Senior HR Generalist

Human Resources Dublin, Ireland

About Liferay 

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,000+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, and Asia. As the leading provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Our flagship product is the Liferay Digital Experience Platform, which companies like Honda, Bank of the West, and Airbus use to build customized experiences for their customers and employees.  

But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days paid off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!

About You and this Role

The experienced Senior HR Generalist will support multiple business functions based across Ireland, UK, Northern & Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. This role requires the individual to have a strong understanding of HR who can provide managers and employees with guidance in relation to initiatives based on best practices.

Partnering with the Senior HR Manager, Dublin Site Lead, and Global HR Team, this role will have direct interaction and engagement with employees as well as managers and leaders.

The Senior HR Generalist will be a trusted thought partner, and will be responsible for our people centric activities throughout the entire employee lifecycle with the objective of  providing a unique employee experience to our people at Liferay.

Key Objectives

  • Support the drafting and implementation of company HR policies across EMEA
  • Have a clear understanding of the business that enables you to collect and transform the business demands on HR work
  • Connect regularly with Leaders who support functions that sit within the local employee population to ensure continuity for cross-site teams and business units;
  • Assist local leaders to carry out departmental team and personnel management, including but not limited to performance evaluation, talent development, team building, etc.;
  • Maintain records of personnel-related data and ensure all legislative requirements are met
  • Administrate employee health and welfare plans across EMEA
  • Manage new hire orientation and onboarding to introduce employees to Liferay’s policies, benefits, and culture
  • Organise the collection, preparation and distribution of payroll information across multiple entities within EMEA in a timely and accurate manner
  • Issue ad-hoc employee letters
  • Update and maintain internal systems including posting HR/Territory updates to Liferay’s communication platforms
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activities
  • Participate and contribute to HR projects as required 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant work experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a HR role 
  • Demonstrated ability on recruiting, head-hunting and candidate management
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Fluent English

Personal Attributes required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to handle data with confidentiality

What We Offer

  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility and grow professionally
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Working at a leading open source company 

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement 

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.