Human Resources Dublin, Ireland

HR Generalist – Maternity Cover 12 month FTC

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. 

Booking Holdings Financial Services (hereinafter “BHFS”) provides financial services in the form of payment services and e-money products across all the brands. BHFS is committed to conducting its business in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines, with integrity and to the highest ethical standards

Job Summary

The HR Generalist will report to the HR Manager and will be responsible for supporting the HR and Recruiting function of BHFS. This role will be a key partner to our Corporate HR team and the person will need to be a personable and self-motivated individual. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Workday Administration, Maintain absence records and reporting of such to include annual leave, illness, unpaid leave, parental leave, holidays etc.

  • Support the HR team to create, review and update current HR policies and procedures.

  • Benefits Administration

  • Support all HR Operations activities including but not limited to; Annual review of benefits and compensation cycle,  administration of all HR activities, Workday enhancements, support audits. HR training roll out, performance management, service reviews. 

  • Drive employee culture, D&I and employee engagement initiatives in coordination with the HR team

  • Support the full-life cycle recruiting process, for all openings in BHFS, including some senior/executive placements.

  • Support various onboarding, orientation, and other initiatives, implement structured interview process

  • Recommend new approaches and processes to continually improve HR and Recruiting strategy

  • Oversee onboarding efforts for our growing population (background check, new hire ticket generation, Workday set up and first week activities, liaise with payroll to ensure they have necessary paperwork for all new hires)

Knowledge and Skills

  • 5 years’ experience as a HR Generalist in the Financial Services or Banking Sector.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills and experience partnering with leaders at all levels of the organization

  • Must have the ability to work at strategic, operational, and tactical levels

  • Knowledge of recruiting best-practices and laws governing the recruiting function

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Gmail platform

  • Ability to juggle and manage competing tasks and demands and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events


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