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AECOM Senior Talent Acquisition Partner in Galway, Ireland

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

Are you an agency or in-house recruiter wanting to work closer with your key stakeholders? Are you looking to join a rapidly growing team with genuine career development opportunities? If so, we have opportunities available which are flexible in location with hybrid working embraced, within a fantastic and high performing in-house Talent Acquisition team.

We are seeking experienced Senior Recruitment Business Partners to enhance our service offering within our Buildings & Places function across the UK and Ireland. You’ll be supporting teams that cover a variety of disciples such as project management, cost management, engineering, architecture and design management amongst other roles.

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Lead for B&P, the key aim of this role will be to deliver fast and effective service to the business and provide innovative recruitment solutions to hire the best talent on time and in budget. You will become a key member of the established B&P Talent Acquisition team, so you won’t be alone, we have a great team ethos and attitude and we work closely with our wider HR colleagues and business managers.

You will be working with hiring managers to understand their requirements and advise on strategy, translating those needs to our dedicated offshore resourcing team to enable them to source and target the talent we need. You will be guiding candidates through our recruitment process, ensuring an exceptional candidate and hiring manager experience. Whilst taking a consultative approach with the business on hiring decisions, you will work on the development of offers and negotiate with candidates on behalf of AECOM.

In this role, you will work directly with stakeholders across your sector on workforce talent planning and recruitment. You will develop strong relationships across the organisation working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Job Duties:

  • Consult with the business on staffing strategy, hiring and sourcing trends

  • Provide an extensive breadth of market knowledge and expertise of talent acquisition process and strategies

  • Participate in business meetings to stay up to date on what is happening in the line of business and geography in terms of new business, projects that are ending and skills needed

  • Actively participate in recruitment meetings with the team and the stakeholders

  • Optimise job postings for marketability for internal and external positions

  • Utilise all sourcing tools available and provide innovative ideas on sourcing strategies when required.

  • Screen and interview candidates, create the candidate funnel on requisitions to provide the hiring manager with a choice of candidates

  • Participate in recruiting events when required

  • Support the Recruitment Manager on Adhoc projects as and when required

Minimum Requirements

  • Recruitment experience at a senior level within Project/Cost consultancy across commercial, governmental, residential sectors is essential to this role, we are very unlikely to progress candidates who cannot demonstrate this experience but would consider recruiters with relevant sector experience (construction, civil engineering, architecture and design)

  • Experience of recruiting project managers, cost managers, quantity surveyors or architecture roles

  • Extensive demonstrable stakeholder management experience

  • Experience attracting technical/niche talent via social media

  • Experience of creating and implementing impactful recruitment strategies that go beyond the norm


  • Use of Smart Recruiters and/or Workday

  • Strategic Workforce planning experience

Additional Information

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083456

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Human Resources

Work Location Model: Hybrid