Human Resources Advisor

  • Department / Function :
  • HR
  • Location :
  • Dublin/ Clonmel
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :

    It’s not just giving HR guidance, it’s supporting a success story.

    Here at C&C Group, our talented team are driving fantastic growth – helping us become the number one supplier in the UK and Ireland drinks industry. As our business grows and evolves, we need to take care of our brilliant people. As HR Advisor you’ll help our hard-working team to shine and we’ll help you excel too!

    We can consider both full time or part-time applications as we are open to this role covering all our sites in Ireland or being split between our Brewery in Clonmel and our commercial operation. 

    What you’ll do

    Provide accurate and consistent policy advice to people managers and employees. Collaborate with people managers to support the accurate application of organisational policies, providing advice on all people matters to ensure legal compliance.

    Support the development of people managers through coaching and the facilitation of people management training enhancing capability and minimising risk.

    Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement, developing new processes, procedures and practice in line with the HR Strategy. Work with the wider HR Team to provide a proactive and effective HR service for all areas of the business.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Provide policy advice and guidance to managers and employees in accordance with legislation and company policies.
    • Coach and support managers in all aspects of people management including; performance management, disciplinary, absence management, capability and grievance processes to ensure compliance to both company policy and employment legislation to mitigate risk.
    • Accountability for end to end case management.
    • Adopt a continuous improvement approach and encourage managers to identify and implement key learnings and improvements.
    • Provide direct and in person support for complex and high risk cases where necessary.
    • Maintain up to date case logs and attend weekly HR Business Partner meetings to discuss cases and trends in their business area. Provide updates on high risk, high sanction and sensitive cases as these emerge.
    • Keep abreast of changes to employment law and best practice and take the lead on employee relations, policy and project work.
    • Responsible for maintaining and updating; policies, contracts management toolkits and templates
    • Develop and facilitate people management training enhancing capability and minimising risk.
    • Support HR Business Partners in managing reorganisation, redundancy and TUPE programmes accountable for the consultation process and ensuring compliance with legislation.
    • Liaise with ACAS and or external legal counsel regarding early conciliation and tribunals, collating information to inform and collaborate with HR Business Partners at each stage of the process.
    • Responsible for the analysis and distribution of monthly key HR metrics for each business unit.
    • Host monthly Management Call with key business units to discuss HR metrics reports and current employee relations matters. Highlight and review trends and concerns identified.
    • Requesting Occupational Health & GP reports in collaboration with Line Managers.
    • Supporting key projects within the wider HR Team.

    About you 

    • A commercially focussed, hands on, action orientated person
    • A focus on proactive continuous improvement and front end customer service
    • Stakeholder management, able to build effective relationships within HR and across the business
    • Flexible mindset with the ability to draw on a range of experiences in order to provide the most appropriate approach for differing scenarios
    • Excellent communication and influencing skills – written and verbal including preparation of reports and presentations with strong attention to detail
    • Generalist HR experience gained within a range of environments.
    • Proven ability of supporting high volume employee relation case management.
    • Experience supporting restructuring, redundancy, tribunal claims and TUPE.
    • CIPD qualified with experience in managing and advising on complex, high risk and sensitive cases in a fast paced, commercial and customer focused environment.
    • Day to day third party management experience in a HR environment.
    • Experience managing small-medium HR projects and working collaboratively with colleagues in a centre of excellence/shared service environment to deliver company people plans.

    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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