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HR Manager

  • HERO Recruitment
  • Clare

To apply for this job email your details to helga@hero.ie

HR Manager

Our client, is recruiting for a Human Resources Manager for their site in Clare. This role is commutable from Limerick and Galway.

The HR Manager has site responsibility for the strategic leadership of all aspects of HR management.  You will serve as an advisor and counsel to Senior Management as well as coaching other members of the local management team to help them achieve business goals through effective human resource talent strategies and practices and human resource partnership needed for decision-making and effective management of both union and staff relations.

The Human Resources Manager will focus on developing a strong associate engagement position that facilitates open communication with leadership, advancement of the associate value proposition and educates associates on how they contribute to enterprise-wide goals.

This role will manage associates that own the coordination and implementation of HR processes, policies and programs regarding recruitment, retention, organization development, talent development, associate engagement, immersion/on-boarding, succession planning, retention, management training, compensation & benefits, general affairs and manage a variety of HR Projects.

In addition the HR leader will support HR initiatives designed to build a compliant, competitive and cost effective HR function.  Lead HR processes, initiatives and day to day activities.  Partner with business leaders on planning and implementing reorganizations, and culture/change initiatives.  Manage special HR projects to achieve desired outcomes. Develop HR programs and deliver on key HR metrics that impact organizational effectiveness such as:

Performance & Talent Management: Partner with business leaders and to ensure effective and timely talent management processes.  Partner with business leaders on initiatives that engage associates and promote retention of key talent.  Lead the organizational review process that evaluates structure, competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific strategies to fill the gaps.

Talent Management: Champion the company’s values and culture and continue the company’s ability to attract, engage and retain high-performance teams.  Drive a talent management strategy that integrates talent assessment, training and development programs, and builds succession plans for individual contributor and management level roles.

Employee Engagement: Partner with business leaders on initiatives that engage associates and promote retention of key talent.  Understand associate needs and facilitate effective communication channels between leaders and associates. Sponsor and drive events and programs designed to increase employee engagement.  Drive a culture of diversity and inclusion including championing key corporate initiatives and trainings as well as developing an overall site D&I plan.

Talent Acquisition: Partner with talent acquisition and business leaders to ensure effective and timely talent acquisition and effective on-boarding and new hire productivity.  Develop an employer branding strategy to attract key talent and drive pride with associates related to the brand.

Employee Relations/Grievance: Ensure compliance with local employment law.  Comply with all corporate and local policies including the ethics & compliance program.   Assure employee data and records are accurately maintained.  Consult with and advise business managers on grievance investigations and disciplinary processes regarding employee relations and performance-related issues.

Compensation & Benefits: Partner with HR Corporate Compensation Team and leadership effectively leveraging and implementing total reward programs and processes including merit review; equity planning; bonus planning; promotions; special adjustments etc. Manage Associate benefit plans and programs i.e. healthcare, dental, life insurance and pension plans.

General Affairs: Manage the corporate catering vendor relationship for the Clare site Cafeteria for employees ensuring appropriate pricing, food choices and menu options available to all Associates. Within General affairs the HR Manager will also have responsibility for the site Reception.


  • BA/BS Degree and 9 years of HR experience. Or Master’s Degree with 7 years experience.
    High level of experience in dealing with labour relations and effectively managing union negotiations.
  • Comprehensive understanding of human resources employment law, trends and the ability to benchmark & network.
  • Highly effective communicator with the ability to influence and build trusted partnerships at all levels
  • Proven track record of delivering high performance through consulting & coaching, with experience working directly with senior leaders
  • Highly effective at handling complex employee relations issues
  • Ability to project manage multiple projects and initiatives through to successful delivery
  • Experience working in Medical/Pharma industry and a large US multi-national environment a plus

For more information on this HR Manager role in Clare please contact Helga Reeves on 086 8168298 helga@hero.ie

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To apply for this job email your details to helga@hero.ie