HR Assistant

Ireland, Ireland
20 Apr 2021
11 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
HR Intern - Athlone, Ireland - 6 Mth fixed term

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

The role of HR Intern is to provide assistance and support to the HR function for PPD Ireland.

The HR Intern will offer support by assisting with employee related queries, maintaining HR-related information and preparing various reports and documents as requested.

Key responsibilities:
  • Provides general administrative support for the Human Resources function.
  • Processes various forms such as HR change forms, benefit forms, unemployment claims, and other confidential forms and records.
  • Maintains personnel files for assigned location(s), ensuring timely and accurate processing and filing of forms.
  • Assists with new employee orientation, and that all materials are distributed to employees as appropriate.
  • Ensures new employees receive appropriate information about benefits, policies, etc. and ensures that appropriate new hire paperwork is completed accurately and forwarded to Payroll and Benefits as appropriate.


Experience and Qualifications:
  • Degree or Equalivent in Human Resources / CIPD qualified.
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Attention to detail is a key prerequisite for this role
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn all aspects of the HR function
  • Confidentiality is a key requirement of this role.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Team player.
  • Highly organised with effective time management skills

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture , where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual Leave 25 days
  • Medical Health care cover
  • Life Insurance

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you. 1

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