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Head of People

About the role

Independently owned Highland Spring is the UK’s largest supplier of bottled water (Zenith 2015 bottled water report) and are proud of its iconic brand and enviable heritage.

As part of the leadership team you will be accountable for developing and delivering the HR vison and people strategy and help determine the culture and future business strategies.

With a hands-on dynamic approach, you will be able to deal with day to day matters as you drive the HR function and people agenda.  With a strong business -orientated mindset, your key focus will be to provide HR leadership while supporting people decisions across all business areas. Accordingly, you will be confident in making decisions and following them through from the outset.

You will have the creativity and intuition to assess, design and lead various people initiatives/programmes. This role encompasses performance and talent management, compensation and benefits, organisational change, employee relations, HR administration, recruiting, reporting and providing coaching and support across the business in collaboration with your colleagues.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in an HR role at a senior manager level, with a proven track record of being able to inspire, develop and coach others to achieve results
  • Experience of setting and leading HR functional objectives and able to demonstrate evidence of delivering bottom line results in both the short and long term
  • Experience gained within a manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Relevant professional qualification or accreditation desirable
  • Experience of successfully having led and delivered key change programmes and initiatives

For further information and to apply please contact Alix Meekison at