HR Manager

Posted 25 October 2023
LocationCounty Westmeath
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Our Irish client based in Westmeath with manufacturing sites in Ireland and globally are looking to recruit a HR Manager to oversee their Irish HR function.

Be part of a company that cares about colleagues, customers, and local community. Where employees are the most important asset, their wellbeing and development are critical to the company’s success.

They are recruiting a HR Manager who will join the management team, managing HR responsibilities across the Westmeath manufacturing sites.  The HR Manager will be critical within the Management Team to achieving targeted growth strategies across the business, meet company’s objectives, and develop best in class HR system to deliver organisational performance,

The position reports to the General Manager and dotted line to CPO.

Excellent package on offer

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the HR function including recruitment, all aspects of the employee experience, employee relations, performance management, learning & development, reward, and organisation design.

  • Coaching and partnering with internal leaders to drive and maintain a high performing and inclusive culture across the business.

  • Working with the management team to develop organisation structures that will best achieve business objectives.

  • Promoting a positive work culture to support the attraction and retention of employees in the business through strong personal behaviours which align with our values.

  • Developing best in class processes and initiatives and providing excellent service to the business in areas of recruitment and selection, onboarding, learning and development, employee engagement, communications and compensation and benefits.

  • Play a key role and in the management of change in the business to ensure employee engagement.

  • Proactively work to continuously improve HR systems, processes and policies in line with best practice.

  • Manage the reporting of all people related KPIs and provide expertise and data-based input to management decision making.


What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years of experience in a HR Manager role ideally in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Masters/ Degree in HR and CIPD qualified ideally

  • Excellent leadership skills, developed with a collaborative approach to driving performance and success

  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills

  • Experience in people management

  • Strong knowledge of lean/ change management, Learning and Development, Comp and Bens, and Talent Management

  • The ability to evaluate complex situations accurately, identify creative solutions and make decisions that create successful outcomes

  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

  • Good commercial business acumen

  • Familiarity with HR software systems

 Please contact: 

Breda Dooley Matrix Recruitment on 090 6490485 or 0874057840.

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