HR Generalist - Financial Services

REF: 903062_1581703251

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: Greater Belfast

HR Generalist - Financial Services Organisation - North Down

MCS Group HR is delighted to be representing a leading financial services organisation based in North Down, who require an experienced HR Generalist on an initial 5 month contract basis, to assist with a number of key projects.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious HR Assistant / Officer, looking to gain more exposure to the full HR Generalist remit, in a fast-paced professional environment.

The role

Reporting to the Head of HR, the successful HR Generalist will have responsibility across the full Generalist remit, including end-to-end recruitment and selection, managing employee relations issues, advising on sickness absence, and learning & development.

Key duties include:

  • Facilitate the end-to-end recruitment & selection process
  • Assist managers and team leaders to manage employee relations issues including disciplinary and grievance meetings
  • Support managers and team leaders to performance manage staff through capability issues
  • Proactively manage sickness absence, to include tracking, reporting and assisting managers to case manage.
  • Assist with the review and update policies and procedures in line with legislation, best practice and company values
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on key HR processes & systems
  • Assist with co-ordination and management of our Performance Management System
  • Draft relevant and compliant HR correspondence e.g. disciplinary, grievance, interview invitations
  • Updating and maintain data on all relevant HR systems
  • Support the HR Department with projects
  • Support the business to continuously improve the employee experience
  • On occasion travel to sites throughout NI
  • Any other duties relating to the effective running of the HR function and in support of the Business as a whole.
  • Complete HR administration tasks which contribute to the smooth running of an efficient HR department

The successful candidate


  • At least 2 years' experience within a busy HR role, which includes:
    • recruitment and selection
    • employee relations
    • coaching & mentoring managers and team leaders
    • sickness absence management
    • policies and procedure development and roll out
  • Membership of the CIPD
  • Collaborative approach to working with managers and team leaders
  • Driving licence and access to a car
  • Experience using a HR Information System and excellent computer skills


  • Degree in HR
  • Experience of PAMS HR System and E-Recruitment
  • Experience in a Financial Services organisation

The rewards

The successful HR Generalist will receive a competitive basic salary, working within a highly supportive team, gaining exposure to the full HR Generalist remit

This is a growing business, looking to take the next step in their journey, presenting an extremely exciting opportunity for an ambitious HR professional.

Not all agencies are the same…MCS Group are passionate about providing a first-class service to all our customers and have an independent review rating of 4.9 stars on Google.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ryan Calvert (Assoc. CIPD), HR Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group 028 9023 5456.

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