Job Location:

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS – Human Capital (HC)

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

We are looking for a HR Administrator to join our HRConnect team. This is a 1 year fixed term, full time position.

A career in our Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You’ll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm’s people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm-wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm-wide success in the marketplace.

Our Human Resources teams support initiatives and programmes including, customer support, business operations, data and analytics, technology systems, recruitment services and on-boarding, workforce mobility, contingent workforce, and people and programmes support.

The HR Administrator will work as part of a centralised first level support team providing effective and efficient HR administrative support to the business. The team, currently made up of 16 people, are responsible for all administration tasks relating to Human Resources, Payroll and Pensions, with support on Recruitment and Student Services when required. The team uses Workday, our Human Capital system, and are continuously looking at ways to work differently and more efficiently.

No day is the same! Tasks vary throughout the year so your role will change depending on the projects/tasks assigned to you. Some of your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Deliver top-class customer service on HR queries that are managed through a centralised mailbox, phone line and ticket management system (ServiceNow) 

  • Coordinate and support new hires during the onboarding process, including contract generation, ensuring a smooth transition for each new hire 

  • Manage the offboarding process, including processing leaving details in Workday and conducting exit interviews 

  • Responsible for the administration of benefits linked to payroll such as Taxsaver, Healthcare and cycle to work. 

  • Monitor and process requests for types of leave e.g. maternity leave, parental leave, force majeure leave and carers leave

  • Prepare and issue employee change documentation related to all stages of the employment lifecycle in a timely and accurate manner

  • Provide first level support on pay related queries

  • General administration e.g. letter requests and document management

  • Maintain and update data to ensure accurate HR records (Workday), documentation, reporting and compliance 

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Workday and seek opportunities to create and improve our human resources processes

  • Support the wider HR team on various projects

Education / Professional Qualifications

  • Leaving Certificate 

  • Degree/Diploma in Business or equivalent

Experience Required

  • 2+ years proven experience in a HR administration role desirable

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office essential  

  • Experience with Workday and G Suite desirable

About the Ideal candidate

  • Experienced in HR administration and looking to broaden your experience 

  • Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail and solution orientated

  • Adaptable and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

  • Enjoy working in a team with a collaborative and positive attitude

Create your future with us. 

The world of work has changed and we are changing with it! At PwC, we believe that challenges are better solved together. A career with us means joining a purpose led and diverse, global community where you will do meaningful work with our amazing clients.

Our culture is unique and what sets us apart. Our people really are at the very heart of our business. So, when you join us, you will be empowered to work flexibly in a way that works for you, your clients and the teams around you, supporting your wellbeing.

We work tirelessly so that you can unlock your full potential and give you everything you need to take your career where you want it to go. We appreciate what you bring to our culture,our team and our clients and we recognise and celebrate you for it.  

Our tech-powered and global capabilities  come together so that  you can make an impact not only to clients and our teams but on the world around us too.  Find out more about [email protected]  

PwC Perks

Of course, we also offer all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us. 

From everyday flexibility to working from abroad, learning and development or reward and recognition. We have best in class inclusive and family friendly perks and policies that meet you where you are- in your life and in your career.  Check out a sample of them here 

Inclusion Statement

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately in employing a diverse workforce so much that we have signed up for the  Business in the Community Elevate Pledge.  

We recognise that confidence and the imposter syndrome can sometimes hold you back from applying for your dream job. Whatever your path is or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply – we would love to hear from you! 

You can learn more about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC, and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more, by visiting www.pwc.ie

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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