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People Director

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Food

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sandra Poskaityte

  • Job ref:

    SP17425

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

People Director (FTC - 12 months)

We are currently working with a forward-thinking organization operating in the food production sector and they are now searching for a dynamic and experienced People Director to join their organization.

This role is ideal for a candidate with a strong background in change management, process implementation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and successfully bringing diverse cultures together.

The perfect fit will have a combination of blue-chip corporate experience and recent involvement with start-ups or SMEs.

They are seeking an approachable and adaptable professional who can lead their HR function with a strategic mindset and drive cultural cohesion within our growing organization.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead and drive change initiatives, ensuring smooth transitions and effective integration processes.
  • Facilitate the merging of diverse company cultures, fostering collaboration and unity.
  • Play a pivotal role in M&A activities, from due diligence to post-merger integration.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies that align with the goals of the organization and acquired entities.
  • Evaluate, design, and implement HR processes and systems that enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure alignment with industry best practices while considering the unique needs of a dynamic organization.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and implement HR strategies aligned with overall business objectives.
  • Drive HR initiatives that support the long-term vision and growth of the organization.
  • International travel will be a key part of the role

Required

  • Proven experience as a People Director or in a similar senior People leadership role, with a focus on change management, M&A, and cultural integration.
  • CIPD or other relevant HR certification
  • Strong knowledge of HR processes, systems, and best practices.
  • Background in both blue-chip corporate and start-up/SME environments.
  • Background in the FMCG industry.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

Location

Manchester

How to Apply

If you are interested, please apply below, alternatively, contact Sandra on 01780 480530 or sandra@morepeople.co.uk