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
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Hotel and Catering
  • IT
  • Accountancy and Finance
  • Office and Administration

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... Read More

Lisa Dowling

Senior Construction & Engineering Recruitment Consultant

Lisa began her recruitment career in Sydney in 2009. She has previously worked with world leading recruitment companies and has gained a wealth of knowledge, training and expertise... 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 / Administration, HR and Marketing Recruitment Consultant

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

Alan Grant

Head of Accountancy, Finance & Construction Economics Recruitment

Alan offers a specialist recruitment service for Accountancy, Finance and Quantity Surveying professionals, at all levels.... Read More

Brian Walsh

Sales, Hospitality & IT Recruitment Consultant

Brian has over 5 years’ experience in sales, customer service and account management he provides recruitment solutions for our sales, hospitality and IT sections... Read More

Marian Grennan

Construction & Engineering Recruitment Consultant

Marian returned to her native Kilkenny from Australia, where her recruitment career began in the construction sector... Read More

Melissa Wynn

Marketing Executive

Melissa, our marketing executive is a Carlow native living in Waterford city. She completed her degree in Bachelor of Business with marketing in 2017 with first class honours and was awarded WIT marketing student of the year... Read More