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TA Specialist & HR Generalist Onsite

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 22199

Talent Acquisition Specialist/HR Generalist - Galway

This role will primarily be responsible for supporting all recruitment for the various and diverse business units. Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, this role will work on their initiative to competently deliver a variety of tasks including recruitment, selection, onboarding, workforce planning, talent management and attrition. The role requires someone excellent with internal and external customers, face to face, virtual and phone manner, excellent organisational skills and likes working with a busy team environment.


  • Establish a strong rapport with hiring managers in Services to understand their staffing needs and fill vacancies in a timely manner.
  • Guide the hiring managers through the recruitment process where needed.
  • Manage communications between applicants, hiring managers and others to keep all parties apprised of the status of each search.
  • Recommend creative and alternative advertising venues and strategies.
  • Review online applications, evaluate qualifications of both internal and external candidates, conduct pre-screen interviews to assess candidate experience and fit, present fully screened qualified candidates to hiring managers in a timely manner and coordinate interviews.
  • Manage candidate interview results and selection decision with hiring manager. Provide candidates feedback on interview results as appropriate.
  • Complete reference check and background checks on selected candidates, as requested.
  • Lead the offer process including negotiating offers with candidates. Ensure there is continued engagement with the new hires to ensure submission of all documentation required.
  • Proactive Sourcing Candidates
  • Develop recruitment plans for each campaign, with significant focus on the use of on line platforms such as Indeed, Linked in etc.
  • Recommend system improvements to current recruitment processes to ensure streamlined, cost-effective, high-quality services are provided.
  • Track applicant flow, maintain pipeline of qualified candidates for future consideration, help collect and analyse recruitment data.
  • Build and maintain database of qualified professionals to rapidly respond to talent management needs.
  • Represent the organisation with professionalism, enthusiasm, and energy to sell the organisation to prospective candidates.
  • Conduct informational interviews with potential candidates.
  • Attend career fairs and conferences to promote the organisation and deepen the pool of potential candidates.


  • Degree in Business / HR or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience within talent acquisition or a recruitment agency.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a positive working relationships with hiring managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication and representational skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively both in groups as well as independently.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710