AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP HR Rådgivare/HR Advisor (Swedish speaking) in Gothenburg, Sweden

At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and you’ll develop beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve no matter where you start with us.

Our stunning campus in Gothenburg is one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centres. The site is home to over 2,500 employees, from 50 different nationalities. Gothenburg includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. Our science teams in Gothenburg collaborate with academic and industry partners in Sweden and globally.

We are looking for you that enjoy working in a support function to join our team of HR Advisors.

The HR Service Desk is part of HR People Services Sweden which also consist of Data Management and Time & Payroll. The HR Service Desk is a team of 8 HR Advisors that values great service and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

The role is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Interviews will be held in Swedish.

The role

As HR Advisor you will be the first point of contact for managers and employees in Sweden regarding HR queries.

You will respond to questions within all HR areas such as governance, labour law, agreements and policies. Examples of questions could be about maternity leave, holidays and salary payments. We are also responsible for employee certificate and references.

This role offers you an opportunity to get broad experience within the HR and Payroll area and you will interact with all teams within HR.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As HR Advisor you will handle operational advice and guidance through phone, e-mail and chat, handled in a ticket tool system. It will include collaboration with internal and external parties to ensure effective and up to date HR service delivery.

You will support managers and employees to work within the HR service delivery model and encourage their use of self-service functionality.

You will be accountable for:

  • Resolving HR queries and issues for managers and employees

  • Maintaining employee files and archive

  • Ensuring the delivered support is of excellent quality and in accordance with written procedures, current legal requirements and internal standards

  • Prioritising workload to achieve personal and work unit targets

  • Continuously improve ways of working to develop and simplify processes and systems

    Essential Requirements

  • Knowledge in one or more areas of expertise - general HR or payroll

  • Knowledge in Sweden Labour Law

  • Experience of working in a customer service and technology driven environment

  • Excellent communication skills required to manage a multitude of customers i.e managers, employees, inhouse skill centers and off shore center

  • Fluent in Swedish and English – spoken and written

As we constantly work continues improvements, it is important you are open to new ways of working. You have power of initiative and like problem solving. You have a “can do” and service minded attitude. You have a great customer focus and the ability to build relationships. You enjoy an intensive and changing working environment.

Desirable Requirements

  • It is a merit to have knowledge in AstraZeneca HR processes and the HR system – Workday.

If you are interested, apply now!

For more information about the position please contact the recruiting manager, Catharina Finnman, 08-553 292 59.

Welcome with your application no later than May 31, 2017. Ignore the last date for application mentioned below.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status or any other.