Group Head of HR

PE Backed, High Growth Manufacturing Company

Company Background:

Our client is an internationally recognised name in creating and manufacturing building products solutions for both UK and overseas markets.

PE Backed and industry leading, they successfully operate in partnership with architects, consultants, contractors, installers, and distribution partners, and use the highest level of technical knowledge and expertise, to provide the solutions that have resulted in their market leading products.


  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, they will be expected to develop and implement the HR strategy & people agenda.
  • It will be expected to provide leadership, expertise, and strategic direction to the business by ensuring all HR activities, process and policies are aligned with the vision and current/future business needs.
  • It will contribute to the company’s efficiency and profitability, in collaboration and partnership with the Operational and Executive Teams.
  • They will be expected to manage processes, programmes and policies relating to: Coaching & Development, Reward & Performance, Talent Development & Acquisition, Performance Management & Capability, Engagement, and HR Process. 

Person Criteria:

  • Described as a strong HR generalist, who brings experience working at both an operational and strategic level, in addition to having the breadth of technical knowledge in driving business improvement across all areas of HR activity.
  • Strong people manager who is both resilient and comfortable, when operating in a fast-paced industrial, manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in successfully developing and implementing a range of HR policies, procedures and other innovative HR solutions that meet business needs.
  • Able to bring superb relationship and stakeholder management skills, as well as good energy and passion for their subject topic.
  • Experience of leading HR change management projects including TUPE, restructures, and integrations.
  • CIPD Qualification essential.

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