HR Specialist

Baxter International - Dublin, Ireland

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Job Description

We are looking to integrate a HR Specialist in our offices in Deansgrange – Dublin, supporting Operations, Commercial and Financial Shared Services.  This position will play a key role in the delivery of transformational projects and will act as an advisor in the areas of Payroll, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Communication, Change Management and HR Policy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • HR Administration: Conduct new hire systems onboarding (HRIS, payroll, etc.) and orientation/ induction.  Draft & execute contracts of employment, letters and other administrative responsibilities like employee file management and maintenance.
  • HR Metrics and Analytics: Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting related to attrition, new joiners/leavers, etc. Running and management of time and attendance systems.
  • Compensation & Benefits: Payroll administration and responsibility for the administration of private medical insurance, pension, annual compensation review, market analysis, etc.
  • Employee Relations: Partnering with managers in finding win/win solutions to their issues and provide a safe environment for employees to bring forward issues, and enables resolution.  Liaising with EAP and Occupational Health.
  • HR Policies: Interpreting and communicating policies to managers and employees ensuring consistent and efficient application.  Supporting relevance and ensuring alignment to changing legal requirements.
  • HR Projects: Lead or participate in the development and implementation of projects such as Policy Development, Be Well Programmes, Inclusion & Diversity, Talent management, Annual Compensation Review, and Talent Acquisition.


  • Degree in a relevant area such as Human or Social science, Business, etc.
  • CIPD qualification is a plus
  • 4+ years HR-specific experience, preferably in a multinational environment
  • Good level of knowledge regarding employment legislation and administration


  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and proven experience with information systems (e.g. Workday) is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple customers simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment

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