HR Officer

REF: BBBH30228_1637666999

23/11/2021
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: NI - Rest of

HR Generalist - Food service company - Coleraine

MCS Group is thrilled to be partnering with a fantastic food service company based in Coleraine, who currently require a highly experienced HR Generalist on a permanent basis.

The organisation

This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of Irelands largest food service companies, operating in four different divisions, boasting significant growth over the past number of years. Now operating in Scotland as a result of this as well as seeing huge growth in their food retail division. This is a family-owned organisation operating on a corporate level, driven by innovation and the customer, a fantastic environment for an experienced HR professional to continue to develop and push their career to the next level.

The role

Reporting to an experienced Head of HR, the successful HR generalist will be commercially minded, interacting on a regular basis with various key internal stakeholders, ensuring the HR service they provide genuinely adds value to the business.

You will be responsible for all 600 employees, communicating with staff at all levels, including senior management. As HR Generalist, you will provide consistent advice and guidance across a range of HR responsibilities, including performance management, absence management, representing the company during audits, employee relations, recruitment and disciplinaries.

As HR Generalist, you will focus on coaching line managers around ongoing absence management issues, highlighting long term and short-term absence trends, ensuring the management team find the right resolution and absence is reduced across the business area. You will also work to support the broader HR team on various projects that feed into longer term strategic goals, including change management processes.

The successful candidate

To apply for this HR Generalist opportunity, it is essential you possess the following:

  • 2+ years' experience working at HR Officer / HR Advisor level
  • Degree educated
  • Extensive employee relations experience, combined with strong NI legislation knowledge
  • Full UK driving license
  • Presentation skills
  • Fully competent using all Microsoft packages
  • Food service industry experience would be highly desirable

What's on offer?

  • Highly Competitive salary
  • Chance to work for a long-established Food service client
  • Competitive euro exchange rate
  • Staff discount as well as car & home insurance discount
  • Chance to join an experienced team, with development and training opportunities
  • Fantastic on site facilities such as free parking and a subsidised canteen.


To apply for this exceptional opportunity, please forward an updated CV today. If you would like to discuss this HR Advisor position in more detail, please contact Simon Markey at MCS Group on 028 96 932667 or apply through the link.

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