Microsoft Corporation HR Manager in Dublin, Ireland

Microsoft is on a journey to reinvent productivity. This is your opportunity to help empower billions to achieve more. We want a HR professional who is future focused who will collaborate with a business that is passionate about the power of people and technology, in order to achieve something unique.

We’re not looking for an individual who wants to start something new from scratch. We want a HR Partner who can take something that is already very good, and make it even better. Someone dynamic who strives for collaboration and is transformational, someone who can build on the work of others and invite them in to build on your work. Are you an enabler who has a growth mind-set, with insatiable curiosity? Can you be a high achiever who is not tied to past success, but who is obsessed with the future? If so we are looking for you...

Microsoft Ireland is currently looking for a HR Manager to drive our people strategy and cultural transformation across a diverse range of business units including the Data Centre, Engineering, Global Sales & Marketing organization (GSMO), EMEA Operations Centre (EOC) and Inside Sales. The role will be responsible for creating programmatic solutions to enhance employee experiences and engagement. The incumbent will work closely with the People Manager community to build their capability to develop their teams, enhance performance and coach managers in handling employee relations issues.

Key Accountabilities:

•Collaborate with HR and business leaders in Ireland, Europe and the US to successfully execute against our HR Work Streams and core processes. These may include compensation & benefits, policy deployment and organization development initiatives

•HR Solutions: You get to collaborate with the Global Learning & Development team and fellow HR business partners both locally and globally to plan and execute capability building initiatives for employees and people managers.

•Culture and Organization development: Implement initiatives that accelerate our cultural transformation, key elements to reinforce include diversity & inclusion, learning/growth mindset & customer obsession.

•Employee Advocate/Relations - Build management capability to facilitate an open, inclusive, Microsoft Values-based environment that enables effective employee relations. Educate and advise managers based in other geographies outside of Ireland about the Irish employee relations and legislative environment.

Skills & Qualifications:

To be successful in this role you should have at least 8 years’ experience as a Human Resources professional, including experience partnering and coaching with Business Managers on how to bring out the best in their team. You should have a solid track record of managing and resolving individual ER cases and demonstrated ability in designing & implementing capability building initiatives that enhance the employee experience. You have passion for HR as a driver of business results and you will be able to exhibit the following attributes:

•Strong business knowledge with an ability to combine it with your HR knowledge in a strategic manner to drive the business forward and an insatiable curiosity to understand our business and question the seemingly obvious!

•Proven consultative and facilitation skills

•Excellent communication, relationship management and influencing skills

•Strong collaborator as you will support global teams across multiple time zones

•Project management, planning & execution skills

•Experience of a multi-national environment would be an advantage

•Strong knowledge of Irish employment legislation, experience of third party dispute resolution would be an advantage

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