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HR/People Lead, Sweden & Norway

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Solna
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Solna
  • Hybrid

Ready to take on a key role in an expansive and dynamic company? Join us at Adapteo and our committed HR team on our mission of Building Adaptable Societies. Become part of a journey towards a more sustainable future as our new HR/People Lead for Sweden and Norway.

Explore the details below to learn more about this exciting opportunity and apply today!

About the role
HR plays a significant role in shaping the culture and future of our growing company. As HR/People Lead you will be responsible for the operational and strategic HR agenda in Sweden and Norway, supporting managers in aligning their business objectives with our People strategy. The role is both hands-on and strategic and you will be responsible for driving the HR agenda in your local Business Units together with local Management. Together with your colleagues across Adapteo Groups HR Team play an active role in taking part in and driving group-wide development projects within the HR/people domain, securing the implementation of our common People Agenda.

Your location will be in Solna, Sweden. Under normal circumstances travelling is required occasionally primarily to our sites around Sweden and Norway. The role will be reporting directly to the Adapteo Group CHRO, Simon Persson, and in a dotted line to the Managing Director of Adapteo Sweden, Ola Skogö.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with business leaders on strategic and operational level within all aspects of HR and drive the people agenda within your designated departments/locations.
  • Labor law and collective agreements as well as conducting trade union negotiations for our Swedish and Norwegian entities.
  • Be part of the Swedish management team and work closely with the CEOs of Sweden and Norway.
  • Be a oart of Adapteo Group´s HR-leadership team and in close collaboration with CHRO and other HR/People Lead´s across Adapteo drive Adapteo´s people agenda forward.
  • Ownership and operational delivery of HR processes (Performance Management, Salary Revision, Recruitment, Work environment, Rehabilitation, Labor Law etc.) in your Business Units
  • Playing a key role in leading and contributing to HR-development initiatives and projects, ensuring successful implementation across the organization, both locally and at group level that support the company’s growth and culture.

Skills & Requirements

Personal skills
Our ideal candidate thrives in a dynamic environment. To thrive and succeed in this role, you should be a driven and unpretentious individual with good collaborative skills. You are comfortable handling both strategic and operational tasks. An ability to manage rapid changes is crucial. You should be able to switch perspectives quickly and reprioritize.

You are results-oriented and can easily navigate an organization thanks to your receptiveness and ability to build relationships.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 7–10 years of solid HR experience from a broad qualified HR-role including at least five years in charge of HR and managing the HR cycle fully.
  • A university degree with emphasis on HR or business administration.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment is preferred, ideally with prior experience in a growth-oriented company where you have creatively built new structures and processes within HR.
  • Experience in successfully managing HR functions across multiple countries at the Nordic level.
  • Great HRIS skills and you have a strong interest and understanding of digital and technical tools. Experience with CatalystOne HRIS is meriting.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative within the framework of business-oriented HR work.
  • Excellent language skills in Swedish and English and other languages will be an asset for you.

Information & Application
In this recruitment, Adapteo is collaborating with Zoey. Apply easily with your CV or LinkedIn at www.zoey.se. When applying, you will be asked to answer a few brief questions and afterwards you will receive updates regarding any possible next step in the process 😊
If you have any questions about our process or this role, please contact Martina Kolga, Recruitment Consultant (073-3222502, [email protected]).

Apply promptly as we’re meeting fantastic candidates the selection will be ongoing, and the position may be filled sooner than anticipated!

We are looking forward to your application!

Great Place to Work

  • We contribute to a better future

  • We accelerate together

  • We are a solid company with a growth mindset

  • We love flexibility

  • Proactive, Collaborative & Committed

About the company

Adapteo is the leading adaptable space partner in Northern Europe. We develop, build, rent out and sell adaptable buildings for schools, daycares, care centres, offices, and accommodation. With our modular and circular building solutions, our customers can transform, repurpose, scale up and scale down based on their changing needs. That is how we build adaptable and sustainable societies (see our circular film here). Adapteo has a building portfolio of 1.5 million square meters and operates in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Lithuania and Estonia. We currently number about 600 employees with head offices in Stockholm, Sweden and Vantaa, Finland. A majority of our revenues is generated by rental contracts from the public sector.

Adapteo’s core values provide a foundation for our business and our culture. Whether employee, customer or stakeholder, your experience of Adapteo should be of a company that is Proactive , Collaborative and Committed.


testAdapteo operates in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania and Estonia.

testPortfolio size ~34,000 building units, ~1,500,000 sq m

testWe are certified according to ISO 9001 and 14001

testThe leading adaptable space partner in Northern Europe

testOur adaptable buildings are usually used as schools, daycare centers, offices, and accommodation, but can also be used as shops, laboratories or health care centres. We are only limited by imagination

testWe can deliver anything from one single classroom to solutions of several thousand square metres

testSustainability is at the core of our business at Adapteo; we incorporate sustainability aspects in our strategic planning, design, and operations. Our ambition is to become one of the most sustainable companies in the industry and take lead in our field.

Martina Kolga | Contact Person

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