HR Specialist

  • €60000
  • Full Time
  • Ballycoolin
  • Posted 3 months ago

The MyHR Consultant is responsible for providing guidance on a range of employment matters including performance management, employment legislation, policy interpretation and corrective action as well as investigating employee grievances and advising on conflict arising from employment relations. The Consultants collaborate closely with People Business Partners (PBPs), Legal and other COEs such as Payroll, Comp & Benefits, Talent Acquisition and with the MyHR Advisor/service delivery team. 

Core Duties:

  • Provides coaching and advice to managers on performance management and corrective action (relevant to the jurisdiction) enabling them to implement performance improvement processes which are consistent across business entities; may deliver presentations and training to managers employees
  • Provides jurisdictionally appropriate legal advice and interpretation on employment legislation, and handles most aspects of involuntary employee terminations and restructuring (RWE)
  • Conducts investigations and advises on employee complaints and grievances (e.g., discrimination, harassment, retaliation)
  • Builds and maintains strong, trust-based relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the business as well as with PBPs, Legal, COEs, Works Councils and with external advisors
  • Leads and/or participates in projects related to policy development and process improvement, partnering with Legal, MyHR Advisors, Payroll, Works Councils and other experts
  • Provides specialist expertise and leadership in a dedicated area e.g., country-specific in EMEA functional area


  1. Business focused Acumen
  2. Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  3. Strong Decision Quality
  4. Integrity & Trust
  5. Strong Written Communications
  6. Driven for Result Capable of navigating a complex matrixed environment
  7. Analytical skills
  8. Problem Solving

Prerequisite Knowledge & Proficiencies:

1. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Irish employment legislation (knowledge of any other European jurisdiction is advantageous, particularly the UK) 
2. Broad HR generalist knowledge which s/he can leverage to independently mitigate business, reputational and financial risk
3. Skilled and passionate about coaching and developing manager capabilities
4. Skilled at using effective listening, probing and investigatory skills 
5. Strong analytical mind-set, able trouble shooter diagnosing problems and recommending appropriate solutions to senior business leaders.
6. Fluency in English – Fluency or business level standard in another European language is an advantage.


  • 5-7 or more years in the area of Human Resources in a global organization
  • 5 or more years in the area of Employee Relations; specialist jurisdictional or functional expertise preferred
  • Experience working with remote teams preferred

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Qualification in Employment Law
  • Higher certification in Human Resource Management (e.g., PHR, SPHR, GPHR or equivalent)

**Competitive Salary + Excellent On Site Benefits**

**Please note this is a contract initially until March 2020**

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Eva Barranco Duran

Eva Barranco Duran

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  • 01 474 4519