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HR, Training, Recruitment

HR Generalist - Galway

Contract Type: Temporary
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 6/08/2020
Job Reference: 108890
Contact Name: Helga Reeves
Contact Email: helga@hero.ie

Job Description

HR Generalist
Our client a MNC medical device company located in Galway is recruiting for a HR Generalist. This is a contract role. As part of the HR Team, this role will provide a full range of day to day human resource services to all stakeholders in Europe as well as specialist support on a number of global processes and projects including HRIS.
Key Responsibilities of the Role
HR Information Systems
  • Manage the HRIS for Transitions both locally and globally (Success Factors & Workday)
  • Support with migration of Workday to Success Factors for all global Transitions employees
  • Manage system functionality such as report configuration, supervisory org maintenance, business process development.
  • Create and monitor best practices in relation to data accuracy and maintenance.
T&A System
  • Manage all aspects of local Transitions Optical Limited (TOL) T&A system including system and user configuration, reporting, maintenance and troubleshooting.
General
  • Respond to all user queries on system issues including troubleshooting any issues that arise
  • Develop training material on new and existing system processes (including new hire education)
Compensation & Benefits
  • Support HRM on all compensation related activities – o Annual bonus process o Annual salary increase process o Ad hoc benchmark requests for promotion and adjustments o New hire package design and approval o Coordination of salary surveys and local benchmarking
  • Preparation of compensation statements and support on questions from managers and employees
  • Compensation projects (i.e.: redesign of bonus scheme for Operator population)
  • Manage all system activities related to compensation including configuration, testing and upkeep with regard to process changes.
Employee Relations
  • Provide support to employees and managers on day to day queries related to policies, legislation, processes, compensation, performance etc.
  • Provide support to employees, managers and leadership teams on any ER issues that arise including grievance and disciplinary processes, performance management, probation and terminations.
Recruitment
  • Support managers on full range of recruitment activities including job description preparation, sourcing, recruitment, selection and offer proposal and approval.
  • Contribute to reporting and analysis of recruitment metrics
  • Utilize and manage recruitment tools at the disposal of TOL on local and global platforms
  • Manage participation in and act as employer ambassador at recruitment fairs etc.
Performance Management
  • Propose global process timelines taking into consideration all connected processes
  • Design training materials and employee/manager communications
  • Develop system templates, conduct testing ahead of launch and recommend improvements where appropriate
GDPR
  • Drive the GDPR activities for TOL ensuring full compliance with legislation
  • Manage approach to file protection in transit and in storage
  • Continue to monitor changes to guidelines and case law in conjunction with legal department
  • Analyse best practices and solutions and implement where appropriate
Data Management
  • Develop and maintain thorough understanding of Transitions population globally and utilize this for any reporting requests or process changes
  • Facilitate requests from group on workforce analytics ensuring accuracy in relation to the employee groups
  • Create awareness of complexity of population with respect to reporting, processes and systems.
Policies / Legislation
  • Develop and maintain a good knowledge of legislative requirements and policies including recent and upcoming changes to legislation, relevant case law and market trends.
  • Using this knowledge, critically analyze the current policies and procedures in place and recommend changes where appropriate.
  • Draft new policies and policy changes for review by HR teams and leadership
  • Manage communication and roll out of policies to new hires and existing employees
Visa & Work Permits
  • Maintain standard knowledge of work permit and visa requirements and ensure compliance from an Irish legislative perspective
  • Develop relationships with contacts for same in local and global geographies
  • Support application and processing for visas and permit for business trips, short and long term assignments
  • Maintain Trusted Partner status for TOL
Strengths
  • Manage account for Gallup Strength Finder assessments and distribute codes to new hires
  • Educate new team members on Strengths methodology
  • Maintain global strengths listing and develop analysis of same
Projects
  • Actively participate in ad hoc projects including; o Employer branding initiatives (Jobs Expo) o CSR initiatives (Skills at Work) o Essilor group requirements (Codifeye)
Key Requirements
  • Degree in business or human resources
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Good capability / knowledge of HRIS
  • Good knowledge of Irish employment legislation
  • Effective communicator both written and orally
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and multitasking required
  • Ability to build strong and effective interpersonal relationships at all levels across the organization
  • Flexible approach to working in a global, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

For further information on this HR role in Galway please contact Helga Reeves on 086 8168298 helga@hero.ie

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