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HR Generalist

Ref: 9218321

  • €40,000 - €50,000
  • 18 Jun 2019
  • Dublin (North)
  • Perm

HR Job- HR Generalist

Our client, a healthcare organisation and public sector company based in Dublin North is looking for two HR generalists to join their HR team covering maternity leave.


The HR generalist support the Director of HR/Operations (HRD) and Deputy HR Manager (DHRM) in developing and maintaining best practice in the management of the Human Resources Department.

Primary Responsibilities;

• To support Line Managers on HR best practice in relation to Employment Law matters and employee relation issues in line with employment legislation, HR policies/procedures. • Provide expert Human Resources and Employee Relations support, direction and guidance on all HR Policies and Procedures to managers and staff working within the hospital to ensure compliance with best practice and legislation. • Efficient staff Recruitment, Selection and Induction. • Developing and maintaining job descriptions and contracts of employment for all hospital staff in accordance with relevant legislation and best practice. • Ensure Staff Training, Education and Development are maintained for all staff. • Assist the HRD manager with HR planning; forecasting and planning the staffing needs for the hospital • Ensuring probation reviews and subsequent extensions are processed in a timely and effective manner and ensure that necessary follow-up procedures are implemented • Ensure timely and accurate processing of leave applications e.g. sick leave, maternity leave, parental leave, compassionate leave, applications for special leave etc. • Ensure temporary contract end dates are monitored in a timely manner and service needs are identified and met. • Maintaining manual and electronic department/staff records and files. • Collecting and compiling data and statistics relating to Employment Control, Absenteeism, etc, as required and advising the HRIS/Payroll Officer accordingly. • Dealing with Employee Relations issues and union activity as appropriate and reporting same to the HRD including carrying out disciplinary / grievance investigations or hearings, in line with Hospital policy and best practice. • Act as a backup for the Payroll Officer to include collating, uploading and submitting payroll information

Qualifications, Experience & Person Specification

• Third level qualification in Human Resources Management and/or Industrial Relations. • Three years’ experience in a HR Generalist role. • Have a sound knowledge of contemporary Human Resources practices and employment legislation. • Have a sound knowledge of Employee Relations and dealing with unions. • Have excellent numeric skills including competency in MS Office and IT systems (experience of Zellis Resourcelink/Optimum would be an advantage) • Have excellent organisational, administrative, resource and time management skills; the ability to multi task combined with the ability to prioritise and delegate. For more details, please contact Aoife O'Donovan on 01 662 1000 or a.o'