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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Our Talent Acquisition team enables Primark’s growth by helping to ensure our people are proud to work for us by championing and developing our culture and DNA. We work hard, we have fun and we’re all in it together. As our TA Specialist you will have the opportunity to work closely with your business areas managing the delivery of diverse recruitment needs .You will be seen as the subject matter expert, working in partnership with the People & Culture Business Partners and senior stakeholders across a number of business units, across many countries. We have a new opportunity to support our Ethical Trade and Sustainability teams (but not limited to), attracting and engaging the best, global and diverse talent.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the end to end recruitment lifecycle. This includes sourcing, advertising, assessing, arranging and conducting competency based interviews & assessment centres, feedback and offers.
  • Responsible for pro-actively sourcing with a diversity first lens, including the use of social networks, job boards and other alternative direct sourcing methods. Including sourcing from outside of Ireland.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal business partners and hiring managers to ensure that all recruitment requirements across the business are effectively managed and delivered.
  • Manage & review existing relationships with recruitment agencies, providing briefing of roles and detailed feedback at all stages
  • Responsibility for the maintenance of HR & applicant tracking systems including Brassring and Workday
  • Provide input and analysis on recruitment statistics and activities as required
  • Communicate tactfully, professionally, diplomatically and confidentially at all times, providing detailed updates regularly to recruiting managers.
  • Provide a strong “can do” attitude with genuine commitment to the function being serviced
  • Stay informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive in state-of-the art recruiting practices
  • Be proactive and conscientious in your own and the teams approach to GDPR

Skills & Experience:
  • You have established yourself as an Internal Recruiter, with experience of a dynamic and fast paced company.
  • International Recruitment experience is desired
  • Previous experience within a Corporate Recruitment position, ability to fully research and understand your business area should shine through.
  • Excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills, with a demonstrable track record of dealing with challenging stakeholder groups.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent ability to learn systems, processes and procedures quickly
  • Problem solver with sound judgment skills
  • Pro-active – responds purposefully to events
  • Innovative and forward thinking and the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Knowledge and previous experience of utilising current and emerging digital / social media sourcing techniques and a proven ability to develop channels beyond a job board to deliver candidate pipelines

Why work with us?

At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals and our competitive salary rewards this. We'll provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your development, supporting with further education or in house solutions. We also offer flexible working which is our way of helping you achieve more.


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