Dublin Simon Community: Human Resources Manager

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Dublin Simon Community

Job Purpose:

This is an exciting role that covers all areas of a busy HR function. As part of the Human Resources team the HR Manager will support the delivery of an effective and professional HR Function to meet the needs of the organisation, its clients and employees and applying best HR practice.

The HR Manager role is integral to promoting a culture consistent with Dublin Simon values - Community, Respect and Empowerment, Excellence and Innovation, Accountability and Integrity in the best interest of the Community.

Location: Dublin City
Working Hours: Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours

Core Job Requirements:

  • Creating people policies to ensure that Dublin Simon Community is an employer of choice.
  • Review and update existing HR policies in line with current legislation and organisational needs.
  • Ensure the HR Team (3 direct reports) follow all internal policies and engage positively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Project lead and manage ongoing requirements for the Quality standard, Excellence through People ensuring that audit preparation and audits are managed in a professional and effective manner
  • Deal with complex cases, such as disciplinary grievances and appeals in line with organisational policy and best practice.
  • Train and develop managers on performance management to ensure all employees are treated fair, consistent and effective manner
  • Promote strong two-way communication between management and employees across the organisation.
  • Lead on Engagement Activities, including survey communication, focus groups and implementing agreed action plans, social and recognition activities.
  • Researching and advising on diversity and inclusion issues and creating programmes, training and values around this.
  • Support the day-to-day activity of HR team ensuring priority items are clear and deadlines are met.
  • Be actively engagement in upholding Health and Safety policies and procedures which includes chairing the H&S committee.

Essential for the role:

  • A recognised qualification in HR.
  • Up to date knowledge of Irish Employment Legislation and a thorough knowledge of HR practice.
  • At least 5 years experience in HR with 2 years managing a busy HR team.
  • A clear, approachable, and friendly communication style and strong customer service orientation
  • Strong credibility, and ability to influence at a senior level with strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience of working in the non-profit, charity sector or similar environment

Desirable for the role:

  • Change management experience.
  • Excellent written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills, ability in all Microsoft applications, particularly Excel
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, proven ability to design clear processes, and a very detail-oriented yet flexible approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Expertise in designing, developing and implementing a holistic learning and development strategy.
  • Ability to use data to support decision making and drive engagement from key stakeholders

Core Competencies of all Dublin Simon Staff:

  • Commitment to providing the highest levels of quality service
  • Relating with respect and compassion
  • Prompting diversity and equality
  • Providing quality person-centered service
  • Communicating effectively
  • Resilience, positive outlook openness to change
  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Promoting health and wellbeing
  • Promoting person-centered care
  • Building working relationships
  • Effective professional practice, planning, organising, and problem-solving.

Benefits to working with Dublin Simon Community:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 5% matched contribution to your pension
  • Paid Sick Leave Policy
  • Paid Maternity Leave Policy
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Commuter Travel Tax Savers Ticket
  • 1st-week Comprehensive Training
  • Progression Opportunities

Please note, if you are unsure of any of the requirements, contact the Recruitment Team on (01) 6354860

Apply for the position

Application due date: 10/10/2021
For queries relating to this position please telephone (01) 635 4860

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
6th Sep, 2021
Dublin City
Expiry Date
10th Oct, 2021