Welcome to the HPRA Recruitment Portal

The HPRA Recruitment Portal is a platform that allows you to create, submit and track your application for active HPRA competitions in real time. To begin, please login and click Search Vacancies.

You can download the Recruitment Portal Application Form here. If you are a new user and want to see a video tutorial on how to create and account and apply for a vacancy, please click here.

Candidates should ensure they complete and submit applications in advance of the closing date stated on the role profile in order to meet the deadline. Upon successful submission of your application, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement of receipt. Shortlisting of applicants will be undertaken for all competitions. We have a competency based recruitment process which has a number of stages:

  • Online vacancy advertisement
  • Applicant screening
  • Pre-interview testing (as required)
  • Interview
  • Job offer
  • Reference checks/pre-employment medical (as required)
  • Induction

Equal Opportunities

The HPRA is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or membership of the travelling community.  The HPRA will make reasonable accommodations for a person with a disability during the recruitment process and can be notified in the course of the interview correspondence.

Data Protection 

The HPRA may request copies of academic transcripts and/or verify the authenticity of an applicant’s qualifications with the relevant academic institutions. Please visit the Privacy and Data Protection section of our website and Recruitment Privacy Notice for more information on how we use your personal data. The HPRA is not in a position to reimburse expenses incurred by candidates attending for interview. The HPRA will make reasonable accommodations for a person with a disability during the recruitment process.



If you have any questions with regard to your application, please contact jobs@hpra.ie

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