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People Services Specialist

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia






People Services Specialist


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford,,, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


The People Services function is an integral part of the HR Team, and is responsible for providing an effective and efficient service to Glanbia Ireland, enabling employee self-service and providing quality reporting to the HR Team.  The People Services Specialist partners closely with the HRLT, HRBP, and COE teams to provide best in class customer service to all stakeholders and ensuring our service level agreements are achieved.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Support end-to-end employee lifecycle processes including (but not limited to); new hires, employee onboarding and induction, probation, leaves of absence, contractual changes (hours, level, salary and benefits), secondments and leavers
  • Provide administrative support to the HRBP team in relation to employee relations and industrial relations issues
  • Perform data analysis, prepare and present reports
  • Provide support in developing human resources policies, procedures, and programmes, ensuring compliance to same
  • Support the development and roll-out of HR initiatives and systems
  • Provide assistance for the annual performance review, talent review and salary review process
  • Work with Talent Acquisition and the HRBP team to support the execution of the Talent Acquisition strategy and plan within their functional areas
  • Support the Talent Development team to arrange training and development activities
  • Liaise with Payroll department to advise of any payroll amendments and resolve payroll queries
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of all data
  • Ensure GDPR compliance
  • Support HR projects and other HR work as required


Key Requirements:

  • Professional qualification in a Human Resources or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar HR Administrative role
  • Knowledge of HR functions and systems
  • Strong analytics and reporting experience
  • Excellent administration skills and attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organisation skills to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Change mindset and a passion for continuous improvement
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • High integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Understanding of employment law and data protection



If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

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At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.