Senior HR Business Partner

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €50,000 - €60,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterWestmeath
  • Sector: Construction & CivilsAdvanced Manufacturing

We’re recruiting a Senior HR Business Partner to join our client in Westmeath.

The Senior HR Business Partner will be responsible for recruitment and onboarding, employee engagement, learning & development, career development, pay and benefits, employee relations, industrial relations, employment law and compliance, reporting and strategic HRM.

Why apply with Sonas ?

  • One point of contact – We can manage all your applications, interviews and negotiations
  • We will get your CV seen by the right hiring managers


  • Lead HR strategy alignment with Company Values, Strategy & Operational goals, ensuring compliance with Irish employment laws and WRC regulations.
  • Develop/update HR, Recruitment, and Payroll policies in line with ROI employment legislative requirements.
  • Manage employee data accuracy and GDPR compliance. Generate and analyze reports on absenteeism, HR KPIs, headcount, turnover, surveys, recruitment, and payroll.
  • Provide actionable insights, coach managers, and oversee the recruitment process.
  • Develop and implement workforce plans, job descriptions, and competency frameworks.
  • Establish a reward and recognition strategy.
  • Cultivate relationships with colleges, agencies, and manage CSR initiatives.
  • Conduct training needs analysis, deliver HR, Recruitment, and Payroll training.
  • Support Senior Management on people capability. Drive internal/external communications and CSR Strategy.
  • Design employee engagement benchmarks.
  • Foster a positive HSEQ culture and ensure quality standards.
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and legible documentation.


  • Degree in Human Resources or related discipline
  • 3+ years’ working experience as an HR Business Partner/HR Generalist
  • Working experience in performance management processes and Irish and UK employment law
  • Experience coordinating employee engagement, CSR, and ESG initiatives
  • Experience implementing best Recruitment, HR & Payroll practices and reporting
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in Performance Management, Employee/Industrial Relations, and Pay & Benefits
  • CIPD Qualified (desirable)

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