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Principal Recruitment Consultant Galway

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Roisin McNamara
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Principal Recruitment Consultant Galway

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Principal Recruitment Consultant Galway

HERO Recruitment are hiring a Principal Recruitment Consultant to join our expanding team.

We are a forward-thinking company who believe in a great work/life balance for our team. What’s important to you, is important to us. We introduced our 4-day working week in September 2020 and lead the way in flexible working!

HERO Recruitment is a multi-award-winning agency our most recent accolades include winning "“Best in Technical Engineering, Science and Pharmaceuticals 2022” for the past 6 years with the ERF (Employment Recruitment Federation) & Agency of the Year 2021”. We are awarded these prestigious awards through the great work of our great team.

We’re looking for an experienced Principal Recruiters to join our growing team in Galway where you can enjoy our wonderful team culture.

We’re looking for…

Previous recruitment experience in the Irish market, ideally within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) sector, combined with a well-established network or clients and candidates. Our preference is for 360-degree background with experience including business development.

  • An experienced Principal Recruiter with a proven track record in the recruitment industry, ideally STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology & Math's)
  • We are open to qualified and experienced candidates coming from an Engineering, Science, or IT Background, who are in search of a new and rewarding career.
  • Exceptional high performer with expert recruitment experience and track record in meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Ability to manage key accounts and offer effective talent solutions for our clients.
  • Someone who excels in a busy working environment and who thrives on measuring up to the best. We work in an environment where excellence is recognised and rewarded.
  • You will have vast experience and enjoy working closely with Senior and Executive level STEM candidates, recruiting them into top level positions.
  • Our Principal Recruiter will have a natural ability to connect in an authentic way and enjoy the challenge of finding the very best talent in the market through leading recruitment best practices.
  • The ideal person for this role will have in-depth experience working in the recruitment profession or possibly coming from an experienced Engineering, IT or Science background and looking for a career move into a new rewarding profession.
  • They will have a natural curiosity in people and enjoy digging deep to unearth the potential of our candidates to deliver a premium service to clients and candidates alike.
  • Essential to this role will be the persons drive, vision, and ability to place our valued candidates into rewarding job opportunities, along with building trusted and successful business partnerships with our candidates, clients and our HERO team.
  • We offer a generous salary, uncapped commission, bonus structure and benefits package. We believe in rewarding success and offer the very best of work/life balance.

Our wish list….

  • Genuine, self-motivated, ambitious, and authentic communicator, with the drive to be at the top of the recruitment profession.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the Recruitment profession or an experienced technical expert working within the Engineering, Science, or IT sector.
  • Team player and positive outlook.
  • High achiever who has a proven record of accomplishment in world-class recruitment and enjoys sales.
  • Have integrity, drive and be a high achiever, with a love for the fast-paced world of recruitment.
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms, savvy in sourcing strategies and candidate engagement.
  • Ability and desire to deliver a superior customer service. Mediocre is never an option.
  • An established and strong network of Clients and Candidates, ideally in the STEM sector.


  • Do you hold a valid working visa to work in Ireland? This is essential. 

Enough about us, let’s hear about you. We’d love to talk! If you’d like to know more please contact Roisin McNamara or call us on +35391730022 or +35316190279 speak in confidence.

Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

Data can only be transferred outside of the EEA on the basis of standards contractual clauses, to a country for whom an adequacy decision has been given by the European Commission or where the express permission of the data subject has been given. You have supplied us with your personal data in the process of applying for a position. Our client company may have personnel outside of the EEA who will review you data. We will apply the appropriate criteria in respect of the data transfer depending on the location of those personnel.

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