Eric Seery, IT Recruitment Consultant

Eric joined the Vantage team in 2017 as an IT Resourcer. A graduate of Hospitality Management, Eric has extensive experience in Customer Service. Eric prides himself on his ability to engage with candidates and go above and beyond to meet and exceed their expectations. His role with Vantage is to ensure that all candidates requirements are met in a timely and professional manner.

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Sam Reilly, Services Director

Sam brings a wealth of HR and Recruitment experience to his role, having worked in the IT industry for over 10 years. He joined Vantage in 2004.  His role covers Account Management for many large corporate and public sector clients, bringing a wealth of experience in the sourcing, vetting and proposing of high calibre candidates within the constraints of tight client budgets. He is expert in utilising social media channels in the sourcing of superior IT professionals in both the local market and Internationally.

Fun fact about Sam: He is a qualified pilot and a compulsive liar!

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Tracey Whately, Junior Recruitment Consultant

Tracey has a degree in European Business Studies and has worked in management positions for a wide variety of organisations. From FMCG and Marketing, Graphic and Interior Design, the primary focus for Tracey has always been the customer. Tracey is dedicated to providing her candidates and clients with the best service and ensuring she finds the best fit for everyone.

Fun fact about Tracey: Despite her stage fright, Tracey has performed at an open mic and also at a Strictly for her local GAA club – and loved it!


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Amina Teruchaeva, Recruitment Consultant

Amina is an enthusiastic and hardworking professional with over eight years of experience in a variety of fields ranging from IT, sales, tourism, business development, finance and management. Amina has joined the Vantage team as a Recruitment Consultant. Amina prides herself on her resourcefulness, relationship management skills and business education. All of these combined skills ensure that she exceeds client's expectations.

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Aoife Conway, Associate Director

Aoife joined Vantage Resources as an IT Resourcer in 2012 and quickly moved up the ranks to become the Contract Team Lead. After moving on from Vantage Resources in 2020, Aoife has now returned as Associate Director. Although she will be keeping her hand in the day to day duties of recruitment, she will also be involved in driving the company forward. Over the years, she has developed an excellent knowledge of the sector in Ireland. She is known for providing an honest, ethical, and professional service. She delivers the best results for her clients and candidates through a collaborative, open and honest partnership.

Fun fact about Aoife: Despite having a fear of heights, Aoife decided to climb Mt Kinabalu on her honeymoon – needless to say she didn’t make it to the top!

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Jason McNeill, Managing Director

Jason joined Vantage Resources in 2008 after working as a Senior Project Manager in the IT industry. After graduating with a Masters in Computer Science Jason spent over 12 years with international software companies in a wide range of roles working in Ireland, South America and the Middle East. He has extensive experience in software delivery across Business Analysis and Project Management, especially in the payment systems arena. 

Fun fact about Jason: Despite not being a runner Jason has completed two Dublin Marathons with zero training before hand, you can ask him how he got along!

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Peter Gilhooly, Senior Recruiter

Peter re joined Vantage Resources in May 2022 having worked there previously in 2011 until 2013, and will be focusing mainly on Permanent roles and recruitment. Originally a Business Analyst Peter got involved in Recruitment after relocating to Ireland in 1995. He has extensive agency recruitment experience and a very good understanding of roles and technologies. He has a BA in Business Studies and a Post Grad in Systems Analysis. He has excellent organisation and communication skills and has a charming Glaswegian accent and demeanour!

Fun fact about Peter : Peter is a Scottish football fan and at the age of around 22 was frequently mistaken around Glasgow for Scottish football ‘legend’ Gordon Strachan except this was not a good thing when you lived in Glasgow where ‘Wee Gordon’ was certainly not regarded as a legend !

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Katie Markham, Marketing Manager

Katie is the Marketing Manager in Vantage. Katie is a motivated and hard-working individual with experience in graphic design, marketing and communications. In recent years she has achieved a Level 8 Certificate in Digital Marketing, an Associate Diploma in Graphic Design and have completed courses in Adobe After Effects and Film Production. She also holds a BA in Creative and Cultural Industries from TU Dublin and Masters in Graphic Design.

Fun fact about about Katie: She was named after Katie Scarlett O'Hara!

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Kenny Ajibowu

Kenny is a driven and ambitious professional with extensive experience in Human resource management services. She is self-motivated and thrives on the challenge of achievement, as well as through team collaboration. Kenny works with a client focused approach, while also fulfilling business needs. She is versatile, focused and always willing to grow and learn through continuous professional development.

Fun Fact: Kenny gets sweaty palms when she sings in public but other people think she’s great at it!

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Paige Waters

Paige is an energetic and enthusiastic professional who has joined Vantage Resources coming from a background in Hospitality, Administration and Customer Service. She finds kindness, dedication and honesty to be the most valuable qualities in finding the best fit for all. Her goal is to exceed all expectations made of her by clients and candidates, all with a positive attitude!

Fun fact about Paige: Is that she loves a fun fact - did you know it’s impossible to hum while holding your nose?

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Shauna O'Keeffe, Junior Recruitment Consultant

Shauna joined Vantage Resources coming from a background in customer service and beauty. Shauna believes in delivering a service with honesty, integrity and a little bit of fun. Her background in customer service has given her the ability to empathise and prioritise other’s needs. She prides herself on finding the right fit for all.

Fun fact about Shauna: Due to her love of Marvel superheroes she has a tiny dog named Thor!

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Craig Powell, Financial Controller

With over two decades of experience in financial control and business development, Craig is a seasoned and commercially minded, knowledgeable and innovative leader. Focused on implementing solid new strategies and financial best practices, he facilitates business growth and safeguards the company reputation. As Financial Controller with Vantage Resources since 2005, he has honed his skills in managing multiple currencies, making decisions in time-sensitive conditions, and leading interdisciplinary teams.  

Fun fact about Craig: He is a massive fan of Disney films! He regularly brings the kids to see them, but really it's for him.

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Anne Marie Molloy, Office Administrator

Anne Marie joined Vantage in 2017 where she holds a key role as our office administrator. Anne-Marie supports the business by ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our office environment. She is responsible for overseeing service delivery from our 3rd party vendor/suppliers, runs and estimates budgets, schedules meetings both client and contracts, facilitates client requests and is responsible for contract & client invoicing,  accounts receivable/accounts payable.

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Derek Leahy, Business Development Account Manager

Derek is a business graduate of TCD, a qualified management accountant (ACMA) and holds an MBA from Smurfit Business school. He has 10 years Capital Markets experience in senior Finance & Project Management roles having worked in both London & Dublin. He developed, built and managed his own successful Digital Marketing Consultancy over a 15 year period. For the past 3 years Derek has worked as a specialist IT Recruiter focusing on technical and management roles. He focussed on supporting the build of agile teams for his clients across a range of Fintech & Technology sectors. Derek is currently Business Development Account Manager for Vantage Resources’ Software Quality Assurance & Testing division - Metis7.

Fun fact about Derek: He is a Ironman Triathlon nut and is really into mindfulness.

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Barbara Winston, Office & Change Manager

Barbara joined Vantage in 1999 and has been key to the continued success of the organisation from then.  In her current role as Office & Change Manager for Vantage Resources she has overseen the delivery of many key projects for the business. She is responsible for the delivery of ongoing projects including: project analysis, feasibility studies, initiation, business objectives planning and project roadmaps.  Her responsibilities extend to the office admin function for Vantage where she manages all payment and compliance requirements including accounts payable/receivable as well as all ISO certification & standards. +353 (1) 295 2850 Jobseekers