HR & Recruitment Specialist - Athlone

15 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Breda Connell
Job Type

HR & Recruitment Specialist

Manpower Group is looking to hire a HR & Recruitment Specialist who will be fully dedicated to the recruitment and HR delivery for a worldwide recognised client. The successful candidate will initially be largely working from home, with the ability to easily commute to a client site in Athlone and Galway, as the need arises.

We are looking for a well-organised professional with HR qualifications and experience in a similar role. You must have experience working in a busy HR role encompassing employee relations matters - disciplinary, grievance etc. as well as payroll and recruitment duties. We will require some flexibility in this role and some degree of meticulousness.

Manpower will make sure that you will receive the best possible training by our wonderful HR team. You will be reporting to the HR Account Manager and working closely with the team of fully qualified HR and recruitment professionals, always willing to help and share their expertise.

Aside from exceptional training we also offer attractive base salary and range of generous benefits, such as: pension, health care cover, generous annual leave entitlements + your birthday off, tax saver, bike to work scheme, social nights and many others. The successful candidate will be offered a permanent contract.

If you are looking for a change or progress to your career, do not hesitate to get in touch. Our experienced team will make sure that you will receive all the tools to be successful in this role and will be given an opportunity to work with one of the largest and the most successful companies in Ireland.

Manpower Group is the world's leading workforce expert, connecting more than 600,000 people to work every day and helping more than 400,000 clients worldwide. With nearly 3,500 offices in 80 countries worldwide, Manpower Group offers the full spectrum of workforce solutions needed to address the complex recruitment challenges that exist today. Our philosophy is built on people, knowledge and innovation and we are continuously looking for ways to improve.


  • Compliance with legal and HR requirements
  • Demonstrating HR expertise, including management of Performance, Absenteeism, Disciplinary and Grievance cases where applicable
  • Managing employee relationships to ensure optimum levels of employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Conducting Manpower Induction training where applicable
  • Managing payroll queries
  • Provide a first class professional experience for our client
  • Analyse and assess candidate suitability by exploring skills, behaviours and motivations through the use of assessment tools
  • Manage the candidate experience to ensure a professional and memorable journey from initial contact through to on-boarding with excellent communications and support throughout
  • Work in a structured, organised and professional manner ensuring all administration duties are performed to the highest level, meeting strict recruitment process requirements
  • Take responsibility for all actions, demonstrating ability, passion and an overriding commitment to quality and the needs of the client.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of proper and thorough record keeping for all staff employed on the account for which you are responsible


  • Must have 1+ years proven HR experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstratable experience in Employee Relations, Recruitment and Performance Management
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Flexibility is important; this role will evolve as the project develops
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Organised, focused, innovative and passionate
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication ability

Apply directly today or get in touch if you would like to find out more.

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