Head of HR

70000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual + fantastic benefits package
06 May 2021
03 Jun 2021
Job Title
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
An FMCG company based in Northamptonshire are recruiting for a personable and forward thinking Head of HR, this crucial appointment will hold leadership for the HR department with management responsibility for 5 direct reports.

Commutable from: Corby, Northampton, Northamptonshire, Kettering, Market Harborough, Peterborough, Leicestershire, Thrapston, Oundle, Wellingborough, Daventry, Rugby

Salary: GBP 70,000 – GBP 75,000 p.a. plus discretionary bonus scheme (up to 20%), company car or car allowance, enhanced company pension, 25 days holiday plus bank, health plan, company funded training, and birthday day off!

Suitable for: Head of Human Resources

The Role

Head of HR responsibilities:

Management responsibility for 5 direct reports within human resources, learning & development and recruitment
Lead, coach and support the HR team to deliver the full life–cycle of an employee from recruitment to retirement
Working closely with the HR Director, you will lead and develop the people strategy and practices
Provide full leadership and advice in respect of all HR legislation's and company policy, including recruitment, retention, performance, recognition, reward, employment law and equality
Set, oversee and monitor the annual HR budget and sign off invoices where needed Champion operational HR plans for the year, form strong relationships with heads of department and managers, ensure best practices are followed
Provide leadership and professional advice in relation to recruitment of high–quality people
Work with the HR Director in embedding talent management and succession plans to ensure a talent pipeline, establishing key competencies for each department and specific role
Collaborate with line managers in delivering training and development strategy for employees
Proactively identify people issues within the business and work with key stakeholders to formulate solutions
Champion the companies food safety policy at all times and maintain a food safety culture, supporting as outlined with FSSC22000

The Person

As the Head of HR:

CIPD qualified to Level 5 as a minimum
Experience as a HR generalist and people coach
Hold a Degree in a relevant subject such as Human Resources or Business Studies
Experienced in dealing with heads of department and managers
Have fantastic people skills and able to manage a team personably
Ideally have experience with a large multi–national/international business
International HR experience with growing business
Support the strategic growth of a forward–thinking business

To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths

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