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HR Administrator

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Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: Naas, KE, IE

Company: Kerry

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role:


Fixed Term Contract role until Dec 2021


The HR Administrator has a key role to play in supporting the Company to make Better Food, in a Better Way for a Better Future. This role is the first point of contact for all HR-related queries raised through ServiceNow to the HR Hub. The role requires a positive ‘can do’ attitude and the desire to deliver the best HR service. This is a fixed term role and during this time the HR Administrator will be responsible for the below activities.

Key responsibilities of the role:



  • Administer payroll (weekly & salaried), completing them from start to end, ensuring that all employees are paid on time and correctly.
  • To accurately input and process all relevant data required for payroll, including, salaries, step ups, overtime/shift payments, bonuses (MIP), benefit deductions, maternity/paternity allowances, sickness.
  • Provide day to day payroll and administration support in a timely and accurate manner, dealing with all queries raised on ServiceNow.
  • Assist with payroll audits as required.



  • Maintaining employees’ information on mySuccess and associated HR systems ensuring it is up to date, accurate and complies with Kerry standards.
  • Manage all leave of absence requests (maternity, paternity, adoption, parental leave).
  • Monitor and report on KPIs, raising issues for follow up with the HR Advisor and People Managers where appropriate. Complete regular and ad-hoc report requests including weekly and monthly KPI’s.
  • Manage all requests raised to the HR Hub through ServiceNow ensuring SLA’s are met and issues are resolved in a timely manner and escalating when required.
  • Maintaining electronic filing ensuring that folders are kept as streamlined as possible – regularly deleting and archiving information.
  • Oversee the immigration process for all non-EU employees and company sponsorship process ensuring 100% compliance with Home Office and internal audit standards.
  • Support in the roll out of the various people initiatives.
  • Proactively lead / support a variety of projects which support the hub’s transactional excellence agenda.
  • Manage the Occupational Health referral system. Scheduling referrals when required.
  • Provide support and assistance to the HR Advisor, HR Hub Lead and HR Business Partners.
  • Actively take on additional work commensurate with your position to support the hub and the wider HR agenda.

Your Profile:


  • Previous payroll experience preferable.
  • Experience of using SuccessFactors and Kronos desirable.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft specifically Outlook and Excel.
  • Able to demonstrate absolute confidentiality in relation to sensitive information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritise and manage own workload in a busy environment.
  • An enthusiastic and effective team player with a proactive "can do" attitude and who will be brand-ambassadors.
  • High attention to detail with the ability to produce highly accurate work under pressure and tight timeframes.