Volvo Group HR Business Partner Volvo Group IT in Göteborg, Sweden

We need to increase our capacity in Sweden and are therefore looking for an HR professional with broad HR competence to work as an HR Business Partner.

We are now looking for a HR Business Partner who is driven to join us in our journey

HR Business Partners in Volvo Group IT are the front-line providers of HR services to managers. For this position you should have a broad understanding of HR and have a strong customer service mindset.

The HR Business Partner function in a generalist role, providing services within the whole HR scope and ensures that HR strategy and activities are aligned with and help deliver business goals.

The mission of the HR Business Partner is to advise and support management teams and individual managers on all HR related issues that drive business performance and contribute in meeting business goals. This involves translating business strategy into aligned HR plans and actions and ensuring they are delivered in the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide HR operational support to managers which will ensure that HR operations deliver the talent and performance necessary for achieving business goals.

  • Ensure effective implementation of HR policies, directives and processes within the organization you support.

  • Secure that the organization complies with local employment laws and legislations, drive and coordinate labor relations and negotiations.

  • Guide and support managers in decision-making and problem-solving on HR related issues such as organization development and change activities, employee engagement work, recruitment and sourcing, career development activities, salary review.

  • Ensure accuracy of HR reporting data including headcount and workforce planning forecasts.

Main competence requirements

  • Bachelor degree in HR or related field and minimum 5 years of HR experience.

  • Strong knowledge about Swedish collective agreements and legislations and skilled in negotiations.

  • Business understanding from an HR perspective and experience from working in all HR processes.

  • Ability to work successfully in a global organization and within a broad range of client groups.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and fluent in written and spoken in both English and Swedish.

  • Proactive and customer focused with a lot of integrity.

  • Demonstrated experience in coaching and facilitation.

  • Flexible mindset and willing to drive changes.

Personal Profile

If you have a strong drive and energy level with a senior approach, this will be a job opportunity that fits you well. As a person we believe that you have a result oriented mindset, which will help you to take on challenging work assignments in a successful way. In addition to this, you have the ability to face changes and adapt quickly. It is also important that you are able to work independently and take own initiatives.

Furthermore we believe that you are structured, with ability to interact in a truly international organization, and also that you have a genuine interest in developing managers and HR colleagues.

What can we offer you?

We can offer you an exciting and global working environment which will give you valuable experience that will contribute to your future development within Volvo Group. You will get the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. Team work, energy, passion and respect for the individual are key values for us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will from you.

At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc.

For more information, please contact:

Staffan Palmér, Director Human Resources Volvo Group IT Sweden

Phone: +46 16 541 5417

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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