Talent Acquisition Specialist

Rockville, MD
May 01, 2022
Jun 01, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
Sparks Group is partnered with a scientific research and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and bioresearch solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, molecular research, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technological tools and scientific techniques to empower the world of research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH), which means candidates will be receiving the best on-the-job training possible in this field.

Are you highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail oriented? Are you a Talent Acquisition Specialist who wants to work on a vibrant team at Bethesda, MD? Then apply today!!!

  • Be responsible for the full recruiting life cycle for all open positions both internally and externally
  • Identify highly qualified candidates to fill technical positions in
  • Assist to recruit for scientific positions as needed
  • Work with Program Managers to devise a recruiting plan and create a detailed position description
  • Creatively source active and passive, high-quality talent; develop creative sourcing strategies for hard-to-fill positions, including direct sourcing and internet recruitment, leveraging industry networks; continue to build a talent pipeline
  • Negotiate and close talent with offers and starts
  • Document and report in the applicant tracking system
  • Become a credible and trusted talent advisor to hiring managers.
  • Screening and vetting of candidates telephonically
  • Create strong relationships within the scientific community within and outside NIH.
  • Assist in responding to proposals by identifying the right profiles and building a pipeline of vetted resources

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of technical or scientific recruiting experience or government contracting recruiting experience
  • Familiarity with NIH. Work experience at NIH is strongly preferred.
  • Team player who is driven to exceed goals
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to fully recruit once a job description is received with minimal supervision and direction


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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