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HR Manager- Hybrid

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 21146

Great job opportunity for an experienced HR Manager to join a leading Multinational manufacturer of raw materials, ingredients and additives on a 9 month Maternity Leave contract.

A hybrid working model with an office based in Portlaoise.

The HR Manager will be responsible for creating an exceptional employee experience with a focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent. 

Reporting to the Director of People & Culture, the People & Culture Manager will support and partnership in the areas of recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, employee engagement, performance management, talent management, compensation, benefits, and change management. 

HR Manager Responsibilities: 

• Support the Director of People & Culture with the implementation of P&C initiatives that 

support business strategies and goals.

• Analyze and provide guidance on the current organizational state and future requirements.

• Provide guidance and partner with leaders and front-line management in the areas of change management, employee engagement, performance management, employee relations, career development planning and compliance matters.

• Drive employee engagement through facilitation of engagement action plans and/or round table discussions.

• Manage employee relations issues and conduct workplace investigations. Provide 

detailed recommendations to management and ensure issues are addressed and documented in a timely manner through a comprehensive, thorough and objective investigation and resolution process..

• Coach and consult with managers and employees on issues affecting morale, performance and development. Help to determine root causes and recommend appropriate strategies.

• Facilitate the rollout of the performance appraisal process and provide guidance to leaders on performance review documentation when needed.

• Manage employee rewards and recognition programs.

• Conduct New Hire Orientations and assist with all P&C Onboarding tasks.

.• Organize and manage employee events including company celebrations, leadership visits, Lunch and Learns, etc. 

HR Manager Qualifications:

• BA/BS Degree – preferably in Human Resources, Business or related field with Three to five years related HR Management experience.

• Strong Irish Employment law knowledge essential.

• Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment dealing with 

employee relations, problem solving and change management.

• Knowledge of payroll and benefits administration and report generation.

• Possess a positive “can do” attitude.


For a confidential discussion, please contact Tina Cornally.