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HR, Training, Recruitment

Senior HR & Recruitment Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 16/08/2018
Job Reference: 93339

Job Description

Contact: Michelle Kilcar
Telephone: 086 834 7871

Senior HR & Recruitment Manager
Our client, a production company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior HR & Recruitment Manager for their site.

  • Manage and run the organisations recruitment requirements
  • Partner with Functional Heads to identify capability gaps and opportunities for business improvement and personal development
  • Integrate HR strategies to support and achieve corporate business objectives
  • Contribute as a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Manage the HR team to support and advise employees on all HR related matters
  • Provide advice and support, particularly at Management and Senior Management level on strategic matters, structural changes, key processes and significant employee relations issues etc
  • Ensure company needs are met through the development of a strategic approach to attracting best calibre candidates and manage the recruitment process for senior/specialist roles
  • Champion the new Performance Management process and support all managers and employees in utilising the new performance management system effectively
  • Support the Leadership team as necessary with the Talent Management Programme
  • Source and provide expert legal advice and solutions on HR related activities
  • Promote communication at all levels of the organization and continuously improve communication strategy and process
  • Organising and implementing employee development programmes
  • Streamline existing HR processes and propose new initiatives as necessary
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are compliant, effectively communicated, understood and adhered to

Skills & Experience
  • Primary Degree in HR, Business Studies or similar discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years broad based HR experience
  • Proven track record of working on own initiative, as part of a team, to manage complex projects to deliver clear objectives in the required timeline to the highest standards
  • Strong presentation and influencing skills; the ability to communicate effectively at peer and at senior management level
  • Good communication, organisational and administration skills
  • Flexible and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to embrace new ideas/initiatives when they arise

For further information on this Senior HR & Recruitment Manager role in Galway please contact Michelle Kilcar on 086 8347871 /
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