Senior HR Generalist / Manager

We are recruiting for a Senior HR Generalist / Manager for our client, a pharma company based in South Dublin.

We are seeking a detail oriented and experienced HR Operations lead to join our team. This role will play a critical role in managing and optimising HR processes, ensuring compliance with employment laws, and supporting the overall HR function. This position requires a blend of operational expertise, strong analytical skills, and a passion for improving HR systems and processes.

As this role requires regular travel to other sites you must have your own transport and be a fully qualified driver.

On Offer:

  • Salary of €55k to €65k + 10% Bonus
  • Hybrid working after probation
  • + other benefits

Key Responsibility and Result Areas:

HR Process Management:

  • Oversee and manage daily HR operations, including employee onboarding, offboarding, and records management
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures in compliance with legal requirements and company standards
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement HR technology solutions
  • Be the point of contact for HR processes and internal audits, and for ensuring accuracy and compliance with the quality management system

Payroll & Benefits:

  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of the monthly payroll process
  • Build a proactive relationship with the Finance/Payroll team and seek opportunities to streamline processes
  • Responsible for benefits administration on a periodic basis (pensions, health insurance, fleet), supported by the HR Advisor

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Oversee the onboarding process for all sites to ensure a smooth and welcoming experience for new hires, including contract generation and monthly induction delivery
  • Responsible for overseeing recruitment for the distribution site to ensure adequate resourcing and skills needs are met in a quality and timely way

Employee Relations:

  • Be a first point of contact for employee inquiries and issues, providing guidance on HR policies and procedures. Refer complex ER matters to the HR Manager
  • Take ownership of absence management for all sites, providing advice to managers on relevant policies; managing referrals to Occupational Health, and providing proactive management of long-term cases

HR Systems and Technology

Performance Management & Learning Administration

Suitable candidate should have the following to qualify for this role:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with previous experience in a HR operations or service delivery role with responsibility for all aspects of the employee lifecycle – Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Previous experience of working within a multi-site environment with an ability to manage multiple stakeholders who often have different priorities
  • Strong knowledge of HR processes, employment laws, and compliance requirements
  • Proficiency in HRIS and other HR technologies; experience with Success Factors is a plus
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Results-focused, hands-on style with a passion for results
  • Proven to quickly establish credibility and to forge effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Own transport and be a fully qualified driver

Job Category: Human Resources
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: South Dublin

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