HR Business Partner

    • Category: HR & Communication
    • Location: Vaesteras, SE

    Opportunity to drive global Talent Acquisition and Talent Development agenda
    As a key player in the green energy transition we are growing rapidly across the globe. Consequently we are currently looking to hire a another great HR colleague with strong capabilities within talent attraction and talent development. Sounds interesting? 

    Working closely with our international customers, we develop, manufacture and install efficient, environmentally friendly, and technologically advanced high-voltage cables, (HVC), for land and offshore applications worldwide. NKT provides flexible and reliable cable solutions for a sustainable, renewable, and powerful world.

    Supporting leaders on attracting & developing our technical talents 
    In this role you will support our business line Technology in Sweden and Germany on a wide range of HR tasks at operational, tactical and strategic level. Strong focus will be on talent attraction, sourcing and partnering with academia and schools to brand and attract top technical talent to NKT. You will run high-profile recruitments from A-Z in close collaboration with our leaders including marketing and sourcing.

    In addition to above, the focus is on talent development to build skills for future needs including e.g. competency assessment, gap analysis and training. 

    As part of a global and dynamic HR community, you will work closely together with local HR and the Group HR team on the implementation of NKT’s people strategy which besides mentioned areas includes culture, diversity and inclusion, learning, succession planning, employer branding and much more.

    Your tasks will among others include:

    • Build and expand our candidate database by developing long term networking relationships with key resources to broaden talent pool.
    • Plan and secure presence at fairs, academia, technical universities, schools and liaise with relevant external partners at educational institutions. 
    • Support organisation on workforce planning both short and long term.
    • Together with leaders, outline and execute on people development strategy and plan across the business line. 
    • Design, build, coordinate, and deliver focused and engaging training/development, based on talent competency mapping and gap analysis -  and provide development needed for critical positions 
    • Support and give sparring on regular HRBP topics such as PDPs, culture, employee engagement, succession planning etc. 

    The position will preferably be based in Västerås but other locations in Sweden can be discussed as well. The role reports directly to the VP of Group HR with a dotted line to EVP, Head of Technology.  

    Strong communicator & relationship builder!
    To thrive in this role you possess a positive, proactive and flexible mindset and through curiosity you will grow and develop together with us. You are highly self-driven, but understand and value good collaboration and strong team work.

    Building trust with your stakeholders by taking great responsibility for your tasks and executing multiple, diverse topics simultaneously is another key strength to succeed in this role.

    You have strong time management skills, setting appropriate goals and priorities, managing right level of details and plan work to meet deadlines. We are looking for a structured doer who will manage and deliver on both operational tasks and strategic tasks with the same drive and motivation. 

    Besides the above we believe the ideal candidate also have:

    • A university degree within HRM or similar
    • A couple of years of experience in a similar role with specialization within Talent Attraction & Talent Development, ideally from a global engineering company.
    • Demonstrated performance in talent attraction and talent development strategy, design and implementation.
    • Demonstrated experience in sourcing and headhunting via relevant sources, e.g. LinkedIn, universities/academia/schools, job fairs etc. 
    • Proficiency in English, verbally and written.
    • Strong HRIS knowledge

    What can we offer you?
    The culture at NKT is founded on high ambitions, strong performance and dedication. We have a clear aim to be a workplace where the best people in the industry prefer to build their careers. In support of the overall strategic goals, NKT offers its people an environment with focus on diversity and inclusion and continuous opportunity for personal development. We are committed to foster a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  

    Can you picture yourself contributing to the success of our growing business? Then reach out to us to get to know more or apply directly on our website by December 18th. Personality- and adaptive tests may occur in our recruitment process. 

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact hiring manager VP Group HR, Anette Zinglersen at or +45 93937615 or Head of Talent Attraction, Josefine Persson or +46 706 88 67 33. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 


    We look forward to receiving your application!

    About NKT
    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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