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Senior Recruiter

Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Dublin, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Senior Recruiter - In house, located in Citywest.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s purpose is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are the world’s leading premium sports nutrition company with Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Nutramino, Isopure, Think Thin, Amazing Grass, and Body & Fit amongst the brands in the portfolio today. We are also the fastest growth driver within Glanbia group with a revenue ambition of $2bn by 2022 and are also a “values" led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance the right way.


Our growth will come from organic sales growth, M&A and further expansion of market presence internationally. With this growth rate comes significant and rapid change, both organizationally and strategically. We are looking for a commercially savvy, senior talent acquisition partner passionate about the sports nutrition/active nutrition industry and with the ability to effectively support recruitment efforts within this scale and pace of change/growth.


Specifically, we are looking for an experienced recruiter, perhaps you are ready for a move in-house where you can join us in providing a professional in-house talent acquisition service to the business. This role will be key to attracting the right types of skillsets and cultural fit to enable effective business delivery while also developing a strong talent pipeline in the region in the future.  




  • Manage the full-cycle talent acquisition and selection process to identify and source top-quality talent for the organization across EMEA including pipelining.
  • Enable delivery of direct hiring model as much as possible through direct sourcing of candidates
  • Deliver targeted reduction in agency spend as well as time to hire targets
  • Understand the business enough to be able to credibly articulate roles in a compelling enough way to attract high calibre prospective candidates
  • Understand GPN culture and ability to correctly assess fit in candidates
  • Use advanced sourcing techniques to source qualified candidates
  • Can work within existing talent acquisition framework in the region to deliver effective talent solutions quickly
  • Develop strong relationships and partner with HR Directors, HR Business Partners, hiring managers and senior leaders to inform and guide on staffing issues, policies and processes.
  • Effectively manage relationships with external recruiting partners/vendors.
  • Role model GPN values and play a key role in championing a winning culture that engages employees
  • Support recruitment efforts in acquisitions as required
  • Ensure a customer focused approach to talent acquisition


Key challanges and success measures:


  • Can work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic, high growth environment
  • Can effectively navigate complexity and ambiguity
  • Communicates and influences effectively
  • Learns quickly/adapt insights based on new learning’s
  • Can deliver strong talent solutions under time pressure
  • Efficient and effective use of advanced sourcing techniques using available tools
  • Delivers against TA metrics (i.e. reduction in agency spend, time to hire, line manager satisfaction, etc.)


Knowledge and experience:


  • Min 5 years of  experience working as a recruiter, agency or in-house
  • A passion for identifying, recruiting, and assessing talent.
  • Experienced in a fast growth business
  • Understands business/ talent acquisition methodology in different EMEA/ International countries and adapts style accordingly.
  • Demonstrated track record of hiring complex and diverse skillsets under tight timelines across multiple European markets
  • Entrepreneurial approach to recruitment
  • Proven and consistent track record of meeting and exceeding recruitment targets in a fast growth business.
  • The ability to work in a team-oriented, highly collaborative open environment.
  • Professional communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently and build strong customer focused relationship across all stakeholder groups
  • Experienced managing third party agencies to deliver results within agreed timelines