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HR, Training, Recruitment

91239 - Senior IT Recruiter Cork - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 21/01/2020
Job Reference: 91239
Contact Name: Michelle
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Job Description

Senior IT Recruiter Cork - Cork - 91239
Senior IT Recruitment Consultant

Our Senior IT Recruiter job can be based in our Cork office.
Interested in working as a Senior IT Recruiter for HERO? Let us tell you a little about working as an IT Recruiter within our team....

HERO Recruitment is a multi-award winning agency whose most recent accolades include winning "Agency of the Year 2019" & "Best in Technical Engineering, Science and Pharmaceuticals" with the National Recruitment Federation of Ireland for the last four years. At HERO we're committed to 'finding the best in people'.
Our business style and culture is professional and friendly rewarding us with long-standing relationships with some of the world's leading companies. We are a progressive agency with a down-to-earth approach. We truly believe in the importance of understanding our clients' needs and our candidates' abilities. HERO offer excellent flexible working practices and fantastic benefits.
  • The Senior IT Recruiter for our IT Recruitment division will be responsible for developing and executing strategic recruiting plans to source and uncover the best of talent in the IT sector.
  • Our IT Recruiter will manage the full recruitment life-cycle for IT recruitment from research, client development, candidate development, assessment and presentation, through to negotiation of offers.
  • They will draw on their in-depth recruitment industry and market knowledge of the IT Industry, serve as a strategic consultant to hiring manager and HR partners to develop and execute targeted IT recruiting plans to support their talent needs.
  • The Senior IT Recruiter within HERO is expected to bring robust market knowledge of the industry.
  • They will have an in-depth knowledge of implementing effective and creative recruiting strategies in order to attract and retain high quality candidates.
  • They will utilize passive and direct sourcing techniques, and seeks new methods and innovative solutions, to identify and attract prospective candidates and build talent pipeline in our recruitment within our IT Recruitment division.
  • Leverages online recruiting resources (LinkedIn, social media, community organisations, associations, etc.) as one of many methods for identifying and sourcing potential leads
  • They will have the natural ability in delivering an exceptional client and candidate experience.
  • They will be experienced in using the latest leading edge sourcing methodologies and tools for recruiting in the IT Recruitment sector.
  • Utilise our applicant tracking system and ensures appropriate candidate disposition throughout the lifecycle of the search.
Preferred Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional recruiting/deep sourcing experience with at least 2 years of full lifecycle recruiting in the IT sector.
  • An expert sourcing skillset to include hands-on knowledge of various sourcing channels to generate qualified candidates.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business acumen with an entrepreneurial spirit and a thirst for knowledge of the business
  • Genuine interest in the company as well as the role itself
  • Proven track record of working in a fast-paced, complex and deadline-oriented environment A demonstrated history of success in sourcing candidates through to hire process.
  • Able to create a comprehensive plan for establishing and nurturing talent pipelines in alignment with dynamic business needs.
  • Ability to overcome obstacles, proactively manage expectations and relationships, provide innovative ideas and solutions, and shares best practices
  • Drive to deliver results, take accountability and ownership of work, and proactively strive for continuous improvement
  • Big picture thinker with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with urgent deadlines.
If you're interested in knowing more about this Senior IT Recruiter opportunity, then we would love to speak with you!

Please speak with us confidentiality by calling Michelle Kilcar on 0868347871 or email
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Consultant: Michelle Kilcar
Mobile: 0868347871

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

"From the first prompt call-back to the ultimate congratulatory call to inform me of a job offer, Karl was an absolute professional; sound advice, solid research and knowledge of companies, unwavering persistence and friendly encouragement. West is best, so for anyone looking for a technical role, talk to Karl"

Fiachra Collins
Computer Vision Algorithm Team Manager

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 

Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King

I am extremely grateful to Anne-Marie at HERO Recruitment for helping me land an opportunity in Ireland. She had a great deal of information regarding the job profile, was extremely prompt in arranging an interview and followed it up brilliantly. She was an excellent point of contact between the employer and me during the whole process. She has good knowledge about the process and was well aware of the timelines. I would recommend Anne-Marie, HERO Recruitment to anyone who is looking for opportunities in the country

Nikhil Pradeepkumar
Optical Engineer
Valeo Vision Systems

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