Public Sector Recruitment

CPSA Approved Recruitment Agency

Matrix Recruitment is proud to have been added to the list of ‘Approved Recruitment Agencies’ by The Commission of Public Service Appointments (CPSA). The CPSA provides this list to Public Sector organisations who wish to engage with recruitment agencies should they have hiring requirements.

The Commission is Ireland’s regulator for public service recruitment. The CPSA has five codes of practice that must be followed for the appointment of positions in the Civil Service and Public Service. Matrix Recruitment are fully compliant with The Commission’s five Codes of Practice.

Why work with us as your Public Sector Recruitment Partner?

Matrix Recruitment provides a wide range of recruitment solutions to our Public Sector clients. Our team is trained in the CPSA Codes of Practice and consists of qualified Public Sector Recruitment Specialists. We have national leverage as well as ample experience working with public sector bodies in delivering recruitment services, which has allowed Matrix to develop a unique and in-depth understanding of the functions and requirements of state agencies, non-profit organisations & government agencies.

Matrix Recruitment is a leading Irish owned national recruitment company with over 100 years’ combined experience. With a team of 17 highly skilled and experienced consultants across 9 specialist divisions, you can rest assured we know what we’re doing.

We specialise in:

Public sectors we recruit in:

  • Health sector
  • Justice sector
  • Education sector
  • Civil Service
  • Defence sector
  • Local authorities
  • Non-Commercial State Agencies (NCSAs)
  • Education and Training Boards (ETB)
  • Local Enterprise Offices
  • Institutes of Technology

Meet The Public Sector Recruitment Team

Carol joined Matrix Recruitment in 2014 and specialises in Public Sector temporary and contract roles within Office Support & IT, Sales & Marketing and HR. She is an Associate Member of CIPD with a Certificate in Human Resources Management and Personnel Administration and holds qualifications in Job Evaluation and HR Personnel Profiling.

Carol has extensive industry experience within the Office Support & IT sector, having previously worked in a number of administration and secretarial roles for the likes of GSK and Kodak. Carol’s big passion is travel. She also enjoys keeping fit through her weekly Zumba classes.

Lisa joined Matrix Recruitment in 2017 as a Recruitment Administrator bringing 15 years work experience in office/admin environment.  She attended Galway Institute of Technology receiving her Degree in BusinessAccounts & IT. Lisa looks after all temporary recruitment in the Midlands and West of Ireland specialising in public as well as private sectors.

Outside of the office, Lisa is a big fan of the GAA and loves watching and attending matches!

Kim finished college in 2019 and received a 2:1 Bachelor of Business Ab Initio degree. Kim has extensive experience in temporary, permanent, and contract recruitment across both public and private sectors in the Midlands and West.

Vanessa joined Matrix Recruitment in 2019 and is based in our Dublin office. Vanessa graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Honours in Business Management from the Institute of Technology Carlow and she is currently studying towards her CIPD qualification with employee engagement and motivation at the heart of her ambitions. She specialises in temporary and permanent roles within the Office Support & IT, Sales & Marketing and HR and Retail sectors.

Vanessa has a fascination for arts/crafts and DIY projects from home décor to furniture. She also keeps busy with her two little girls, always on-the-go, and wouldn’t have it any other way.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact Carol Lochab on +353 874088321 or email