Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Flexible throughout Ireland, Republic of Ireland

At Enva we are committed to Recycling and Resource Recovery; it forms the basis of our business strategy and our values. We recover waste products to provide either a second life, such as the production of energy or, in many cases, full closed-loop recycling solutions. We also provide a complete portfolio of water and wastewater services. Our dedication to developing new and innovative products and solutions and extending the lifecycle of the world's resources is driving our business forward, saving energy and saving resources.

This is a Part Time (3 Days Per Week) Maternity Cover 7 month contract from July 2021 to February 2022. Working Remotely during Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions. Post Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions: Flexible on any of our sites (Portlaoise, Shannon, Greenogue) with option of some remote working. Occasional travel throughout Ireland.

The Successful candidate will work 3 days per week and will be supported by a full time HR Generalist. This role will play a key role in balancing frontline demands with higher strategic priorities. Enva currently employs nearly 350 employees working across 9 locations across Ireland (ROI & NI).

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Partner with the management team to translate organisational needs into HR requirements and pro-actively bring the organisation and people agendas together.
  • Provide guidance and support to senior management on recruitment, performance management, disciplinaries, grievances, development plans, organisational change, Covid 19, TUPE and budget management.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to employee relations issues to maintain a positive IR climate through addressing concerns, proposing solutions and supporting negotiations with union representatives.
  • Manage and support the ongoing professional development of staff through the provision of appropriate coaching, training and development programmes geared to their roles and career progression.
  • Develop and execute succession planning activities to engage and develop high potential talent.
  • Identify gaps in HR compliance related knowledge and skills needed by managers and provide solutions to address those gaps.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and lead all HR related project work in partnership with business managers as and when required e.g. TUPE, employee engagement programs, employee values relaunch etc.
  • Assist with the development of and support robust communications. 
  • Increase Enva’s employers brand externally through activities aligned with Company’s overall strategy. 
  • Present meaningful data to the business to make insightful strategy decisions.

Education & Experience required for the Role:

  • Degree qualified in Human Resources or a related discipline and / or CIPD member.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Human Resources Manager at a senior level with good operational experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with and influence with all levels of management with particular reference to change management.
  • Self-directed individual with demonstrated experience creating and implementing strategic HR plans.
  • Excellent working knowledge of ROI employment legislation, experience in NI employment law advantageous. 
  • Experience in integration new companies (TUPE) is an advantage.
  • Experience of a unionised environment is an advantage.

Key Competencies/Skills required for the Role:

  • High level of commercial awareness 
  • Negotiation / facilitation / decision making skills 
  • Leadership / influencing skills
  • Initiating and leading organisational change
  • Developing / coaching others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can-do attitude and organised approach
  • Collaborative, open style of management
  • Multi and remote site operation advantageous 

If you have any queries on this role, please contact Erin Hooban, HR Manager directly in confidence on 086 010 8003.

To apply, please complete our online Application Form, link here: HR Manager (Maternity Cover - Part Time)

No agencies please.