Head of People

Growing at an incredible pace with all our teams expanding rapidly; we need a Head of People to join the e.fundamentals team. Learn more and apply today.
Location: Remote / Edinburgh, UK

About Us

At e.fundamentals we are passionate about building a high-growth environment for our business, our clients, and ourselves where everyone can thrive. As the growth of online grocery revenue has accelerated, so has the requirement for better insights to understand performance and growth opportunities in this dynamic environment.

Our industry-leading digital shelf analytics tool helps CPG teams make more sense of their e-commerce results and turn data into actionable insights that can put them one step ahead of the competition. We help big names like Kellogg's, PepsiCo and Mars achieve outstanding results.

We are growing at an incredible pace with all our teams expanding rapidly; we need an experienced, agile, and pragmatic head of people to enable us to develop the existing e.fundamentals talent and bring in new hires who integrate seamlessly and help us raise the bar for the existing team.

About The Role

This is a critical role to support e.fundamentals rapid growth and global expansion. You will be a key member of the executive leadership team. You will:

• Work with the leadership team to develop and implement integrated innovative HR strategies, policies, processes, practices, and tools through the full life cycle of an employee’s tenure from recruitment to leavers.

• Implement talent management and people development processes that build organisational and individual capability

• Be an advocate of company culture, ensuring all people initiatives, solutions and programs are reflective of the values of the organisation.

• Support the delivery of e.fundamentals strategic agenda and lead and enable the HR strategy in collaboration with the leadership team

• Ensure the organisation has the most effective design and the right capability to execute the strategy at optimal cost

• Coach/advise leaders in the implementation of HR initiatives, processes and tools and facilitate timely delivery.


Objectives and Responsibilities of The Role

You will own all aspects of e.fundamentals People strategy for the business (focus on Europe and North America) across 3 critical areas - People, Culture and Process.


Recruitment & retention: actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads, and managing the hiring process

  • Develop training & development programs.
  • PDP & Competencies framework.
  • Pay and rewards.
  • Conditions of employment.
  • Provide counseling on policies and procedures.
  • Own e.fundamentals apprentice and mentoring programs.
  • Analyse training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.


  • Role model and champion the company culture.
  • Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation.
  • Develop HR planning strategies, which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements.


  • Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems.
  • Create and implement effective onboarding plans.
  • Develop and implement policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures, and absence management.
  • Ensure all policies comply with legal requirements.
  • Advise on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits.
  • Negotiation with external work-related agencies.



  • Proven experience as HR manager with a strong track record across all areas of People leadership (policy, pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development).
  • Understanding of labour markets and disciplinary procedures (Europe / USA).
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude.
  • Strong ethics and reliability.
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Great earning opportunity with £60k basic salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days holidays, plus 9 flexible public holidays, plus your birthday off
  • Life & family-friendly working arrangements
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Influence and drive fast-paced growth of a financially backed start-up

At e.fundamentals we value enormously the variety of perspectives that comes from having employees from all walks of life. Your rich experiences and backgrounds will help us grow, and in return, we’ll provide you with all the support and opportunities you need to grow.

If there’s anything we can do to help you shine throughout the recruitment process then please do let us know. We understand that one process does not fit everyone.

For more information and to apply please contact cheryl.haggerty@efundamentals.com or jo.campbell@efundamentals.com


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