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Senior HR Partner

Senior HR Partner required on a 6 month temporary basis for a Public Sector body based in D2. The ideal candidate will manage the overall provision of HR policies, services, reporting and recruitment. Reporting to the Head of HR. Salary on offer €50,848 pro rata. It is a hybrid working environment where you are required to work 3 days onsite/2 days wfh and a 35 hour working week.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Partner with Head of Departments within their respective division on related HR matters
  • Manage the workforce planning recruitment of posts within assigned divisions
  • Coordinate and report on all recruitment, induction, training / development, employee relations, absence, staff welfare and work-sharing initiatives in accordance with Public Sector guidelines
  • Actively support the Staff Welfare Programme and staff engagement
  • Ensure compliance with Department of Public Expenditure and Reform guidelines on pay and staff resourcing (& all other relevant regulatory / compliance matters)
  • Drive continuous improvement of HR processes / systems by managing and documenting all transactional operational HR activities
  • Streamline all HR related data and provide reports on a monthly basis
  • Manage the implementation of HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment legislation
  • Maximise the usage of the HR systems and provide statistics & reports to management
  • Contribute to and build on new and existing employee engagement initiatives that promote and contribute to a positive working environment
  • Contribute to the management of organisational change
  • Support the Head of HR with all HR initiatives and manage the work of the team
  • Complete other management, operational and administrative duties as required


  • Successfully completed a third level qualification in HRM and / or Employment Law
  • Extensive work experience managing all HR activities with an excellent working knowledge of employment legislation and HR organisational policy within a public and / or private organisation
  • Previous work experience of managing HR activity in an unionised environment (desirable)
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting on all HR activity
  • Experience of and competence in IT systems in a HR environment

The successful candidate will have:

  • A fair, consistent and solutions-driven approach to decision making together with an objective and impartial mind-set to accurately assess any HR issue that may arise
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
  • A proven ability to provide a professional yet personalised, high quality support service to management and staff
  • Excellent stakeholder management and networking ability
  • Good influencing skills coupled with a responsive and self-assured style
  • Strong numerical, analytical and reporting skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • An ability to cope well under pressure coupled with tenacity and drive to deal with a demanding workload
  • A diplomatic, open and empathic disposition that places emphasis on building positive relationships based on trust

Please submit your cv to Anne Marie in Lex Consultancy

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