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Human Resources Business Partner

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås

Northvolt is on a growth journey along with its central and local HR teams. Our employees are our greatest strength and we are therefore looking for an excellent HRBP who will commit and contribute to fostering an awesome place to work.

At Northvolt, we strongly believe in our mission. In joining us, you will also play an important role from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories - a great step forward in the transformation to a carbon free society. With broad experience and the right attitude, the HRBP will make sure that our employees and leadership are provided with an exceptional working experience, as well as challenging us to thrive for constant improvement.

The HRBP roles will be located in Västerås supporting our different teams with the broad spectrum of HR areas. All this in a fast paced environment and with the mandate of building our organization, culture and leadership along the way.

The HRBP will report directly to the Manager of HR Operations in Västerås.

As HRBP at Northvolt you’ll be a part of a passionate, skilled and diverse company. You have several years of experience from building a stellar employee life cycle over time, and should have demonstrated a successful track record of organizational and people leadership.

Among your key areas of responsibilities:

  • Support the business in all aspects of HR on both the strategic and operational levels
  • Managerial support, HR advising and coaching
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Training and Performance

  • Build and maintain excellent and effective employee relations, as well as union management relations

With a high-quality mindset and approach, you will be dedicated to building an excellent HR support, playing a key role in supporting and coaching our managers in all HR related questions. You will ensure that processes, systems and work routines are as optimized as possible and aligned with business needs and strategy.

Thanks to your genuine passion for building and growing great companies, you will support with counseling our employees and leaders by planning, monitoring and supporting our team members in achieving their career goals within the organization.

As part of your umbrella of responsibilities you will, together with our managers, ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource law requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, representing the organization at hearings, handling the relation with the unions and the alike.

We thrive from promoting diversity in our workforce in order to ensure that Northvolt's culture welcomes a diverse workforce.

Please apply with CV, Cover Letter or a complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time position, starting date asap.

Our ideal candidate:

  • We are looking for a candidate with previous substantial experience in Human Resources, preferably in manufacturing companies
  • A strategic thinker to support with the definition of HR strategies as well as an excellent hands on doer who get things executed and does not mind to get into the details - you have to be the cliché "hands-on person"
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration or related

  • You have knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations and the ability to apply this knowledge in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment laws

  • You have previous proven experience of creating a culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork

  • You have experience in leading people directly or indirectly – using positive leadership and managerial techniques
  • Excellent communications skills in written and verbal communication with fluency in English and Swedish are required
  • As a person you are passionate, highly organized and result-driven. You are curious and eager to learn. You like to be proactive and deliver beyond expectations. You share our can-do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit!

  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.

Pamela Ernlund | Contact Person

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