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SmithCarey Recruitment
Competitive salary, bonus, car allowance & benefits
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Human Resources

Job Details

Gloucestershire, with agile working pattern
Competitive salary, bonus, car allowance & benefits

The Company

Our client is a key player in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, a company with a rich history and a diverse portfolio of own brands and premium distributed brands. With a reputation for excellence and innovation, our client is at the forefront of the industry, driving growth and success across the UK and Ireland.

They are now looking to strengthen their HR team with the appointment of an HR Business Partner. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for their next career move and who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

The Role

Are you an experienced HR professional seeking a new challenge in the FMCG sector? We're looking for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our client's dynamic team. In this role, you'll play a pivotal role in partnering with leaders to implement HR initiatives aligned with business objectives.

You'll oversee organisational design, talent management, employee engagement, and more, contributing directly to our client’s continued growth and success.

The position is office based with the flexibility to work from home two days a week. The role will also include regular travel to other sites across the company.

About You

Of graduate calibre, you possess proven experience working as an HR Manager / Business Partner or Officer. You have a strong understanding of HR best practices and commercial drivers and are fully conversant with current UK employment legislation and ideally change management. You can demonstrate a proven track record in organisational design and talent management.

The job requires a highly motivated self-starter with strong communication and stakeholder management skills. You possess a resilient, proactive and adaptable mindset.

You'll have the opportunity to shape the HR landscape of a leading FMCG organisation. You'll work alongside talented professionals in a supportive and collaborative environment, driving meaningful change and contributing to the company's continued success.

If you're ready to take your HR career to the next level in the exciting world of FMCG, we want to hear from you! Please apply through the link below or email your CV to at, quoting reference number MM/2426. Alternatively, you can give Maria a call at 0774 518 4922.

Closing Date for applications:  29th May 2024



As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Company info
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom

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