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HR, Training, Recruitment

HR Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Date: 23/03/2018
Job Reference: 91482

Job Description

Contact: Michelle Kilcar
Telephone: 086 8347871

Human Resource Manager
Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Human Resource Manager for their site.

Job Specification
The main duties and responsibilities of this position are;
  • Guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies and programs across the company.
  • Be responsible for the overall talent management strategy including workforce planning, recruitment, hiring, training & development, performance planning, performance management, performance improvement and succession planning.
  • Input into business strategy, organisation development and change management initiatives.
  • Manage employee relations at all levels throughout the company.
  • Manage recruitment, legal compliance and employee relations for off-site sales employees across a number of European countries.
  • Ensure compliance to employment law and other relevant regulations.
  • Oversee employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.
  • Have overall broad responsibility for communication throughout the company.
  • Manage the relationship with external recruitment agencies and other relevant third parties.
  • Manage any employee legal claims against the company relating to grievances or health & safety.
  • Directly manage all direct Human Resources staff (currently the HR Administrator).
  • Guide all managers and supervisors in their processes regarding those that report to them to ensure that all employees are managed and developed with treated with dignity and respect.
  • Manage all HR related administration duties.
  • Analyse the effectiveness of all HR efforts through continuous evaluation and improvement initiatives.

Person Specification
  • Strong, effective communicator in writing, business presentations and in inter personal communication.
  • Highly developed, demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrates a high level of confidentiality and trust.
  • Ability to deal with unforeseen and difficult situations as they arise.
  • Ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches and departmental contribution while being cost conscious.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Capable and competent in areas of employment law and expert at employee relations and communication.
  • Ability to lead in an environment of constant change.
  • Be fully proficient in MS Office (Excel / Word / PowerPoint) and have extensive experience in automated time & attendance systems.

Main Requirements
  • 5+ year’s relevant HR experience, as well as a degree in Human Resource Management including a related field (CIPD).
  • Strong experience and a thorough understanding of operational HR processes and practice.
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of current employment legislation.

For further information on this Human Resource Manager role in Galway please contact Michelle Kilcar on 086 8347871 /

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