Overview

About Polaris

Polaris specializes in consulting and technology solutions for pharmaceutical companies. We are at the forefront of the industry in terms of delivering technology through innovation fueled by our entrepreneurial culture.

Polaris employs over 200 people worldwide, and has been in business for more than 14 years. We are a truly global firm, speaking more than 25 languages. We are headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in Amsterdam, Boston, and San Francisco.  

Polaris employs over 200 people worldwide, and has been in business for more than 14 years. We are a truly global firm, speaking more than 25 languages. We are headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in Amsterdam, Boston, and San Francisco. 

Learn more about our company and culture:  http://polarismanagement.com/culture/

Position Overview

Polaris is seeking a full-time Talent Manager to join our growing HR team. We are seeking someone who thrives in a high-energy environment, who leverages technology to increase efficiency, and who is a self-starter. This position reports to the HR Director.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced recruiter to take his/her career to the next level. The Talent Manager will be responsible for attracting new, and developing existing talent. In addition, the Manager will have exposure to senior leadership, a direct impact on the significant growth of our firm, and significant input into the strategy and processes used for acquiring and engaging top talent.

General Responsibilities

Acquiring New Talent 

  • Strategically identify and engage top talent for joining the Polaris team, across all of our locations in the US and Europe.
  • Manage our 3-step interview process, to ensure the best and the brightest.
  • Identify “out of the box” recruiting strategies, for sourcing specific talent based on our current needs
  • Leverage research, social media, networking, and other creative means to uncover passive talent
  • Manage employee referral program
  • Manage campus recruiting program
  • Screen and qualify prospective candidates against defined requirements, converting qualified leads into hires

Track recruiting metrics, for continual review and enhancement

Developing Existing Talent

  • Manage performance management and training programs
    • Optimize semi-annual performance review process
    • Optimize training programs, leveraging internal and external resources
  • Work with team to foster company culture and fun atmosphere throughout the office to:
    • Coordinate team building programs
    • New hire welcome events
    • Celebrate company successes
    • Coach managers on retention and employee development programs
    • Work with the leadership team, to provide unique suggestions for retaining key employee

General Requirements

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, we are looking for the following characteristics.

Personality:

  • Proactive and organized – “go getter”
  • Confident and cheerful
  • Precise and organized
  • Independent problem solver
  • Positive attitude on life, creative and willing to help with a wide variety of tasks
  • Confidential

Strong technology skills:

  • Strong command of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and internet research
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter, and other social media sites for recruiting
  • Demonstrated ability to identify talent using social and professional media

Communication and Organization:

  • Oral communication–speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations
  • Written communication–edit work for spelling and grammar, present numerical data effectively, read and interpret written information
  • Planning/organizing–prioritize and plan work activities using time efficiently
  • Quality control–demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, and monitor own work to ensure quality

Experience: 

  • 3+ years’ experience in a related recruiting role
  • Experience recruiting in technology and consulting environments strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Physical and Location Requirements 

  • Monday through Friday in downtown NYC office
  • Upon offer candidate must be able to pass background and drug test

Submit application here: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=12674731&t=1

**We want to get to know you beyond your resume. The first step in our hiring process is a digital interview. If you possess the qualifications for this role, we will send you an invitation to complete a short video interview so we can learn more about you, your passions, and prior experience

 

 

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