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HR, Training, Recruitment

106041 - HR Director - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 8/11/2019
Job Reference: 106041
Contact Name: Michelle
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Job Description

HR Director - Galway - 106041
HR Director
Our client a medical device design services and manufacturing company is recruiting for a Human Resources Director who can provide a professional HR service to the business. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Medical Device company and gain experience within the fast paced, busy environment of a growing company. As a HR Director, you will be part of the Senior Management Team. The successful candidate will report to the CEO and be responsible for the daily operational activity of the HR Function.
Principle Responsibilities:
  • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations.
  • Work closely with the Management Team to implement and drive employee development programmes.
  • Update the business on all relevant legislative and best practice changes.
  • Drive the culture within the business, supports the Management Team in creating a positive environment for staff.
  • Ensure maximum efficiency in staffing all departments by driving regular performance appraisals, regularly updating job descriptions and identifying training solutions.
  • Working with other departments to implement the Company's policies and goals.
  • Supporting the Management Team in other projects or duties on an ad-hoc basis.

Education, Skills and Experience:
  • 5 years + Generalist HR experience in a HR Management role, ideally within a Medical Device environment
  • CIPD Qualified
  • Excellent Knowledge of Irish & European Employment Law Practices
  • A results orientated, problem solving approach
  • Excellent organisational, communication Skills and Documentation Control

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Michelle Kilcar on 091-730022/

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