• Human Resource Generalist

    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    Limerick Ireland
    Cook Ireland
    Position Type
    Human Resources
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Overview

    Support the VP of Human Resources in all activities to implement HR policies and procedures which promote a positive working environment for all employees while meeting the requirements of the business.

    Position:  Human Resource Generalist - Ireland

    Reporing to: Human Resource Manager – Cook Ireland & European Shared Service Centre   


    • Managing the entire recruitment and selection process in line with business needs, continually looking to introduce improvements where possible.
    • Benchmarking of compensation/benefit packages and assisting with compensation queries as necessary.
    • Participation in the development and delivery of company induction process for new starters.
    • Developing and updating human resource policies and procedures as necessary, ensuring compliance with relevant statutory legislation and industry best practice.
    • Providing support and coaching to Management & Supervisory teams on human resource issues relating to their team members, ensuring accurate and timely resolution and documentation of concerns or issues.
    • Supporting employees on any human resource issues or queries they may have and facilitating actions to resolve these in a timely manner.
    • Implementing the Company’s performance management and improvement systems and providing continuous support and advice to Management & Supervisory teams and individual employees in relation to this.
    • Managing Company Healthcare and Pension plans serving as a liaison between providers and employees when necessary.
    • Human Resource administration and maintenance of records and systems as required.
    • Administration of the Company’s Time and Attendance System as required.
    • Generation of reports and Key Performance Indicators as required.
    • Involvement in departmental projects as required/based on experience/ expertise.
    • Ensure that Cook’s Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on Cook’s behalf.



    • Relevant third level qualification and/or CIPD certification.
    • At least three years Generalist experience, ideally gained in a similar environment.
    • Proven exposure to the full suite of HR activities, including recruitment, employee relations, compensation & benefits and performance management.
    • Proven organisational skills. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
    • Strong knowledge of computer software.
    • Fluency in a relevant second European language apart from English is an advantage.
    • Excellent written and spoken English for individuals whose native language is not English.
    • Availability and willingness to travel on company business based on requirements of the role.



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