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Head of HR

Michael Page Human Resources
Shepton Mallet, England
£55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Closing date
1 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Manager
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Job Details

I'm delighted to be working exclusively with a leading FMCG Organisation to recruit an experienced Head of HR in this newly created role. Based in Shepton Mallet, with a mixture of office and homeworking.

Client Details

Leading FMCG Organisation

Head of HR role


Key Responsibilities:

  • Employee Relations - Managing absence, disciplinary, grievances, sickness, annual leave etc
  • Performance Management - Ownership of the company appraisal system, coaching managers on performance management issues and processes
  • Training - Implementing the training and development agenda, identifying areas that need attention and improvement
  • Recruitment and retention - managing talent and succession planning; taking overall responsibility for recruitment activity
  • Policy & Procedures - implementation of new HR policies, procedures and processes. Ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law. Ensure all managers are up to date with changes to any policies
  • Lead Employee experience agenda - Identify and implement improvements to areas such benefits offer (pay and non-pay), company culture, company communication, working practices, approach to diversity and inclusion, employee wellbeing
  • Senior Team contribution - Attend and contribute to monthly senior team meetings, driving company objectives and strategy, coaching senior team on people challenges/opportunities
  • CSR - Lead the company's strategy on corporate and social responsibility including how the company can reduce its carbon footprint and use of plastics.
  • Ad hoc advisory support to another UK subsidiary, including initial HR risk assessment.


As the Head of HR you will:

Ideally be CIPD qualified to level 7 or equivalent.

Excellent Employment law and HR practice knowledge

Have previous experience working within a FMCG/Manufacturing environment

Strong ER knowledge

Change Management

Excellent Stakeholder Management

Job Offer

£60k + Car Allowance & Bonus

Based in Shepton Mallet, with a mixture of office/homeworking.


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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