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HR Generalist

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Date: 16-Jun-2022

Location: Dublin - Kylemore, Dublin - Kylemore, IE

Company: Britvic

HR Generalist- 12 month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)

At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of Irelands' leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

Britvic has a strong heritage, with globally successful and iconic brands such as Ballygowan, MiWadi, Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Club, 7UP, Gatorade, R Whites, Teisseire, and Lipton.

The role will be based from our site in Kylemore Park, Dublin, however at Britvic we operate a hybrid working model to ensure a balance between home and office working.

About the Role:

Partnering with Managers, the Human Resources Generalist plays a vital role in delivering the key elements of the HR Annual Operating Plan (AOP) to enable the success of the organisation. Leading the execution of core cyclical processes such as performance and talent management, annual salary review process and employee engagement survey.

Key Responsibilities:

Core People Processes

  • Working in partnership with the HR Specialist functions, optimise the delivery of our core people processes across the business, e.g. Talent review, Performance Management Process, Engagement survey, Reward, etc
  • Taking the great insight gained from our core processes and turning this into appropriate HR strategies to enhance the capability, engagement, performance and culture of the Irish Business Unit.

Delivery of HR Plan

  • Work with key stakeholders to implement our key HR initiatives, holding them to account for role modelling the right behaviours, ways of working, high performance and adoption of HR processes that enable us to deliver as One Britvic in a simpler, more accountable and efficient way.

Talent Management

  • Talent reviews - Identify and embed the right talent interventions required to attract, develop and retain talent across the relevant geographies/functions. Coach others on the application of the ‘MyPerformance’ frameworks, succession planning strategies and reward processes ensuring consistency of application and interpretation. Play a key role in the design and embedding of Talent Forums, aligning of GPS of principles and challenging where necessary to drive consistent calibration.

Performance Management

  • Work in partnership with Managers to drive a high-performance culture by challenging management teams to appropriately apply a breadth of performance and development principles and tools when making people planning decisions and strategies. Diagnose root cause of performance issues and embed required changes to address. Ensure the HR Operating model is adopted by the business to pick up and resolve any people performance issues.
  • Work with the Recruitment team to fill vacancies with high quality applicants either through internal development or external recruitment.

Employee Engagement

  • Build employee engagement, supporting the business in the interpretation of and action planning around the findings of our Bi-Annual Glint Employee Surveys to ensure we create and sustain our ambition as ‘An inspiring place to work’.

Team & Leadership Effectiveness

  • Identify and address leadership team development needs at both a team and individual level. Play a key role in the coaching of team members and help identify and commission other development interventions to support increased capability
  • Lead management teams to display role model leadership behaviour through embedding feedback and coaching relationships

Experience Required:

  • Experience and understanding of: Irish law, HR process & planning, talent management including succession planning and resource strategies and performance management.
  • Employee relations and industrial relations, experience handling employee relations issues and managing Trade Union discussions.
  • Stakeholder Management – experience of developing strong relationships and managing challenging conversations
  • Policy understanding: Awareness of critical current and emerging employment legislation requirements


CIPD qualified

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive.

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