Human Resources (HR) Advisor

We're looking for a Human Resources (HR) Advisor to join the team. We employ over 600 people across the region, so we need someone to help ensure that our Line managers are given appropriate commercially focused HR advice and support, enabling them to do what they do best and manage their teams effectively.

The Role

The role covers a full spectrum of activities including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, absence advice and case management, disciplinary and grievance case management, and exits.

You'll report to the Operations Manager, and will be fully supported in your growth and development by an external HR Director and Talent Lead, and you'll be able to contribute to the attainment of the goals and results of the HR department in line with the strategic goals of the business.


£30,000 - £35,000 per annum (FTE)

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide timely and business focussed HR advice and guidance on day-to-day people issues aiming to achieve timely and appropriate resolutions.
  • Maintain records of employee data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates etc.) ensuring all employment and legal requirements are met.
  • Involvement in all aspects of recruitment and selection from sourcing candidates to supporting with interviews as required and assisting with selection. Ensuring accurate and timely administration of all aspects of recruitment and selection process from advertising through to offer stage. Provide advice to managers regarding discipline and grievance issues, including supporting investigations, providing support with hearings as required, advising on appropriate outcomes, and preparing related correspondence
  • Take the lead on Ad hoc projects and duties that may arise

Qualifications and Experience



Qualified to Level 5 CIPD or equivalent

CIPD Level 7

Experience of working in a fast-paced business environment  

Transport and logics background

Up to date knowledge of employment law

Experience of multiple site locations

Experience with HR databases and HRIS systems


Experience in managing multiple caseloads


Previous experience in a generalist role


Experience in sourcing, recruitment, and selection


Able to build excellent relationships with key stakeholders


Confident to challenge effectively to get to better outcomes


Able to multitask, work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines


Confident in own decision making including knowing when to ask for help


Outstanding communication and people skills


To apply, please email Barry Jones, Operations Manager, with a CV and Covering Letter at