HR Advisor

Sense of achievement, rewarding, fast paced, diverse, proactive. Just some of the words our existing HR Advisors have used describing their roles.  We’re looking for an additional HR Advisor to join our team based in Immingham.


Our business is expanding and with this comes great opportunities for the development of our colleagues. It’s a real cliché, but there is an opening for an exciting but diverse HR Advisor to join our busy team. Reporting into our HR Business Partner, you’ll be partnering our sites with along with some travel as and when required.


You’ll be partnering our sites in driving forward initiatives including well-being of our colleagues and really understanding how our management teams and colleagues’ work. You’ll need to be on hand to assist with any disciplinaries and grievances as well as coaching our line managers to deliver effective resolutions and ensuring they have all the tools they need to be able to operate in the best way possible.


Competencies required:

  • Demonstrable experience of HR policy and practice
  • Well organised with good time management skills
  • Ability to build sustainable relationships with stakeholders and colleagues of all levels 
  • Business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Great communicator, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable delivering presentations & public speaking
  • Strong eye for detail able to identify trends and interpret data
  • Clean, UK driving licence
  • Experience working with Zellis and Dynamics 365 is an advantage, but not essential



  • Ideally CIPD qualified (level 5) or qualified by experience (3 years+)
  • A strong track record of continued professional development


Now about what we can give you. You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental, and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family.
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more.
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform.
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing.


Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 3.6bn. To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For four million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. We have more than 11,000 employees, located on ships and in offices across more than twenty countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, with our headquarters in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network. We are part of the CILT Top 30 Logistics Providers List.


Interested? Apply now! If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!



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