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Human Resources Business Partner

Req id:  19940

Cork, C, IE



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The Opportunity: #IND1


Due to OpenText's continued growth both globally and in Ireland, we have a new position for a HRBP for our Irish operations with an office in Cork and virtual employees across Ireland. This individual will be part of the EMEA HR organization and be the HR lead for Ireland.


The HRBP will work collaboratively with the wider UK & Ireland HRBP team and Centres of Expertise in Total Reward, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development and HR Shared Services to ensure timely delivery of business solutions within the framework of the global HR strategy.  The HRBP will additionally support the flawless execution of HR management processes and tools.


The HRBP is a member of business leadership teams and will provide specific confidential counsel and support to senior leaders in their region.


What it takes:


  • Actively partners with leaders in their geography, demonstrating clear business acumen and an ability to drive for results and get things done. Prioritises key business needs and drives HR initiatives delivering clear value add
  • Applies strategic focus on issues such as talent planning, talent management, employee engagement and organizational design efforts. Leads the business through the delivery of key programs in support of strategic goals
  • Supports the business on employee relations matters and able to coach managers to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Executes key HR Programs and initiatives in their geography in alignment with global and regional HR and business requirements
  • Supports M&A activity as appropriate
  • Acts as an employee advocate


You are great at:


  • Extensive Human Resource experience in a generalist capacity
  • Clear business acumen, evidencing the use of insights in the business environment to improve talent and business outcomes.  Capable of building a robust HR business case using organisation and financial data
  • Demonstrates strong organisation and prioritisation skills, able to manage own time effectively
  • Ability to take a pragmatic approach, balancing business imperatives with the needs of the individual
  • Proven ability to build credibility and strong relationships.
  • Able to be influential in optimising stakeholder collaboration, driving stakeholders to action and be thoughtful in overcoming objections and secure stakeholder agreement to HR recommendations.
  • Experience of business restructuring and org design.


We offer a competitive remuneration package plus benefits. We also offer flexible working arrangements.

Apply today and join the market leader in the Information management industry.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Join OpenText today.

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