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HR Analytics & Talent Manager

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 20561

Our client, a global leading asset manager based in Shannon is seeking a HR analytics and Talent manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

The purpose of the HR Analytics and Talent Manager will be to deliver effective HR processes including comprehensive people reporting and analytics, Compensation, Benefits and payroll and the delivery of the Learning and Development strategy for the business.

Key Responsibilities:

People and Process effectiveness

  • Ensure comprehensive, strategic people reporting and analytics that is accurate and timely and aligned with the people objectives of the business
  • Lean, effective, and compliant HR processes
  • Continuously evaluate Human Resources processes against business needs and HR best practice – implementing changes as required to ensure compliance and effectiveness.
  • Streamline HR processes and add automation in order to reduce risk and improve access to, and integrity of HR data and management information reports

Payroll and benefits Oversight

  • Payroll oversight and approval for monthly and fortnightly payroll cycles
  • Developing and implementing new, compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedure - ensuring all programs, policies, and procedures comply with current legislation. (Pension, Health Insurance, S&S, Cycle to work, Company Car)
  • Undertaking periodic compensation benchmarking.
  • Manage the vendor relationship with payroll and benefits providers

Compliance and Risk management

  • Manage the HR Risk Register identifying risks and implementing controls
  • Oversee the Fitness & Probity and Minimum Competency compliance requirements

Performance and Salary Planning

  • Lead and deliver the annual salary and bonus review process for the business
  • Evaluate and promote Employee Benefits Programme
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate payroll processes for the business

HR Projects

  • Lead and/or support in HR Project Initiatives to support the overall Pepper business strategy

Learning & Development

  • Responsible for the delivery of the Pepper’s learning strategy and devise and deliver learning programmes to support the business in achieving its corporate objectives and ensure employees have access to appropriate development to maximise their potential
  • Stakeholder Management – ensure stakeholders expectations are managed including ensuring requirements are correctly scoped and prioritised, stakeholders are kept up to date on a regular basis and stakeholder expectations are managed
  • Ensure training delivered is of a consistently high standard
  • Lead the talent development process for the business – including succession and development planning for key talent.
  • Manage providers, particularly Institute of Bankers to support APA Readiness including CPD data and reporting
  • Reporting - ensure all training is reportable by learner and client to ensure a clear audit trail

Leadership & Team Development

  • To successfully lead the HR and L&D team towards achieving the goals of HR function
  • To ensure the ongoing and appropriate development of employees to enable them to achieve their full potential
  • To create and maintain a positive culture within the group
  • To ensure “living the values” of the organization is the status quo

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Application of HR Practice & Policy
  • Client feedback/Customer Experience
  • Quality, relevance, accuracy, and timeliness of reporting
  • Risk Audits
  • Documented lean procedures
  • Effectiveness of Salary and Bonus planning process
  • Employee engagement with benefits
  • KPIs of the project
  • L&D Metrics and Evaluation feedback
  • Stakeholder feedback
  • Talent pipeline
  • Turnover of high potentials/key employees
  • As measured by team results against objectives and requests
  • As measured by the staff turnover and employee surveys
  • Evidenced by the culture of the environment and the “temperature” of the group

Skills & Experience:

  • HR Manager in a fast-paced environment with 3-5 years of demonstrated success in partnering with the business
  • Degree or CIPD recognised qualification
  • Financial Services experience (desirable)
  • People Management


  • Leadership
  • Technical Human Resources
  • Building Relationships
  • Accuracy & Quality
  • Adaptability / Dealing with Change
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Decisive and ability to measure risk
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to identify, communicate and report quickly and effectively on critical issues
  • Self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy