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Senior Recruiter, Life Sciences


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Location: Posted: Oct 22, 2022

Job Description

You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Our end-to-end population genomics platform enables health systems, life sciences companies, and payers to advance genomic research and accelerate the integration of genomic data into routine clinical care. We support all aspects of population genomics from recruitment to translational research and help our partners use genomics to improve health outcomes, increase patient engagement, and lower costs. Leading health systems, including Renown Health, AdventHealth, and Mayo Clinic, use our population genomics platform to power some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing population genomics initiatives.

For the COVID-19 public health crisis, Helix has built one of the nation’s largest COVID diagnostic labs and has been on the leading edge of national viral surveillance efforts tracking B.1.1.7 and other viral strains.

What is special about this role?

Helix is growing and seeking top talent to add to our Talent Acquisition Department! We are currently seeking a highly motivated and self-directed Senior Recruiter, Life Sciences. Our goal is to hire Recruiters that become strong embedded partners with our Clinical and Life Science Teams, have a broad network of talent at their fingertips, and have a high level of experience with full-cycle Recruitment in the Life Science Industries.

As a Senior Recruiter, Life Sciences, you will:

  • Provide exceptional strategic support to both the Hiring Managers and Candidates
  • Source, screen, and provide detailed written assessments
  • Utilize your active relationships with candidates in the Life Science and Pharmaceutical verticals
  • Proactively source talent
  • Manage requisition(s) in the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Communicate to Helix Leadership, Hiring Managers, and Candidates in a timely manner
  • Use pipeline analytics and market data to educate your partners and identify bottlenecks in our process

About you:

  • Strong network of industry contacts is a must
  • Five (5) + years of experience in Full-Cycle recruitment in the Life Sciences industry required
  • Experience utilizing an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) required
  • Experience utilizing LinkedIn Recruiter and other venues for sourcing and networking
  • Excellent organization and time management skills required
  • Ability to technically qualify candidates
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong proficiency with computers/technology
  • Proven track record of setting and achieving hiring goals
  • Strong offer close ratio


  • Experience with Greenhouse ATS
  • Experience with Gem as a sourcing tool

What’s important to us:

  • Curiosity — we are all passionate about the possibilities enabled by having access to your own genome
  • Responsibility — we have an obligation to people and our partners to operate with highly credible research guided by well respected advisors, with clear and effective communication about our products
  • Agility — flexibility and a desire to be nimble, smart, and effective are important to the Helix culture
  • Follow-through — we’re building a diverse team with amazing track records of achievement in multidisciplinary environments

What Helix Has to Offer you

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 4 weeks of paid Pregnancy Disability
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • On-premise nursing room
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals
  • Flexible PTO

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

About Helix

Helix is a health company that focuses on personal genomics and connects people with insights into their own DNA.

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