HR Generalist

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are supporting our client based in Clara. Co Offaly in the recruitment of a HR Generalist. The role of the HR Generalist is to support the HR Business Partner, in the provision of a professional Human Resource service to all levels within the organisation, and establish and maintain best practice employment policies in accordance with legal and business requirements.

This position is a 2 year fixed term contract role.


  • Acts as a safety leader and puts safety first in all responsibilities
  • Supports operations in becoming World Class in all aspects of the business, beginning with safety
  • Promotes and supports the companies health and wellness initiatives;
  • Be responsible for the processing of payroll and/ or administration;
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery of best practice in hiring, interviewing, onboarding, new hire orientation, employee training, etc.
  • Partners with leaders to assist employees on HR topics including but not limited to explanation of benefits, payroll issues, workers compensation and other HR information
  • Ensure application, development and enforcement of all company policies and procedures (health & safety; quality; hygiene; HR; etc.) in conjunction with the HRBP and through the provision of advice support and guidance to People Managers
  • Maintain positive and constructive employee relations with all level of employees.
  • Ensure consistent application of the dispute resolution procedures, and be involved at all appropriate levels of the process; (eg investigation, discipline)
  • Develop and maintain training and appraisal system to ensure all individuals possess the requisite skills to perform their role safely, productively and at the required quality;
  • Run internal training courses and coach on policies and procedures as required;
  • Provide timely advice and support to Managers and employees e.g. payroll queries, absence issues; interpretation of company policies etc.;
  • Liaise with the Occupational Health team to ensure all referrals and recommendations are progressed in a timely manner;
  • Assist in organisational design, change and business improvement projects
  • Providing general administrative support, including, On-boarding & Off-boarding of employees, payroll and time & attendance processing and monthly/Weekly reporting
  • Any other duty assigned within the skill of the employee.


  • Professional qualification in HR
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • 3-5 years of related generalist HR experience
  • Good knowledge in at least 2 of the following areas, recruitment, employee relations, training, organisational design, employment law, policy and procedure

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