Human Resource Generalist

Large service company based in Co Waterford have an exciting opportunity for a strong Human Resource Generalist based between 2 sites, however, currently this role will be based remotely in line with Covid 19 restrictions. This is a Fixed Term Contract role to cover a Maternity Leave. This role will give invaluable exposure to all aspects of HR and OD to the right candidate.
Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
  • Management of full recruitment cycle from advertising, screening, interviewing to reference checking
  • Co-ordination of all aspects of the payroll process: joiners, leavers, benefits, on a monthly basis etc.
  • Preparation and distribution of healthcare and pension reports on a monthly basis
  • Administration of contracts and handbooks
  • Provide HR advice to Managers and also employees when required, ensuring advice is legally compliant and in line with each company policy & procedure
  • Creation and updating of policies that are legally compliant
  • Management of HR System (Ultipro) in assisting with set up of employees, responding to both manager and employee queries
  • Maintenance of employee files ensuring all data is up to date and correct
  • Reporting on metrics across each company when required such as attrition, time to hire, absenteeism, analyzing results and making recommendations on results
  • Involvement in conjunction with the Organisational Development team in Developmental Programmes for employees and teams
  • Driving the employee wellbeing initiative agenda and building this out further
  • Health & Safety responsibility such as ensuring sufficient fire wardens and first aid trainers are trained and certified
  • Any other administration tasks as required.
  • Will cover 2 sites as required.
  • 3-4 years solid experience working within a fast-paced environment is essential;
  • Previous recruitment experience is essential;
  • Previous experience in and knowledge of Employment Legislation is essential;
  • 3rd Level HR related diploma or degree is preferred;
  • Excellent communication and people skills - strong desire to collaborate
  • Experience with prioritization, multi-tasking, and problem solving
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in MS Office and ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Ability to tactfully deal with confidential and often sensitive information