Head of People & Cultre with Accommodation

in Career Vision Recruiters

Permanent | Full Time


Posted 7 March, 2023

Career Vision Recruiters have an excellent opportunity for a career minded Human Rescores/Head of People & Culture for a deluxe property in the West of Ireland. There is an excellent opportunity to be part of something special working with some of the industries leading people. Excellent package with accommodation available. 

Head of People & Culture Job Specification


Objectives of this role

  • This is a senior management role responsible for leading the business through a period of innovative growth and positive transformational change whilst ensuring operational efficiencies and the provision of best-in-class customer experiences. To deliver you will need to be a strong visionary HR leader that inspires, managers and motivates others to deliver to the highest possible standards.
  • In this role you will be responsible for developing, leading, and executing a strategic HR plan to actively develop and lead a performance culture which ensures that all objectives and targets are met through continuous and strategic training and development.
  • Contribute to the development of a robust culture through role modelling values and behaviours which drive a culture of engagement of all employees and build a strong organisational commitment.
  • Be responsible for all HR management and development (including recruitment and selection policy/practices, discipline, grievance, mentoring, salary and conditions, contracts, training and development, talent management, succession planning, driving performance appraisals and any other HR related issues).
  • Build a culture of performance across the organisation with oversight and continued development of the Performance Review & Development framework which will motivate and lead operational teams to continuously review performance standards, improve processes, innovate, and develop SOP’s and capabilities to enhance performance and exceed targets.
  • Develop and implement talent management programmes and systems for the management/operational team providing guidance, coaching, mentoring and regular feedback to help them strengthen specific knowledge/skills to lead their teams successfully and compliantly.
  • Shape and grow organisational culture further in areas of talent, wellbeing, engagement, diversity & inclusion by bringing in external thinking and new developments, to ensure practices and policies are current, innovative and services are best in class.
  • Create a leadership development framework to maximise leadership capability and embed a coaching culture in support of delivering on strategies to include planning, budgeting, reporting, including evaluating people & culture results and trends.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills both internally and externally and be able to demonstrate a proactive approach.
  • Set high standards, instil operational excellence, model accountability, integrity, and ethical behaviour.
  • Responsible for developing, monitoring, implementing, and reporting on HR issues and planning for all divisions to include opportunities, talent acquisition and development plans within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Produce accurate HR reports on a monthly basis in order to provide relevant information to the Board of Directors.


Daily Responsibilities

  • Drive change management and provide transformation expertise to meet business changes, to include delivering key HR projects as required.
  • Be responsible for all HR-related KPIs and use these to recommend and drive business performance management
  • Provide coaching and expertise on a range of complex, people-sensitive related issues supporting colleagues with an excellent practical knowledge of Irish employment legislation, policies, procedures in line with recommended codes of practice.
  • Lead workforce planning for the business by carrying out detailed gap analysis and executing effective plans to meet the current and future needs of the business including recruitment and retention.
  • Develop succession plans, working with site management to identify hi-po’s to ensure a strong leadership pipeline.
  • Oversee the effective management and resolution of all employee relations issues, in accordance with employment legislation, company policies and best practice.
  • Provide accurate HR advice and support to management and staff in relation to all aspects of the employment relations.
  • Ensuring the disciplinary and grievance policy is always adhered to
  • Maintaining all HR files to ensure compliance with legislation.
  • Ensuring all new team members are welcomed to the Hotel and they onboarding information is sent to them
  • Ensure new contracts/amendments are issued when promotions, pay rises etc take place Ensuring the Employee Handbook is revised and updated and issued to all new and current employees when required
  • Monitoring clocking on our online clocking system and any clocking issues are followed up on
  • Reviewing of pay and benchmarking with the CEO and Finance Director, managing and curating new benefits


Required Skills 

  • A degree/masters in HR or related discipline, with CIPD qualification desirable.
  • Minimum 5+ years in a senior role as HR Manager
  • The ability to originate and lead organisational strategies in HR
  • Be approachable, personable, energetic with the highest standard of integrity, discretion, and confidentiality. A people person with a growth mind-set, accessible and open to our team members, always willing to listen, assist and support.
  • Experience in developing HR policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance.
  • Ability to write (as necessary), plan and direct the development and maintenance of training programmes for all levels of staff.
  • Knowledge and experience of introducing new ideas to improve employee engagement.
  • Organised, innovative and results driven with the ability to manage multiple assignments in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Experience in recruitment and selection, negotiation, writing employment offers and contracts of employment


Preferred Experience & Qualifications

  • Proven ability in developing talented employees
  • Strong communicator; and comfortable in contributing to the overall hotel strategy
  • Previous performance evaluation experience and working knowledge of human resources processes
  • Hospitality industry experience and knowledge of Alkimii system is a strong advantage
  • Attention to detail, commercial awareness with a pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Knowledge of payroll and payroll procedures


For more details reach out to Stuart in Confidence.


Employee Engagement HR Strategy Organisational Development Workforce Planning CIPD qualified Coaching Management


Laptop Meal Allowance / Canteen Mobile Phone Parking Pension Fund Performance Bonus


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