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Claire Birch

Expert Talent Specialist & Entrepreneur

Works remotely from Valencia

  • 39.464773
  • -0.363258
  • Suggested rate £250 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Valencia, Spain
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Business sector
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Agriculture
  • Civic & Social Organizations
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Culture
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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Irish


  • French


  • Spanish



Skills (7)

Claire in a few words

I am currently delivering services as Senior Recruiter for Amazon AET (Amazon Experiences and Technology), hired specifically to coordinate their expansion into new European and African markets. Due to the economic downturn and changes to the company’s expansion strategy, my position there is not guaranteed. I thoroughly enjoy working for Amazon but am now considering other opportunities as we move towards 2023.
I have 16 years’ experience in international recruitment, global mobility, talent management and emerging markets. I am proficient in developing fundamental HR policies that are cost-effective, feasible, and compliant with established policies in order to achieve organisational goals, amplify employee development, and improve performance. My primary areas of expertise include strategic HR planning, talent management, employee engagement, and training & development.
My talent acquisition strengths are fully complemented by my business acumen and competencies that surround project management, financial planning, sales & marketing, budget management, and business development. Over 16 years’ experience working in international environments such as Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and EMEA countries have equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to recruit and retain talented employees in order to support organisations in meeting their defined objectives. I am fully accustomed to developing my tactics in accordance with corporate requirements, commercial demands, and workforce needs. If given the opportunity, I will work tirelessly to deliver lucrative outcomes for your organisation.



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Uteach Recruitment Ltd

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Kingsford Community School

Teacher and Head of Department for Art & Design

London, UK

September 2003 - August 2006 (2 years and 11 months)

I started working in Kingsford Community School as a secondary teacher of Art & Design. Within my first year I was promoted to Head of Department, one year before the school's first ever GCSE exams in 2005. The Art department achieved the highest exam results out of all departments across the school that year.