HR Manager - 4 day week

Posted 24 November 2022
Salary€70000 - €75000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHR Leadership and Specialists, Corporate and Professional Services
ContactClair Schindler

Job description

A health, residential care and retirement organisation established over 90 years ago are seeking to employ a permanent, part-time Human Resources Manager for a 4-day week hybrid role. This company enjoys a diverse workforce and is based in Kiltegan, Wicklow.

As the first permanent HR Manager to support the business, you will oversee the HR operations and be responsible for creating & implementing HR strategies & activities that are consistent with and connected to the overall aims and objectives of the organisation. The successful candidate will support and advise line managers on day-to-day HR issues, ensuring that HR is seen as a key support and partner in the achievement of the aims and objectives of the organisation.


  • Build relationships with senior stakeholders within the organisation, providing advice, guidance and support across the full HR life cycle.
  • Lead and manage recruitment and retention process and initiatives.
  • Ensure the delivery of and advise on all aspects of the recruitment process.
  • Develop and implement learning and development for all staff.
  • Coordinate and support the development, implementation, and impact evaluation of Learning and Development (L&D) Programmes as part of the employee-life cycle and annual performance planning working with Line Managers and Staff.
  • Lead on the management of probation and performance reviews and management processes, providing advice to managers whilst ensuring adherence to employment law.
  • Management and ongoing review of all employment contracts.
  • On-going review and update of employment policies and procedures.
  • Management and control of all employee data in line with European GDPR requirements.
  • Provide monthly reports to the Senior Leadership Team on HR KPIs.
  • Ensure that the HR function adheres to strict compliance requirements.
  • Provide advice on employment law as and when required.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and support to key management positions in relation to all areas of internal employee relations and employee engagement.
  • Work with external pension provider.
  • Continuously look to identify areas of improvement within the HR function.

The Person

  • The successful candidate will possess a third level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • CIPD accreditation would be desirable.
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification working in a progressive HR role, at least two of which should be in a management/ supervisory position.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of core HR processes including recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, employee relations as well as contracts of employment.
  • Commitment to delivering high standards with a positive, can-do approach.
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law, HR Policies and Processes.
  • Experience of dealing/ resolving ER/IR issues.
  • Strategic approach coupled with forward planning, organisation and process improvement expertise.
  • Strong team player with proven communication and relationship building ability.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, problem solving and reporting skills.
  • Effective HR administration skills.
  • Strong competence in Microsoft Office suite and relevant HR systems.

Annual Salary: €60,000 + Benefits for 4-day week (€75,000 per annum equivalent)

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Clair Schindler on 0862150442 for a confidential discussion.