Human Resources Manager

25 June 2018
13 July 2018
Bon Secours
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


As Ireland’s largest independent Hospital Group, Bon Secours Health System is renowned for the quality of its service provision coupled with a rich tradition in healthcare. Bon Secours Health System is a not for profit organisation and its mission is centred on providing compassionate, world-class medical treatment to all those it serves. Bon Secours Health System incorporates five modern acute hospitals in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Tralee, Limerick, with a Care Village in Cork. With approximately 3,000 staff, 925 beds, over 450 leading consultants, Bon Secours treats approximately 280,000 patients a year.

Bon Secours Hospital, Dublin, is a private, 130 bed elective acute-care facility widely renowned for the quality of its service provision. The Hospital was the first in Ireland to receive formal quality accreditation by Joint Commission International and Joint Advisory Group for its Endoscopy unit. It is currently accredited to 2020. The Hospital attracts 30,000 patients per annum across a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Over 100 Consultants currently practice at Bon Secours.


Reporting to the Hospital Manager, the Human Resources Manager will lead and manage the human resources function of the Bon Secours Hospital Dublin having regard to the new People Strategy and Human Resources Operating model. As a member of the Hospital Management Team the Human Resources Manager will participate in the development and delivery of the hospital’s strategic goals and objectives and will play a lead role in aligning a diverse range of employees and skills with the evolving needs of the Hospital.

The appointee will work with hospital management colleagues across all departments to support all key functions of the organisation at both an operational and strategic level. Coverage will include but not necessarily be limited to: innovative approaches to workforce planning, talent acquisition and management, performance management, employee relations and engagement, policy implementation, learning & organisational development, change management, compliance with legislation and occupational health and human resources administration.

The Human Resources Manager, working in conjunction with the Hospital Management Team, the Group Human Resources Function and other human resources across the Bon Secours Health System, will play a key role in shaping, influencing and implementing the future direction of human resources that will drive an employer of choice agenda.

It is expected that applicants will have broad human resources experience at a sufficiently senior level of standing. Experience within a healthcare setting would be advantageous. In addition, applicants must have solid experience of implementing change management initiatives, performance management and employment law and employee relations in Ireland. Excellent interpersonal skills, energy, enthusiasm, problem solving capability in addition to the capacity to generate new ideas and manage sensitive situations are key requirements of the role.

A commitment to the mission and core values of Bon Secours Health System is essential.

How To Apply

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence, to our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting Reference: Bon Secours, and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 12:00 Noon on Friday July 13th 2018. 

Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner

Principal Connections – Irish Arm of Agilium Worldwide LLC

95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2


Tel: +353 (0)1 703 88 88


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