HR Advisor

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: Manchester, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you an experienced HR Advisor looking for your next challenge? Looking for an exciting career in HR? Do you want to join a company which prides itself on colleague learning and development?


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 are on the lookout for a HR Advisor to join us at our Newton Heath, Manchester site supporting our Drinks Business Unit. You’ll lead the on-site HR presence to provide efficient and effective support to the site team. This is a standalone role who will be the site lead in all people processes and support the delivery of the people plan.


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 £35,000 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:


  • Build harmonious relationships with any Trade Union to ensure optimum working efficiency

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

  • Take the lead on complex ER issues

  • Prepare and process letters, meeting minutes and other documents as and when required


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Experience of working in a fast-paced HR environment dealing with ER and recruitment activity at the same / similar level

  • Practiced in dealing with trade unions and associated collective agreements

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

  • Strong in systems; HRIS, Microsoft Office such as word and Excel

  • A self-motivated and flexible approach with the confidence to work both in a team and with minimal supervision


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.


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 GXO's candidate privacy statement here.