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HR Generalist

Ref: 920744

  • €50,000 - €60,000
  • 17 Jan 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm



HR Job- HR Generalist

Our client, a leading reinsurance company based in Dublin City Centre has an opening for a HR Generalist to join their team for a 6 month contract.

Overall Purpose:

The overall purpose of the role is to provide day to day support to the HR Manager across all facets of Human Resources as required. This is a broad role and will suit a bright, self-motivated individual who is willing to juggle a wide range of tasks at a time. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and develop their skills while gaining exposure to interesting projects.

Primary Responsibilities;

Recruitment & Selection • Point of contact for recruitment agencies. Assist the HR Manager in compiling job specs and screening applications. Schedule and conduct first round interviews and relay feedback as required. • New joiner onboarding – assist in preparation of contracts of employment, conduct reference checks, organise health screening, create employee files, prepare induction packs, activate IT account with Home Office as well as coordinate new joiner induction schedules. Payroll • Prepare a detailed first draft of the payroll memos on a bi-monthly (Canada) and monthly (Dublin) basis for the HR Manager to review. Maintain all trackers and spreadsheets in support of same. Proactively log payroll activity to the payroll folder and memo as they arise. HR Reporting • Prepare monthly headcount report. • Generate regular and ad hoc HR reports as requested by the Senior Management team in Dublin. • Maintain HR expenses via Concur ensuring invoices are documented. • Complete regular reports for Home Office and Finance as required. • Complete regular salary surveys for benchmarking purposes. Absence Management • Maintain absence system and reporting of such to include annual leave, illness, unpaid leave, parental leave etc. • Maintain maternity leave and paternity leave tracker on an ongoing basis. Employee Benefits • Administer the Tax Saver Travel & Bike Schemes. • Administer the Healthcare & Pension schemes – point of contact for health insurance and pension providers, maintain up to date membership reports and ad hoc correspondence. • Prepare renewal data and annual review meetings. General HR Responsibilities & Administration • Provide support and guidance on HR related matters to employees • Responsible for all HR related correspondence including confirmation of employment letters, mortgage applications, maternity forms and letters, length of service letters, probation letters, social welfare forms etc. • Leaver administration – coordinate leaver process including exit interviews, type up minutes of the meeting, circulate leaver forms, calculate annual leave balance and deactivate IT account accordingly. Annual HR Activities • Assist HR Manager with annual activities as they arise including annual performance review process, annual bonus review, annual salary review and preparation of Compensation Committee papers for Board meetings. • Assist HR Manager in coordinating the Actuarial Student Internship Programme. • Assist HR Manager with the planning and organisation of international secondments and placements.

Principal Qualifications Required:

• Degree Qualified • CIPD accreditation beneficial

Desired Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years of experience in a HR Generalist role • Experience of working in financial or professional services • Experience of working in a fast paced high-intensity role an advantage  Experience of systems implementation beneficial. Aoife O’Donovan