Overview

Our client is seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join their team based in Westport, Co. Mayo. The successful candidate will manage  the 360-degree recruitment lifecycle both nationally and internationally across a number of business functions

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with hiring managers both nationally and internationally to understand their hiring needs and put in place an appropriate recruitment plan
  • Utilise a range of sourcing strategies including referrals, Linkedin Recruiter, local and national advertising, relationships with 3rd party institutions and career fairs
  • Develop employer brand strategy incorporating industry best practice and ensure our value proposition is clearly communicated via online platforms and at all stages of the recruitment lifecycle.
  • Market map talent pools and approach relevant candidates about our job opportunities
  • Use Linkedin Recruiter and other emerging online platforms to identify and interact with high calibre candidates globally including approaching profiles that are written in languages other than English
  • Arrange and conduct thorough interviews with candidates and present candidate shortlists to hiring managers
  • Complete thorough reference and background checks on candidates and escalate any issues arising as appropriate
  • Work at the optimum times necessary outside of the core working hours to recruit for positions based in different time zones
  • Research, gain buy-in and implement new talent attraction and selection strategies
  • Deliver a high level of customer service to both hiring managers and candidates
  • Track and update recruitment KPIs on an ongoing basis
  • Bring forward process and continuous improvement initiatives for the Talent Acquisition division

Key Requirements 

  • 3-5 years full recruitment lifecycle experience is ideal, however, recruitment coordinating experience may also be considered
  • Degree qualified in Business Studies or a related discipline is desirable
  • Experience recruiting for highly skilled positions nationally and internationally
  • Excellent LinkedIn Recruiter and Boolean search skills
  • Ability to liaise professionally with hiring managers and candidates globally

For more information, contact Leona.

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