HR Generalist – Westmeath

  • Reference: AJ46360
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: HR & Training

This role is based in Westmeath and is a 9 month fixed term contract

Key responsibilities:

Business Partner
• Work as a positive, hands-on member of the EMEA HR Team and the local management team; providing advice, support and guidance.
• Work to identify organization, team and individual areas of talent and of areas development and ensure plans are in place to improve and progress these.
• Provide HR competence, direction and leadership to HR contacts and local management in a manner which is adding value and collaborating with the business
• Assist in defining HR strategy for the organization, engage with teams and individuals to support them in achieving their objectives
• Demonstrate through personal example behaviour that is consistent with the company’s policies and guidelines. Show an approachable manner giving equal and objective support to all employees. Compensation and Benefits
• Ongoing evaluation of compensation and benefits data within defined strategy
• Develop solutions in conjunction with local and EMEA management to deal with areas of concern

Employee Morale.
• Take advantage of all occasions, meetings and focus group discussions with managers and employees to develop an understanding of morale. Drive solutions to issues and close out.
• Communication
• Support HR and managers to effectively communicate key initiatives and organization decisions.

• Provide the organization with the best tools and techniques to source candidates and recruit them into the company.
• Ensure policies and procedures fit the organization culture, best practice and local legislation requirements.
• Train hiring managers to be confident and competent when interviewing potential candidates on behalf of the company

• Responsible for the accurate and timely provision of HR data reporting from the relevant region and/or assigned projects
• HR Forums. Develop local networks of HR managers who can share relevant market/best practice/legislative data.
• Participate in HR/management level meetings and strategy sessions that guide the development of people, programs and technology.
• Ensure compliance with in the areas of environment, health, safety and industry specific standards.

Essential Skills / Experience
• HR degree with 3+ years of working within HR in a multi-national/multicultural environment.
• Strong business acumen
• Excellent management skills with ability to influence management and collaborate with others;
• Demonstrated ability to recruit, direct and motivate a team in a dynamic, changing environment;
• Strong problem solving skills for developing creative solutions and meeting objectives are required.
• Skills that enable collaboration and communication, including MS-Office (primarily PowerPoint, Word, MD Project, Outlook and Excel);
• Excellent analytical ability
• The ability to prioritize tasks and be able to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously; and the ability to interface with all levels of management.
• 2nd Language desirable

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Denise Callinan on 090 64 78104 or email

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