Human Resources

HR Generalist

Posted on:

Tuesday 26th October 2021

Overview of role:



Our client, a market leading global freight forwarding company is currently seeking a ‘HR Generalist’ to join their very successful team. You will be working in busy HR department. You will assist in a variety of tasks such as recruitment process,  new starter onboarding, general administrative duties, and delivering an excellent people experience to all staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist on the A to Z recruiting process, ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience
  • Work with individual hiring managers to understand requirements and deliver panels of candidates to match these
  • Assist with interview and hiring discussions with interviewers and hiring managers
  • Assist & maintain HR data reports and performance metrics on a regular basis
  • Drive offer process – including extending offers, closing candidates, and generating offer letters
  • Conduct reference checks
  • Ensuring smooth on-boarding of new employees including induction, documentation & catch up meetings
  • Ongoing review of HR related policies and procedures in line with relative legislations
  • Assist HR Manager with being point of contact for managers and employees in relation to investigations, grievances, and/or disciplinary issues
  • Maintenance of HR personnel, recruitment, performance management (OTE) process and accurate weekly & monthly reports for HR & Management teams, when and if required
  • Responsible for providing prompt, professional response to queries sent to HR via email
  • Actively involved in general HR Projects


  • 2 years minimum HR Generalist/Assistant experience in a busy office environment (previous logistics/FMCG experience a strong advantage)
  • Ability to prioritise workload, self-motivated and driven
  • Ability to manage tasks and people
  • Professional approach in all aspects of the role and ability to follow through on queries until resolution is achieved
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Have excellent verbal and written English
  • Knowledge of Irish employment Law is desirable
  • Third level qualification in HR /Business essential
  • The ability to communicate effectively across all departments within the company
  • Excellent organisational and teamwork skills
  • Professional and focused approach, pro-active “Can Do” attitude
  • Good Microsoft Office Skills: with strong word and excel skills
  • Demonstrate a strict code of confidentiality and discretion
  • Show flexibility in relation to work activities and a proven ability to multitask and perform under pressure
  • Continuous strive for excellence through process improvement practices

What We Offer:

  • The salary on off for this role will range at €32k to €35k + generous ‘Opportunity to Earn’ Bonus Scheme rewards (OTE)
  • 21 days (Up to 2 additional days leave after 12 months)
  • Company Pension
  • Working Hours (08:30am to 5:30pm)


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