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HR Programme Manager

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date: 26/03/2019
Date Posted: 12/03/2019
Reference: M1458


Role name: HR Programme Manager
Department name: People and Change (HR Team)

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 star airline? We are currently seeking applications for the role of HR Programme Manager within our People and Change (HR) team, located in our Head Office in Dublin Airport.  The role will report to the Head of Organisational Effectiveness. The HR Programme Manager will play an important role in delivering upon the function’s strategic priorities including systems enhancements, process transformation and change management. 
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to grow your career with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands. Take a look below!

Your role:

Understanding the current HR systems landscape and related business challenges 
Identifying key stakeholders and gathering requirements
Developing and maintaining a programme plan encompassing multiple projects and workstreams including technical, functional, testing, change management
Monitoring project deliverables (milestones, financial, other) using appropriate tools 
Identifying interdependencies, cross-functional issues and actively driving decisions
Identifying risks and issues and proposing mitigating actions
Managing and controlling project budgets 
Managing project resources to ensure successful project delivery
Developing and implementing standardised project/programme management process/methodology and support tools and  embedding these in the Programme
Managing stakeholders throughout the programme delivery ensuring there is a robust change management plan in place

Your qualifications & key criteria: 

Strong experience working as a project / programme manager with an in depth understanding of the end to end project and programme lifecycle
Experience engaging with stakeholders of all levels within an organisation 
Proficient in MS Office suite particularly PowerPoint and Excel 
Excellent numerical and organisational skills, with a high degree of accuracy/attention to detail
Results focused and solution driven and therefore highly developed problem and analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders
Proven ability to influence and negotiate with senior stakeholders 
Inquisitive, self-motivated and adaptable with a positive attitude to change 
Demonstrated ability to prioritise and work under pressure to strict deadlines
Ability to exercise outstanding initiative and follow through 
Strong commercial acumen and an understanding of the challenges facing the airline industry 
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
Provide 2 verifiable references
Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year back ground 
check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in
Possess and be able to demonstrate the key competencies and skills outlined below

*If you are a non-Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries 

Desirable skills: 
Experience working with HR systems, in particular Talentsoft and Resourcelink
Experience working within HR or with HR teams with an understanding of common processes and procedures
Experience working within an airline 

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave 
Annual performance related bonus 
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport 
Annual salary reviews 
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Employee assistance program
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen 
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses 
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events
Closing Date: Tuesday 26th March 2019


In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Will you be 18 years of age on 1st September 2018?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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