• Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

HR Advisor

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow

We are looking for an experienced HR Advisor to join our award-winning team, this is an exciting opportunity for a practiced advisor.


Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm

About the role

Do you want to work for a dynamic car retailer with 11,000 employees across the UK? Arnold Clark has been named as one of Glassdoor’s Top 50 UK employers and our talented HR/People Team has recently been recognised for its work at the Herald Diversity Awards and HR Network awards.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR/People Advisor to join our HR/People Team based at our Head Ofice, Hillington, Glasgow. You will be skilled in all aspects of employee relations and get involved in our employee engagement work, too Due to travel restrictions we are conducting meetings via conference calls. However, when face-to-face meetings can resume, we need you to be flexible to cover an assigned area within the branch network. 

Day-to-day duties

  • Advising on and facilitating disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • Resolving long-term absences.
  • Offering advice across all departments and divisions of the business.
  • Making high-level decisions in a busy and fast-paced environment.
  • Working across multiple sites and liaising with employees and managers to give them advice. (For the moment, communication will be via video call. Travel to branches will resume when the situation allows.)
  • Providing employees with support through our welfare process.
  • Training managers on all employee relations issues.

Essential skills

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an employee relations role.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and using your own initiative.
  • Proven knowledge of employee relations and employment law.
  • Fantastic communication and influencing skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as part of the role when the situation allows. (travel to branches has been temporarily suspended.)
  • A full driving licence.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • A CIPD qualification.

In return for your skills, you’ll gain hands-on experience in a demanding, multi-site environment, as well as a company car, mobile phone, and laptop. You’ll also receive one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry, private healthcare and generous staff retail discounts.

Employment with the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory references and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.