STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
Job Description Summary
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the strategy, development and manage our relentless focus on operational excellence as we continue to build a strong talent pipeline for Canada’s largest biotechnology company, STEMCELL Technologies Inc. We are seeking a key leader to ensure STEMCELL has the right talent to continue its growth.
Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Human Resources the Director, Talent Acquisition will build a global recruitment function capable of recruiting over 5,000 new employees over the next decade. You will provide hands-on, practical leadership to the talent acquisition team and ensure the consistent delivery of operational excellence over time. Develop and drive a strong employment brand that positions STEMCELL as the employer of choice in the industry, you will leverage social media and other innovative challenges to attract talent.
The successful candidate is a self-starter and strong team leader with significant experience in high volume recruiting. Ideally, you have a background in science and HR leadership roles. You have a strong track record of consistently delivering operational excellence over time. Smart, quick, with a strong work ethic, you are detail oriented, well organized, with strong time and project management skills. You have experience and expertise in building a global recruitment. And, you have the ability to build strong rapport across the organization.