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HR Graduate

Job Title: HR Graduate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 98577
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

HR Graduate (6 Month Contract)
Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an HR Graduate for their site.

Job Purpose
This is an entry-level HR graduate role where the work experience is designed to provide a process of continual learning in Human Resources. The successful candidate will work with all core HR functions and support the Business. The candidate will be responsible for day-to-day HR activities as well as special projects in Human Resources that will provide a broad understanding of all HR processes and procedures. This is a fast-paced, highly engaging role that interacts with employees at all levels of the organization, including executive management as needed.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:
  • Serves as a first point of contact for employees to ask various Human Resource questions
  • Drafts employment contracts and conducts on-boarding activities
  • Supports and participates with the HR Generalist in various levels of employee relations responsibilities
  • Manage Workday Operations for the Business Unit; serves as field expert for managers and employees to troubleshoot Workday issues and involve the Workday Helpdesk where appropriate
  • Acts as subject matter expert related to the employee handbook and delivers communication as needed to ensure compliance
  • Assists in the development of employees by working closely with Leadership and HR Team; Ensures development programs are completed in a timely and accurate method.
  • Handles the logistics related to ‘Managing My Career’ Process.
  • Coordinates policy and procedures interpretation to ensure consistent application, as appropriate; Maintains employee files and compliance with GDPR
  • Assists and helps coordinate employee engagement events
  • Involvement in all areas of Talent Management (Acquisition, Retention, Development & Succession Planning)

Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Exceptional ability to work with various people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong initiative and high energy; ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task between many priorities and work activities
  • Strong analytical and customer service skills
  • Ability to think through complex problems and get to resolution quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

For further information on this HR Graduate role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /
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