Michael Page Human Resources

Head of HR

Wolverhampton, England
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
19 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
JN -072021-2940077
Sarah Emanuel
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Senior HR Business Partner or Head of HR to lead and develop HR for this international business based in West Midlands. Includes travel to a 2nd site twice/week.

Client Details

Established and reputable international manufacturing business based in Wolverhampton, with additional sites.


As Head of HR you will lead a small HR team and have responsibility for the ongoing development of HR to support a high performance culture and ongoing development of people across the UK business. You will be based at Wolverhampton, with travel to a 2nd site twice-weekly. This is a varied role and key responsibilities will include:

- Overseeing employee relations activities including disciplinaries and grievances, sickness and absence.
- Developing and forming HR policies and procedures that relate to a manufacturing focused environment.
- Leading on the development of a robust and forward-thinking approach to recruitment & selection including the approach to Diversity, Inclusion and Equality.
- Identifying and developing training and development for employees including development of managers and leaders.
- Staff retention and engagement.
- Working closely with the SLT, acting as coach and trusted advisor.
- Development of a high performing HR team.
- Compensation - developing the pay & reward strategy.
- Organisational Development.
- Change management.


To be considered for this role you will have proven experience at Senior HR Business Partner level or Head of HR (or equivalent) within a manufacturing business and be adept at balancing the need for strong operational HR with the development of longer term strategy to build a high performing HR service.

You will have resilience and a flexible approach with broad experience to draw on as well as sound experience of working through change. You will also be confident in playing a key role on the SLT.

This role will suit someone looking to develop towards HR Director.

Job Offer

Up to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus.

Career progression opportunities.

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