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HR Projects and Engagement Manager (Ireland)

Location - Dublin, Ireland 
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Salary - €72,000 – €75,000 + benefits 

We're the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 150,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days' holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The Role

As HR Projects and Engagement Manager, you will engage with CIPD members and partners to gather local market and member insight to inform the development of relevant and valued member and content propositions as well as informing CIPD’s policy position in Ireland. You will also draw on internationally relevant research and CIPD’s voice to ensure CIPD Ireland has a voice, attracts new members and the CIPD brand delivers outreach, relevance, and optimal service for the people profession. This role requires flexibility as the person will work in a small team, with a wide variety of work covering all aspects of CIPD’s offering as well as close collaboration with CIPD UK.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Networking: Exploit and expand external networks, act as adviser, providing practice based insight and leadership for members, policy makers and government including representing CIPD at cross-organisational working parties and interest groups to ensure CIPD output and voice in relevant forums

  • Policy positions: Stay up to date with the national workforce policy and employment law agenda, scan international CIPD research and policy work and work with members and HR leaders to gain insights as to what policy priorities might be relevant. Collaborate with CIPD UK to localise, develop and advance CIPD positions on key public policy issues for the benefit of members, opinion-formers and policy makers and to attract new members in Ireland

  • Membership Proposition: Support the development and continued evolution of the CIPD Ireland membership proposition through enhancing our resources, voice, and influence with our membership and the wider community

  • Project planning: Define and plan HRM projects in Ireland and work with partners to progress and disseminate, in collaboration with the CIPD Director Ireland and CIPD UK, in order to progress understanding of the future of work, and the people profession in Ireland and internationally

  • Project delivery: Manage HRM projects, such as the market leading annual CIPD Ireland Awards and the CIPD Ireland research programme to produce high quality content and policy related outputs that will attract the attention of the media, , government officials, members and customers and are delivered on time and within budget to agreed customer needs

  • Dissemination: Plan and  lead CIPD Ireland’s member communications content (e.g. web content, updates,  presentations and chairing roles at CIPD and external events) to maximise our voice and ensure relevance and impact for our members, potential members, customers and other relevant stakeholders

  • Re-purpose content: Draw on the content arising from CIPD research, practice and learning content development to re-purpose it through the CIPD value chain, to gain maximum impact and support membership growth and commercial opportunities

  • Supporting conferences & events: Generate programme ideas, identify speakers, support events and work collaboratively, to contribute to the impact of CIPD conferences and events in Ireland

What You'll Need To Be Successful

  • Experience in setting up and delivering projects and policy content in the relevant field of HRM

  • Experience in project management

  • Proven experience in facilitation and speaking on public platforms

  • Excellent understanding of the key people issues of the moment and need to be able to give clear leadership and insight on latest thinking in their particular field of expertise and have an-depth understanding of how these fit into wider HR practice issues

  • Credible and skilled influencer with excellent customer care and influencing skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills and able to deal effectively at senior level

  • Knowledge of the work of CIPD, ideally a member or someone with an understanding of the professional development sector

Please note, this advert is due to close on Monday 22 June 2020.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

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Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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