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Human Resources

HR Generalist (Maternity leave)

General description:

Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Supports colleagues to grow and to increase their capability to deliver.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Develop, manage and/or administer the organization’s compensation and benefit, recruitment, training, organization development, and employee relations programs.
  • Will operate in and be responsible for more than one of these areas and perform many of the same activities as professionals that specialize in these individual HR functions.
  • HR Program advocacy, communicating the business values of HR initiatives and managing HR program roll out to minimize business disruption.
  • Partnering with the business and talent management/staffing and recruiting colleagues on key initiatives (e.g. workforce planning, high potential employee development, succession planning etc.)
  • Handle people relations and possible employee’s issues. Support the staff with their day-to-day requirements.
  • Secure the respect and implementation of Sandvik’s core values.
  • Build the HR agenda following Sandvik’s People strategy (based on four strategic areas: a great place to work, competence for the future, operational excellence a value creating HR organization)

Required Competencies:

Competencies are a group of behaviors that encompass knowledge, skills, abilities and Individual’s characteristics that, together, drive performance. As HR Generalist the core competencies and behaviors required are:

  • Business knowledge: understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.
  • Functional knowledge: requires diverse knowledge and experience in own disciplinan and broadens capacity.
  • Impact: operational. Work is done within own team. Work within guideline and policies.
  • Leadership: no supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members.
  • Problem solving: solves problems in simple situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents.
  • Communication: explains complex information to others in simple situations.
  • Continuous improvement: evaluate and use suitable methods, tools and processes.
  • Contribute to sharing of best practice within own area.
  • English level: fluent
  • Relevant IT skills (WorkDay is a plus) and knowledge of Office (Highly skilled at Office).
  • Follow-up
  • Planning
  • Relational work skills
  • Negotiation skills

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