HR Generalist

Posted 27 June 2023
LocationCounty Carlow
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHuman Resources
Contact NameNicole Murphy

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a HR Generalist for our client, a multinational company based in Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow.
This is a permanent, full-time position.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate, as they will get the opportunity to add value to a progressive HR team within the company. This person needs to have a strong vision for what success looks like in a dynamic environment.
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Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist employees on work related and personal matters as requested. Offer support or refer employees to the Employee Assistance Programme if necessary. Resolve grievances through informal or formal process.

  • Monitor policies as set out in the Employee Handbook and Employee Charter of Rights.

  • Assist and support managers on the interpretation of company policies and procedures.

  • Administer payroll changes and compensation and benefit plans (pension, income protection, death in service etc.) as required.

  • Support apprenticeship recruitment and training activities, including schools programme.

  • Participate and assist on any investigation where required.

  • Guide managers on progressive discipline policy and assist with written disciplinary action.

  • Assist with Performance Improvement Plans were required.

  • Responsible for the recruitment & selection process in line with the Global Recruitment Policy.

  • Organise new employee’s on-boarding, contracts, induction and exit interview practices.

  • Ensure probationary reviews are carried out for all employees.

  • Support the rollout of the Employee Opinion Survey.

  • Source, select, record and manage training requirements for employees.

  • Learning & Development: ensure performance management (appraisals) are conducted.

  • Respond immediately to issues raised with respect to EH&S or non-compliance issues.

  • Involved in Company Audits.

  • Management and preparation of employee travel itinerary.

  • HR Projects.

  • Administration support to HR department.

What are we looking for?

  • BSc/BA in Human Resources Management.

  • CIPD Membership.

  • Proven experience in a HR environment (3-5 years’ experience).

  • Understanding of human resources policies & procedures and good corporate governance.

  • Excellent MS Office and MS teams and ability to learn new software required.

  • Familiarity with TMS, SAP Success Factors, Peoplesoft and Workday an advantage.

  • Strong knowledge of employment / labour laws and current legislation.

  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Exceptional organisational, planning, problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work on own initiative under minimum supervision.

  • English language fluency, both written and verbal.

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