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HR Manager

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the role of the HR Manager, is to provide a full HR operations service to the organisation while also playing a role in the successful implementation of our wider HR strategy. This role will suit an experienced HR Manager/Senior Generalist, used to working off your own initiative in a best practice environment. 

Requirements & Competencies

  • HR Degree along with CIPD Qualification highly desirable
  • 5+ years’ HR experience with minimum 2 at HR Manager or Senior HRBP/Generalist level
  • Strong experience in HR operations, employee relations management and employment law
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organisational and administration experience
  • Competent in MS Office
  • Some experience of project management and implementation and management of HRM systems desirable
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Hands-on, flexible, positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Experience of developing and writing policies & procedures

Key Responsibilities

  • Support managers and colleagues on operational HR and employee relations matters by providing a professional , accurate advice and guidance.
  • Understand the business goals; build strong partnerships with managers and support their departments and growth plans.
  • Provide guidance on employment policies and staff handbook, ensuring they are kept up to date and legally compliant.
  • Management of HR casework including disciplinaries, grievances, appeals, probation, retirement, absence management etc.
  • Provide organisation development and change management support to the CEO and Senior Management Team
  • Provide guidance on talent management; L&D; and succession planning.
  • Coordinate staff training programmes
  • Support managers with staff management and on all employee relations issues
  • Manage performance review system
  • Undertake proactive HR initiatives that deliver value to the business
  • Ensure a comprehensive resourcing approach which promotes IHF brand and ensures a positive recruitment and onboarding experience for candidates
  • Ensure all HR administration is kept up to date on relevant systems
  • Company benefits administration
  • Promote communications and company values to staff
  • Responsible for health & safety matters and employee wellbeing programs
  • Develop HR database and ensure information is up to date and data cleanse is conducted annually


  • 10% employer’s contribution to a company contributory pension scheme (subject to a 5% employee contribution)
  • Annual leave of 23 days (based on 5 day week; will be pro-rated for part-time)
  • Closure of the office on Good Friday, half day Christmas Eve and time between Christmas and New Year in addition to annual leave entitlement
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service benefit
  • Further Education & Training support
  • Travel supports (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)


  • The salary will be commensurate with experience and is available on application
  • Office base is at Irish Hospice Foundation, Nassau St, Dublin 2
  • This is a permanent, part-time (2-3 days per week) post with a six-month probation period
  • Please forward your current CV (maximum 2 pages) with a covering letter to [email protected] by close of business on Friday 26th February 2021.