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HR Manager - Galgorm Collection

Posted 10/08/2023




Human Resources & Personnel

Job Description

HR Manager - Galgorm Collection - Award Winning Organisation

MCS Group is thrilled to be exclusively working in partnership with Galgorm Collection, a group of luxury hotels and restaurants in Northern Ireland, who wish to appoint a Group HR Manager on a full-time, permanent basis.

About Galgorm Collection

The Galgorm Collection is an award-winning group of hotels, which includes Galgorm, The Rabbit and The Old Inn Crawfordsburn, as well as a number of beautiful restaurants. They also offer a unique Thermal Village & Spa that is the FIRST of its king is Ireland, where guests can enjoy the tranquility of nature and experience pure relaxation with an extensive selection of riverside hot tubs, indoor and outdoor heated pools, steam rooms and saunas. The Resort also boasts a selection of restaurants & bars and extensive conference and banqueting facilities.

Galgorm Collection are proud to have won several awards, including Hotel of the Year in 2023, as well as being the first hospitality group on the island of Ireland to receive Great Place to Work accreditation. They were able to demonstrate a high-trust, people first workplace that cultivates a culture that embodies values sch as credibility, fairness, respect, camaraderie, honesty and pride.

The role

An exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic team of passionate HR professionals, the role of HR Manager will allow you to develop strong relationships across the collection, working collaboratively with colleagues and management to drive results for their respective departments and the wider Galgorm Collection.

The HR Department is comprised of a core team of six passionate professionals who work collaboratively whilst assigned to key areas of responsibility. We're looking for someone with an innovative approach to staff development and engagement. If you're someone with a desire to place yourself at the very centre of change and are committed to creating and sustaining a progressive working environment where your efforts will be recognised, this could be the job for you!

Overview of the Role:

  • Ensure compliance with all employee documentation, including contracts and right-to-work checks
  • Assist with the implementation of training plans, and the creation of training structures to meet business needs
  • Work closely with key contacts such as Payroll and Health & Safety to ensure a proactive response to any arising issues
  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders, working closely with the management team to support the achievement of business goals
  • Conduct workplace investigations as required in line with company policies and procedures and best practices
  • Implementation of planned strategy in specific areas of the HR Function as created by the HR Associate Director
  • Demonstrates behaviours & practices which are aligned with achieving organisational objectives and creating a working environment which inspires, motivates and retains
  • Contributing at all times to consistency of approach within the team, with regards to legislative requirements in relation to contracts, working arrangements, policy formation and implementation of terms and conditions
  • Actively contribute to the diversity, inclusion and well-being commitment
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers on the application of core HR policies and procedures, including performance and absence management, and development planning.
  • Ensure the full life cycle of employee experience is representative of the Company's culture
  • Oversee the timely submission of all monitoring reports to the Equality Commission as required
  • Assist with implementing initiatives to optimise employee engagement
  • Responsibility for the daily HR Function in the HR Associate Directors' absence
  • Comply with all PCI & GDPR policies and procedures

Occasional Duties:

  • To carry out any reasonable requests by Management
  • To attend company in-house and external training programs when required

The Person:

Essential criteria, applicants must:

  • Have at least two years' experience in a similar role
  • Thorough, up-to-date knowledge of NI employment law
  • Have experience in providing and producing high-quality advice to managers
  • Be a strong team player with initiative, strong organisation and communication skills and the desire to succeed
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised with a commercial approach
  • Have a positive approach to work
  • Be solutions orientated
  • Have a strong interest in people relations and people development
  • Be able to build and maintain strong relationships with department heads and to be seen by all as a credible person
  • Be able to demonstrate competence in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Be highly adaptive to a fast-paced role in an ever-changing environment
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a confidential manner with attention to detail
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills
  • CIPD Level 5 / working towards CIPD level 5- OR 5 years' experience in a busy, fast-paced HR Generalist HR role
  • A full driving license and access to a vehicle

Desirable criteria:

  • Have experience in the hospitality industry

What's on offer?

  • An attractive salary package
  • Private Medical Insurance, which applies to employees with 1 years' service
  • Referral bonus
  • Extensive in-house training and development
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Extensive holiday allowance of 28 days, which increases to 29 after 1 years' service
  • Free dining in any of the Galgorm Collection restaurants
  • Complimentary access to the Thermal Spa Village
  • Free gym and discounted golf membership
  • Opportunity to work for an award winning, well recognized brand
  • Many, many more

To apply for this exceptional opportunity, please forward an updated CV today. If you would like to discuss this incredible HR Manager position in more detail, please contact Ryan Calvert, Head of HR, Sales & Marketing recruitment at MCS Group on 02890 235456 |

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