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HR Advisor- Permanent

Michael Page Human Resources
Edinburgh, Scotland
£30000 - £32000 per annum + + Additional benefits and car allowance
Closing date
9 Jun 2022

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Distribution & Logistics
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

The HR Operations team is part of the larger People & Sustainability team which plays an integral part in the business, ensuring we employ, retain and develop the best people. We encourage our people to get involved and be bold, whether that's through putting forward ideas to improve the way we do things or getting to know people so we can identify development opportunities and work better together.

Client Details

One of the UK's largest foodservice wholesaler and distributor.


Reporting to the HR Business Partner you will be the first point of contact for all HR business as usual activities within the assigned business area and will work with key stakeholders to support the delivery of the People Plan ensuring business objectives are successfully achieved.

Key responsibilities will include: -

  • Working closely with the HR Business Partner you will ensure that the People plan is effectively delivered, supporting business improvements in areas such as operational efficiency, absence management, ER case reduction, legal and best practice compliance and increasing line manager capability.
  • Providing advice to our First Line Management populations in respect of dispute resolution and employee relations, which includes disciplinary and grievance handling, note taking at complex hearings, consultations in relation to restructures and changes to T&Cs and management of ET processes.
  • Engaging with employee representatives and Trade Union Regional /local officials.
  • Co-ordinating and administering all aspect of recruitment campaigns.
  • Monitoring adherence to HR standards and associated processes and advising our First Line Management populations of appropriate application whilst identifying and contributing to process improvements.
  • Effectively using the suite of people metric reports available to identify corrective and preventative action in support in optimum operational efficiency.


  • Generalist HR experience
  • Sound knowledge and practical application of current UK employment law procedures and processes.
  • Strong organisational capability, able to meet deadlines and manage large volumes of work.
  • Developed interpersonal skills and able to demonstrate strong personal credibility to persuade and influence senior management on HR related activity with ability to deliver presentations and training courses.
  • A customer driven, collaborative and hands-on approach able to identify pragmatic, business focused solutions to problems, ability to see the bigger picture and think through the wider implications of actions.
  • Full current driving license and ability to travel for work purposes.
  • Flexible and willing to travel extensively across the UK, on occasion at short-notice and outside of core hours
  • Part/Grad CIPD (or equivalent) would be advantageous.

Job Offer

  • Pension, life assurance, 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays), healthcare cash plan, employee discounts, free parking, exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts.
  • Flexible and willing to travel extensively across the UK, on occasion at short-notice and outside of core hours (Scotland, North East England and Cumbria)


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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