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IQVIA Recruiter / Senior Recruiter (Contract) in Overland Park, Kansas


  • IQVIA is seeking a contract Recruiter / Senior Recruiter for an initial 6 month contract with opportunity to extend to 12 months or covert to full-time. This will be an office-based role post COVID-19 in Durham, NC. Currently our talent acquisition team is operating full-time home-based.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with management in assigned service areas, business units or departments to source, select and hire qualified candidates to fill vacant positions using cost-effective techniques and in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes. Manage applicant flow to ensure availability of qualified candidates and compliance with diversity hiring goals.

  • Provide guidance and direction to more junior members of the staffing team.

  • Write job postings to post and advertise positions.

  • Review applications and conduct interviews to obtain information regarding applicant's work history, education, training, job skills, and salary requirements.

  • Create and coordinate job advertising in various media. Attend job fairs and develop and maintain contacts with colleges, universities, alumni groups, and other organizations to identify potential applicants.

  • Work with external recruiters and employment agencies to identify and recruit candidates. Utilize Internet online recruiting sources to identify and recruit candidates.

  • Create partnerships with area employment agencies, advertising agencies, and temporary agencies.

  • With guidance, provide coaching and counseling to functional business leaders and line management to effectively support staffing goals.

  • Meet with functional business leaders and executive management, as required, to discuss and establish staffing objectives and ensure they are achieved.

  • Assist with training line management on recruiting, interviewing, and the selection process as required.

  • Assist with managing projects related to legislation in the recruitment process within HR and across the business, HR systems, practices, procedures and compliance.

  • Support a diverse workforce and comply with local and regional hiring guidelines and procedures, particularly for applicant tracking.

  • Keep abreast of market trends and demands impacting the company’s ability to attract competitive candidates; coordinate with the compensation team on salary offer considerations and equity concerns.

  • Ensure the provision of timely employee-related information to management teams as necessary.

  • May be responsible for meeting established financial targets and assisting with business development activities depending on business line.


  • Extensive knowledge of legislation in the recruiting process

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, HRIS applications, and Workday Applicant Tracking System

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision making skills

  • Good ability to work in a matrix environment

  • Good presentation skills

  • Good influencing skills

  • Good coaching and counseling skills

  • Good understanding and awareness of the commercial environment and market trends

  • Good customer service skills

  • Very high degree of discretion and confidentiality

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and plan routine activities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required

  • 3-5 years experience within a staffing function as a recruiter or combination of recruiter and specialist experience required OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience required


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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