Senior Manager, Talent Attraction

  • 3100 Hanover St, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.

Job Description

Guardant Health is looking for a Sr Manager of Talent Attraction to lead and develop Sourcing and Talent Brand at scale. You will guide a centralized team of sourcers, aligned to our hiring priorities. You will develop scalable recruiting strategies that enable you to support a team that delivers high quality talent for our business, including talent mappings for a pipeline of diverse talent, passive/outbound recruiting techniques and social media channels to attract and engage potential candidates. This position will align our hiring goals and addressable talent pools with strategic recruitment programs, events, targeted campaigns & social media strategies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Manager of Talent Attraction will deliver the best outcomes for the following:

  • Team Leadership - Is a strong talent manager; helps direct reports realize their strengths and coaches/teaches them in utilizing such strengths to achieve exceptional performance and be the best of class recruitment team.
  • Operational Performance – Operates a robust system for benchmarking, goal setting, and measuring/driving recruiting outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Self Awareness – Use a combination of data, feedback and reflection to gain productive insights to grow and develop oneself and team
  • Sourcing – Develops, executes, and effectively communicates high volume recruitment strategies; drives hiring excellence, process standardization, and strategic initiatives.
  • Strategic Mindset – Imagines possibilities and translates to multi-year strategies, and understand the latest, modern sourcing strategies
  • Employer Branding – Implement a clearly defined, authentic, and compelling employer brand that is consistently communicated across job boards and social media platforms.
  • Pipeline Development – Manage the development of proactive pipelines for key talent segments, especially mission-critical roles supporting our growth.
  • Continuous Improvement – Developed improvement strategies for execution through data, historical performance, and reviews of recruiting processes ensuring continuous improvement against key recruiting outcomes; leverage data and market insights to provide meaningful outcomes to our (internal) clients.
  • Talent Advisor -Partner with key stakeholders (Business Leaders, Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and Recruiting Managers) to determine future talent needs and appropriate sourcing strategies; this requires a deep understanding through extensive market research of the channels where we can find the best, diverse talent who fit our business, technical and add to our culture.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Recruiting Leadership – 5-7 years of experience building and leading talent acquisition teams that consistently perform.
  • Data-Driven Mindset – Demonstrated experience leveraging data from varying sources to drive insight and predict function performance.
  • Digital/Technology-Driven Experience – Demonstrated experience in developing sourcing strategies and brand campaigns to build pipelines of talent.
  • Communication - Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas, concepts, and proposals to engage employees and leaders across the organization
  • Organization - Project management and analytical expertise
  • Thought Leadership - You're the kind of person who thinks about things just plain different, "Because this is the way we've always done it" isn't in your vocabulary

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Diversity & Inclusion/community-based nurturing and attraction strategies
  • Recruiting/hiring experience within college, experienced or executive levels
  • Experience with Smart Recruiters, LinkedIn, and HireEZ


Additional Information

Hybrid Work Model: At Guardant Health, we have defined days for in-person/onsite collaboration and work-from-home days for individual-focused time. All U.S. employees who live within 50 miles of a Guardant facility will be required to be onsite on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. We have found aligning our scheduled in-office days allows our teams to do the best work and creates the focused thinking time our innovative work requires. At Guardant, our work model has created flexibility for better work-life balance while keeping teams connected to advance our science for our patients.

Covid Vaccination Policy:  Starting January 7, 2022, Guardant Health will require all employees to be fully vaccinated to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) request and obtain an approved exemption from Guardant’s COVID-19 U.S. Vaccination Policy as a reasonable accommodation, as consistent with applicable laws.  An employee is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccination. Acceptable vaccines are approved or under emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, fully-vaccinated employees will be required to maintain their fully-vaccinated status under this policy by obtaining, if applicable, any FDA-approved boosters.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Guardant Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our hiring processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need support, please reach out to [email protected].

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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