HR Support Officer

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €30,000 - €35,000
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, an innovative, industry leading construction company are on the look for a HR Support Officer in Galway. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ireland’s leading companies in their respective sector. The successful candidate will have excellent growth opportunities as this ambitious, fast-growing firm, continues to expand.

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  • Organising and booking of training sessions.
  • Update of the company’s training register.
  • Assess training needs through surveys and interviews with employees and managers.
  • Request training certificates from new and existing employees.
  • Developing and implementing learning strategies and plans.
  • Collaborate with employees and managers to support career development.
  • Manage training budgets.
  • Identify training and development needs within an organisation through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with management and the HR department.
  • Monthly overview of training completed


  • Assist with a range of administrative activities associated with the smooth running ofthe HR department including:
  1. Log and record completed PDP documentation and provide stats onsame
  2. Training records
  3.  Invoice allocation and approval for payment
  4.  Certification, accreditation & professional membership fees
  • Undertake mini projects as agreed by the HR leadership team, with support from relevant HR team members.
  • Support the HR Lead by drafting and circulating meeting outcomes and action plans.
  • Recording various types of employee data on HR systems and company shared drives (Training, Medical Certs, etc.)
  • Contribute to the delivery of the HR strategy by putting forward views, opinions and suggestions that positively impact on the ability of the team to help the business succeed.
  • Benchmarking HR policies and practices with comparable organisations (construction and non-construction).
  • Support the HR team to deliver a range of reporting activity (Board Reports, Performance updates, Regional Board reports and ad hoc reporting)
  • Draft HR communications to provide up to date information to colleagues across the company.
  • Work in collaboration with Finance, Payroll, Procurement, and other support functions to enhance the level of employee engagement across all support functions.
  • Assist in organising logistics for Employee Engagement & Wellness event


  • Diploma in Human Resource Management or Equivalent
  • Member of the CIPD.
  • Excellent IT skills (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of the Construction Industry is desirable.
  • Experience working as part a HR department
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in an Administrative Role, Office environment or similar role.
  • A positive can-do attitude. ·
  • Understanding of the key principles of Employment Law.
  • Excellence in written and verbal communication.
  • Willingness to travel within Ireland.

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