Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant (Hybrid-Flexible)

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant, a new role in a leading multinational financial services company based in Waterford. Reporting to the Head of HR & Communications for International
The overall Purpose of this role is :- the Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist will design, plan and execute a comprehensive Talent Acquisition strategy for The company. Working as part of the Global Talent Acquisition team and the International HuBS HR team the successful candidate will reinforce the company as an Employer of Choice in each of its locations. A key priority for this role will be creating a rich and diverse pipeline of talent for permanent and contract roles to meet the business needs of today and the growth needs of the future.
Responsibilities of the role:
  • Partner with the Management team and the HR team to understand and translate business needs into recruitment plans ensuring that the company is sourcing the strongest pipeline of diverse candidates who will add value to the business. Use advanced sourcing techniques and assessment methods to raise the bar on talent with every external hire.
  • Work with the HR team and SL Leadership to reinforce the company’s reputation as an Employer of Choice in each of its geographies through external and online media, as well as enhancing the hiring process for both external and internal candidates.
  • Proactively work with colleges, universities and third level institutions, as well as recruitment agencies and head hunters as necessary, to build knowledge of careers in the company for future staffing needs.
  • Manage the full recruitment process end to end by liaising with stakeholders (hiring managers, HRBP’s, Compensation team, Global Mobility team etc), from advertising roles through to final offer and onboarding. Actively participate in interviews on behalf of HR to help assess candidates and provide feedback to Hiring Managers.
  • Manage vendor relationships with recruitment agencies and sole traders, including agreeing Terms and Conditions with the agency, protocols for daily rate contractors, and extending / terminating contracts as necessary.
  • Working as part of the Global TA team, develop and coordinate an insightful and engaging virtual and/or in-person on-boarding and induction process for new employees & interns which incorporates a hybrid working model in a digital environment.
  • Reinforce the reputation of the company by updating our external website and internal channels with details of open positions, Benefit plans and testimonials, as well as posting the necessary documents / policies / information to be compliant in each geography.
  • Support and implement the ‘Future of Work’ TA initiatives within the company to encourage the adoption of digital & automated recruitment tools, the launch of Opportunity Marketplace and the evolution of skill development across all teams.
  • Operate across multiple international markets and time zones to source diverse top talent and deliver on Talent Acquisition KPI’s for the compoany globally.
  • Keep up to date with new social media, technology trends, market developments and ‘hot to hire’ skills to advance the attraction, retention and development of top talent in the company.
  • Other duties as may be required from time to time by colleagues and Managers.
Requirements of the role:
  • 3rd level degree in Human Resources, Business or a related discipline
  • A min of 5 years experience in a dynamic recruitment environment, either agency or company
  • Experienced in the use of social media for recruitment purposes and recruitment websites is essential along with recruitment system experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills required
  • Highly organised and detail oriented individual required with the ability to manage competing and changing priorities, resources, and time demands
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for technical roles is a distinct advantage
  • Experience using Workday as a HRIS is a distinct advantage
  • A genuine interest in human resources and pursuing a career in this specialism.