Our Story

A new experience in Recruitment

Search Talent was born from the need in the recruitment industry for a boutique high-end service offering. Search Talent will take the time to understand your recruiting needs and treat every requisition as if it’s an Executive Search. This means high levels of service and attention to detail, no matter what your requirements.

For candidates, Search Talent understands that you are contemplating a life-changing event and we will always have this at the forefront of our minds, no matter what your level of experience is.

Our Divisions include IT, Data Analytics, Sales, Marketing, Property, Medical, Customer Service, Legal, Compliance and Finance.

Meet the Team

Ashling Harrison

Ashling Harrison

CEO
Chris Alves

Chris Alves

HR and Operations Manager
Ben Lillington-Lester

Ben Lillington-Lester

Commercial Manager & Head of Property
Skai Morkeliunaite

Skai Morkeliunaite

Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultant
David Mannion

David Mannion

Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Consultant
Enda Connolly

Enda Connolly

Head of Legal & Multilingual
Lydia Alegro

Lydia Alegro

Sales & Marketing Recruitment Consultant
Ross Ennis

Ross Ennis

Head of IT & Scientific division
Mihaela Craciun

Mihaela Craciun

Branch Manager - Romania
Robert Cristian

Robert Cristian

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania
Robert Bedy

Robert Bedy

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant
Cherie Byrne

Cherie Byrne

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant
Iulia Mia

Iulia Mia

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania
Alina Mosoiu

Alina Mosoiu

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania
Bianca Chelcea

Bianca Chelcea

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania
Mark Flattery

Mark Flattery

Senior Medical & Pharmaceutical Recruitment Consultant
Alex Hreniuc

Alex Hreniuc

IT & Finance Recruitment Consultant
Shane Molamphy

Shane Molamphy

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant
Sarah Horan

Sarah Horan

Sales and Marketing Recruitment Consultant
Teo Cretu

Teo Cretu

IT & Multilingual Recruitment Consultant Romania

Ashling Harrison

CEO

Ashling Harrison is CEO of Search Talent which she formed in June 2019. Ashling has 32 years of experience in recruitment and has worked across most industries in her time but most recently would be valued for her work with Sales, Marketing and Executive Search assignments. Owing to Ashling’s deep connections in Irish Industry it has allowed Search Talent to hit the ground running as a start up with many of her team having worked with her in the past before joining her again. Ashling has a Degree in Management and is the Exclusive Partner of ERI an international network that gives extensive reach to Search Talent internationally.

Phone

01 9639310

Chris Alves

HR and Operations Manager

Chris Alves is Search Talent's Operations Manager. Chris is the backbone of Search Talent and looks after a wide range of functions for the Company. From the quality of our documentation, GDPR, Systems, Finance, Training and Human Resources, Chris is behind the Search Talent machine and keeps all the companies wheels turning. Chris has a degree in Business Administration and Management and worked internationally as an analyst before joining the recruitment industry four years ago. Chris is very much the person in the organisation that brings the energy and light into the Company and is a key influence to our great culture.

Chris is also our Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Phone

01 9639314

Ben Lillington-Lester

Commercial Manager & Head of Property

Ben Lillington-Lester is Search Talents Commercial Manager. He ensures that our fantastic group of recruiters deliver the highest quality of service on time every time. Ben also manages our property and construction division. Having worked for many years for prestigious firms such as Savills and Cooper & Tanners his background lends itself to having true credibility recruiting in property right up to C- level. Ben is highly organised and is responsible for Search Talent’s training onboarding and company development. Much of Search Talent’s rapid growth can be attributed to Ben and he is commonly perceived as being an all-around “good” guy. Ben’s clients are in the main working exclusively with Ben as there is no property recruiter as qualified in the subject within the recruitment industry.

Phone

01 9639313

Skai Morkeliunaite

Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultant

Skai specialises in recruiting accountancy and finance professionals for Search Talent. After she studied accounting Skai’s early career was in direct sales where she discovered she was talented at hiring other salespeople into the team, at this point a recruiter was born. Skai is a highly driven professional currently recruiting across all levels of accounting. In her previous roles, she worked in not only accounting and finance recruitment but also has recruited in IT and in-house roles for Verizon across engineering, corporate and supply chain. Having lived and worked in three different countries Skai is multilingual. Skai is a fitness fanatic and a regular donor to the Irish Blood Transfusion. Skai has been praised by clients and candidates alike for her positive energy and enthusiasm, she cares about the candidates and clients she works with which is evident by the compliments on her work that she receives.

Phone

015921664

Location

Dublin

David Mannion

Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Consultant

David Mannion is part of Search Talents growing accountancy and Finance team. David has a particular interest in placing Fund accounting, Risk and Tax roles. Having completed a Bachelors degree in Commerce and French he spent his internship working for KPMG where he received hands-on experience in a Big 4 consulting practice. David also holds the NRF certification in recruitment.David’s calling to recruitment came from a financial services recruitment agency based in Luxembourg where he specialised in investment management recruitment. David joined Search Talent in 2021. He speaks fluent French and is a keen sports enthusiast.

Phone

‪+353 1 592 1667

Enda Connolly

Head of Legal & Multilingual

Enda Connolly heads up the Legal and Multilingual Recruitment section for Search Talent. Enda has more than 15 years of experience in recruiting and has worked throughout his career across many industries before finding his true calling in Legal recruitment. He also manages our multilingual division ensuring quality of service at all times. Enda has many testimonies from candidates who find that he always goes beyond their expectations of a recruiter. He is revered for his consultative approach, the time and care he puts into his profession and his excellent career advice that he shares freely with his candidates.

Phone

01 9639317

Lydia Alegro

Sales & Marketing Recruitment Consultant

Lydia Fernandes is a valued member of the Search Talent sales and marketing team. She recruits across all levels of sales and marketing disciplines from inside sales to field sales to managerial sales and marketing opportunities. Lydia’s career in recruitment began eight years ago and she has been passionate about the industry ever since. Lydia is qualified in employment law, human resources and has a deep interest in psychology.Lydia has a very extroverted and engaging personality that is perfect for networking within the sales community. She brings out the best in her candidates and is capable of forging real connections with both candidates and clients alike.

Phone

+353 1 592 1666‬

Ross Ennis

Head of IT & Scientific division

Ross heads up our innovative Data Science Division. For over 15 years Ross has been filling positions in Dublin, United Kingdom, Paris, Switzerland and as far away as Australia in high science recruiting and executive search. He has set up successful specialist divisions, managed and trained recruiters and has an extensive agency background having also worked on interim in-house recruitment teams.  Currently Ross is developing Search Talent’s Data Science Division as the agency of choice in Europe and working with exciting positions on the cutting edge. His philosophy in recruiting is to only work with the very best using the latest technology and techniques. He is currently studying for IBM’s Data Science Professional Certificate to ensure the candidate and company recruitment experience is of the highest standard. His focus is on getting to know people and what motivates them in order to secure them a long-term match with the companies we work with. Confident, Professional and straight forward, Ross is a consultant who likes to deliver. 

Phone

015921661

Mihaela Craciun

Branch Manager - Romania

We are very proud to have Mihaela Craciun managing Search Talents Romanian Branch ( Search Talent SRL ). She is responsible for managing our ten fantastic recruiters, driving business development, and managing our Key Accounts. Mihaela can lay claim to the fact that she is working with Romania’s Tier One companies both Nationally and Internationally. She has a Master's degree in Clinical Phycology as well as qualifications in Politics and Diplomacy. Her previous background was working with a US Multinational recruitment firm where she leads a team of onboarding specialists. Mihaela is admired as a confident leader and is highly adept at ensuring projects for clients are delivered to the highest standards. In her spare time, Michaela has volunteered at the Psychiatric hospital in Romania, she likes Rollerblading and the outdoors.

Phone

019639315

Robert Cristian

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania

Rob is a highly organised and efficient recruiter who has much success in placing great IT talent due to his deep knowledge of technology. He has studied the art of web design, javascript and data technologies so that he can relate to his candidates. Rob is passionate about Web design in his spare time. Candidates and Clients alike totally appreciate Rob’s passion for IT and his five years of experience in recruiting perfectly marry with quality Search and Selection. In his spare time, Rob is a great cook and a lover of nature.

Phone

+353 1 592 1669

Robert Bedy

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant

Robert is a fantastic Multilingual resource for Search Talent. He speaks three languages fluently one of which is German and can test and assess language skills in candidates. He has a keen interest in Data Science and Analytics and easily uses this interest in his search for international talent. Robert works hard to find the best multilingual in the market and has a high ratio of candidates to hire. He is very strong in attracting candidates through innovative social media campaigns and can attract customer service, technical support and sales agents through these channels. His friendly and enthusiastic personality allows him to easily connect with both clients and candidates and he brings high energy and excellent networking skills to Search Talent. His previous work experience has been in sales and hospitality which is the perfect combination for a people business such as talent acquisition.

Phone

015921662

Cherie Byrne

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant

Cherie is part of our multilingual recruitment team and came to Search Talent having been in the recruitment industry for close to three years. She is extremely passionate about recruitment and can find the rarest talent in the market through her determination, networking skills and her enthusiastic pitching to relevant candidates.Cherie is relentless when she takes a role on and will not stop until the perfect candidate is presented to her clients or the perfect role is detailed to her candidate. Cherie speaks conversational Spanish having studied Art History in Spain, she has also studied psychology and counselling and works in her spare time with children who have special needs.

Phone

015921663

Iulia Mia

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania

Iulia is our  IT recruiter working from our Romanian office, She has a degree in Human Resources and her career path before joining Search Talent was dedicated to HR always with a special interest in the recruitment element of the Human resources function. Iulia also spent close to four years in the airline industry which afforded her a truly international perspective.In her spare time Iulia is improving her love of the Spanish language and is an avid outdoor enthusiast.

Phone

+353 15921670

Alina Mosoiu

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania

Alina is an experienced Human Resource Manager with vast knowledge in managing the hiring process, employee relations, performance management and of course recruitment. Alina is dependable and organised with outstanding skills in building relationships across all levels of experience. She has six years of experience working in the HR and Recruitment industry and has completed several trainings in both project management ( Six Sigma certified) HR, Career coaching and high-performance analysis. She works for Search Talent Romania covering  IT requisitions. Alina’s focused way of delivering results is second to none.

Phone

+353 1 592 1668

Bianca Chelcea

IT Recruitment Consultant Romania

Bianca is based in Search Talent Romania and is focused on IT recruitment both contract and permanent. Previously she worked in the recruitment industry as a Program Manager for a U.S. company also operating in Romania. Bianca is truly a people person and able to build strong relationships with both clients and candidates due to her interpersonal skills and her extensive knowledge of technology. Bianca graduated with a Masters's degree in Engineering which is particularly relevant to all engineering and system integration topics. She has much success in placing people within Microsoft technologies and DevOps and in her spare time is always researching the latest technologies

Phone

+35315921660

Mark Flattery

Senior Medical & Pharmaceutical Recruitment Consultant

Mark has joined us with a deep understanding and appreciation for the medical industry. He worked as a sales and marketing manager for the last 15 years selling into both the medical care community and as a pharmaceutical Sales professional himself. Mark has vast connections nationwide having sold to both medical and nursing professionals and has worked with them to the point where he has been invited to be present at surgeries and advise on patient handling.He builds his reputation from being absolutely trustworthy and would list his strengths around delivery of highest levels of service and professionalism.Mark builds instant rapport with anyone who encounters him and will work as hard for his candidates as he will for his clients.Mark recruits in our Doctors team and has a personal interest in community care.

Phone

019639311

Alex Hreniuc

IT & Finance Recruitment Consultant

Alex has joined Search Talent as part of his Undergraduate Degree in Recruitment. Before this Alex spent one years in the Army where he learnt the art of discipline, team importance, and hard work which he brings to our company. He also has qualifications in business. Alex has a keen and genuine interest in technology and emerging technologies this coupled with his fluency in Romanian means he can spend time in both our Romanian operations as well as our Dublin base where he is located. In his spare time, he is a member of the South Dublin Panthers ( American Football ) he also has a black belt in Karate and enjoys a whole range of sporting activities.

Phone

+35315921678

Shane Molamphy

Multilingual Recruitment Consultant

Shane is highly qualified in Human Resources with a Masters in Human Resources Management and a Bachelors Degree in Commerce behind him. Before joining Search Talent Shane worked in the recruitment industry serving Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Netherlands for a prestigious Financial Services recruiting firm. Shane is now working in our Multilingual and Call Centre careers division placing international and national candidates in big brand organisations. In his spare time, Shane enjoys sports, volunteering and is a prolific chef in the kitchen.

Phone

+35315921677

Sarah Horan

Sales and Marketing Recruitment Consultant

Sarah has joined Search Talent whilst completing her undergraduate degree in Recruitment. Sarah has more than three years of experience working in the hospitality industry honing her people and customer care skills. She has studied management, digital marketing and is completing her qualification CIPD. Sarah is working in our sales and marketing division utilising her outgoing personality to make the best matches in this space. Sarah is a big GAA fan end enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities.

Phone

+35315921679

Teo Cretu

IT & Multilingual Recruitment Consultant Romania

Teo recruits IT and multilingual professionals in the Romanian branch of Search Talent. Previous to joining us she worked for five years in talent management for Tier One organisations such as Microsoft and Accenture, her time in these organisations has given her a true appreciation for working in large US multinationals, many such organisations that she now recruits for. Teo has a degree in Philology and a diploma in communications. She is extremely compassionate in dealing with both her clients and her candidates and is always a pleasure to interact with. In her spare time, she has a keen interest in natural remedies, art, and career counselling.

Phone

+353 1 592 1665

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