Human Resource Generalist, Cork (Fixed-Term Contract)

Remitly, Cork, Ireland

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Duration: Contract

At Remitly, we help people around the world send over $12 billion around the globe inspired by our mission to accomplish our promise to immigrants to send money across the world. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. We want to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

About the Role:

This is a minimum 6-month fixed term contract role.

In this role, you will facilitate day-to-day HR support to employees and their managers across the functions of HR including company policies, programs and processes, rewards, benefits, legal requirements, documentation etc.


  • Advise on day-to-day HR related queries to line managers & employees in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Lead on various stages of the employee life cycle such as onboarding, performing new hire orientation and offboarding activities.
  • Maintain the HRIS and employee file administration as required.
  • Work together with the recruitment team to support high volume hiring.
  • Participate in developing organisational guidelines and procedures.
  • Assist with investigations regarding disciplinary and grievance procedures ensuring compliance with company policy and legal requirements.
  • Benefit administration.
  • Prepare payroll inputs together with the payroll teams.
  • Continuously monitor, review and optimize HR policies, processes and practices in line with company and legal changes.
  • Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
  • Any other HR Projects assigned and ad hoc tasks reasonably required

Who You Are

  • 2-3+ years HR Generalist experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding of employment legislation.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both within a team and independently.
  • Proactive, Flexible and adaptable to change in a dynamic working environment
  • CIPD Accreditation or working towards (preferred)

About Remitly

Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring over $2 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, including World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op, and TomorrowVentures. The company is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in London, the Philippines, and Nicaragua. Remitly Fast Facts: Established in 2011, Remitly got its start in the United States helping people send money to the Philippines 300 employees worldwide in 4 locations: Seattle, London, Manila, and Nicaragua Allows people to send money from 3 countries: United States, United Kingdom, and Canada Helps people receive money in 10 countries: Philippines, India, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru Remitly customers send over $2 billion in annual remittance volume around the globe Global network of over 40,000 bank and cash payout partners Raised $100 million total in financing from Stripes Group, Vulcan Capital, World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), DFJ, DN Capital, Bezos Expeditions and Trilogy Equity Partners

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