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HR Generalist

  • INIT Irland
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INIT is the worldwide leading supplier of IT solutions for buses and trains. We assist more than 1,100 transport companies in making public transport more attractive and more efficient and as a result, we make mobility even easier for both the users of our systems and for passengers throughout Europe, America, New Zealand, Australia and Asia. 

Shaping the Future of Mobility - together! Together we are making an important contribution to the future of mobility and shaping the public transport of tomorrow. Sounds interesting? Find out more on our homepage -
INIT’s subsidiary in Ireland was established in 2018 to perform software development for INIT’s global markets. We consist of multiple software development teams and plan to continue our rapid growth.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist and provide HR advice to employees and managers throughout all stages of the employee life cycle.
  • Provide guidance to managers on setting performance expectations and conducting performance reviews. Work closely with people managers to address performance issues and develop improvement plans.
  • Ensure all applicable legal requirements are met
  • Close cooperation with our HR team in Germany to ensure appropriate employee documentation, changes to employees' status, pay and benefits, annual performance appraisal process, employee relations investigations, and employee discipline and grievance, to maintain compliance with internal and external policies and regulations.
  • Prepare monthly HR metrics relating to areas of responsibility to management and our headquarters in Germany.
  • Conduct all aspects of the role with appropriate level of confidentiality and sensitivity to employee and organizational data
  • Talent Acquisition – Co-ordination of end-to-end recruitment activity including contract management, onboarding and administration. Partner closely with business leaders to determine current and projected workforce needs to drive HR recruiting solutions locally
  • Receive, translate, and apply global people strategies to local application, partnering with business leaders to assure successful execution; ensuring employee engagement and retention through the embedding of Company values, relevant initiatives and planning
  • General HR administration, e.g. employee queries, filing and correspondence
  • Act as contact person and interface to local outsourced payroll service
  • Any other duties as required commensurate with experience

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in human resources roles
  • Expertise in Irish employment and labour law
  • Good organizational and time management abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with hiring managers and team members
  • Strong decision-making skills with ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications and influencing abilities, with conflict resolution experience
  • Availability for occasional business travel to our headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany

Location and terms:

INIT Innovations in Transportation Ltd, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Permanent Contract, initially office-based with possibility of hybrid working upon successful completion of probation period.

Do you have any questions?

Please write an e-mail to
  • Sophia Coveli
  • HR Recruiter