HR Generalist

Donegal, Ireland Full Time

Salary: 30,000

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HR Generalist 30 - 40k per year depending on experience.

This is a Full Time maternity cover role with our large multi-national client based in Letterkenny, Donegal. Part-time pro rata may be considered for an exceptional candidate and there is a possibility of a permanent position also.


You must have experience working for a similar company. The successful candidate will manage day to day generalist HR support to key business functions and run key people related projects. You will develop and implement HR policies and programmes with the objective of ensuring HR practice keeps in line with the needs of a growing business and legislation.


Business Partnering - Work closely with managers at all levels to proactively identify and resolve any human resource issues.- Responsible for managing and implementing day to day HR infrastructure processes, programmes and services for the assigned business group through own efforts and those of team members.- Act as business partner for assigned group and work with managers to identify human resources impact of specific business decisions. Ensure consistency in HR service provided across all business groups.


Employee Services - Ensure the provision of timely, efficient and meaningful administration services to employees and managers working with the HR generalist team to improve process and delivery channels on an ongoing basis.


Policy Practice - Remain aware of any changes to legislation or polices and take a proactive approach to formulation and updating of HR policies and procedures in line with legislation and best practice.- Maintain and drive a constant focus on process improvement and finding better ways to deliver value to the business.- Ensure that all HR practices are consistent in meeting the needs of the business groups supported.

Recruitment - Provide back-up and administration support to the Recruitment function as required through the HR Generalist team.


Compensation Benefits - Research CB strategies, including provision of salary surveys input.- Provide compensation and benefits support to managers and employees-Manage year end compensation process in conjunction with Director.


Performance Management - Work with HR Director and management team to ensure the corporate performance management process is implemented in an effective manner ensuring the bar is raised each year, and monitor its effective application.- Ensure performance management processes are fully adhered to for the HR generalist team and that performance increases year on year. Provide timely and ongoing feedback to team members.


Employee Relations - Promote and encourage formal and informal communications.- Develop effective people relations- Provide guidance and facilitate the positive resolution of employee relations issues.


Reporting - Provide quarterly, monthly and ad hoc reports as required. Provide status reporting and communicate all HR business issues to senior team members in a timely manner.


Knowledge Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as outstanding planning, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally Self-starter with the ability to prioritize own workload and work on their own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Good team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Computer Literate – sound knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email skills. Working knowledge of PeopleSoft or similar HR databases a definite advantage.
  • Numerical ability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Leadership skills.


Background Requirements This position requires:

  • Degree level qualification (with a HR specialism or relevant prior experience).
  • 8 years experience in a HR role (preferably in a generalist role).
  • CIPD qualification/part qualification.


This role is based in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Salary: 30-40k.


For immediate call back and interview please submit a current CV to be considered for position.


Closing Date 30th January.

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