HR Administrator

Date: 6 Nov 2023

Location: Dublin, IE, D01 W213

Company: Walkers Global

Walkers is a leading international law and professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital market participants and investment fund managers. With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we advise on the jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.

Walkers treat everyone as the intelligent grown-ups they are. We take a grown-up approach to getting the job done – trusting and empowering our people to deliver consistently, and enabling them to succeed. Diversity is our secret weapon – it’s the sheer breadth of Walkers people that makes us who we are – gathered from across the globe and fluent in languages, jurisdictions and cultures that help us to mirror our clients and keep our own thinking in tune with the world we operate in.

The Role

Walkers are currently seeking to recruit a HR Administrator to join its growing Dublin office. This is an exciting and varied role, which provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career with exposure to all aspects of the HR function.

Duties and Responsibilities

The HR Administrator will have a broad range of responsibilities including:

  • Support the HR Director and HR Manager in providing best in class HR to employees;
  • Provide effective and high quality administration support to the HR function and employees;
  • Act as a first point of contract for employee queries, responding in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Manage HR Mailbox ensuring all requires are responded to in a timely manner;
  • Manage all employee letter requests including salary certs, forms and reference letter requests;
  • Creation and maintenance of employee files, records and data both in hard copy and on HR system;
  • Responsible for ensuring the HRIS system is updated and accurate at all times;
  • Support the graduate recruitment process by posting roles on recruitment portal and arranging interviews;
  • Manage employee pre-screening process, conducting reference checks and preparing employment contracts;
  • Manage firm CPD records;
  • Coordination and delivery of employee on boarding programme;
  • Administer employee benefits programmes including healthcare, pension, TaxSaver & bike to work schemes;
  • Manage the employee leave processes (maternity, paternity, parental, sick etc.). and ensure all requests are recorded accordingly;
  • Monitor probation periods and liaise with line managers to set up reviews;
  • Support the monthly payroll process and ensure deadlines are met;
  • Assist with the implementation of wellness initiatives;
  • Provide support for HR projects and key annual events such as performance reviews, training events and recruitment drives;
  • Ad hoc projects and other administrative duties as required.

Knowledge and Attributes

  • 3rd level qualification in HR or related discipline;
  • CIPD or working towards qualification;
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in HR administration, ideally in a corporate environment;
  • Excellent IT skills;
  • Ability to multi task and work within strict deadlines;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills with a strong commitment to teamwork;
  • Ability to interact professionally with staff at all levels of the organisation, both verbally and in writing;
  • Professional attitude with a high degree of integrity and discretion in dealing with confidential matters;

Our Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package and benefits including:

  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme;
  • Hybrid Working Policy;
  • Health insurance cover;
  • Pension scheme after 6 months;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Income Protection;
  • Taxsaver and Bike to Work schemes;
  • Educational Support;
  • Professional Membership Fees;
  • Social Committee;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Wellness programme.

Walkers global is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are key to our global identity and an integral part of our goal to continue being an employer of choice. We are committed to a work environment that supports all individuals irrespective of gender, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. We make every effort to ensure that employment opportunities are open and accessible to all purely on the basis of personal ability.