Group HR Director

Group Human Resources Director


Are you an experienced HR Director from a multi-site consumer products manufacturer?


Have you built & delivered robust human resources/people strategies?


Do you thrive in a dynamic environment with a true passion for HR business partnering?


MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Multisite Consumer Products Manufacturer on the search for a Group HR Director. This is a permanent role based in the UK.


As the Group HR Director you will be responsible for developing, communicating, and implementing a compelling people strategy, ensuring the business and its teams are continuously progressing to meet the company’s strategic vision.


Key Responsibilities


Board Leadership

  • Co-create and co-deliver the overall business vision, strategy and performance
  • Identify business led HR solutions to deliver enhanced commercial performance
  • Champion and lead the companies vision and values, talent and succession planning, and people agendas across the business
  • To provide coaching and support to the Board and to the functional teams to ensure that highly effective working practices are embedded


HR Leadership

  • Develop, communicate, and measure performance against the HR strategy for the business including.
  • Performance management (e.g., PDR), remuneration and benefit programmes
  • Recognition and engagement programmes
  • Talent acquisition, development and retention programmes
  • Diversity and inclusion programmes
  • High quality Corporate & Internal communication processes and materials
  • Health, Safety and general wellbeing for all our employees


Team leadership

  • Lead the company HR function with sustainable and appropriate processes and quality standards
  • Optimise the HR budget to achieve maximum return on investment from our people
  • Further develop the HR function and leverage expertise to ensure that the function is operating effectively


What are we looking for?


  • Proven HR Director from a complex, multi-site consumer product manufacturing company
  • Experience of working in culturally & regionally diverse organisations
  • Experience operating within a large headcount/labour intensive manufacturing framework
  • A demonstrable track record of delivering results – understands how to marshal and align
  • to get things done
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving capability to pragmatically resolve multi-faceted
  • challenges
  • The ability to build and lead teams to get the best out of those around them
  • Evidence of effective development of talented individuals within their area of
  • and across the wider business
  • An appreciation of coaching for performance and how to create high performing cultures
  • Resilience and ability to remain confident when challenged
  • Self-awareness and ability to adapt style to different situations and to influence others
  • Evidence of strong HR functional understanding combined with continuous professional
  • Strong financial appreciation and able to spot trends and develop insights from financial
  • Evidence of effective cross-business collaboration


On offer is a competitive salary+ benefits.


Please contact Jon McNeish today for further information

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