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Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 20990

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Permanent - Mayo

The Talent Acquisition Specialists will utilise best practice strategies to attract top talent globally. You will manage the 360-degree recruitment lifecycle both nationally and internationally across a number of business functions in line with our company growth plans. You will also develop our employer brand strategy and implement it across our online platforms


  • 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 the employer brand strategy incorporating industry best practices 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 demonstrating our value proposition
  • Use Linkedin Recruiter and other emerging online platforms to identify and interact with high caliber candidates globally including approaching profiles that are written in languages other than English
  • Conduct thorough interviews with candidates and present candidate shortlists to hiring managers
  • Arrange interviews to take place onsite and via video conferencing platforms
  • 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 of 09:00-17:30 Monday – Thursday and 09:00-17:00 on Fridays to recruit for positions based in different time zones 
  • Research, gain buy-in and implement a new talent attraction and selection strategies
  • Deliver a high level of customer service to both hiring managers and candidates providing a positive recruitment experience
  • Track and update recruitment KPIs on an ongoing basis
  • Bring forward process and continuous improvement initiatives for the Talent Acquisition division
  • Maintain a positive, proactive, professional, and friendly manner at all times while also ensuring the recruitment process is adhered to by all stakeholders
  • Act as a brand ambassador by upholding the values, policies, messaging and intentions set by the company for communication with staff.
  • Perform any ad hoc and other duties as deemed required for the role by your line manager.


  • 5 years’ full recruitment lifecycle experience is ideal. 
  • Third-level qualification to degree or Masters level is highly 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 a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710