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Lynda Devon Black

Lynda Devon Black

Sydney, New South Wales

20 years commercial & 10 years recruiting experience with 7 years recruiting top talent as an in-house recruiter for large global companies

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150 AUD
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4 reviews
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My Recruiting Experience

Over 7 years in-house recruitment with large global healthcare companies - excellent understanding of healthcare regulations, environment and therapeutic areas with an immediate network of over 5000 candidates. In my last in-house role 68% of my hires where sourced through referral methods.
Roles hired:
scientific affairs medical liaison clinical research medical managers Medical directors regulatory affairs sales marketing c-suite operations quality assurance clinical educators
Baxter Healthcare Sanofi Johnson and Johnson Medical Janssen Cilag Pfizer Merck Sharp and Dohme Amgen Nikkiso Medical Wests Pharmaceutical Services Astrazeneca
Having worked within and recruited for HR Teams for more than 7 years I have an excellent understanding of roles and capabilities and an extremely strong candidate network.
Roles hired:
HR Managers Work and Safety Payroll HR Coordinators Recruiters Industrial Relations HR Administrators HR Analysts Learning and Development Change Managers
Baxter Sanofi Johnson and Johnson Cognizant Pfizer Nova Entertainment
1 projects $3,188 average cost
Recruited marketing roles for over 8 years as an internal recruiter for large global organisations within complex regulated markets. Employees always rated as talent and top performers (as rated after 1 year of employment within their annual reviews). Strong skills and understanding of digital marketing with its combination of technical, marketing and sales skill requirements.
Roles hired:
Marketing Manager Marketing Coordinator Marketing Director Assistant Marketing Manager Digital Marketing Manager Digital Strategist Content Manager Community Manager Communication Manager Public Assess Manager
Baxter Pfizer Nova Entertainment Ogilvy Matheson Johnson and Johnson Sanofi Trade and Commerce
2 projects $2,005 average cost
With over 10 years sales recruitment experience within internal recruitment teams and agency I have recruited over 500 sales roles.
Roles hired:
sales representatives sales executives sales consultants clinical sales consultants clinical sales specialists pharmacy representatives hospital sales specialists
Baxter Healthcare Johnson and Johnson Janssen Cilag Pfizer Sanofi Cisco Nikkiso 1stavailable Nova Entertainment
1 projects $2,210 average cost
Started recruitment career as a recruiter within Hudson Global's ICT practice and have been recruiting permanent and contingent IT roles for 10 years .
Roles hired:
project manager business analyst system analyst change manager transformation manager digital manager digital programmer developer ios android website developer web designer program manager SAP JDE
Fujitsu CA Cisco Macquarie Telecom Telstra Merck Sharp and Dohme Sanofi Aventis Johnson and Johnson Pfizer Baxter Healthcare QBE P&O Nedloyd Service First Department of Finance Office of State Revenue NSW Trade and Investment

Where I work...

Sydney, New South Wales
Australia: Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide; New Zealand: Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch; Hong Kong; Singapore; Japan; India
Have recruited and have strong candidate networks across ANZ and AsiaPac - Was the Regional recruiter for 2 years and have recruited across Australia and New Zealand for over 7 years.

Lynda provides a recruitment and selection process that is extremely easy and stress free, through consistently demonstrating that she:
- is experienced and knowledgeable of market and industry
- adds value and eases selection by providing additional information
- is great at managing process and communications
- provides quality candidates
- builds strong relationships through transparency and honesty.
Lynda is definitely someone I highly recommend.

Tania Frost Senior Change Manager, Transport Sydney Trains, LinkedIn profile

Lynda is a highly experienced and commerically astute recruiter with wide industry, candidate and role networks. She quickly gains an understanding of a Company's employment brand and a Team's cultural fit to ensure long term retention of talented employees. She also goes out of her way to add additional value ensuring an extremely high level of customer service.

Karen Jones Career Consultant at McKenzie Black Consulting, LinkedIn profile

I recently worked closely with Lynda on a CIO engagement.

She ensured she was well briefed, highly attuned to the client requirements and contributed beyond them.

Her sourcing of candidates and building relationships with them was thorough and professional

I would highly recommend Lynda

Madelyn Hooper Salesforce Project Manager, Cloud Sherpas, LinkedIn profile

I have worked with Lynda to recruit for two roles recently - one in sales and one in customer service.
Her enthusiasm, drive and determination to ensure that she finds the very best candidates was outstanding. Lynda took the stress out of the recruitment process and allowed us to focus on the people.
We now have two fabulous new team members thanks to her skills, network and knack for finding just the right people.

Adria Sissons Sales & Marketing Manager (ANZ), Nikkiso America, Inc., LinkedIn profile
Positions held:
Managing Director 2014 - 2015
Senior Consultant 2013 - 2014
Senior Talent Acquisition COnsultant 2010 - 2013
Senior Recruitment Specialist 2007 - 2009
Waikato University 1995
Advance Learning 2013

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