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HR Operations Specialist

Would you like to be part of a high-performing HR team in one of the world’s largest banks?

As HR Operations Specialist, you will manage effectively and efficiently the HR administration for our Norwegian organisation. You will work closely with HR colleagues in the Nordics to ensure that our local HR processes are aligned across our countries.

The position is temporary and covering a maternity leave during a period of 18 months and are reporting to Head of HR Operations.

Key accountabilities

  • HR Service support to HR community, business leaders and employees
  • Follow-up and respond on inquiries in our HR channels
  • Manage HR administration (creation of employment contracts, addendum's etc. and ensuring that all documentation issued complies with local legislation)
  • Creation of positions, next to managing following processes in our HR tools; Hire, Transfer, Extension and/or Termination
  • Contribute on securing high data quality in our HR Masterdata tool
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Follow-up on onboarding and termination processes
  • On regularly basis arrange and facilitate HR Operations onboarding program for new joiners
  • Create and maintain guides, policies and handbooks
  • Align work within HR Operations cross Nordic and participate in different projects

The HR Operations Specialist will be the interface to our Nordic vendors for HR merchandise and gifts, next to managing the purchase process related. Furthermore, the HR Operations Specialist will manage and coordinate the weekly review process in one of our committees HRCo.

Skills & Requirements

To thrive in the role as HR Operations Specialist you are reliable, agile and a team player. You are able to excel in a dynamic environment and you commit to deadlines. You are a HR generalist with proven relevant track record and preferably in an international organisation. Knowledge of Norwegian labour law legislation, and pension, insurances and benefits.

Furthermore, you are self-driven, solution and detail oriented and appreciate changes - seeing it’s opportunity for improvement. You are also well structured and enjoy working in team on various projects. The role requires a good level in MS Office, and fluency in English next to one of the Scandinavian languages. Preferable higher degree in HR, law or equivalent education.

Desirable experience:

  • Workday

What we offer

An opportunity to work in a large, high-performing international company and in a dynamic environment that is constantly developing. Being part of a highly competent, dedicated, and friendly HR-team with strong collaboration across the Nordics. You will also have flexible working hours with possibility to work partly from home. The position can be based either at our office in Lysaker or Stavanger. Competitive terms and conditions will be given.

Santander strives for diversity in which our employees background, experience, knowledge and personalities enrich the business.


You’re welcome to apply for this position as soon as possible and the applications are reviewed continuously.

Great Place to Work

  • We invest in you

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Social events for all employees

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • We give back to society

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,200 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TOver 1200 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.200 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1200 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Madeleine Tefre Rydholt | Contact Person

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