Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland

In line with the strategy “Driving Recovery and Sustainable Growth 2021-2024”, the HR&OD function within IDA Ireland is critical to the provision of an essential framework around resourcing needs, skill audit and assessment, succession planning, staff development function, along with providing support to staff directly by way of induction to the organisation, ‘on-boarding’ support, payroll administration, pensions administration, global mobility support, leave administration etc.
The role of Pensions & International Payroll Executive plays a significant role in ensuring all our pensions schemes and our global payrolls are managed and operated in line with public service pension guidelines.


This role will require a candidate who has good working knowledge of public service pensions and payroll and who has the experience to take responsibility for the following areas: -
  • To work with the HR & OD team to deliver the objectives of the HR&OD Strategy – Driving Organisational Growth 2021 – 2024 and to contribute to the development of the next HR&OD Strategy and Action Plan beyond 2024;
  • Take full ownership of the Compensation & Benefits remit in the organization, e.g. Pensions, Global Payroll, Retirement and Staff Benefits
  • Drive accurate and timely communication of all compensation & benefits information to employees, Financial Management and external stakeholders. Specifically, to undertake targeted (per scheme membership) pension information sessions for staff on an ongoing basis and develop the Pensions & Pay page on Athena to make details accessible for team members;
  • To provide pension information to staff as required, on queries to do with Purchase of Service, Transfer of Service, Professional Added Years, AVC’s etc, and to provide information necessary under reporting regulations e.g. FRS17 to relevant parties;
  • Manage, in a timely manner, all ad hoc pension queries;
  • Provide the enabling conditions for overseas payroll to include: - Setup/maintenance of payroll providers to include tendering where appropriate
  • Provision of timely and accurate information on New Joiners/change requests and leavers - Ensure formal internal review of providers is concluded;
  • Management of Irish Payroll by including annual increments and pay awards in a timely manner and ensuring any impact of sick leave / unpaid leave are implemented in a timely manner;
  • Support the implementation of the HR Strategy “Driving Recovery and Sustainable Growth 2021-2024”, including assisting with the Digitisation project ensuring the best offerings are provided and subsequently managed on an ongoing basis for the pensions process on the HR system;
  • Support all pension audits and ensure any recommendations are actioned in a timely manner;
  • Support the HR & OD Manager on any Compensation & Benefit related reporting for internal or external stakeholders and the annual Pensions audit each year;
  • To assist in the recruitment process by participating on interview panels, providing feedback to candidates, as appropriate and when required;
  • To communicate with and provide feedback to staff, on a range of topics;
  • To promote learning, continuous development and knowledge sharing within the department and across the organisation, including a clear focus on development plans for all team members;
  • To ensure dignity, respect and equality are applied throughout the organisation and that a work life balance in the workplace is supported as much as possible;
  • To ensure that the organisation’s values of People, Professionalism, Passion for performance and achievement, and Public Service are adhered to at all times;
  • To demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks as may be assigned.

· Client Focused Relationship Building
· Negotiating and Influencing
· Communications & Personal Effectiveness
· Sales & Marketing
· Knowledge of the Business
· Networking
· Leadership & Management
· Creativity & Innovation
· Project Management

  • A relevant third level qualification, to Level 8, in HR&OD or in a business-related discipline which incorporates HR&OD is essential;
  • Be an associate member or be eligible for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD);
  • Good working knowledge of the Public Service pension schemes and experience in the execution of a number of pension areas, is essential;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deliver against tight deadlines;
  • Ongoing flexibility and interest in international career progression and development is required;
  • This role will require flexible working hours;
  • Excellent ability to exercise sound judgement, confidentiality and discretion;
  • A full driving licence is essential
Salary Scale
€46,697 to €67,169 per annum contributory superannuation.
Rising by long service increments to €68,784 (after 3 years satisfactory service at the maximum of the range). *Non-negotiable to start at the minimum of the scale

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: From €46,697.00 per year
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Employee assistance program
  • Food allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home
  • Monday to Friday
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Rathmines West, Dublin 2, CO. Dublin