CIPD qualified, Edel has extensive experience in recruiting for many of the world’s largest companies including Boston Scientific, Medtronic, GE, Abbott, P&O, Hollister, Coca-Cola, Oracle, KPMG and E&Y, as well as many indigenous & international companies across all industries. She became the National Key Account Manager to a number of these global companies, as well as the Project Manager for many large recruitment projects.
Edel worked for over an 11 years with an international recruitment company, where she developed both recruitment and business start-up skills. She established seven new divisions for the company both in Ireland and Australia and managed these new divisions to success, gaining broad exposure to many sectors including Senior Finance, Accounts Administration, Office Support, Information Technology, Financial Services, Logistics and Life Sciences.
Edel’s main interest lies in the Accountancy & Finance sector. Having majored in H.R.& Accountancy as part of her B.B.S. at U.L., she has a real passion for the people, the jobs and the career opportunities within it. She has spent most of her career placing Accountants into career-progressive positions, from helping newly-qualified practice Accountants to find their first industry position, through to working with top CFOs and FDs to find the strategic, influential position that will capitalise on their business leadership talents.
Thoroughly enjoying her return to Senior Finance recruitment, Edel feels privileged to have made a career from what she loves to do. She lovesto help others to find the same and hopes to help you to do so too.
I have known Edel [Vahey] for many years and she has helped source several candidates for us that are now part of our Finance team at HID Global Ireland. We continued to work closely with Edel when we were growing the team for our European Centre of Excellence. Edel has an extensive network of top talent and never fails to provide us with highly qualified and experienced candidates that fit well with our company culture. I value Edel’s professionalism, trust her intuition and the experience she brings to every recruitment effort. I would highly recommend using Edel and her Company for any recruitment needs you might have.HID Global Ireland
Edel Vahey has worked for us down through the years on our finance roles and has placed 3 Finance Leader roles in the last 18 months!! – her most recent being our Operations Treasury Manager Role! It is an incredible record and I have really valued our partnership with Edel. Her knowledge of the industry is outstanding and the work that goes into placing these candidates is extensive to say the least!!!Lucie Maloney, HR Manager at Boston Scientific
I have worked with Edel as both a client and a candidate for many years. I have always found Edel to be committed and highly professional, and her advice and knowledge to be highly valuable in both situations. Edel’s knowledge of the marketplace and her ability to match candidates to the role requirements for both parties is exceptional. I would have no hesitation in recommending Edel.David Keating, Chief Financial Officer at Vivasure Medical Ltd
Would thoroughly recommend Edel as a key support for any Finance related recruitment. She has a deep understanding of the market and has an extensive network to draw upon. Professional, personable, customer centric, consistent & reliable.Garreth Woods, Lead Recruiter at Microsoft
As a client of Edel’s, I was very impressed by her regular communication, excellent feedback, thoroughness and professionalism. She is clearly on top of her job and I strongly recommend her to anyone who is either recruiting or seeking new opportunities themselves.Donal Leahy, Finance Director at Tom Hogan Motors
Edel is fantastic to deal with it. She gives honest and incisive feedback that really helps you in your job search and interviews. She understands what a company is looking for and how you would best fit with them. She was a great help to me during my recent job search and I would recommend her highly.Ciaran Lydon, Financial Analyst at Boston Scientific
Edel is a true professional in her job: in the occasions I have dealt with her, she showed high expertise, commitment (she is very driven) and dedication in order to provide a great service to companies and individuals. I have found my current job through her personal assistance; I have already recommended Edel to colleagues who are looking for new jobsAlessandro Giagodi, International Payroll Lead at Stripe