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Lilly Sourcing and Recruitment Associate Consultant in Cork, Ireland

Job Category:

Human Resources

Type of Employment:

Full-Time Employment - FTE


  • Sourcing and Recruitment Associate Consultant is responsible for partnering with Hiring Managers and HR to identify, attract and acquire top talent to support GBS organisational needs.

  • Managing the end to end recruitment & selection process to actively generate a strong pool of potential candidates for open vacancies across the GBS.

  • Ensure outstanding candidate experience throughout the entire recruitment lifecycle.

  • Be a subject matter expert in your area of recruitment through knowledge of market data and a strong understand of the GBS business.

  • Ensure recruitment activities are aligned with our Talent & Succession strategy and processes

  • Work with recruitment colleagues to build comprehensive candidate pipeline.

  • Listen to and understand the needs and motivations of all stakeholders.

  • Provide hiring teams expert guidance and consultation on recruitment process, policy, industry trends and best practice.

  • Leverages and understands online recruiting resources (LinkedIn, Indeed, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other sources to identify candidates. Utilize Boolean search strings and related techniques to identify talent.

  • Partner with the business and relevant stakeholders to position the brand as an employer of choice

  • Work with recruitment colleagues to build comprehensive candidate pipeline.

  • Conducts general, straight forward data mining, targeted searches, and outreach to various resources to source potential candidates, including head-hunting.

  • Enters and tracks candidate data in various electronic systems and runs standard reports as required.

  • Assists and provide support for the evaluation of current initiatives, strategies, pipelines, tools, technologies, job boards, etc. and identifies, recommends and develops best practices in sourcing.

  • Continuously review attraction methods to ensure they are delivering appropriate to the business needs

  • Posts approved requisitions to various diversity job boards.

  • Participate in training and industry best practice sharing.

  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualificiations:

  • Bachelors degree

  • A minimum of 3 - 4 years of sourcing, recruiting or talent acquisition

Previous experience utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and/or Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) or related IT experience is preferred.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Previous high volume recruiting experience preferred recruiting a variety of roles.

  • Sourcing experience with a third party staffing or executive search companies

  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting assigned deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive/confidential information.

  • Ability to function effectively with or as part of a team.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective customer services skills.

  • Ability to maintain a basic understanding of and compliance with local laws, rules and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Proficient with electronic sourcing resources, such as customer relationship management (CRM).

Additional Information:

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we make a difference for people the world over by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives. Central to all that we do are our talented and motivated professionals, circa 500 of whom are based at our Global Business Solutions centre in Little Island, Cork. There we boast vibrant workforce made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking over 27 languages.

Established in 2010 to gain efficiencies in areas such as General Accounting, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash, the GBS Cork quickly excelled in its financial mandate, allowing the Cork leadership to ask, how can we apply these processes to other areas of the business? And so the GBS we have today was born, still leading in finance, but also evolving and expanding into diverse Business Service functions including Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management, Medical Information and more to come on stream across 2018 and 2019.

This, along with the current physical expansion of the Little Island campus, means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the GBS story! Mirroring the existing Island House building, the new Island Hall facility will extend our overall capacity to in excess of 1000 employees where Lilly will continue to offer a premium workspace across both buildings, complete with healthcare, pension and life assurance benefits, subsidised canteen, wellbeing facilities, travel subsidies, car-pooling incentives, bike to work scheme, on-site parking and much more.

At the GBS, it’s not just about what we do today, but how we can continuously improve and innovate for present and future operations. We view the development of our highly skilled workforce in much the same way and want to grow your role into an empowering and fulfilling career here at Lilly. Therefore, with the sole purpose of employee progression, weekly Manager 1:1s, a dedicated Learning & Development service and Educational Assistance schemes all await you.

Above all, it’s about being part of an open, welcoming and inclusive culture, one that is further enhanced by the dedication of our committees - Culture Club, Diversity & Inclusion, Sports & Social, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health Safety & Environment and Food.

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Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa

City: Cork

State: Cork

Country: Ireland

Location Details:

Req Id: 52826BR