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XPO, Inc. HR Advisor North in Gotham, United Kingdom

HR Advisor North

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Business Unit: XPOE Transport


Gotham, GB, NG11 0LB

Logistics done differently.

How would you like to work for a company that can accelerate your career? Do you feel that sometimes you have more to give, but no room to progress? How does constant training and development sound?

Here at XPO, we take our people seriously. We’re looking for a talented HR Advisor to join us on a full-time, permanent basis. Covering our North sites, for our customers – British Gypsum / Saint Gobain. You will ideally be based near Sherburn, Yorkshire.

Pay, benefits and more:

We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £35,000 per annum, plus car allowance. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Guide Managers through employee relations cases in real time, intervening and steering in the appropriate direction taking account of company policies, employment law, best practice and precedent. Escalate cases to the HR Manager as necessary

  • Develop and build strong and trusted partnerships with managers, acting as their sounding board and advisor.

  • Lead on the management of absence, including making recommendations, giving advice/coaching and support to managers, liaising with Occupational Health, supporting with AMP/health review meetings, and other absence related meetings

  • To prepare regular and ad hoc management information reports, as agreed, to support continuous improvement.

  • To assist in the design and delivery of development workshops in areas of HR best practice, to enhance knowledge and skills across the site

  • Assist with driving and embedding the people agenda across their respective sites

  • Create and maintain a positive team culture, by actively working in collaboration with the wider HR & Payroll Team.

  • Have the ability to communicate at all levels

  • Demonstrate a passionate & ‘pacey’ style and approach – getting things done

What you need to succeed at XPO:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – able to build relationships quickly, engage and influence key stakeholders

  • Experience of working in an HR advisory role, preferably in logistics and multi-site, undertaking a broad range of tasks including working with and advising line managers on employee relations issues

  • Minimum one year HR Advisor level

  • Flexibility to travel as and when required


  • Experience of working in a Logistics/ Transport/ Manufacturing/FMCG environment

  • Experience of working with trade union

  • Able to interpret and implement HR Policy and procedures

  • CIPD qualified or working toward qualification (support offered)

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all our colleagues, where everyone feels welcomed, empowered and where you can bring your true self to work. You may not feel you tick all of the boxes we have written above, so even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description but you feel you have the skills needed, please feel free to reach out to our recruitment team for an initial discussion. Your skills and passion set you apart and we welcome diverse people and perspectives at XPO. We encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds and identities. To empower you to do as well as possible during the recruitment process, if you require any changes or amendments to our application and interviews, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Review XPO's candidate privacy statementhere. (