Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.
Today, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.
Our mission is to understand that the first step to living your best life is good health. Everything we make is designed to help you do just that. That's our commitment to building life-changing technologies that keep your heart healthy, nourish your body at every stage of life, help you feel and move better, and bring you information, medicines and breakthroughs to manage your health www.abbott.com
About the role:
We are currently looking for a talented Talent Acquisition Specialist to strengthen our Nordic Talent Acquisition team. In this role you will be working closely with hiring managers accorss all the Nordic countries to recruit the best talent for their open positions. You will also support and drive talent acquisition related projects. We are looking for a talented recruiter with strong sourcing skills, high drive and ambition. This is a 6-12-months contract directly with Abbott with opening for permanent placement. Work location: Stockholm or Oslo.
Partner with managers to identify needs, job specifications, and qualifications necessary to fill positions.
Build recruitment strategies to fill positions using different sourcing channels
Creates recruitment advertising and online postings.
Sources candidates through online social networking and job boards, community involvement, professional networking, local media resources, employee referrals, agencies and other sources as needed.
Screen applications and create shortlists with potential candidates that fits the position identified, including skills, education, and experience and also competency and company culture alignment.
Conduct interviews by evaluating employment factors such as job experience, education, training, skills, knowledge and abilities and other data relevant to the selection process..
Extend and negotiate job offers to successful candidates
Build strong relationships with candidates, hiring managers and HR and ensures a high level of customer service.
Keeps hiring managers informed throughout the recruitment process.
Manage and cooperate with external vendor relationships with key hires or hard to fill requisitions.
Strives for continuous improvement on key performance metrics such as time-to-fill and satisfaction surveys.
Attends recruitment events as needed.
Complete recruitment projects as requested.
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
Minimum 2 years of experience in Recruiting from an in-house or agency environment.
Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter and other tools/social media as well as proactive recruiting and sourcing.
Strong computer skills including proficiency with the Internet.
Capable of handling multiple tasks, prioritize and keep high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships and networks.
Ability to follow-up, communicate effectively and work with all levels within an organization.
Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Working knowledge of employment systems, preferably Workday.
Strong Ability to be a "closer" in a highly competitive market.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Prior recruiting experience in the medical device industry strongly preferred.
Prior recruitment agency experience a plus.
What can we offer you?
Abbott provides a varied, challenging, and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.
How to apply?
If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website (https://www.jobs.abbott/) with your CV and letter of application. For questions, please contact Thea Weidemann, Talent Acquisition Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.