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A Senior HR Generalist is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our client based in Galway. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information. Senior HR Generalist Location: Galway Experience Required: 3 -5 Years Reporting To: Head of HR We have an immediate need for a strong, well-informed, and confident individual currently operating as a Senior HR Generalist but is eager to take on more responsibilities to expand their career. The Senior HR Generalist will be involved in a whole range of HR activities which include: Recruitment, Employee Development, Employee Relations, Employment Law, Compliance, Disciplinary and Grievance issues, and the management of the TUPE process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Dealing with day-to-day Human Resources queries from employees and management.
  • Manage HR administrative & transactional work processes, such as, contracts, probation extensions, sickness absence, and maternity/paternity matters.
  • To assist in producing HR Management information, statistics, and reports within an agreed time frame
  • Participate in the development and implementation of HR policies, processes and programs.
  • Maintain and update the HR System (Workday) while providing ongoing support to
  • Managers and employees.
  • Analysing training needs in conjunction with managers; planning and sometimes delivering training.
  • Support managers in managing talent and performance.
  • Work with Health & Safety Management to ensure that objectives are being met and appropriate actions formulated to address.
  • Other HR-related responsibilities as required by the business.
  • Responsibility for end-to-end recruitment of operative staff, as well as being the first point of contact for all candidate queries.

Employee relations
  • Maintaining good employee relations is at the core of the Senior HR Generalist's role who acts as a specialist on specific areas of employment law, and ensures the wider workforce is aware of company policies and procedures.
  • Advising the Management team when dealing with employee relations issues and maintaining good relations.
  • Conducts and manages investigations of complaints as well as hearing grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures when required.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • HETAC level 8 Degree in HR /Third level qualification in HRM and / or CIPD qualification
  • The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter who is keen to make their mark in their next career move with a flexible and adaptable approach in a changing environment.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and take ownership for their work.
  • Service Sector experience an advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years solid HR Experience (in particular familiarity with Recruitment, Absenteeism and Disciplinary Management ETC)
  • Experience with Workday and TMS systems is preferable.

N.B. It is essential that you hold a valid working visa for Ireland Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900