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HR Generalist

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 23157

Human Resource Generalist - Galway City - Permanent Full-time or Part time - Onsite.

As the Human Resource Generalist, you will play a pivotal role in fostering a positive work environment and ensuring the effective management of our client's Company workforce. This role involves overseeing all aspects of HR functions, from recruitment and onboarding to employee relations, training, performance management, health & safety, and compliance.


Recruitment and Staffing:

  • Lead the recruitment process, collaborating with head of departments to identify staffing needs.
  • Conduct interviews, assess candidate qualifications, and make recommendations for hiring decisions.
  • Coordinate and oversee the onboarding and training process for new employees.

Employee Relations:

  • Foster a positive workplace culture through effective communication and conflict resolution.
  • Address employee concerns, grievances, and disciplinary matters in a fair and consistent manner.

Performance Management:

  • Implement and manage performance appraisal systems.
  • Provide guidance to managers on performance improvement plans and professional development opportunities.
  • Support career development initiatives for employees.

Training and Development:

  • Identify training needs and coordinate professional development programs.
  • Collaborate with department heads to create and deliver relevant training sessions.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations through continuous education.

HR Administration:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records.
  • Manage HR-related documentation, including contracts, policies, and procedures.
  • Stay up to date with employment laws and regulations to ensure compliance.

Health & Safety:

  • Administer Health and Safety training, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date Health & Safety records.
  • Stay up to date with health and safety regulations to ensure compliance.

Benefits Administration:

  • Administer employee benefits programs
  • Assist employees with benefit-related inquiries and issues.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a Human Resources role.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR principles, practices, and employment laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Deirdre Moran.

(091) 706710