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As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific is a driving force in the research, healthcare, industrial and applied markets, generating more than USD 17 billion in annual revenue. No other company can match our range of customer touch points – technologically, geographically or commercially. We help our customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe and moving forward with thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Human Resources Business Manager - Nordics
Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway

There’s a certain kind of energy and intensity here. It’s what happens when you work with colleagues that are involved and innovative. Together we make a positive, tangible impact for our clients. So if you are passionate about making a difference by using your strong business and human resource background then you may be the person we are looking for.

The position is based in Oslo and Lillestrøm and you will be part of the leadership team in Norway. You will contribute to our company’s success by providing professional HR leadership and support to Thermo Fisher Scientific employees and Managers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland for the Life Science Solutions Group part of Thermo Fisher. We are looking for a person who can see across many areas and can understand the dynamics of our business and possess the financial acumen to assess and communicate how HR strategies impact the Company strategy. With your confident, independent and engaging manner you will navigate well in our complex matrix structure and advise and lead colleagues in an effective and inspiring way.

Our organization is developing and we guarantee an interesting and challenging position in an international environment with large opportunity for professional and personal growth.

Your key responsibilities:
  • Alignment of HR processes with business/site strategic and operating goals
  • Guiding and coaches employees and managers regarding employee relations issues to conclusion in line with company policies and procedures
  • Driving a One Thermo Fisher company culture by being an advocate for employees while achieving a balance with all levels of company goals
  • Provide coaching and feedback to managers on talent management activities including performance management, training and development, organisational capability assessment, strategy and planning.
  • Partner with HR Centre’s of Expertise (COE) to facilitate annual calibration and compensation planning processes, prepare for talent reviews, and provide development opportunities at each site
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition COE to drive recruitment strategies and processes including review and approval of requisitions, participation on interview panels and execution of the new employee on-boarding activities
  • Partner with COE’s and Business HR leads to develop and implement change initiatives within your sites to drive organisational alignment and effective human resource utilisation
  • Cooperate with trade unions, lead negotiations
  • Drive employee engagement by analyzing trends and developing site-specific engagement strategies together with managers
  • Manage employee relations across sites to enhance workforce performance and productivity. Identify and address people and organizational risk. Conduct organization health assessments.
We are looking for someone who:
  • Quickly builds and sustains relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Focuses on results and is passionate about adding value through people processes
  • Challenges and influences in a natural way at all levels in the organization
  • Enjoys working both strategically and operationally and gets things done
  • Has strong coaching skills
  • Communicates clearly and openly
  • Is happy with travelling up to 20% of the time
We believe you have the following experience/qualifications:
  • Several year of progressive leadership experience within Human Resources
  • Proven strong performance within a matrix organisation
  • Experience of working within a HR Ulrich Model Structure
  • Experience from being an influential part of a business management team that provides company leadership and direction, preferably in an international environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience in employment law, tariff agreements and union negotiations, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, and training and development
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs
  • Fluent in English in addition to Norwegian
We look forward to receiving your application, including a cover letter and CV in English. Please apply via http://jobs.thermofisher.com/. Reference: 45912BR.

Application deadline is April 5, 2017.

If you have questions about Thermo Fisher Scientific and/or the position - please contact Victoria Hicks Mørkved, Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition Nordics by email: victoria.morkved@thermofisher.com.

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