HR Advisor (Generalist) - 6 month FTC

28 June 20202020-06-28



HR Advisor (Generalist)

6 Month Fixed Term Contract


Our Irish HR Team operates as a centralised function from our headquarters in Dublin, supporting our businesses across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (the Island of Ireland or “IOI”). Our HR Team provides the full suite of HR services to our offices in Dublin and Belfast as well as all of our distribution depots across IOI. These include recruitment, employee relations, performance management, payroll, talent management, compensation and benefits, training and development and compliance. We drive for continual improvement as well as staying on top of market changes and practices to ensure we are continually learning, growing and developing.


Our HR Generalist

We are looking for an experienced HR Generalist to manage teams within ROI & NI. This role will be based in our Dublin Office with travel to our other locations within IOI as required (given the current Covid-19 situation, this requires a large degree of flexibility including working from home). The successful candidate will ensure current practices are adhered to and managed effectively as well as driving change and building relationships with key stakeholders.

You’ll support the HR Business Partner and will have the administrative & specialist support from our People Services team. We want you to manage the following:

  • Employee Relations, Disciplinary & Grievances
    • Oversee employee relations issues
    • Arrange investigations where required
    • Provide all correspondence in relation to hearings
    • Advise, support and coach managers on all employee relations concerns
  • Performance Management
    • Advise and coach managers on performance process
    • Provide appropriate material to managers to ensure performance process is managed
    • Ensure process is managed in a timely fashion
  • Policies & Procedures
    • Ensure policies and procedures are in place and up to date
    • Ensure polices and procedures are communicated where required
    • Coach and support managers on relevant policies
  • Absence Management
    • Management of sick leave short & long term
    • Organise referrals to company doctor
    • Manage absence and work with managers if required
  • Additional Support on team and business projects


Who You Are

We’re looking for an HR generalist who is loves working in a fast-paced commercial environment. This is key as people often underestimate how quickly things change in an FMCG organisation (hospitality, distribution, logistics, manufacturing etc). Other key skills we’re looking for include:

  • CIPD qualified
  • Experience with managing employee relation cases end to end including investigations, disciplinaries & grievances
  • Knowledge of ROI/NI employment legislation
  • Experience of managing challenging conversations
  • Experience of leading projects
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Driven and passionate to impact change
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and develop relationships with key stakeholders


Sounds Interesting?

Send us a CV that demonstrates your HR capabilities and we’ll be in touch ASAP!