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HR, Training, Recruitment

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 27/06/2018
Job Reference: 96541

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

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

Responsibilities of Talent Acquisition Specialist:
  • Responsible for the full life cycle in sourcing and recruitment process
  • Play an proactive role during briefing sessions with hiring managers alongside staffing manager
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the profiles for which you are searching by forming and maintaining a relationship with hiring managers.
  • Actively search for the best and brightest candidates utilizing the internet and other recruitment methodologies by building long-and short lists via active Sourcing
  • Responsible to conduct EMEA wide staffing projects in alignment with the TA Hub
  • Pitch and represent TE on the phone on the external market
  • Qualify potential candidates via phone / Skype Interview
  • Conduct face-to-face shortlist interviews
  • Acting as an HR business advisor for the hiring Manager and leadership
  • Conduct salary negotiations (depends on level) and salary packages in cooperation with HRBP/Comp & Ben

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or other related discipline
  • Min. 5 years experience in a corporate or, preferably, agency recruitment role.
  • Experience in assessing applicants/candidates quality, skills and fit.
  • Experience in managing relationships with candidates throughout the recruiting process, as well as hiring managers.
  • Min. 5 years experience in a corporate or, preferably, agency recruitment role.
  • Experience in assessing applicants/candidates quality, skills and fit.
  • Experience in managing relationships with candidates throughout the recruiting process, as well as hiring managers.
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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