Head of HR

7twenty Professional Search is delighted to be exclusively partnering with one of Ireland’s leading meat processors to appoint a Head of HR. The company originated from a small butcher's shop and has grown to employ over 150 people, supplying first class product to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. In recent years, the business has continued to expand and grow both organically and through a number of key strategic acquisitions.

The Head of HR will be responsible for leading and delivering an effective HR strategy to ensure the operational performance of the people-related agenda by implementing a range of best practice initiatives, policies and procedures across the company. The Head of HR will inspire and enable a high-performance culture by evolving the performance management processes and developing an effective reward and recognition strategy for the company.

The Head of HR will provide appropriate direction and support on complex employee relations issues, recruitment and staff engagement. They will ensure workforce plans and effective processes are in place to attract, develop and retain talent in line with changing organisational requirements.


The successful candidate will also posses the following qualifications and experience:

  • Significant experience of operating at a senior HR level within a fast-paced production, manufacturing or FMCG environment.
  • Successful track record in leading and developing a high performing, solutions-focused HR function, with emphasis on delivering world’s best recruitment, retention, staff engagement and learning and development practices.
  • Experience of managing a team of HR professionals.
  • Sound working knowledge of employment legislation across the island of Ireland.
  • It is desirable to hold a Chartered membership of the CIPD and have experience of operating across a multi-site environment.

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To apply for this role please share an up to date CV, or for a confidential discussion, please contact 7twenty Professional Search on 028 9033 2293 or admin@7twentysearch.com.

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