Associate Director of Human Resources (HR)

Westport, Mayo (IE)
10 September 2019
26 September 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time


Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a global pharmaceutical company with commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, employing more than 18,000 people.  The company has 4 locations in Ireland.  Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland, a subsidiary of Allergan plc., is based in Westport, Co. Mayo.  The Westport Campus is a Sterile Pharmaceutical Ophthalmic and Biologics plant, with state-of-the-art Manufacturing, Filling & Packaging operations, producing close to 800 million units on an annual basis.  Employing over 1,100 people, the site also accommodates Chemistry & Microbiology laboratories, in addition to significant R&D support activities.

To support its continued success, Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland is seeking to appoint an Associate Director of Human Resources (HR).  Reporting to the Director of HR, the appointed candidate will work to ensure that all aspects of the organisation’s HR function are effectively delivered through strong working relationships across the business.  In addition to HR operational targets, this position will also focus on long-term strategic goals, including organisational change and transformation.

With a background in large-scale manufacturing, the successful candidate will be a motivated and widely experienced HR professional with a demonstrated track record of achievement in terms of HR Best Practice.  The appointed person will be a clear decision maker with excellent stakeholder management and communication skills across all channels.  This position requires candidates who are qualified to at least Degree level in a relevant discipline, with 8+ Years of HR experience at a senior level.

To apply, please email a CV and supporting letter to:

Closing Date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 26th September, 2019.

For telephone enquiries, please contact Luke Freeley at:

+353 1 534 5115.