Talent Acquisition Focus Day
Monday 20th February - 12pm-5pm

Rethink your EVP, employer brand and how to provide truly flexible working to all employees across Europe in order to attract the in-demand, diversly skilled talent right for your specific biopharma organization.

Designed by talent acquisition leaders and for talent acquisition leaders, this interactive focus day will give you the crucial tools you need to tackle the talent crunch in Europe (and globally) head on.

Through a combination of thought leader perspectives and facilitated discussions between TA leaders, you will leave with connections, insights, and innovative ideas you can immediately implement to transform TA’s impact in life sciences organizations.

Agenda

12:00 pm
Registration & Lunch

12:30 pm Focus Day Chair Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

12:40 pm
Energizing Icebreaker

Rethinking TA’s Role in Driving Business Innovation

1:10 pm Discover: Transforming Talent Acquisition’s Role & ‘Hiring for the Vision’ to Better Align with Your Biotech’s People & Business Strategy

  • Sven Steinebach Vice President, Head of Global Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding, Evotec

Synopsis

  • Rethinking recruiting as not hiring people but instead hiring talent, specifically the right talent, and ensuring the recruiter experience is also considered
  • How to move from geographically silo based recruiting to a true global talent acquisition unit
  • The brand-new TA thinking behind Evotec’s ‘hire for the vision and not the job’ approach which has proven to align the skills and capabilities of new hires to the organizational needs

1:30 pm Discover: Rethinking How to Better Align Shifted Employee Expectations & Business Capabilities to Increase Compatibility of New Hires

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

1:50 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from Biotech HR Leaders About Better Aligning Shifted Employee Expectations & Business Capabilities?

  • Sven Steinebach Vice President, Head of Global Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding, Evotec
  • Sarah Holmes-Klotz Global Head of People and Culture, Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Synopsis

  • How can fast growing biotech organizations attract in demand life sciences talent with limited budgets?
  • Considering both your organization’s business requirements with the shifted expectations of employees to better align capabilities of new hires
  • How Santhera Pharmaceutical’s out-the-box thinking to transformed team structures and its global distribution of talent had enabled it to become a truly flexible employer geographically

 

2:10 pm Action: What Actions Can You Take to Better Align Your People & Business Strategy

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

2:30 pm
Networking break

Utilising Tech Tools & Unconventional Talent Acquisition Processes

2:50 pm Discover: Reimagining How Talent Acquisition Tackles Recruiting in a New Territory & What Specific Tools & Changes in Approach Are Required to Deliver on This Business Need

Synopsis

  • Identifying what kind of attraction points your life sciences organization can offer for varying geographies across Europe and rethinking how to we structure the selection process for top biopharma candidates
  • How to leverage existing TA data within your organization to inform approaches and curate effective EVPs for new talent pools and geographies
  • How CSL Behring’s talent acquisition function is rethinking how to attract talent in new territory included the specific tools required and other changes requires transform its approach in order to cover this business need

3:10 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from Leading TA Change Makers Utilizing Tech Tools to Transform TA’s Impact

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

3:20 pm Action: What Actions Can You Take to Utilize Tech Tools to Transform TA’s Impact

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

3:40 pm
Networking break

4:00 pm Action: Speed Learning

Synopsis

In this quick-fire session, each table will be hosted by an HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

 

  • Leveraging TA Tools & Data to Attract Talent in New Geographies
  • Effectively Compete with Big Pharma To Attract Top Biopharma Talent
  • Transforming Your EVP To Be Fit for Purpose in the 2023 European Talent Market
  • Better Aligning the Skills & Capabilities Of New Hires to Your Organizational Needs

4:50 pm Focus Day Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Pre-Conference Focus Day

5:00 pm
Invite Only Drinks Reception Hosted by TSP