HR Generalist

  • Writech Group
  • Mullingar Business Park, Mullingar, Mullingar, CO. Westmeath N91Y657
  • 19/05/2023
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have Award Winning expertise in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection. We are currently recruiting for an experienced permanent fulltime HR Generalist to join our team at our HQ in Mullingar.
Reporting to the Head of HR, the HR Generalist will support the HR Team in enhancing our Recruitment and HR activities across the business. The HR Generalist will be responsible for recruitment & onboarding, employee engagement, learning & development, career development, pay and benefits, employee relations, industrial relations, employment law & compliance, reporting and strategic HRM. Implement the HR Strategy in line with the Company Values, strategy & operational goals.
Essential Criteria:
  • Degree in HR or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3+ years working experience as HR Admin / HR Officer / HR Business Partner.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage challenging workload.
  • Flexible, adaptable and can-do attitude to work.
  • Demonstrated skills in Performance Management, Employee/Industrial Relations and Pay & Benefits.
  • Proven record of building and sustaining effective and professional working relationships; being a trusted advisor to employees and Managers.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Employment Law.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and reliability skills.
Desirable Criteria:
  • CIPD Qualified.
  • Range of HR/IR courses at Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and/or Master’s level is an advantage.
  • Experience of working with a mechanical and electrical contractor.
  • Train the Trainer or similar Qualification.
  • Ergonomics DSE Certified.
  • First Aid & Fire Warden Certified.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Implement the HR Strategy in line with the Company values, strategy & operational goals.
  • Ensuring all HR standards are maintained in line with all Irish and UK employment law regulations.
  • Development & updating of HR related policies & ensuring procedures are in line with ROI and UK employment legislative requirements; providing guidance to Managers and employees on the fair & consistent application of policies, procedures and legal requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all staff related data; ensuring compliance with GDPR at all times.
  • Create and manage Recruitment and HR reporting tasks.
  • Coach, mentor and assist Managers and employees with all aspects of HR related functions.
  • Develop an annual Workforce Plan ensuring full oversight of the overall recruitment and selection process to secure staffing requirements on time and within budget.
  • Develop, review and amend job descriptions/key competencies for each role in the Company.
  • Develop and implement a reward and recognition strategy for staff which is competitive in the local market; engages & retains staff in line with set budgets.
  • Building and sustaining effective relationships with the external programme providers nationally and internationally.
  • Analysing training needs in conjunction with Managers; planning and delivering training including staff inductions.
  • Support and mentor the management teams on building people capability; managing people risk and ensuring the employee experience enables them to achieve their goals.
  • Deliver internal and external communications to all stakeholders in timely manner.
  • In collaboration with Managers; develop & deliver on the Writech Company Social Responsibility Strategy and supporting initiatives.
  • Design and implement benchmarking and measuring employee engagement to ensure an effective employee engagement strategy is implemented.
  • Promote and maintain a positive HSEQ culture and safe work environment in conjunction with the Writech Health & Safety Statement.
  • Proactively engage in all quality initiatives while ensuring best practice standards are promoted and maintained.
  • Ensure all written documentation is accurate, timely and legible, keeping all records up to date at all times.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Days: Working week is 9:00am to 5:30pm – Monday to Thursday, 9:00am – 5:00pm Friday.
Should you wish to apply for the above role please submit your application. All CV’s will be reviewed and applicants will be invited for interview based on their suitability.

KEY Competencies

Self-starter, motivated, possess initiative, excellent time management and communication skills, ability to work well under pressure.