About Us

Optimize Recruitment offers specialist recruitment professionals, in a variety of disciplines.

Many of our consultants have had direct experience in or exposure to the disciplines they recruit for.

We also have a substantial networks within these sectors, offering a unique insight into market trends, salary guides and new opportunities.

Based at 10 ORMONDE STREET, KILKENNY Optimize Recruitment has been in operation in Kilkenny City since 2009.

Optimize recruitment is a professional recruitment consultancy that offers a personal service, specializing in the recruitment of quality personnel across a range of industry sectors.

The aim of Optimize is to offer an efficient, flexible, tailored recruitment service, so as to increase our clients’ productivity and assist in the development of their organization.

It is our belief, long-term relationships are built upon the trust that comes from a consistent track record of professionalism.

Our team provides a 360 recruitment process across a wide variety of industries including:
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Hotel and Catering
  • IT
  • Accountancy and Finance
  • Office and Administration
  • Executive Search

Eoin Carey

Managing Director

Eoin has been working in the recruitment industry since 2001. Prior to establishing Optimize Recruitment in Kilkenny in 2009, he worked with 2 of Ireland’s leading recruitment consultancies. As well as being a director of a successful specialist recruitment agency within the Construction & Engineering Sectors in Dublin. ... Read More

Mary Young

Financial Controller

Mary Young was appointed to the position of Financial Controller in May 2017. With over 20 years’ experience across a range of service Industries she brings with her a wealth of senior management experience having held senior finance positions within ChangingWorlds Ltd... Read More

Gemma Butler

Office , Admin, Sales & Marketing Recruitment Specialist

Gemma is as an experienced recruitment professional, with 10+ years working in customer-focused and administration support roles. Gemma is passionate about working with people... Read More

Lee Doheny

HR, Manufacturing & Production Talent Recruitment Partner

Lee graduated from University of Limerick with a first class honours degree in Business specialising in Human Resources and Management and also he has experience with a Fortune 500 Company.... Read More

Ciara Lawler

Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Specialist

Ciara has 4 years' experience in recruitment and selection of exceptional candidates. Specialising in Accounting & Finance recruitment, Ciara has returned home from Australia where she worked... Read More

Keelin Byrne


Keelin is a recent MSc graduate of Human Resource Management at Dublin City University. Throughout her Masters, Keelin studied modules such as Selection and Assessment, People Management and Cross-Cultural Management... Read More