(Contract) Coordinator, Talent Acquisition

Cambridge, MA
October 01 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
The Role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the talent engine fueling a high-growth organization that is radically changing the biotech industry. At Moderna, we are focused on ensuring every candidate that touches our organization has a delightful experience. This newly created role will make that happen. This role is the steward of Moderna's candidate experience at every step of our recruitment process. The ideal hire for this role is curious about people, is completely 'customer focused' and has a desire to grow their career in Talent Acquisition or Human Resources.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Partner with our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders to provide a streamlined and efficient interview scheduling process.
  • Create and communicate interview schedules, travel and hotel details to talent and third party executive search partners.
  • Go above and beyond to ensure every candidate has a delightful on-site or virtual interview experience with Moderna. Every detail counts and your creativity will help show talent how different Moderna truly is.
  • Help define and reinforce a consistent interview scheduling process at Moderna that results in a superior candidate and hiring manager experience. This includes pushing back, where needed, and educating others on SLA's (service level agreements).
  • Build extremely strong relationships across the business, including Executive Assistants, and be in close communication at all times regarding candidate interviews and scheduling.
  • Make recommendations on ways to improve candidate/hiring manager experience - and share feedback that highlights exceptional experiences.
  • Proactively develop strong partnerships with our HR Business Partner team and Talent Acquisition Operations Associate regarding new roles that may be launching.
  • Create and manage candidate expenses, ensuring talent are reimbursed by Finance in a timely manner.
  • You'll be open to high level of growth and change within the organization - where priorities may not always be clear and nimbleness is always required.
  • Be bold in creating new ideas to identify, engage, attract, and assess talent into Moderna.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • A minimum of 1 year experience working in a corporate HR environment in a support capacity.
  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.
  • Ability to anticipate problems before they happen, seek ways to continuously improve our work, and have a relentless sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrated commitment to being seen as a true 'talent advisor' to the business
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - you are outgoing, communicative, and seek to build relationships on a daily basis
  • MS Word Outlook skills are required. Excel and PowerPoint experience desirable
  • You drive for results and set a high bar for yourself and others
  • A natural ability to be organized in how you think, communicate and conduct your work
  • A 'digital first' mindset
  • A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo
  • Great pride in your work - you recruit because you love it and enjoy having an impact on the growth of the Company
  • Respect for others and a desire to work as a team. We win together.

Why join Moderna

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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