HR Generalist

Jun 13, 2024
Dublin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

HR Generalist

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Job Description:

Job Title:            HR Generalist

Reporting To:    Senior HR Business Partner

Department:      HR

Location:            Office Based (Dublin, Ireland) & hybrid work from home

Contract Type: Fixed-Term (until Dec 2025)

Your Mission

We are looking for an experienced HR Generalist to join our business on a temporary basis and be an integral part of evolving and upholding our values and our employees’ experience across the whole of the employee lifecycle.

As a HR Generalist you will play a key role supporting your partners with the core of our craft. Independently advising them on our HR policies, practices, and processes to ensure we provide the best employee experience possible.

We’re looking for someone who is super organised, has great communication skills, strong data management & process implementation experience and is passionate about providing a great employee experience to our colleagues.  You will love supporting your client groups, providing pragmatic solutions to their everyday challenges, and driving process improvements which supports both our employees and simplifies our ways of working.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities: 

  • You will own the maintenance of data & employee changes in workday for your areas, looking at ways to continuously improve our practices here and ways of working with our global HR Ops team.
  • Own the management information for your function(s), ensuring it is reliable, relevant, and up to date, enabling leadership to make the right decisions. This will include analysing resource data such as turnover, retention, new hires, compensation, productivity, and capability. Ensuring that resourcing, talent, succession plan and employees records are accurate and up to date, and that we are pulling insights and recommendations from these that support both our business and people objectives.
  • Championing our values and culture, you will support training programs around local and companywide: Performance Management and talent frameworks, DE&I strategies, ethical laws, standards and policies.
  • Conducts Exit interviews as applicable ensuring learning from these are captured and fed back into both people and business plans.
  • Actively support other HR initiatives, projects, events, community days and other ABK initiatives. This will include the development of project plans (i.e. actions, risks and issues, timelines) and supporting local and functional projects to help improve our employee experience.

Player Profile


  • A bachelor’s degree in HR or Business or equivalent HR experience gained as detailed below
  • Prior experience gained in a HR Generalist/Advisory role, with hands-on experience of managing end to end HR people processes.
  • Experience managing multiple activities and collaborating with others to get the job done.
  • Previous experience of data analysis and data management, with experience of pulling data-led insights and recommendations.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong advisory skills and knowledge and experience of applying local employment law.
  • Has thorough understanding of local payroll and general understanding of tax implications of compensation and benefits and their related risks.
  • Solid attention to detail, with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to build relationships with partners, employees, and HR peers to ensure effective team collaboration and enhanced customer/employee experience.
  • Excellent IT skills – particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Business fluent written and verbal English

Key Attributes

  • Seeks new ways to improve HR processes and outcomes. Look at ways to minimise cost or contribute to process improvements.
  • Sound judgement and decision making, with the ability to identify and resolve problems, provide solutions, and take necessary actions to prevent them from developing in future.
  • Appreciation and understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion in dealing with any people related activities.
  • Commitment to delivering high standards with a positive, can-do approach.
  • You will be professional, credible, and responsive.

Extra Points:

  • Experience using HRIS systems such as Workday.
  • CIPD qualified

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Your Platform

Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.

Localisation in Ireland was established in 2007 and is located 2.3km from Dublin City Centre in East Point Business Park. As a team we handle the Project Management and Quality Assurance of our phenomenal games from English to 14 different languages globally. Our purpose is to ensure that the localized version of a game meets the highest quality standards before being released. At our location you can expect to work with colleagues from all across the world.

Join us, make history.  To learn more, check us out at, or @Activision on Instagram, X, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Our World

At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment. We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences.

We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization.

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up.

Ready to Activate Your Future?

Accommodation Request

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

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