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HR Generalist

HR Generalist

HR Generalist

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Mayo, Connacht

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Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be recruiting a HR Generalist. This role will be based in Co. Mayo.

Our client:

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an HR Generalist to join their growing team in their Castlebar office. The HR Generalist will be the primary point of contact of the employees and manage day-to-day HR operations. You’ll be responsible for the consistent application of our policies, processes, and guidelines across the business and work closely with employees from all departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

These include, but are not limited to the following,

  • Provide support and guidance to management with HR queries and employee relations issues, including absence management, disciplinary and grievance, performance, and probationary management
  • Preparation of Bi-weekly payroll file
  • Developing and updating HR policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Coordinate the New Starter process including preparation of contracts of employment, new starter packs, and assisting with initial induction and orientation.
  • Create, maintain, and update employee files and systems ensuring accuracy of data.
  • Assist with GDPR activities, including policies and training, and ensure HR data is managed within the requirements of the HR Department.
  • Manage the offboarding process including exit Interviews.
  • Demonstrate and lead by example approach to all aspects of Health & Safety.
  • Manage the administration of employee benefits, including health insurance, death in service and pension.
  • Contributing to the development of HR projects, initiatives, and process improvement.


Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BSc in Human Resources or a relevant discipline.
  • 3-5 years’ experience within a HR support role, ideally within a similar fast paced environment
  • Payroll administration experience.
  • A thorough knowledge of Employment Law, practices, and their application, with a proven track record in dealing with employee relations issues.
  • Strong team player with the ability to engage and influence.
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Strong IT proficiency and administrative skills

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