Job Reference 16716
Job type Contract
Location Clondalkin
Salary € 40,000-60,000

The Role

HR Partner

Maternity Cover - 13 month contract


Hybrid - 2 days working from home

Salary: €45,000 - €47,500


Key Responsibilities:


HR Partner

  • Learns about the Region / Division / Department they support and builds professional relationship with each Manager and their Teams. Becomes a credible and trusted partner for Managers and Staff alike.
  • Works closely with Managers to understand the strategic goals of their Division / Department. Creates and implements HR initiatives and activities that support achieving these goals.
  • Support Managers in creating a culture of Performance and Continuous Improvement by coaching and mentoring managers on effective performance management.
  • Provide practical HR advice and support using best practices from inside and outside the Company.
  • Manage all employee relations matters for their respective Region, Division and/or Departments.
  • Works with L&D to support development needs as identified in the PDR and Individual Development Plans.

HR Policy

  • Keep up to date with employment legislation updating Scope Handbooks and Policies where necessary.
  • Design and deliver training and communications where needed for Management and Staff e.g. Diversity and Inclusion,
  • Guide and advise Managers on how to deal with individual cases and situations in line with policy.

Talent Acquisition

  • Work with the Hiring Manager to refine job descriptions, create specific criteria for sourcing and selecting suitable candidates and formulating a Hiring Plan for each vacancy.
  • Work with the HR Specialist to source candidates directly or via referrals.
  • Coordinate direct and indirect (PSL agencies) sourcing activities to ensure high calibre candidates for the selection.
  • Support and participate in the selection process and help with the design of assessments and interviews.
  • Use SHL psychometric tools to provide more objective data to the decision making process.
  • Manage the communication with candidates and agencies on hiring decisions and feedback
  • Complete reference checks for all candidates at offer stage
  • Compile recruitment metrics and indicators and implement improvements to ensure an effective and efficient process as well as the best possible candidate experience.

New Hire Onboarding

  • Coordinate the onboarding process to ensure new hires have a professional and straightforward experience prior to joining the Company.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders (Hiring Manager, Operations, L&D & Accounts) to ensure all relevant aspects are in place for start date to ensure a successful induction to the Company.
  • Ensure all activities are completed and all required documents (including CV and Qualifications) are received and filed.

HR Administration

  • Manage BambooHR and specifically
    o manage and record key employee data and changes using the inbuilt functionality
    o be the point of contact for Managers and Employees for queries etc.
    o manage the set-up of the system and liaise with the suppliers for any issues
    o manage the annual holiday and time and lieu processes
  • Manage Comp and Benefit processes e.g. Pension, Healthcare, Holidays, Prof Subs, Kiddi Vouchers
  • Manage the relationships with external providers and provide updated data on employees as required.
  • Coordinate the Probationary Process timelines with Managers and ensure 2, 4 and 6 month reviews are completed.
  • Manage the termination process to ensure all key steps and documents are completed for those employees leaving the Company
  • Create, sustain and communicate HR Dashboard to highlight progress on key HR activities and KPI’s

Communications & Engagement

  • Support the SMT, and Divisional/Functional Managers with employee communications and engagement activities e.g. engagement survey
  • Facilitate and Lead cross functional teams to drive engagement and improvement on key areas in People and Culture such as
    o Vision, Mission, Values and Purpose (VMVP)
    o Diversity and Inclusion
    o Health and Wellbeing (e.g. Scope Cares)
    o Social Committee
    o Corporate Social Responsibility

Learning and Development

  • Supports individual and team training needs (except clinical and commercial) by identifying suitable training content and courses.
  • Works with the L&D Managers / Line Managers / External providers to design and deliver training events that develop the knowledge and skills needed.
  • Play a lead role in Leadership / Management upskilling and High Potential / Top Talent development.
  • Review effectiveness of these interventions

The Person


  • 3rd Level Qualification is required. A Business qualification with a specialisation in Human Resources would be ideal.
  • Career experience commensurate with this role will also be considered.
  • Additional HR or Learning and Development related qualification or training is required.
  • CIPD certification is desirable.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working across a range of HR Disciplines ideally within the areas of Recruitment, Policy Guidance, Employee Engagement, Communication and Business Partnering.
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law and employee relations practices
  • Has used IT systems regularly and has an ability to influence others to use their functionality to drive and sustain efficient and effective process.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and analytical skills. Has a tracked record of creating and communicating reports and status updates.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills with a track record of delivering effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and experience working within a regulated environment e.g. QMS.
  • A real team player who works well with colleagues and will develop good relationships with them.
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally and with external stakeholders eg. Suppliers, Partners etc.
  • Initiative – able to operate with minimal supervision knowing when to consult / inform.
  • A good sense of humour and a bright, enthusiastic personality.
  • Ability to travel within own country (10%) and internationally (10%).

The Package

Salary: €45,000 - €47,500

€5,000 completion bonus at end of contract

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