Human Resources

HR Manager

Posted on:

Friday 17th May 2024

Overview of role:



We are actively recruiting for an experienced Senior HR Manager for a large engineering company. This role will be based in Co. Kildare.

As the Human Resources Manager, you will provide our client with crucial leadership and guidance on an everyday basis in line with their business goals. You will oversee the important decisions within the HR department regarding aspects such as employee relations, business management and human resources software. The Human Resources Manager should possess significant leadership and management experience with extensive technical knowledge about the human resources field.




Employee Relations

  • Ensure compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource legal requirements and conducting investigations
  • Point of contact for escalated issues
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Enforce management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures
  • Represent the company at third party hearings when necessary
  • Provide HR support and guidance in the delivery of the people and organisational strategy, assisting the improvement of employee relations

Staffing & Recruiting

  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Support and promote the established screening and interviewing processes
  • Counsel hiring managers on candidate selection
  • Conduct and analyse exit interviews and make actionable recommendations based on data received

Compensation & Benefits

  • Continuously review and develop attractive employee compensation, benefits program and benchmarking
  • Create and update our client on employee pay and benefits package for different employee groups
  • Be the point of contact for the HR software
  • Assist with pay structure revisions and implementation

 Training & Development

  • Create and manage a performance appraisal system that drives employee performance, engagement, and effective development in partnership with Learning and Development
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs within the human resources department
  • Design training programs based on practical methods that include new learning technologies and training facilitators
  • Arrange seminars, workshops and conferences based on each department’s needs
  • Organise a comprehensive new employee orientation and engage new staff onboarding
  • Plan training sessions for sensitive subjects such as diversity and sexual harassment

General HR Administration

  • Drive region HR initiatives and projects
  • General HR administration tasks




Suitable candidates must have the following to qualify for this role:

  • Bachelors Degree in HR Management / Business Management
  • CIPD Membership
  • 5+ years’ experience working in similar Senior HR Manager role
  • Excellent knowledge of Irish Employment legislation, previous experience managing employee relations and compliance
  • The ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally to all levels of business
  • The ability to deal with people and address conflicts when required
  • Strong organizational and time management skills


Salary will very much depend on experience, but range at €70k to €85k + Benefits.


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