Good News Story…Tara Higgins Appointed Director – Operational Finance and Business Support with Barden Munster

Tara Higgins

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tara Higgins as Director – Operational Finance and Business Support within Barden Munster.

A core part of Tara’s role is working directly with professionals in the areas of Operational Finance and Business Support, helping them to identify and map out their future career path, and secure their ideal roles. Tara will also partner with clients to build world class teams in these, and other, areas of business. 

“Tara took a risk in joining Barden in our very early days and has been a cornerstone of our Cork practice ever since.  A real expert in recruitment, Tara has taken on and delivered on a very wide array of projects for our clients nationally and has led the way here in terms of evolving additional service lines to meet the needs of some of our most important clients.  Tara has a very bright future here in Barden – in stepping up to director I’ve a feeling she is only getting started.” –  Jonathan Olden | Managing Partner | Barden Munster

After 5 years of working with Barden and back then joining what was an early day’s start-up office, it’s been incredibly exciting to see the team around me, both in Cork and nationally, growing and going from strength to strength. From my first day, my goal was to help Barden to have more opportunities to help people, those looking for the next step in their career, our clients and prospective clients initially in Operational Finance and then across new areas and specialisms. As a result, I have enjoyed a varied recruitment partnering role where no day is the same (ever!). I’m looking forward to what this year will bring as I continue to help Jonathan, Ed and Elaine to grow new areas and to develop some of the existing areas in which Barden can support people who are looking for their next challenge and our growing client base. Next up: shaping a Business Support and HR Recruitment Practice! I am very grateful to the team and peers I have around me on this next chapter with Barden.– Tara Higgins | Director – Operational Finance & Business Support | Barden Munster

A little about Tara…

Tara Higgins  is Director – Operational Finance & Business Support with Barden. She is part of our team in Cork, and is an expert in Operational Finance and Business Support recruitment and careers.

A UCC grad, Tara started her career in finance before moving into recruitment in 2015. She joined Barden Cork in April 2018 at a very exciting time when the Cork office was in true start-up mode. Over the past number of years, she has helped our managing partners to grow various areas of the Cork business, which she is extremely passionate about.

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