HR Manager

Michael Page Human Resources
Birmingham, England
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Generalist
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Job Details

Opportunity to build an HR department

Growing business with exciting 3 to 5 year plan

Client Details

My client is a well established FMCG business, with a portfolio of products available in all of the major multiples. Having secured new investment, and secured an experienced new MD, the business is ready to implement their ambitious 5 year plan.

The first stage of this involves design and implementation of an HR strategy, leading to building an HR team within the business.


The role will be about the following

  • Support change management processes.
  • Manage employee relations casework including dispute resolutions, disciplinaries, grievances, absence, retirement and redundancy.
  • Apply HR and business knowledge evidencing appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Collaborating with other managers in the business, to ensure the smooth running of the company from a people perspective.
  • Advise managers on the terms and conditions of employment and knowledge share best practice with them.
  • Develop HR policy and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes.
  • Implement learning and development policy.
  • Provide first line advice on current and existing benefits for employees and managers.
  • Provide advice on recruitment and selection strategies.
  • Support the recruitment process - this may include writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions and application forms etc.
  • Carry out new starter inductions.
  • Manage talent and succession planning.
  • Drive alignment between HR strategy and business goals.


We are looking for someone who has strong experience as an HR Generalist. Any exposure to Change Management or building an HR team will of course be of more interest.

There is a genuine opportunity to build something for the business, which is an exciting and rare opportunity in the current market.

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits.

Hybrid working

Experience of building an HR function


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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