• Talent Acquisition & Engagement Professional

    Full Life Cycle/End-To-End Recruiting and Candidate Sourcing Expert

     

    Medical Devices

    Pharma/Biotech

    Insurance/Financial Services

    Technology

    Engineering

     

    Agile, High-Intensity Talent Acquisition

    Rapid Engagement, Recruiting Sprints & Strategic Candidate Pipelining

     

    Passionate about recruiting, talent acquisition, and developing focused search strategies

     

     

    • Solution-oriented international (US & EU, D-A-CH) recruiting & engagement professional
    • Experienced in sourcing, networking, recruiting for niche, hard-to-fill, management, strategic and CxO positions
    • Proven track record in fostering and nurturing long-term candidate/hiring manager/client relationships
    • Ability to effectively interface between hiring managers/teams, stakeholders, clients and candidates
    • Exemplary communication and listening skills
    • Well experienced in international relocation, compensation as well as career maximization topics
    • High EI: Embracing change, empathetic, aware of own strengths and weaknesses, self-motivated, strong social skills    

     

    • Corporate, full-time, direct-hire, contract, contract-to-hire, consulting, temporary, just in time recruiting, including salary and contract negotiation
    • Talent/candidate mining, pipelining, internet/social media searches & networking 
    • Job/task analysis, account/business development, relationship management, business networking with problem-solving and client communication skills
    • Work experience in large global, multicultural, as well as small/start-up work environments
    • Leading and motivating culturally diverse teams including mentoring and training
    • Working remotely, in different time zones, on-site and in-house (corporate), full-time and on a project or temporary/consulting assignments

    TOOLS

     

    Tools I currently use: SeekOut, Phantom Buster, Swordfish, RocketReach, eTools, BooleanAssist, Hunter.io, Instant Data Scraper, LinkedIn, Pipl, Zoominfo, Statista, Spokeo, and several other similar tools

     

    SAP SuccessFactors HCM, Salesforce, MPA, Master Personal Assessment & AIRS CIR certified, MS Office suite, Mac OS's, Align™ (Business Management Methodology), Boolean & non-Boolean internet searches, Taleo ATS, Sendouts ATS, Bullhorn ATS, Bullhorn, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Recruiter, Xing, Social Media, Nemesis, Dice, CareerBuilder, SugarCRM, BrassRing, MyShop, Adobe Suite, Lotus Notes

  • 2013 - now Talent Acquisition Consultant

    (7+ years end-to-end in-house candidate sourcing and recruiting experience)

    BIOTRONIK AG

    2019 (CH) 2020 (USA), 2021 - now (CH)

     

    Irvine, CA, USA & Zurich, Switzerland

    Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (Full-time)

     

    Besides end-to-end recruiting, responsible for sourcing and recruiting for hard-to-fill roles for a privately owned global medical device company with products and services in the cardiovascular and endovascular disease field. Sourcing and full end-to-end recruiting for roles in the R&D, Finance, Legal & Engineering, Technology space.

     

    Onora Group

     

     

    Nashville, TN, USA

    Senior Talent Acquisition Partner (Freelance)

     

    Full end-to-end recruiting including candidate sourcing for specialist and strategic positions in the technology space; Data, AI, NLP, ML, Cloud, SaaS, DevOps

    Zurich Insurance Company

    June 2015 - Nov 2018

    Zurich, Switzerland

    Recruiting Consultant (Consulting/Full-time)

     

    Delivered full end-to-end recruiting service for professional, specialist, middle management and executive level positions. Recruiting SME for candidate selection and full lifecycle corporate recruiting processes, working closely with HR business partners and compensation specialists.

    Merck Sharpe & Dohme

    Sep 2014 - June 2015

    Luzern, Switzerland

    Recruiting Consultant (Consulting)

     

    Part of a global talent acquisition team, managed full end-to-end recruitment process and partnered with internal clients to drive direct sourcing activities. Helped driving down cost per hire and time to fill for professional and specialist roles in the Eastern Europe and DACH Germany, Austria & Switzerland area.

    Vanderbilt University

    Feb 2013 - Mar 2013

    Nashville, TN, USA

    Recruiting Consultant (Consulting)

     

    Full end-to-end recruiting and candidate sourcing. Searched, identified and attracted candidates for hard to fill tech & biotech roles. Defined staffing strategy with hiring manager, partnered with internal clients to ensure business needs and project goals were met.

    AIRS CIR

    2013

    Nasvhille, TN, USA

    Course, Certification

     

    Certified Internet Recruiter Certification, a certification program that focuses on passive candidate searches using all aspects of the latest recruitment strategies including internet sourcing, social sourcing, and professional networking recruiting tactics. airsdirectory.com

    Sourcecon

    2013, 2014, 2018 & 2019

    Atlanta, GA & Las Vegas, NV, USA

    Sourcing & Recruiting Training, Conference

     

    Semi yearly 2 full day sourcing and recruiting conference, a place to learn about sourcing & recruiting tools and strategies to make sourcing faster, with better results. https://www.sourcecon.com

    MPA, Master Person Analysis

    2016

    Zurich, ZH, Switzerland

    Course, Certification

     

    The Master Personal Assessment (MPA) is an internationally proven expert system for creating personality profiles to be used as the basis for well-founded exploratory candidate interview. The MPA identifies professional behavioural tendencies and presents the results in a graphical format and describes a person’s behavioural trends in professionally relevant situations. It helps selecting the person who best fits the requirements profile. http://master-hr.com

    SOSUV Sourcing Summit Virtual

    2020

    Virtual Event

    International Sourcing & Networking Event

     

    Talent Acquisition professionals from all over the world congregate at #SOSUV to collaborate, network & learn. One can learn from the sharpest sourcing minds in the world and hear first hand, the challenges, new trends and opportunities that are shaping the talent sourcing landscape. https://sourcingsummit.net/sosuv

  • 2000 - 2013 Full-Time Employment

    12+ years full life cycle agency recruiting including management and development of accounts

    2008 - 2013 iET SA

    information Engineering Technologies

    Zürich, Switzerland & Nashville, TN, USA

    Tech Recruiter and Key Account Manager

     

    Multiple role as both Technical Recruiter and Account Manager. Recruiting for small, medium and large-sized national and global IT services companies, banks and insurance companies. Involvement in direct IT project staffing in coordination with hiring managers, IT project managers, IT directors, IT department heads.

     

    Recruiting responsibilities: Full life-cycle recruiting and candidate sourcing activities including job/task analysis, candidate pre-screening and interviewing. Coordinating client and candidate interviews, negotiating offers, closing hires, organizing work permits, supervising check-ins and starts, providing candidate consulting and after care. Recruiting candidates for specific or hard-to-fill positions, pipe-lining candidates through the use of various methods such as networking, job boards, referrals, candidate databases, organizational affiliations, user/technical groups and internet mining. Providing a constant flow of high quality candidates.

     

    Account management: Cultivating and developing candidate, consultant and client relations. Sourcing of potential new client project areas and thereby ensuring a good traffic of new positions and requirements.

     

    Key Accomplishments: Successful account management and recruitment of high quality candidates resulting in over 150 IT consultant placements, securing $14M in revenue during my employment.

    2002 - 2008 Stamford Consultants AG

    Basel & Zürich, Switzerland

    Partner, Tech Recruiter, Key Account Manager & Recruiting Team Lead

     

    Multiple role as both technical recruiter and account manager. Recruiting for small, medium and large-sized national and global IT Services companies, banks and insurance companies. Involvement in direct IT project staffing in coordination with hiring managers, IT project managers, IT directors, IT department heads.

     

    Recruiting responsibilities: Full life-cycle recruiting and candidate sourcing activities including job/task analysis, candidate pre-screening and interviewing. Coordinating client and candidate interviews, negotiating offers, closing hires, organizing work permits, supervising check-ins and starts, providing candidate consulting and after care. Recruiting candidates for specific or hard-to-fill positions, pipe-lining candidates through the use of various methods such as networking, job boards, referrals, candidate databases, organizational affiliations, user/technical groups and internet mining. Providing a constant flow of high quality candidates.

     

    Account management: Cultivating and developing candidate, consultant and client relations. Sourcing of potential new client project areas and thereby ensuring a good traffic of new positions and requirements.

     

    Key Accomplishments: Billed over $20M and placed 200+ IT consultants for project assignments and permanent placements. Successfully helped staring up the Zurich operation in recruitment consulting within the information technology sector. Mentored new sales and recruitment personal.

     

    2000 - 2002 Parity Eurosoft AG

    Zürich, Switzerland - Birmingham, U.K. & Rotterdam, NL

    Tech Recruiter & Account Manager

     

    Providing a constant flow of candidates and potential candidates that fit specific requirements. Building up a strong network of candidates through pipelining efforts such as referrals, database searches, online searches, internet postings, job/career fairs, user/technical groups, cold calling and internet mining.

     

    Acquiring new business opportunities within the territory and marketplace segmentation by responding to and following up sales leads from colleagues and senior account management staff. Ensuring a good traffic of candidates and new positions, organizing candidate interviews and both candidate and client visits that aligned with the company's standards.

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    patwey@gmail.com