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HR Generalist

  • Location: Cork, County Cork, Munster, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

Great opportunity for a HR Generalist to join an International organisation with their European HQ here in Cork. In this varied role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day HR operations of the Cork site (approx. 80 employees). The ideal candidate will be CIPD qualified and have 3+ years HR experience in a fast-paced environment, ideally multinational. Reporting to the Area Director of HR this will be a highly visible role where you will work closely with cross-functional teams, third-party providers, and international colleagues. Positive work environment, along with an attractive package on offer. Hybrid working model.


Overview of main responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and Selection: Responsible for the full recruitment lifecycle.

  • Reporting and Systems: Update, extract and analysis data from the HR system to provide key HR Metrics as required. 

  • Employee orientation, development, and training:  Carry out company induction programme and ad-hoc training as required to managers and non-management. 

  • In conjunction with the Human Relations drive continuous performance process engaging with relevant managers to ensure goal setting and review process completion and collate and manage learning & development matrix.

  • Payroll, Benefits, General Administration:  Conduct monthly check of timesheets and assist with approving payroll. 

  • Responsible for administrative duties within the HR department.

  • Suggest and implement new policies and procedures to continuously improve efficiencies across the Cork office and to improve employee experience and engagement. 

  • Actively Promote employee wellbeing programmes and initiatives including recognition awards. 

  • Employee Relations: Liaise and support all employees and managers through counseling and advising.

  • Provide guidance and support to associates on HR queries in line with company policy, legislation, and best practice.

  • Projects: Administer Europe Middle East Asia Pacific (EMEAP) projects.

  • Communicate and update all associates both written, verbally and via noticeboards of relevant company information.

  • Conduct leader meetings and attend departmental monthly meetings to cascade HR-related topics. 

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 3rd level qualification in HR and / CIPD qualification required.

  • 3+ years relevant HR Generalist experience. 

  • Strong HR Systems knowledge specifically Workday and working knowledge of Time & Attendance systems is a key advantage.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proven ability in building collaborative relationships with all internal stakeholders and ability to influence and strong decision making.

  • Working knowledge of Irish employment legislation and awareness of HR best practices.

What you will get in return:

  • Health Insurance

  • Pension Contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Flexible Working

  • EAP Scheme

  • Educational Assistance

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.

021-4809118

michael.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie