Job Description

HR Officer- Kildare

Ref No: SF17245

Kildare, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Competitive salary

HR Officer- Kildare

Please nothe this role is being offered on a temporary basis initially

Core Purpose
Act as a key player to the HR team contributing in a meaningful way to the HR strategy and HR support function.


  • 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.;
  • Represent HR at interdepartmental meetings and meetings with external third parties as required;
  • 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.

Candidates to be considered should have the following:

  • 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 successfully learn, apply new skills and drive effectiveness within HR.
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation

Candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Approachable disposition
  • Ability and experience in conflict management
  • Excellent communication skills to include listening and the ability to feedback
  • Trustworthy with a high level of integrity when dealing with sensitive information
  • Excellent organisational agility to include strong time management skills and the ability to take action and manage a high volume of workload
  • Process management skills, applying HR practices in a consistent manner
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities


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