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HR Manager

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 22787

I am working in partnership with my client and I am delighted to bring to market a fantastic opportunity, the position of Human Resources Manager within a global organisation.

This is a 9-12 month FTC

This HR Manager position and may suit an experienced HR professional, you will provide HR support and advice to managers and employees at the Athy plant, including recruitment, training & development co-ordination, employee relations, change management and engagement initiatives. The first point of contact for all site level HR queries.

HR Manager responsibilities:

• Supports, advises and where appropriate, leads Managers and colleagues on routine HR matters, legal requirements, and employers’ ethical obligations. 

• Supports managers on all disciplinary and grievance issues. 

• Actively participates in UK & Ireland HR Network activities, undertaking HR projects as directed by the Plant Manager and Regional HR Director.

• Provides a comprehensive end-to-end recruitment service including approval, advertising, selection, candidate communications, appointment and induction/onboarding of new starters and internal transfers. 

• Co-ordinates the resourcing and delivery of site training to meet mandatory and business skills requirements, timeframes, and budget constraints.  

• Assists managers with employee development discussions and performance improvement plans where required. 

• Maintains succession plans and talent mapping processes.

• Controls HR data and employee files, ensuring information is accurate, efficiently, and confidentially maintained.  

• Will support the Site management team with the management of poor performance or poor behaviours. 

• Will develop and deploy strong human dynamics programs for people managers across the site.

• Maintains open communication with Union Representatives and ensures all employee relations matters are resolved effectively.

• Is instrumental in developing a positive, inclusive, open, confident VSP culture on site. Will initiate and develop programs to move the site to a supplier of choice for our customers

• Drives employee engagement initiatives, including effective and timely communications, analysis of periodic pulse survey results and action plans.

• Gives general practical support in organising events, small gifts, long service awards, general correspondence, travel arrangements, and other duties when required.

HR Manager requirements: 

• Qualified in HR Management or equivalent.

• Min. 3 years’ experience in a HRBP/Manager role (fast-paced manufacturing sector desirable).

• In depth knowledge of Irish employment law.

• In depth understanding of HR policies and processes (and development/implementation of these).

• Worked as part of an HR/management team yet happy to work autonomously and be self-sufficient.

• Experience of HRIS applications, such as SAP Success Factors, time & attendance (desirable).

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tina Cornally.