HR Manager

Title:                           HR Manager

Reports to:                 Head of Human Resources

Responsible for:         This role will be responsible for the delivery of the key HR Functional services across the business and support and work closely with the Head of HR to deliver fundamental programmes to the business.

Objective:                   To Partner and actively engage with the organisation to understand the service needs and to seek to integrate the HR function with service activities to provide quality services to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strong credible relationships with Management and Colleagues
  • Provide accurate and expert advice to line managers and their teams on all aspects of people management
  • Continually challenge, recommend and where appropriate, develop improved ways of working within the HR Function through people, processes and systems to deliver change to performance and delivery
  • Manage and continuously review and develop all HR policies and procedures
  • Develop and deliver meaningful HR interventions to drive key areas such as employee relations, performance management, recruitment, employee engagement and communications within the business
  • To manage a number of HR related projects across the respective services to enhance people and the organisation’s performance
  • HR Strategy:
    • In conjunction with the Head of HR, develop and lead the implementation of the HR strategy that supports achievement of the organisation’s business strategy. Develop and ensure delivery of HR Action Plan in line with organisational strategic plan
  • HR Team:
    • Lead, develop and motivate an effective HR team to continue to execute the HR Strategy in line with best practices
    • Lead the HR team to build capability by sourcing, selecting and recruiting the required skills to meet the business needs, deploying modern practices
  • Finance:
    • Research competitive cost/non cost compensation and benefits packages including base pay, allowance etc.
    • To advice on reward management systems and the operation of pay structures and performance & development pay scheme that attracts, retains and motivates employees.
    • Management and monitoring of HR budgets including analysis, reporting and action on variances.
  • Employee Relations:
    • Support the organization in the management of employee relations issues in line with HR policies and legislation.
    • Conduct internal investigations, documents findings and makes recommendations to management as appropriate.
    • Maintain relationships with union officials to ensure the timely and orderly resolution of disputes
    • Act as the company’s representative at meetings with union groups and external bodies
    • Ensure all applicable legal requirements are met and work closely with IBEC, Legal Expertise on all situations with a litigation risk or other liability.
  • Learning and Development
    • Develop a Learning & Development Strategy to compliment the L&D culture of the organisation
    • Agree annual training and development plan for staff
    • Ensure learning is evaluated on a number of levels to ascertain its impact on the quality of service and performance monitored against learning objectives.
  • Recruitment
    • Manage recruitment activities providing workforce planning, candidate sourcing, interviewing and selection
  • Volunteering
    • Manage the Volunteer Programme in-line with the ethos of the organisation, to include Volunteer Appreciation Day and drive the Investing in Volunteer Standard for good practice in Volunteer management
  • Health & Safety
    • Responsible for managing the H&S Contract for the organisation
    • Chair the organisation wide Health & Safety Committee

 

  • HR Service Delivery
    • Implementation of organisational HR systems, processes, policies and procedures in a consistent manner across all areas of the organisation and ensure the HR Service delivery is aligned with the organisation’s business needs while fulfilling its statutory obligations and its obligations to employees
    • Work with the HR Team to standardise, streamline and modernise the core HR processes across the organisation
    • Ensure that the Human Resource Department has Standard Operating Procedures and best practice HR policies and procedures
    • Produce the appropriate management information, benchmark best practice, analyse trends and prepare actions to resolve, engage directly with the leadership team on the required actions.
    • Manage all third party vendor contracts related to all HR Activities e.g. pension, occupational health, EAP etc.

 

General

  • Deputies for the Head of HR when required.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

 

Weighbridge Administrator

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Scheduling of deliveries, optimising of transport and processing of dockets.
  • Daily Cash reconciliations.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the office.
  • Reporting of Complaints and Safety issues.
  • Entering clocked hours onto Core Pay.
  • Management of the dispatch reports.
  • Issuing Purchase Orders and liaising with suppliers and contractors.
  • Filing of delivery dockets and timesheets relevant to PO’s issued.
  • Process all orders in an efficient and a timely manner.

Skills Required

  • Team player with an ability to work on own initiative.
  • Previous experience working in a fast moving office
  • Excellent ability to multitask
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills.
  • Detail orientated with an ability to operate to strict timelines/deadlines.
  • Knowledge of office applications.

Sales Manager – Agri/Farming

Sales Manager

Duties

  • Developing smart and strategic sales plans in order to achieve the agreed sales targets and expand the customer base
  • Develop strong, relationships with customers, review existing and new business proposals in order to ensure that they are aligned with company expectations.
  • Help break into new markets.
  • Be the main point of contact for key accounts
  • Meet agreed monthly, quarterly and annual sales and revenue targets
  • Identify and recruit sales staff and develop training plans for new and existing employees
  • Delivery of one to one performance reviews with the sales team.
  • Delivery of weekly reports on sales figures against  set targets to the General Manager
  • Ensure that the database is updated and managed correctly.

 

Skills

  • Commercially focussed and savvy
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong Sales Manager
  • Experienced selling into the agri/farming sector
  • Excellent relationship developer
  • IT literate
  • Results driven

 

Key Account Manager – Veterinary Products – 70k

Role and responsibilities

  • Achieve annual sales and revenue targets.
  • Detailed annual key account and plans ensuring alignment with business targets.
  • Build on existing and create new working relationships within the greater Veterinary community including representative bodies and working development groups
  • Attend monthly Sales meetings including updates of activity and implementation plans
  • Grow relationships with key decision makers in both Veterinary and independent retail accounts.
  • Represent the company at various events and trade fairs

 

 

Key Skills

  • Account management experience and effective selling skills, including key account and business planning, forecasts, account analysis and performance measurement
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within veterinary pharmaceutical sales role
  • Demonstrable record of target achievement
  • Strong sales experience and deep knowledge of Irish and UK Veterinary industry, with established relationships with veterinary groups, independents and industry stakeholders.
  • MS Office suite
  • Target driven and customer focused
  • Previous experience working in Veterinary Product Sales is a must!!

Operations Manager (Pharmaceutical client)

JOB PURPOSE:

Our state-of-the-art pharmaceutical organisation is seeking a highly experienced Operations Manager who will be responsible for ensuring best-in-class performance on behalf of their customers while operating to HPRA standards.  

Our client requires a strategic, multi-skilled, hands-on manager with a proactive nature and several years of experience to lead, supervise and develop the operations team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for driving excellent customer service, new product introductions and improved efficiencies through the operations department whilst ensuring compliance with site cGMP / GDP principles.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Manage the department to include recruitment, training, performance management and succession planning of all staff.
  • Plan, organise, direct and control activities within the function to meet operational efficiency, quality and customer objectives.
  • Establish and report appropriate internal KPI’s for on-time delivery and operational efficiency of our customer’s products.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Develop a SIOPS process and reporting system, reviewed on a monthly basis, which allows for accurate production, resource and material capacity planning.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of the operations function including permit control, product distribution, logistics planning and drug management.
  • Ensure on-time-delivery of packaged product in-line with approved specifications and appropriate cGMP / GDP, legislation and guidance
  • Liaise with the Production / Warehouse teams to ensure planned production capacity and delivery schedules are met on behalf of the customer.
  • Escalate any potential delays to senior management and where appropriate to our clients with appropriate corrective actions.
  • Investigate root causes and implement corrective actions for any customer complaints related to the operations function.
  • Promote a positive safety and quality culture in the company and coach employees on positive EHS and quality practices.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out to appropriate GMP / GDP / HPRA / EHS standards and Legislation.

New Product Introductions

  • Develop and manage the new product introduction / technology transfer system.
  • Manage and communicate the new product introduction roadmap to all stakeholders.
  • Ensure regular and concise reporting and escalation of issues which may affect project delivery both internally and to our clients.
  • Implement corrective actions which ensure adherence to base-line schedule for all NPI’s
  • Represent on client project meetings regarding introduction of new products to our business
  • Validate the success of new product launches against original deliverables.

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Degree or equivalent supply chain qualification.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a dedicated Operations Management role within pharmaceutical / medical device / FMCG.
  • Highly effective people management skills – experience of managing staff at all levels along with cross functional teams.
  • Strong computer literacy & proficient in the use of MS Office tools.

HR Generalist

 

Our client is a leading provider of services to the airline industry, they now have a requirement for a HR Generalist based out of Vancouver.

The HR Generalist is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of human resource policies, processes, procedures and programs.  Assists and provides advice to Company Management and Supervisors on problem resolution.  Carries out all functional responsibilities and works with the HR team to ensure consistent application.

Main accountabilities include:

  • Must be able to clearly communicate human resources policies, procedures, laws, regulations, company programs and understanding and administration of applicable collective agreements.
  • Provides internal customer service, advice, direction to management and employees for day-to-day needs.
  • Liaising with employee and union representatives on a range of employee relations matters. Ensure the related coaching documents are prepared and discussed with local management.
  • Provide confidential administrative support to Directors, Management and Supervisors.
  • Ensure employee files meet the standards required
  • Support the management team in arranging and documenting all communications to employees.
  • Process all new hires, terminations, changes to hours and salary or job title changes, complete necessary paperwork, update employee database, and issue employment contracts.
  • Ensure the smooth flow of processes to increase service delivery and value.
  • Coordinates with the third-party consultant and internal management on all work-related claims in accordance with WSIB legislation; compile, analyse, interpret and report accidents and injuries in the workplace; liaison with third party vendor to ensure workers return to work, minimizing lost time.
  • Assist with the administration of the national benefit program, including benefit enrolments, changes, liaison with benefit providers.
  • Issue and maintain required reports (internal & external).

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and legally able to work in Canada
  • CHRP designation, or working toward same
  • 3 to 5 years’ progressive experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Federally regulated employers
  • Experience in the interpretation and administration of collective agreements
  • Hands on self-starter able to work using initiative and without supervision
  • Excellent organizational planning and administrative skills and a good eye for detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate (speak, read, write in English) with people at different levels and from different geographical and ethnic cultures
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, HRIS (Ultipro)
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Valid G or G2 driver’s license with good driving record

Hospital Sales Executive

Our client is a leading distributer of healthcare consumables across Ireland. They are currently seeking a Sales Executive to cover the Munster region.

 

They require someone with a degree in business along with 3-5+ years Hospital Field sales experience.

 

The right candidate needs to have an established network of contacts across the Hospital network in Munster.

 

This position is responsible for delivering sales of the company’s product range of Medical, Surgical & Decontamination products in order to hit agreed sales targets.

 

Working with a variety of healthcare/hospital clients within the Munster territory, your sales experience and aptitude will allow you to grow our client’s market share within the Medical, Surgical & Decontamination products range.

 

You will be responsible for business development, prospecting, identifying needs and account management.  

Role/Responsibilities

  • Generate profitable sales for your product portfolio in line with sales targets
  • Promote products to existing and new customers on a regular call cycle
  • Advise customers of updates and new technologies
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers & customers, identifying key decision makers, maintaining regular contact, and developing relationships into lasting business partnerships
  • Develop sales campaigns, source new customers and markets and persuade them to purchase products, leading price negotiations and closing sales
  • Introduce new products to existing & new customers
  • Demonstrate products and educate customers about the functions of the product
  • Contribute to the preparation of proposals, tenders and quotations
  • Be familiar with competitors’ activities and products

 

Education/Experience:

  • 3rd level qualification in business
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a field sales role (preferably within a Hospital setting) with a successful track record of Sales achievement
  • Excellent business development acumen, able to build and develop strong relationships
  • Can identify, close, and maximize opportunities and develop them to long term business
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task, plan and prioritize and manage workloads
  • Enthusiastic with high levels of resilience, a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Clean full driving license essential

 

 

Facilities Manager – Cleaning Services

They must have experience dealing with all contracts and services associated with a GMP site. Supporting environmental initiatives and ensuring the general safety and wellbeing of employees will be of top priority to support our vision to being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive performance of onsite operatives, contractors and vendors in line with Health, Safety/ Quality and Environmental policies/procedures ensuring all legislation/statutory requirements are met
  • Co-ordinate all personnel who attend site and ensure all the relevant documentation is in place prior to the work commencing
  • Assist in managing facilities budget, managing variances, promoting, and delivering the aims of the company to meet or exceed the quality levels and customer support.
  • Ensures the smooth running of the site adhering to Site Service Level Agreement
  • Suggest and implement improvements and innovations in service delivery
  • Manage the effective sourcing and utilization of materials and subcontractors
  • Take on ad-hoc projects from time to time as deemed necessary by your manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in Facilities management
  • Previous experience of operating within a highly regulated site, preferably within a GMP environment
  • Site Management and Project Management experience, managing suppliers and contractors
  • Strong understanding of all legislative and technical arenas associated with a cleanroom/biopharma site
  • A full clean driving license is essential for this role
  • Financial, budgetary, and problem-solving skills and experience
  • Proven experience as a supportive people manager and efficient communication skills
  • Must possess a dynamic approach to achieving continuous improvement with proven ability in implementing change management programmes
  • Must be decisive, self-motivated, and able to motivate others

Facilities Manager – Cleaning Services

They must have experience dealing with all contracts and services associated with a GMP site. Supporting environmental initiatives and ensuring the general safety and wellbeing of employees will be of top priority to support our vision to being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive performance of onsite operatives, contractors and vendors in line with Health, Safety/ Quality and Environmental policies/procedures ensuring all legislation/statutory requirements are met
  • Co-ordinate all personnel who attend site and ensure all the relevant documentation is in place prior to the work commencing
  • Assist in managing facilities budget, managing variances, promoting, and delivering the aims of the company to meet or exceed the quality levels and customer support.
  • Ensures the smooth running of the site adhering to Site Service Level Agreement
  • Suggest and implement improvements and innovations in service delivery
  • Manage the effective sourcing and utilization of materials and subcontractors
  • Take on ad-hoc projects from time to time as deemed necessary by your manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in Facilities management
  • Previous experience of operating within a highly regulated site, preferably within a GMP environment
  • Site Management and Project Management experience, managing suppliers and contractors
  • Strong understanding of all legislative and technical arenas associated with a cleanroom/biopharma site
  • A full clean driving license is essential for this role
  • Financial, budgetary, and problem-solving skills and experience
  • Proven experience as a supportive people manager and efficient communication skills
  • Must possess a dynamic approach to achieving continuous improvement with proven ability in implementing change management programmes
  • Must be decisive, self-motivated, and able to motivate others

Business Development Executive – Medtech

As Business Development Executive you will be responsible for managing our client’s full portfolio of Pharma and Medtech customers.  The role will be covering the West, Midlands & North West.

You must have proven experience in new business development across a number, selling across a number of different departments, negotiating contracts and managing SLA’s.  You will need to have excellent communication skills and experience with Microsoft software and CRM tools such as Saleforce.com.

 

Job Description:

 

  • Relationship Management of key multinational accounts in the West, Midlands & North West
  • Ownership of KPI relating to service levels, logistics, projects, and other service metrics for each customer.
  • Negotiation of new contracts and the renewal of existing agreements.
  • New business development through existing and new product/ service sales.
  • Solution selling including product and service development to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Promotion of services through technical support while communicating the features and benefits of their products and services.
  • Improve customer satisfaction levels through the introduction of new products and services.

Suitable candidates for the role of Key Account Sales Executive will possess the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in sales to the life sciences sector.
  • Third level educated to degree or relevant diploma level.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft, CRM and Web based applications.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Flexibility, with a willingness to travel and work outside normal office hours.
  • Full Driving licence.