HR Manager

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Coventry, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you currently working as a HR Manager in a fast-paced business? Are you feeling a little stagnant in your current role and looking for something new and exciting? It’s the perfect time to join our company!


Here at GXO, we have recently implemented a new HR structure for our Drinks Business Unit and are now on the lookout for HR Professionals that excel at implementing new processes and setting high standards. This position will give you maximum opportunity to develop and really make your mark!


We’re looking for an experienced HR Manager to join our Drinks Logistics Business Unit in Coventry. There’s lots of change going on currently so we’re looking for someone who is up for a challenge. You’ll build and lead the HR function to support the delivery of our people plan and objectives.


This is a Permanent full time role working Monday to Friday however flexibility is required – this is logistics after all!


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £43,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days annual leave (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:


  • Lead the HR function, taking responsibility for all aspects of the “People Plan” to include accuracy and compliance playing an active part in the contract ethos and strategy

  • Provide full HR generalist support and advice to Managers and employees - ensuring a current knowledge of employee legislation and employee relations issues is maintained, ensuring the business area remains compliant and risk is mitigated

  • Take the lead on complex ER issues

  • Ensure the HR and Payroll team provide a consultancy and advisory service on matters of discipline, grievance and performance improvement


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Previous experience in a similar role working in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels

  • Have solid employment law knowledge

  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to build and maintain credible and strong professional relationships at all levels

  • Practiced in dealing with trade unions and associated collective agreements


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.




GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain 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 GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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