HR Generalist

Job Overview

HR Generalist / HR Manager

Permanent full time

Exciting opportunity to join a food production company based in Monaghan. As the HR representative of the business, you will have full outsourced support from a HR solutions provider.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a wide range of practical HR and related experience in a fast paced, positive and varied agri-produce environment.

The role:

  • Recruitment & Selection of employees; induction training and onboarding of new starters (incl. help with accommodation, bank and PPSN applications)
  • Act as employee liaison for employee queries or issues
  • Investigations, disciplinaries, grievances, welfare meetings. We use Peninsula Business Services as HR Advisors, so relaying of accurate information to them is vital.
  • Applying for Employment Permit staff, Renewal of Work permits, management of agency staff etc.
  • Company performance management programmes, including performance monitoring, meetings and probationary reviews
  • Company Training & Development initiatives
  • Be a primary point of contact for Site Managers and Supervisors
  • Maintenance of the Company HR systems including employee details, absence information, recruitment details etc.
  • Maintenance of records and documentation for ethical inspections.
  • Collate and track data on employee holidays, absenteeism and employee turnover
  • Assist managers in the management of absenteeism, including Return to Work
  • Accurately process leavers, transfers, variations and change of details and communicate relevant information with payroll
  • Provide administrative support to the individual sites, Technical Team, Company Health and Safety Team and Operations Team.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience in an administrative role within a busy (ideally agri-food) environment, providing support within a HR function is highly desirable but not essential
  • Flexible and hands-on as the role is not solely office-based.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and Team orientated
  • Experience working in a multi-nationality team would be an advantage
  • Detail oriented and highly organised with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Have good IT & data management skills
  • Be results driven & systems orientated
  • Willingness to travel to other sites to support the business
  • Valid driving licence and access to a car

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