Part time HR Advisor

What's the opportunity?

As a Part time HR Advisor on a 12 Month FTC at Gist, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the HR department on site in Coventry. You will provide an effective advisory and administration service to management and staff, assisting the HR Manager in providing robust HR strategy and advice to the ~150 employees.

This HR Advisor role is a part time position on a 30 hour working week (office hours can be flexible). You will report into a Regional HR Manager for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Gist Coventry, opened in 2016, is one of our newest distribution centres to extend our Food Service offering. This site services our Starbucks contract - delivering to over 100 Starbucks stores in the UK.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring the operational success and development of the HR department, working closely alongside senior site management. 

  • Providing guidance on HR policies and processes.

  • Heavy involvement in matters of employee relations, including disciplinary and grievance issues. 

  • Providing an efficient internal customer service to managers and employees.

  • Assist the HR Manager and General Manager in developing and driving the site people plans. 

  • Absence management.

  • Delivery of induction training for new starters, consistently updating welcome pack information. 

  • Ensuring all elements of HR administration are carried out - e.g. starters, leavers, referencing, security and compliance checks, etc

  • Assist with all aspects of recruitment and selection on site. 

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to date information on the HR system.

  • Weekly/Monthly management reports. 

  • Responsibility for various ad-hoc HR and Administrative tasks.    

What will you need to succeed?

  • Experience within a similar HR Advisory position.

  • Previous experience within the a transport, supply chair or retail sector would be highly desirable but not essential.

  • Excellent relationship building skills. 

  • Ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload.

  • Creative with the ability to make decisions and have confidence in your own convictions.

  • Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards but not essential.

Where will Gist take you?

We are always focused on developing our people to enable them to reach their full potential. If you have the drive, aspiration and flexibility required, we can offer excellent development opportunities to ensure you build a successful and rewarding career with Gist.

We offer an attractive benefits package, which includes a competitive basic salary, pension, healthcare 25 days annual leave and an industry leading bonus scheme.

Gist is an award-winning supply chain specialist that combines an integrated network of people, experience and expertise to transform supply chains. With industry-specific understanding and excellence, Gist's solutions bring end-to-end visibility and implementation, from concept to delivery.

Operating in a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, including grocery, food service and gas, Gist works in partnership with customers such as Starbucks, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.