Secretarial & Admin

HR Manager – 6 Month Contract

  • Full Time
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • 41990874

We are looking for a highly experienced HR Manager on an initial contract basis with strong experience of supporting a full business across disciplines and specialisms. Successful candidates will need to interested in working for an international and diverse company as this role involves reporting into/ working in conjunction with wider HR Support team across Europe and US. 


Areas of support include but are not limited to change management, employee relations, performance and succession planning, recruiting, continuous improvement, benefits, compliance, and other business initiatives


Role is based in Little Island providing leadership and support to a team of circa 100.


Our client can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional onboarding and training options
  • Powerful team looking forward to working with you
  • Career coaching and development opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Pension Plan

The HR Manager for site will be located in Little Island, and will be responsible for aligning business strategies in a proactive and solutions-oriented manner. This position will be responsible for numerous strategic initiatives, as well as day-to-day associate and leadership support and other business initiatives as specified by the Senior HR Manager for Europe.


What a typical day will look like:

  • Support and/or lead the identification of opportunities for Standard Work definition and process enhancement using DBS/Lean/continuous improvement tools.
  • Coordinate involuntary/voluntary exit logistics (performing timely exit interviews, recording/synthesizing retention data, and generating severance packages, where applicable).
  • Partner with HR Service Centre to enter data inputs in a timely manner in HR system(s) for new, existing and exiting associates. Create, maintain and guarantee compliance of personnel files & systems.
  • Challenge the status quo and champion new initiatives within assigned client groups and also within HR acting as a catalyst of change and stimulating others to change, in such a way that the organization continuously develops towards better performance.
  • Ensure proper system administration of compensation process and records (e.g. grade changes, promotions, salary changes, etc). Assist to the payroll.
  • Own and manage temporary staffing agency relationships and contracts, as applicable.
  • Additional task can be: Performance Management, Talent Development, HR projects


The essential requirements of the job include:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field with 3+ years of HR Generalist experience (or an equivalent combination) in a high growth, rapidly changing environment, with a solid track record of successfully executing HR programs and initiatives.
  • 5+ years HR experience supporting non-exempt distribution or manufacturing client groups.
  • HR experience working in a medium to large sized organization
  • Strong technical aptitude (HR People System, Power BI, data analysis, etc.)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail; process & compliance-oriented but understands and can navigate the grey area
  • Must have worked in a metrics driven organization with demonstrated understanding how HR impacts the business.


As a member of our Clients team, you’ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within industries from aviation to manufacturing to mining. You’ll also be part of an environment that fosters career growth and professional development, with kindness at its core. And you’ll be part of our mission, which drives us to develop water quality solutions that protect the health and safety of all living things.Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

Our client values diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.


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