• Human Resource Generalist With German

    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    Limerick Ireland
    Languages Required
    English, German
    Cook Medical Europe Ltd
    Position Type
    Human Resources
    Associate's Degree/Diploma
  • Overview

    The primary function of this role is to proactively promote a positive working environment for employees of our Strategic Business Units in Europe. The Human Resource Generalist will support the Human Resource Manager, Field Based Employees EMEA and VP of Human Resources in implementing HR policies and procedures which promote a positive working environment for all employees while meeting the requirements of the business.


    Reporting to: Human Resource Manager, Field Based Employees EMEA  



    Find out more about Cook Medical here


    • 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 Cook Management & Supervisory teams on human resource issues relating to their team members, ensuring accurate and timely resolution and documentation of concerns or issues.
    • Supporting Cook 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 Cook 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 based in a relevant European country.
    • Fluency in German is essential
    • Excellent written and spoken English for individuals whose native language is not English.
    • 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.
    • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.


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