Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Overview

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Permanent Full Time

Location: Parkwest, Dublin 12. 3 days working onsite, 2 days offsite

This is a newly created permanent opportunity to join a fast paced, expanding team.

Key Duties:

  • Support site managers on all end to end recruitment requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, actively sourcing candidates, CV screening, interview scheduling and interviewing when necessary.
  • Provide training and coaching to hiring managers when required.
  • Work closely with the management team to ensure the recruitment process runs as effectively and efficiently as possible, ensuring all stakeholders both internal and external receive a first-class recruitment experience.
  • Consistently strive to identify new candidate leads and network through hired candidates to establish potential referrals while maintaining excellent levels of communications with your candidate community.
  • Ensure all unsuccessful candidates receive the appropriate communication within a short timeframe following interview, provide constructive feedback (when required).
  • Proactively work with site managers to understand vacancies and support the recruitment process by commencing head hunting opportunities and talent resourcing.
  • Partner with hiring managers to identify recruitment needs and candidate "must-haves" and draft job descriptions.
  • Develop talent pipelines for future hiring needs.
  • Attend career fairs and recruitment events to establish professional relationships with potential candidates and promote job opportunities.
  • Create recruitment campaigns to target a specific recruitment audience.
  • Management of recruitment tracker and talent-related websites.
  • Collaborate with HR, marketing and business leaders to establish an employer brand identity.
  • Have strong employer branding with a professional and visible presence on LinkedIn and other social networks.
  • Maintain current knowledge of recruitment industry and best practices.
  • Feedback any relevant salary/ benefits benchmarking detail gained through resourcing relating to comparable external roles and salaries.
  • Track and report on talent acquisition metrics, such as time-to-fill, offer acceptance rate, cost per hire etc.
  • Develop talent acquisition practices, processes and systems to ensure an effective hiring process from application to hire.
  • Analyse resourcing data, such as turnover, retention, new hires etc to produce management information to inform and influence our recruitment strategy.
  • Oversee the completion of various talent acquisition projects and wider HR initiatives.
  • Ad-hoc support to the HR team and admin duties such as: contracts, reference checks, visa support, employee letters etc.

Qualifications, experience & skills:

  • Minimum 2 years recruitment experience either in house or agency
  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office software also essential (Excel, PPT)
  • Strong academics, business related Degree an advantage.
  • A dynamic individual who adapts well to change and can thrive in a rapidly growing organisation that continues to evolve.
  • Manage, build and maintain relationships with candidates.
  • Ability to confidently present the company and open roles to potential candidates.
  • Proven track record of delivering to tight deadlines.
  • A highly organised individual with ability to plan and prioritise workloads effectively for maximum impact and adapt around changing priorities as required.
  • Ability to execute directly at high quality and pace.
  • A 'can do' attitude and a positive solution focused mindset.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical capability to interpret and challenge data and to interrogate financial systems.
  • Has strong commercial acumen and a focus on delivering value to the business.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and ability to engage and develop relationships with individuals at all levels of the organisation.
  • Has sound judgement and objective logical decision-making skills.

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