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HR Advisor

Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: Glasgow, GB, G51 4SD Greenock, GB, PA16 8UU

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - HR Advisor


One of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to continue to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple locations across the UK and a huge amount of opportunities for our people, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career. Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.





The role of HR Advisor will deliver a proactive, innovative and a dynamic HR service to c250 employees across our Ports in Glasgow, Greenock and Dublin. Reporting into the Liverpool based Head of HR and a key part of the wider people team , the role exists to provide a creative and business focused HR solution to key stakeholders. The ability to travel across the three sites is essential in ensuring you build and develop relationships with leaders, managers and employees in providing world class support and guidance on all HR matters.  


Responsibilities also include:


- Provide generalist and operational HR advice & guidance to support the Clydeport Cluster (including Dublin) in achieving organisational goals.

- Be fully up to date and knowledgeable of company policies, procedures and legislation in order to deliver the highest standards of advice to employees.

- Act as a single point of contact for senior leaders, managers and employees.

- Provide advice, guidance and support in organisational design, change management, employee relations including building relationships with any relevant Trade Union or employee representative.

- Support the business with planning and preparation for legislation driven changes.

- Updating, maintaining and analysing HR Information Systems data.

- Support effective workforce planning with managers sourcing relevant MI information to inform the process.  Proactively manage  sickness absence and ill health capability issues, promoting health & wellbeing and liaising closely with managers at all times.

- Provide assistance with continuous improvement projects and internal audit work.

- Support the cluster with any HR related activity derived from the Group HR objectives and value add projects.

- Support business change efforts, initiating and facilitation change and business improvement activity in line with strategy.



Skills and Experience


- Ideally by CIPD qualified (minimum Level 5) or working towards.

- Ability to manage large workloads, operate self-sufficiently and prioritise work effectively.

- Ability to use a HR information system, including accessing, inputting and compiling data.

- Up to date and knowledgeable on Employment Law and current legislation.

- HR experience in an industrial/operational environment would be beneficial.

- Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse employee group.



What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040. It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!



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