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HR Officer-Talent Acquisition Co-Ordinator

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Civil Infrastructure, Energy and Planning and Waste & Resource Management.

FT is looking to recruit a HR Officer/Talent Acquisition Co-Ordinator to join our team in our Cork office. The successful candidate will report to the HR Manager and will be responsible for all HR tasks/issues.

FT's Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the recruitment process, including candidate tracking, sourcing, work permits, screening, interviewing, reference checking and contract preparation. Ensuring the attraction and retention of high calibre staff
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of an induction programme to all new hires
  • Co-ordinate and manage performance review system & ensure compliance of various stages takes place within specified timeframe
  • In conjunction with the CPD Manager, following establishment of employee goals & objectives, develop training needs analysis & individual training programmes & plans
  • Prepare monthly HR reports for the Management Teams
  • Develop & maintain excellent employee relations through implementation and management of fair policies ensuring compliance & adaptation of relevant Irish & EU legislation
  • Understand the job to be done and the processes required to complete tasks and may need some assistance on more complex elements of the job
  • Use own initiative to try to resolve problems and asks questions of other team members to allow completion of tasks
  • Assist other less experienced members of the team
  • Continuously seeks to learn from others and develop new skills
  • Advise management on best practice in employee relations/performance related issues
  • The candidate should be a high-energy individual with excellent organisation skills & strong interpersonal skills
  • Key attributes also necessary include efficient work methods & working both as part of a team & on own initiative
  • Other ad hoc duties

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Hold appropriate level membership of a professional body
  • Experience in the engineering industry since obtaining primary degree is desirable but not essential

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support.  FT is an equal opportunities employer. Our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee well being through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence.  Please submit your application by e-mail to or alternatively, by post to Fehily Timoney & Company, Core House, Pouladuff Road, Cork, T12 D773. 


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