Job Reference 16941
Job type Contract
Location Dublin 15
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

HR Generalist (Maternity Cover)

12 month contract

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Salary: €45,000 - €55,000 

Hybrid working


The role is a 12 month maternity cover with our client based in Dublin 15. 


This role directly reports into the Head of HR. There is a company headcount of approximately 100 staff. This is a hands on HR role dealing with recruitment, employee relations, well-being, staff queries and managing the HR system.


The salary for this role is €45,000 - €55,000. There is hybrid working. There are two core days in the office, you may be required to go in a 3rd day depending on the needs of the business.



  • Managing the day-to day duties of the HR Function.
  • First point of contact for all HR related activities including recruitment, performance management, employee relations issues, employee engagement activities, policy development & maintain staff records.
  • Manages a comprehensive end-to-end recruitment process including approval, advertising, selection, candidate communications, appointment and induction/onboarding of new starters and internal transfers.
  • Controls and maintains HR database and employee files, ensuring information is accurate, efficiently, and confidentially maintained.
  • Drives employee engagement and wellbeing initiatives in line with the KeepWell programme.
  • Assists managers with employee development discussions and performance improvement plans where required.
  • Supports, advises and where appropriate, leads Managers and colleagues on routine HR matters, legal requirements, and employers’ obligations.
  • Supports managers on all disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Manage the performance appraisal process, analysing training needs in conjunction with line managers.

The Person

  • Minimum 5 years HR Generalist experience preferably in an FMCG environment
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail & influencing skills
  • Team player with an ability to build interpersonal relationships
  • 3rd level / CIPD qualification
  • Knowledge of Irish Employment Law legislation
  • High degree of business awareness and commercially focused.
  • Hold a full, clean driving license as you may be required to travel throughout Ireland on occasion.

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