Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location Airside Retail Park, Swords
Benefits Life Cover 22 days annual leave Employee Assistance Programme Bike to Work
Working Hours
Salary Competitive basic and bonus
Closing Date 31/01/2020

Looking to join a fast paced energetic and dynamic HR team?

The Role:

Reporting to the Group HR Manager and working closely with the HR Team, you will ensure the execution and delivery of volume recruitment requirements across the Group. If you are a team player and believe that getting results and achieving goals are most important when it comes to finding the best candidates, we want you to join our team! From generating pipeline to maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate, you will manage the entire candidate recruitment process. We're looking for a results-driven and creative individual who has compelling interpersonal skills and also the ability to develop and maintain lasting relationships with both job applicants and hiring managers.

Who we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be a driven and ambitious individual and must possess first-class organisational and communication skills. Given that this role involves working closely with multiple dealership management teams, a strong team ethic and ability to prioritise requirements is essential.

You will have at least two years previous talent acquisition experience in a high-volume retail business or recruitment agency. Prior knowledge/interest in the motor industry while not essential, would be an advantage.

The Role:

  • Create and execute strategies that allow for scalability and efficiency to meet our growing high volume recruitment needs.
  • Liasing with prospective candidates and hiring managers from the initial screening stage through to the offer and hiring stage.
  • Ensure that the Joe Duffy Group is providing an above-and-beyond candidate experience, gathering data and reporting on metrics to continually improve our overall process.
  • Support hiring managers and ensuring that the recruiting process meets business requirements.
  • Creative drafting and advertising of job descriptions for social media and recruitment platforms.
  • Reviewing and screening of candidate applications and conducting 1st round applicant interviews.
  • Updating the website/s and intranet and using recruitment software and social media platforms.
  • Strong administration skills with impeccable attention to detail for maintaining and updating accurate and comprehensive recruitment records.
  • Reference checking and preparation and issuing of employment contracts for all new starters.
  • Able to think outside the box to deliver innovative recruitment solutions for internal stakeholders.
  • Streamlining the recruitment processes to achieve greater efficiency.
  • Arranging regular recruitment events and campaigns.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to devise creative concepts to source candidates for our current vacancies.
  • Networking and headhunting Technicians to work in our state of the art workshops.
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases.

Core Skills:

· An understanding of and appreciation of recruitment campaigns on social media platforms.

· Attention to detail is a key element of this role as you will be drafting job descriptions and issuing contracts of employment.

· An excellent communicator and collaborator (in writing and person) who can build incredible relationships with both job applicants and internal stakeholders.

· Confidentiality is a key requirement of this role.

· Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

· Team player.

· Highly organised with effective time management skills

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