of urgency levels.

  • Travel required as needed, approx 5%.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of high volume professional and/or executive recruitment experience OR 12+ years of high volume professional and/or executive recruitment experience in life sciences, technical or scientific environment.


  • Master’s degree

  • Experience recruiting within the medical, life sciences, bio-tech, pharma, or related industries and/or recruiting for Corporate, Engineering, R&D, Sales, Marketing, IT within a mid to large matrixed organization.

  • AIRS, and DDI or Lominger certification desired.

  • Experience utilizing applicant tracking systems; prior use of Workday a plus.

  • Experience with a broad range of recruiting methodologies including sourcing capabilities (active and passive), internet, employee referrals, professional networking, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience managing the candidate process orchestrating a positive candidate experience throughout.

  • Prior use of behavioral-based interviewing and selection models required.

  • Prior experience managing retained searches very desirable.

  • Recruitment experience gained at a contingency or retained search firm experience a plus.

  • Must have strong business acumen and savvy.

Sanofi US Services, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.