Interim Head of Recruitment, UK & Europe – 12 month Contract (to start Jan 2019)


  • Headquartered in the UK, our client is a FTSE 250 listed group with a global reach. The organisation is a leading manufacturer and supplier to a diverse blue-chip customer base in the pharmaceutical, health and personal care and consumer and specialist packaging sectors.

The Role

  • This is an opportunity to lead the Recruitment service across the UK and Europe.  It is a chance to build on a service that is already established in the UK and to extend this to the European areas of the organisation.  
  • Reporting to the European VP HR, the person will partner and consult with leaders and managers to meet the demand and build a proactive, forward thinking and respected resourcing service and model. These will enable the organisation to grow and respond to the significant business opportunities and transformation already underway.
  • Team leadership, with a focus on providing advice, guidance and direction to a small team of internal Recruiters.
  • Provide expert advice and insights in relation to all elements of best practice resourcing, including talent acquisition, succession planning, employer branding and recruitment systems/processes.
  • The appointment is an indication of the company’s commitment to the sourcing of high quality talent and future growth plans.


  • A seasoned subject matter expert in all areas relating to resourcing, critically on a European basis.
  • A track record which demonstrates the experience and ability to design and implement resourcing strategies which attract the best talent in a competitive market place, where high calibre people are in demand.
  • Knowledgeable and accustomed to using all social media and leading edge resourcing technology.
  • A charismatic, personable and inspirational leader with a high level of gravitas and self-confidence.
  • Graduate calibre.

In the first instance, please apply by email and forward your CV and current salary /daily rate information to   Ref: HOR/1218 - Decisions for Growth - HR Executive Search Specialists. 

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