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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 95040
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Our client, a company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Talent Acquisition Specialist for their site.

Working as part of the Ireland HR Team this position will support both manufacturing facilities & corporate functions where required with their Talent Acquisition requirements.
The primary focus will be Talent Acquisition for Indirect roles but on occasion for direct labour roles also, dependent on the number of open positions at any one time.
The role will also require the successful candidate to work within the team on the design and development of recruitment strategies, processes and procedures.

The Role:
  • Manage the end to end recruitment and selection process to offer stage to actively generate a strong talent pipeline for open vacancies
  • Use traditional and creative sourcing methods to build valuable talent pipelines
  • Ensure a timely turnaround time on fill rates, in line with strict compliance procedures
  • Support the HR Management team on the delivery of Talent and Succession planning
  • Manage all recruitment administration responsibilities and contribute to various ongoing projects
  • Reduce monthly recruitment agency spend
  • Review historical agency spend & Identify a Preferred Supplier listing for each site
  • Review turnover levels and identify Top 3 areas to focus on for each site
  • Review Current DL TA strategies & Propose a best in class DL TA strategy that will best support the Irish sites
  • Increase our brand awareness on LinkedIn and Facebook, after consultation with Corporate TA team
  • Develop strong relationships with the PLT teams on each site.
  • Develop a TIME to FILL metric for Ireland that we can measure against
  • Identify a pool of ready talent for top 3 ‘at risk’ positions for both sites
  • Build our brand at local colleges/universities across Ireland
  • Be the Ireland SME for Workday on the release of the TA module in 2018.
The Person:
  • Degree Qualified in a HR, Marketing or relevant discipline
  • Will need to have 5 years’ plus relevant recruitment experience ideally within the Life Sciences environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate key stakeholder management capabilities by managing expectations through exceeding them
  • Will have strong organisational, administrative and analytical skills

For further information on this Talent Acquisition Specialist role in Galway Please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /

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