HR Administrator  – Public Sector

HR Administrator  – Public Sector



Industry: Office Support

Contact Name: Heather McGowan

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Role Summary:

On behalf of our client in Castlebar, we are recruiting a HR Administrator, this will be a temporary role of 6 months duration and you will play a crucial role in providing administrative support to the Human Resources team. Your responsibilities will include managing employee records, assisting with recruitment processes, coordinating training programs, and ensuring compliance with HR policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records, including personal information, attendance, and leave records.
  • Assist in the recruitment process, from posting job vacancies to scheduling interviews and conducting background checks.
  • Coordinate employee on boarding, ensuring a smooth integration into the organisation.
  • Assist in organising and coordinating training and development initiatives for staff members.
  • Collaborate with HR team members to ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and departmental policies.
  • Respond promptly to HR-related inquiries from employees and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare HR-related reports and documents as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Leaving cert is a requirement (Bachelor's degree in Business Studies/Human Resources or related field is a plus).
  • 2 years’ experience in administrative roles, preferably in an HR department.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Familiarity with HR software and tools is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of relevant employment laws and regulations.
  • Discretion and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.


This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dedicated team committed to enhancing the educational landscape within the public sector. Our client offers a supportive work environment, opportunities for professional growth, and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and educators alike.

Please contact Heather in the Sligo Office for more information on this role- 071 91 69097

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