HR Associate

  • Cork
  • Temporary
  • JO-1905-64453_1557235519


Our Cork based multinational Pharmaceutical client currently has an opening for a HR Associate to join their team for an 11 month contract initially.


  • Point of Contact for Time & Attendance system, including updating, maintaining and terminating employee profiles.
  • Create and Manage HR Purchase Orders & invoices on SAP system.
  • Update & manage HR Policies and Procedures.
  • Support People Managers across site.
  • Participate in various projects on & above site.
  • Preparation of monthly HR statistics and benchmarks.
  • Manage Bike To Work process with Payroll.
  • Support HRBPs on day to day generalist HR activities and queries.
  • Production of organisation charts for Site Leadership Team.
  • Support role out of Wellness Campaign.
  • Administration of HR information systems including changes and revisions and preparation of reports.
  • Interpret, implement and answer queries related to HR processes & procedures ensuring consistency and reinforcing adherence.
  • Contributing to the business unit goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP and other business compliance regulations.


  • Knowledge and experience of GMP and GDP in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation
  • At least three years' experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Business, Human Resources, Personnel Management).
  • Desirable: CIPD Qualification
  • High level writing/communication skills.
  • Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams etc.
  • Advanced PC skills such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Stakeholder management of multi decision makers, colleagues, peers and cross functional teams.
  • Ability to manage workload, prioritize activities and close out all tasks in a timely manner.

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