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Ryanair are currently recruiting for a HR Officer to join Europe’s Largest Airline Group.

The life of a HR Officer at Ryanair can vary quite a bit! They are the face of our HR Team and will be on hand to support our 25,000+ aviation professionals across our growing European network.

The HR Officer deal with a broad range HR issues and administration, from legal cases to drafting contracts and all the stuff in between, while travelling frequently to your assigned bases to meet with employees and answer an queries they may have. At Ryanair you will gain vast experience very early in your career as you are entrusted and expected to act like a HR Manager for the 1000+ employees under your remit to make daily decisions, offer advice and resolve all employee relations matters that arise.

This is a perfect opportunity for a recent graduate seeking a challenge and to join a fast paced and dynamic working environment.

Duties Include:

  • Managing the entire HR function for up to 1000+ employees in your bases
  • Monitoring employee absence and turnover to identify trends and deal with same.
  • Liaising, supporting and advising management at all levels across the business on all HR related matters, ranging from general queries, grievances to disciplinary investigations and legal case preparation.
  • Maintain the HR databases to ensure all files and the HR system is up to date and accurate.
  • Weekly reporting to the HR Manager on all HR issues in your area
  • Contract, payroll & reference etc. administration.
  • Good knowledge of business and HR model to answer daily employee queries and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent writing skills to be able to compose important disciplinary etc. letters.
  • Working on ad hoc projects as and when they arise.
  • Legal case preparation for local litigation across Europe and for WRC & LC.
  • Travelling across Europe to meet with employees on general employment matters, attend interviews and employee negotiations.


  • HR degree or masters essential
  • Ability to work in a pressurised and fast paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work under tight deadlines effectively and efficiently
  • PC Skills (Word, Excel, Power point etc)


  • Competitive salary
  • Discounted and unlimited travel to over 230 destinations
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit – Up to 2 times of annual basic salary
  • 20 Days Annual Leave – Increasing to 22 days after 12 months and 25 days after 3 years of continuous service.
  • Option for up to 5 additional unpaid leave days per year
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Unrivalled career progression

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