HR Officer

Job Overview

Our client a large manufacturing company based in Naas area are seeking to recruit a HR Officer. The main focus of this role is to act as a key player to the HR team contributing in a meaningful way to the HR strategy and HR support function.


Responsibilities & Accountability's

  • Assist and advise management & staff on company policy queries and employee relations issues, complying with legislation and ensuring consistency across the organisation;
  • Manage grievance & disciplinary investigations as required.
  • Working closely with hiring managers, manage recruitment processes end to end, from advertising posts through shortlisting of candidates, interviews, selection and job offers for all departments
  • Deliver new employee inductions.
  • Liaise with payroll as required on any staff pay items linked to recruitment, internal promotions, leavers etc.
  • Maintenance of the HR system (entering absence information, new hires, leavers, payroll changes, coding etc.).
  • Extraction and analysis of data from the HR system as required, e.g., payroll reports, attendance reports, trend and KPI reports etc.
  • General administration duties relating to the HR function.
  • Produce accurate and professional correspondence, policy documents etc. as required.
  • Ensure HR administration and systems are maintained up to date in a timely and accurate manner.
  • In conjunction with the existing HR team review existing systems, to suggest and implement improvements.
  • Timely and accurate administration of all HR functions, including written correspondence, record keeping, filing etc.
  • Undertake projects relating to a range of HR disciplines as assigned by the HR Manager.


Experience required for role

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in HR essential. Officer/Executive level in a busy operational environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in a fast paced and varied HR role requiring the person to take charge of many issues as they occur
  • Confident and conscientious with an ability to effectively communicate & present to all levels in an organization.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Strong IT skills Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HR IT Systems
  • Ability to successfully learn, apply new skills and drive effectiveness within HR.
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation

Role is Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm

For full details and to apply in strict confidence, send an updated CV to Elizabeth in FRS Recruitment Kilkenny via link provided.

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