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Human Resources Generalist

  • Sector: HR
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  • Job Ref: 20624

Human Resource Generalist - Galway - Permanent

The HR Generalist will provide a wide range of HR support services to the business and will be the first point of contact for all operational HR queries from the business. This role is an on-site role and will report to the Group HR Manager and there will be full support and advice available for dealing with more complex HR issues or queries.


  • Responsible for recruitment process - screening CVs, liaising with candidates, and hiring managers, Interview scheduling, interviewing, pre-employment queries, reference checks, preparing offer letters, processing hires and assisting with on-boarding activities.
  • Provide support to all new starters, acting as a point of contact for HR-related queries such as contracts, prepare letters for employee’s requests e.g., Bank, Employment Confirmation, visas, permits/ leave, payroll, etc. (end to end recruitment)
  • Lead Training and Development Compliance and support data analytics/metric improvement initiatives.
  • Develop and update HR Policies and Procedures as necessary, ensuring compliance with relevant statutory legislation and industry best practice.
  • Guide and support all level of staff members with employee relations, recruitment, inductions, grievances, performance management etc.                         
  • Communication: Co-ordinate company-wide communication and ensure branding is consistent with Group
  • Maintain HR analytical tools, reporting and dashboards. This includes maintenance of data to support analytics need and ensuring accuracy and consistency of key data sets, reports, and Metrics.
  • Perform regular audits to ensure data and system integrity.
  • Follow all environmental, health & safety rules and procedures and participate in safely and environmental activities to improve the workplace for all employees.
  •  Preparation of HR Reports, analytics & KPIs, maintain workforce measures and metrics to ensure visibility and accountability
  • Coordinating and delivery of induction program to all new employees through Training Portal
  • Ensure all employee records are up to date, accurate and in line with GDPR and HR Data Retention Policy
  • Employee Relations: Support workplace investigations and provide advice on disciplinary procedures to ensure that Managers are coached in dealing with staff issues. Also assist employees who may have queries re the process 
  • Provide advice and support to all managers in relation to company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and help develop the TMS Time attendance system Alkimii
  • To create an environment which promotes employee morale and encourages the team to have pride in their workplace
  •  Lead and Drive the Sports and Social committee
  •  Assist the Group HR Manager with ad-hoc HR projects
  • Work closely with all relevant parties on employee engagement and wellbeing


  • 3rd Level degree + CIPD qualification
  • Ability to display complete professionalism and discretion at all times
  • Strong working knowledge of HR policies, practices, and employment law
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an engaging level of confidence & enthusiasm
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a HR role which includes recruitment experience in a hospitality sector would be beneficial
  • A good work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude in your approach to work
  • Excellent computer skills and IT literacy – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, et
  • Good understanding of employment law, natural justice, and appreciation of fairness
  • Good understanding of employee engagement, motivation, and leadership
  • Ability to multi-task and work on own initiative
  • Good administration skills coupled with strong capacity to plan and organise effectively

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

(091) 706710