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HR Manager Sweden and Finland

Req. Id:  213

Stockholm Arlanda, SE, 19045


Norwegian is embarking on the next chapter of its business strategy to support our ongoing growth and is now looking for a stand-alone HR Business Partner for Sweden and Finland.

Reporting into the VP of Global HR Operations and as part of the wider Global HR team, you will partner and support the leadership and management teams working as the go-to person for

all employee related issues. You will manage training, development and talent management, employee relations, performance management and recruitment.



Job description


Key Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  • Norwegian Group’s local HR representative.
  • Supporting colleagues on HR related matters, including HR policies and procedures, employee wellbeing and personal development, providing HR leadership in areas such as performance management, absence management and employee relations.
  • Overall HR support for the management at local Norwegian Group companies including  administrative/ground personnel and flight deck crew including developing and Educating managers regarding HR and personnel matters.
  • Co-ordinating and locally developing the on-boarding for all new starters, including the induction program.
  • Working with the Global HR Shared Services team to support with HR administration.
  • Providing advice and support with the recruitment process, including writing job descriptions and preparing interview questions.
  • Driving and delivering HR excellence by developing and implementing people plans in line with the HR strategy and business needs.
  • Delivering the engagement strategy focusing on areas such as engagement surveys and internal communication.
  • Developing and embedding a high-performance culture.
  • Together with Group HR stakeholders, provide data and advice relating to competitiveness of reward offering, e.g. salary range development, market benchmarking, benefit structure etc. including coordinating annual review processes.
  • Develop and maintain local union relations, hereunder managing/participating in local agreement negotiations in collaboration with Norwegian Group stakeholders.
  • Local HSE responsibility in corporation with Base Management, according to Group and local HSE standards and requirements.
  • As part of the HR Business Operations team, collaborate with HR colleagues to ensure a Norwegian Group approach to HR work.





  • +5 years’ experience as a generalist in HR, with working knowledge of employment law.
  • Experience in employee relations with unions, succession planning and talent development.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment in Sweden/Finland is essential.
  • Previous standalone and international HR experience is a must.


Personal qualities


  • Able to build strong relationships with all stakeholders and advise people to make the right decisions.
  • Have passion to deliver a world class people experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Design, develop and implement innovative solutions to real people problems.
  • A growth mind-set and a can-do attitude being able to work independently.
  • Comfortable analyzing data to make data-based decisions.
  • Open to travel regularly.



We offer


• Competitive company benefits including employee priced tickets and share saving program.
• Good pension and insurance schemes.
• Positive and exciting place to work in a global expanding organization
• Challenging, variable and dynamic environment.

Please send a covering note along with your CV explaining how your knowledge and experience would make a difference to Norwegian as the HR Business Partner for Sweden and Finland.


Travel required: Some travelling must be expected 

Application deadline: ASAP 

Norwegian Air Shuttle is the fifth largest low-cost carrier in the world with around 11,000 dedicated colleagues globally. Our customers can choose from over 500 routes to more than 150 destinations in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Thailand, as well as North and South America. The company is headquartered in Norway and was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 2003. Today, Norwegian has around 160 aircraft and sports one of the world's youngest and greenest fleets with an average age of just 3,8 years.
Norwegian has been voted 'Europe's Best Low-Cost Airline' by passengers for sis consecutive years at the SkyTrax World Airline Awards 2013-2018, along with being named the 'World's Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline' for the past six years.