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Senior HR Advisor

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Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior HR Business Partner in Aberdeen, on a 12 month FTC basis covering maternity leave. This role will plan, lead, develop, and coordinate the policies and activities, of the Human Resource (HR) department for the BU assigned to them, ensuring legal compliance at all stages of the employee life cycle.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partners with the BU/Function leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Manage the day to day HR enquiries from employees and managers within the BU
  • Provides support and guidance to management and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Manage the payroll team reporting into the HR Manager role
  • Ongoing review and implementation of process improvements to achieve efficienices within the HR Team
  • Manages the talent acquisition process and collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for job openings.
  • Recommends and researches learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Lead restructuring activities within the BU, supporting managers and ensuring compliance with local employment laws
  • Maintains compliance and provides specialist advise with local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Contribute to EH HR projects to add value to the HR team
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.


  • Significant experience of Generalist HR work within the UK
  • Preference is given towards International locations.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • HR certification desirable.

Physical Requirements

  • Office based working environment

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