HR Officer- Dublin City Centre | Collins McNicholas

HR Officer- Dublin City Centre

  • Reference: AJ45303y
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin North, Dublin South
  • Category: HR & Training

The position involves a collaborative and supportive approach to the development of services and structures, embracing continuous quality improvement and the implementation of changes necessary to achieve organisational objectives.



Recruitment and Selection

  • Participate in the recruitment process i.e. conducting interviews, reviewing job descriptions, graduate recruitment drives.
  • Ensure we are availing of a variety of recruitment options including social media and relevant advertisement mediums.
  • Develop relationships with Third Level Institutes with a view to recruiting their graduates.
  • Audit  records and ensure they are retained in line with Data Protection legislation

Employee Relations

  • Provide HR support and advice on policies and, procedures including dealing with queries from management and staff; Absence, Performance Management, Grievance and Disciplinary, Dignity at Work and Employment Law; to ensure consistent, equal and fair treatment in the best interest of the whole community.
  • Review, update, develop and implement HR policy, practice, procedure and programmes; on areas such as working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management; and preparing staff handbooks.
  • Conducting investigations in a fair, professional, and thorough manner.

Training and Development

  • Develop annual training and development plan for staff and management considering time and cost efficiencies.
  • Develop and facilitate training and development programmes to meet skills and capacity needs.
  • Drive Learning and Development initiatives focusing on development needs, learning plans, employee development, retention and succession plans.
  • Evaluate learning on a number of levels to ascertain its impact on the quality of service and performance monitored against KPI’s and learning objectives. 
  • Ensure Employee development needs are identified and acted upon through developmental assignments or appropriate learning interventions.

Quality Standards & HR Processes

  • Identify, review and modify HR processes to ensure they meet the needs of the organisation and are as efficient and effective as possible.
  • Conduct HR Clinics across services ensuring the visibility and availability of the HR Department to the organisation.
  • Make recommendations for changes in HR practices in accordance with new legislation or other developments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records on both hard and soft copy.
  • Produce periodic HR and Management reporting on staffing, attrition, absence, working time, and training. Produce ad-hoc reports as required.
  • Ensure the Data Protection legislation is complied with. 


  • A recognised third level HR qualification to degree level. Membership of the CIPD.
  • The candidate must have proven HR experience knowledge of HR practice and legislation. 
  • Ability to prioritise high volume, competing priorities for multiple stakeholders, and in turn, execute and deliver high quality solutions and advice.
  • Over 3 years of proven HR experience with the ability to work on initiative and lead projects.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages.
  • Commitment to providing the highest levels of quality service.
  • Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people.
  • Have a willing, can-do attitude.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Analysis & problem solving
  • Be proactive, a self starter & able to work on own initiative.
  • Commitment to best practice and professional development.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Packages (Word, Excel etc)
  • Commitment to health & safety.
  • Excellent attention to detail

For Further Information on this role, please contact Denise Callinan on 09064 78104 or email

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