Human Resources Generalist

Location Newry & Mourne, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Gillian Baxter
Job ref NEW/HRG_1558524195

Job description

Human Resources Generalist


Temp (18 months)

The Client: Located in Kilkeel, the company are a major supplier to the global aerospace and defense industry.

Hours of work: 37 ½ hours per week


  • Support the HR Director in key HR projects and day to day activities.
  • Ensure the administration and co-ordination of the Learning and Development function
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures and provide advice and guidance to line managers to ensure their consistent application
  • Interpret and advise on relevant employment legislation and best practice
  • Support Line Managers in dealing with disciplinary, grievance, absence and performance management issues
  • Lead HR projects and initiatives that are designed to build a positive working environment
  • Deal directly with trade unions on day to day issues
  • Act as a change agent at the site
  • Operate as an ambassador for the HR function and build management confidence in the team's ability to build a strong service
  • Engage with managers, employees and external contacts to build relationships
  • Work in a fast paced environment with the flexibility to respond to changing priorities


  • Hold or be working towards CIPD Level 5 Qualified
  • Hold a minimum of third level qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. HNC, HND or Degree
  • Have a minimum of 2 years' working experience in a comparable role
  • Have up to date knowledge of employment law
  • Be proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Can plan and prioritise tasks and work within tight deadlines


  • Have a minimum of 3 years' experience working in a similar role
  • Experience of working within a unionised manufacturing environment
  • Experience of developing and delivering training on HR issues

In Return:

  • Salary: TBC, based on experience

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