16 November 2015
2 Sisters Food Group (‘2 Sisters’), one of the UK’s largest food producers, has joined forces with recruitment specialist Hudson to help strengthen its brand and provide its business with a pipeline of top talent.
Hudson RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) has been appointed to provide the solution for the UK’s largest food producer, 2 Sisters Food Group.
2 Sisters is an own-label food supplier for major retailers, provides a third of all poultry eaten in the UK every day, as well as manufacturing brands like Fox’s Biscuits, Goodfella’s Pizza and Holland's Pies.
Hudson has been selected to provide end-to-end resourcing across the group, which employs 23,000, predominantly in the sourcing of professional and managerial positions at 49 office and manufacturing locations across the UK and Ireland.
The team from Hudson will be responsible for sourcing, the management of the company’s talent supply chain, as well as supporting 2 Sisters in the development of its employer brand.
Jenni Chambers, Head of Talent at 2 Sisters Food Group, said: “This is a key part of our wider Group resourcing strategy. Our business has grown significantly in recent years both organically and through acquisition. It was critical to us at this stage to develop much more effective processes for talent acquisition to better serve the size and scale of our organisation.
“We offer a fantastic wealth of career opportunities across a wide range of food sectors, products and locations and we need to capitalise on this. Being a private business, we can offer an environment for those wanting to make a difference quickly, work in a non-hierarchical organisation with high levels of autonomy and great career opportunities internally.
“We believe a RPO provides the most cost effective and highest quality solution to further develop our employer brand and offer a more coordinated and professional resourcing solution for our business.
“Alongside this, we were looking at how we could digitise our work effort more, and also bring more contemporary and innovative thinking to our employer brand and employee value proposition.”
Darren Lancaster, Managing Director, Hudson RPO for EMEA, added: “We are delighted to be working with Jenni and her team and have started work on introducing controls and driving cost savings across all aspects of their resourcing programme.
“As part of this programme we will be implementing our own innovative Applicant Tracking System, InGenium, ensuring we not only improve the quality of hires in the short term but for the longer term too.”
2 Sisters already provides candidates with an overview of its people strategy and job opportunities on its corporate website