Contract Recruiter


Location: Chicago, IL, 60606
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Highschool GED
Travel Required: none


  • Develop/Execute Recruiting Strategy for each open position
  • Proactively Manage/Coach Candidate Relationships
  • Identify Contingency/Direct Recruiting or retained search opportunities
  • Submit assigned activity and project tracking reports
Candidate Sourcing
  • Networking
  • Coordinate efforts of assigned researcher
  • Personally source candidates through inVentiv’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS), job boards, print ads, etc…
  • Promote the candidate referral program
  • Attend job fairs, open houses, and campus recruitment
  • Attend product and/or company Launch meetings, POAs
  • Maintain Professional Memberships
  • Participate in area Rep Prep classes
  • Conduct Rep Roundtable Events
Candidate Screening
  • Coordinate efforts of assigned researcher
  • Personally screen candidates as necessary
  • Update candidate records in ATS
Candidate Interviewing.
  • Interview all qualified candidates
  • Manage candidate progress through hiring manager interviews
  • Primary Recruiting contact with all qualified candidates in region
  • Manage Referrals and provide feedback to referring party
  • Utilize Additional Resources Appropriately
Manage Customer Relationship
  • Written and oral communications with Field Managers, Project Managers, and internal staff
  • Manage hiring process from initial screen through offer
  • Identify/Maintain New Business Opportunities


  • 4 year degree or 5 years related industry experience
  • Minimum 2-4 years experienced in a fast-paced, high-volume recruiting and/or staffing environment.
  • Prior sales recruiting or Pharma/Biotech/Clinical/Medical recruiting experience is preferred.
  • Will also consider candidates with 3-5 years of years Pharma/Biotech sales or sales management experience.
  • Successful candidates will have excellent organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates should have very good computer skills, particularly MS Office products and Windows based contact management system (web-based preferred).



InVentiv Health
500 Atrium Drive

Somerset, NJ 08873