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HR Generalist


Sherry FitzGerald


Since its foundation in August 1982, the Sherry FitzGerald Group has grown from a small fledgling company in one location to a nationwide, diversified business operating in 98 different locations.  Sherry FitzGerald Group currently employs 650 people across a diversified residential and commercial property business and remains an Irish privately-owned business committed to continuing to lead the marketplace.


Reporting to the HR Director, this person will be a critical part of the HR team (8 in total) in ensuring an efficient, professional and best practice HR service is delivered to clients. 


This person will support the HR Managers on a daily basis with the key responsibilities being as follows:



  • Provide support and advice in line with company policy to staff and line managers on HR issues.

  • Recruitment & Selection:

    • Managing the recruitment and selection process, from sourcing to final placement of candidate within the key business units.
    • Graduate Work Placements / Internships: Involved in the co-ordination of the annual Graduate Recruitment road-show for the Group and annual Internship opportunities.
  • Performance Management: Assist in the roll-out of the bi-annual performance review process.  Assist line managers in performance management conversation and put performance improvement plans in place where necessary.

  • Grievance / Disciplinary: Providing support to the HR Managers in dealing with grievance or disciplinary issues as they arises within the Group.

  • Induction: Delivery of the Group HR induction to new employees.  Responsible for carrying out all one-to-one inductions with new staff.

  • Probationary reviews: Liaise with line managers in a timely manner regarding probationary reviews for staff.

  • Development and Training: Assists HRMs and line managers in the identification of training needs, assists HRMs in the selection of external training programs and consultants.

  • Employee Engagement: Support the HRMs in the annual Employee Engagement process.

  • Payroll: Involved in the sign-off process for payroll each month.  Works closely with the payroll to ensure timelines are met.  Point of contact for all payroll queries.

  • Monthly reports:  Responsible for collating headcount figures on a monthly basis and other ad-hoc requests e.g. employee turnover, on request.

  • Year-end budgeting process: give input to year-end process and lead where appropriate.


  • Assist the HR Director and HR Managers in the implementation of strategic initiatives throughout the various business units.


  • CIPD qualification.

  • 1 years’ experience in a similar role.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven ability to work well in a team.

  • Pro-active, ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload.

  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

For more information, or to apply, please email your CV and cover letter in confidence to stating that it is the HR Generalist role you are applying for by Friday 12th January 2018.