Senior HR Advisor

Location: Preston
Shift Pattern: Days (40hrs)
Job Reference: HR Snr Advr 1 Ley

Job Summary

Reporting to: HR Director

Millbrook have recently acquired CSA Leyland Technical Centre a test service facility in Preston and are recruiting a Senior HR Advisor to provide HR resource to our new site.

If you have always wanted to be part of a rapidly expanding and continually evolving company, if you see yourself as a forward thinking Senior HR Advisor, who strives to make a meaningful difference to the success of an organisation, this could be the right role for you.

This exciting opportunity will provide huge scope for the right individual to develop the role, working closely with the HR Director to integrate this recent acquisition. Taking initiatives to develop and grow internal relationships, shape the culture and work hand in hand with local management.

The Senior Advisor will have broad experience in various areas of expertise including, recruitment, performance and talent management, disciplinaries, grievances and absence management.

Role Responsibilities

  • Act as point of contact for employees and managers in the business unit
  • Managing the full recruitment process from requisition to offer across the business.
  • Maintaining an accurate database of vacancies and candidates to enable accurate reporting and monitoring
  • Responsible for promote Millbrook as an employer of choice
  • Working with Universities and Schools to promote the apprentice, undergraduate and graduate programmes
  • Assist with employee relations issues
  • Provide advice, support and guidance to managers around disciplinary, performance management and absence management
  • Drive talent management across the business
  • Manage HR projects
  • Act as performance improvement driver
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria


  • Full CIPD preferred but will consider part qualified with right experience



  • Demonstrable experience of working in a generalist role
  • Experience of in-house recruitment for a variety of roles – interviewing and testing in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of using LinkedIn as a recruitment tool
  • Experience of working remotely in a standalone role
  • Managing absence
  • Managing and manipulating data
  • Employment Law



  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong relationship builder

  • Negotiation skills

  • Strong time management

  • Analytical and problem solving skills


Personal Behaviours

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A confident communicator
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Confidential and trustworthy


  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving license
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (CRB) check

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to

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