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HR Generalist

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Up to £45K
Closing date
2 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
HR/ Resourcing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Generalist to head up the HR Functions for a well-known Food manufacturer in Edinburgh.

This is a stand-alone role

Job Title: HR Generalist

Location: Edinburgh

Salary & Shifts: Up to £45K

The Role

Please note that all qualifying candidates will be sent a full job description

  • You will take the lead in ensuring effective employee and industrial relations, adherence to company and statutory policies and procedures and management of the site's hourly paid recruitment strategy.
  • Partner with site leadership to develop a people plan that supports site objectives and lead on all HR-related activities – including employee relations, industrial relations, restructures, employee engagement, labour and strategic workforce planning, talent strategy and people development plans
  • Management/training/inclusion/career development/ talent building)
  • Employee relations - provide an accessible and professional HR function whereby employee queries and issues are resolved in an appropriate, timely and legally compliant manner, minimising risk of litigation, and improving communications
  • Payroll accurately delivers monthly payroll activity and contributes to HR system development activity.
  • Ensure effective HR administration of all activity within policy and procedure.


  • Have good generalist experience ideally within a manufacturing or head office environment.
  • A practical understanding of employment legislation and law will ensure you provide professional, confident, and accurate employment advice at all levels, up to and including dismissal.
  • CIPD Qualified

This client can offer some hybrid working with a min of 3 days in the office

How to Apply:

Please apply or call Matt for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: Matt Steedman

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorisation from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage.

My client unfortunately does not offer sponsorship for this position 


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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