Hartley People

HR Generalist – Clonmel.

  • Full Time
  • Clonmel

Hartley People Recruitment in partnership with our client a Tipperary-based artisan food producing company are seeking applications for an HR Generalist to join their team based in Clonmel.

In this role, you will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, playing a vital role in recruitment, training and development, and compensation and benefits. We recognise that our business thrives when our employees thrive.

Objectives of the Role:

  • Collaborate in the development and execution of HR procedures and policies, providing guidance and interpretation for business operations.
  • Contribute to the development of HR objectives and systems, including metrics, queries, and ongoing reports to meet company requirements.
  • Assist in administering benefits, compensation, and employee performance programmes.
  • Suggest new procedures and policies to improve employee experience and enhance the efficiency of the HR department and the overall company.
  • Ensure compliance with prevailing employment legislation and update policies and procedures as necessary.


  • Support talent acquisition and recruitment processes.
  • Prepare necessary paperwork and schedules for a smooth new hire onboarding process, coordinating with relevant teams to deliver an exceptional first-day experience.
  • Manage all administrative tasks related to onboarding, new-hire orientations, and exit interviews, including data entry and maintenance of relevant systems to ensure compliance.
  • Provide dedicated and effective HR advisory services to managers, covering absence and health issues, conduct and capability matters, grievances, organisational changes, and other employee-relations concerns.
  • Serve as the primary backup for payroll processing, including updating employee files, processing bonus/incentive pay, managing annual leave/sick pay, and handling expense reimbursements on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the communication, interpretation, and maintenance of the employee handbook, policies, organisational chart, and contribute to policy development.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong sense of ethics and cultural awareness.
  • Aptitude for problem-solving and thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies.
  • Advanced knowledge of HRIS and ability to quickly learn new technical systems as necessary.
  • Detail-oriented and capable of multitasking effectively.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Familiarity with HR functions and related work processes.
  • Passion for working in the field of HR.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in human resources, business, or a related field.
  • Proven success working in an HR department, ideally with at least 2 years of previous experience.
  • Knowledge of prevailing employment legislation.

For immediate consideration please email your CV to darren@hartleypeople.com in response to this job posting or call Darren at 051-878813

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