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Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner - Life Sciences (Contract)

Boston, Massachusetts | , Remote

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Location Boston, MassachusettsUS Job ID JR-026789

Hello, if you are reading this that means you are interested in becoming a member of our team. I love that! We are a fun group of professionals that work hard and enjoy each others company! If you think you have what it takes to be one of the Best Recruiters in the Market and to join the best Talent Acquisition team out there then apply and I will be in touch! I can be reached directly at I look forward to talking to you about this opportunity.


Phillip Davis

Talent Acquisition Supervisor

As part of the Talent Acquisition Team, the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner will be a business partner to hiring managers and business leaders to acquire talent and manage the full recruitment lifecycle.

The Talent Acquisition team is client-facing and dedicated by specialty area.  As a member of this team, the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner will define and execute sourcing strategies necessary to build a qualified and diverse candidate pool.  While partnering with the hiring manager to manage the full recruitment lifecycle, the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner will represent PerkinElmer to attract, assess, and hire qualified candidates.  Senior Talent Acquisition Partners, as well as all Talent Acquisition Team Members, will raise up attractiveness issues to the Talent Acquisition Leadership Team to ensure quality hiring. 

In addition to day to day recruitment efforts, the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner represents Talent Acquisition & Human Resources on various committees and workgroups responsible for decisions on recruitment tools and strategies that impact the system.  S/he recommends decisions/changes on recruitment resources and strategy.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Partner will support recruitment for our scientific roles in the Americas region.


The Senior Talent Acquisition Partner serves as the point of contact for managers and candidates throughout the hiring process. The ideal candidate must be able to partner with hiring managers, and other members of the hiring team, to develop effective and efficient recruitment strategies. The Senior Talent Acquisition Partner will:

  • Have fun!
  • Work hard!
  • Serve as an Business Partner with an expertise in Talent Acquisition
  • Develop and implement effective recruiting strategies.
  • Provide counsel to Hiring Managers during Talent Strategy Discussions, and during the recruitment lifecyle, of changing market conditions.
  • In times of heavy recruitment volume, work with senior leadership to prioritize recruitment needs.
  • Manage and drive the recruiting lifecycle: source, assess candidates via telephone interview, manage the interview process, debrief with hiring teams during the selection process, check references, and negotiate offers.
  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships with hiring managers.
  • Assist managers with hiring decisions and negotiations.
  • Ensure internal and external market equity.
  • Provide recommendations on Outreach events and Recruitment tools; participate in various recruitment related events relative to Workforce Development, University Relations and Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Raise up attractiveness issues to Hiring Managers, HR Partner, and Talent Acquisition Leadership Team.
  • Assists with reporting on staffing when needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Commit to understanding the Diversity & Inclusion Strategy each year; enhancing women in the workplace and increasing talent in our under-represented categories
  • Build a strong, diverse candidate pipeline, including leveraging external partnerships and reaching out to passive candidates to provide exposure to PerkinElmer and job opportunities.
  • Support the development and execution of diversity related projects
  • Manage diversity recruiting job fair(s) strategy, including handling logistics & identifying applicable job openings, and tracking results.
  • Determine Diversity & Inclusion recruiting effectiveness though reporting and data analytics.


  • Bachelors degree or 5+ year’s of work experience in Human Resources, Recruitment/Talent Acquisition, Marketing or Account Management.
  • 3+ years of Recruiting experience in Life Science.


  • Experience recruiting scientific roles within R&D in a Life Sciences &/or Diagnostics industry



  • Articulate, both written and oral
  • Professional Persistent
  • Attentive Listening, be present to non-verbal cues, reiterate and clarity
  • Ability to Influence and negotiate
  • Courage to provide counsel to hiring managers
  • Teamwork, values others, communicates ideas, operates with kindness

Abilities and Skills

  • Understands Employment laws, comfort communicating with clients
  • Successful setting a talent strategy and leading discussion with Hiring Manager
  • Experience participating in Community Outreach; demonstrated success building diverse applicant pipelines
  • Motivated by candidate and Hiring Manager experience
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with Workday HCM and Workday Recruiting

This is a Contract position that is expected to last 6-12 months and potential for conversion exists.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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