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:
Sales and Marketing
Hotel and Catering
Accountancy and Finance
Office and Administration
MEET THE TEAM
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. Relocating back to his native Kilkenny 2008, Optimize was incorporated in early 2009.
Setting up Optimize Recruitment in the midst of the recession was a challenge but it perhaps aided in underlining the importance of providing a quality, tailored recruitment service.
Eoin has brought forth the values and work ethic he has acquired throughout his career and he instils that same innovative, professional approach throughout the Optimize culture.
Eoin holds a Diploma in Business Studies and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Commercial Management.
Eoin@optimizerecruitment.ie or phone: 087 0505417
Mary Young was appointed to the position of Financial Controller in May 2017. With over 25 years of experience across a range of service Industries, she brings with her a wealth of senior management experience having held senior finance positions within various leading IT startups and establish IT Companies, Financial Institutions, and Professional Engineering energy consultants. Mary has been involved with a number of companies in raising growth finance through Venture Capital and Enterprise Ireland funding.
Qualifications: ACCA Qualified, DIT- Advanced Diploma in Marketing Management, Institute of Banking- QFA’s, graduate of Enterprise Ireland’s International Selling Programme in conjunction with Dublin Institute of Technology, which is designed to maximize Irish companies’ export sales. In 2020 Mary graduated from the National College of Ireland with a CIPD Diploma in Human Resources Management. Within the same year, she obtained a distinction in QQI certificate in Training Delivery & Evaluation.
LEAD RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT
ACCOUNTANCY & FINANCE DIVISION
Ciara has 7 years’ experience in recruitment and selection of exceptional candidates. Specialising in Accounting & Finance recruitment, Ciara also worked in this area with a leading recruitment company in Australia for 4 years’. Ciara has a proven track record of building relationships and successfully working with both Accountancy clients & candidates across various levels.
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ACCOUNTANCY & FINANCE DIVISION
Graduate from the University of Limerick with a bachelor’s degree in Business specialising in Human resource management. Michelle has HR experience working in a variety of different sectors including hospitality, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and financial services. Specialising in accountancy and finance recruitment, finance industry & practice across the Republic of Ireland.
Michelle@Optimizerecruitment.ie or phone 083 0163996
LEAD RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT
HR & OFFICE SUPPORT DIVISION
Gemma is as an experienced recruitment professional, with 10+ years working in customer-focused and administration support roles and 5+ years in recruitment. Gemma is passionate about working with people, with a background in client-facing positions that has allowed her to develop first-rate interpersonal skills. Gemma offers a well-developed blend of skills and experience to both candidates and clients.
Gemma@optimizerecruitment.ie or phone: 086 8016771
SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT
SALES, MARKETING, LOGISTICS & PROCUREMENT DIVISION
Sarah is a graduate of Munster Technological University where she studied a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in Marketing..
Qualifications:Throughout her four years in college, Sarah worked alongside and helped start-ups as well as some well-established brands on live case studies and work experience where she gained invaluable industry knowledge and skills across a variety of sectors. In addition, Sarah studied Human Resource Management where she gained a passion for recruitment.
TECHNICAL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT
ERF Certificate in Recruitment Practice (2023)
Alan brings a wealth of technical knowledge and customer service experience to his role as a Recruitment Consultant for Optimize. He has dealt with both customers and clients in previous roles and because of this can develop and maintain strong relationships to fulfil their needs. He is very enthusiastic, hardworking professional approach and he has a keen interest in assisting people to making their next career move. Alan is recruiting into the Technical, Design and Engineering sector throughout the Republic of Ireland.
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CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING DIVISION
Shane recently completed his Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from University College Cork, gaining a final G.P.A. of 2.1.
Annexed by previous studies completed in the field of social Studies, Shane’s fondness for interpersonal communication, desire to help people find their calling, and love for the recruitment cycle, has guided him to a career at Optimize which incapsulates all of his passions.
His acumen pertaining to the construction industry, years of customer service experience, along with his endearing attitude towards finding the perfect person/role/organisation fit, have granted him the ideal tools for continued success within the recruitment industry.
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mANUFACTURING & LIFE SCIENCE DIVISION
Diarmuid is a recruitment specialist with over 9 years’ experience working in recruitment and a further 8 years’ experience in sales and marketing. He is now focussed on delivering the highest recruitment standards to clients and candidates in the Manufacturing and Life Science sectors. He is experienced in helping large multinational companies and SMB’s achieve their goals.
Diarmuid prides himself on being able to build and maintain strong business relationships with candidates and clients. He is hard working and is passionate about helping candidates make the right career decisions.
Diarmuid is a Sales and Digital Marketing Honours Graduate.
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Joe is a highly skilled marketing professional with over four years of hands-on experience in the field. He holds a master’s degree in management and marketing from University College Cork, where he honed his skills and deepened his understanding of the intricacies of marketing.
He has gained significant experience with working across both B2B and B2C segments, where his expertise in developing and executing successful marketing campaigns has helped his clients achieve their business goals.
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