Talent Acquisition Specialist

JWR Employment Specialists
May 29, 2023
Westport, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Education Requirements
3rd level qualification to degree or Masters level highly desire
Experience Requirements
3 years’ experience in Recruitment is desired
Job Responsibilities
See job description
Job Industry
Human Resources
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


JWR Employment Specialist is working with an Irish Leading Global Manufacturing and Distribution company located in Westport, Co Mayo to recruit a Talent Acquisition Specialist.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist manage the full recruitment lifecycle both nationally and internationally across a number of business functions. You will utilise best practice strategies to attract top talent globally for the company. The company who have been going through steady growth over the last number of years have proudly been awarded many accolades including Great place to work aware and a leader in employee wellbeing. They also offer an attractive salary and benefits package including hybrid working arrangements.

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,
• Conduct thorough screening calls 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,
• Track and update recruitment KPIs on an ongoing basis,
• Use LinkedIn Recruiter and other online platforms to identify and interact with high caliber candidates globally,
• Research, gain buy-in and implement new talent attraction and selection strategies,
• Deliver high level customer service to both hiring managers and candidates providing a positive recruitment experience,
• 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 for the company by upholding the values, policies, messaging and intentions set by the company for communication to staff.
• Perform any ad hoc and other duties required by your role by your line manager.

Skills and Qualifications:
• 3 years’ experience in Recruitment is desired
• 3rd level qualification to degree or Masters level highly desired
• Experience recruiting highly skilled positions
• LinkedIn Recruiter and Boolean search skills
• Ability to create and maintain professional relationships with candidates and hiring managers

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