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HR Business Partner Group Support Office

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 18, 2019
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 18, 2019
  • Stockholm

With 280 hotels and 18 000 employees across six markets, Scandic Hotels is the biggest hotel chain in the Nordics. We are in the midst of an exciting business expansion with a focus on new, digital opportunities to alter the way we work today and in the future. At Scandic Group we are a diverse and multi-talented team supporting our hotels, guests and business to grow and perform at their best. Join us in taking Scandic to the next level!

HRBP is responsible for core People processes such as Leadership development, Change management, Performance management, Recruitment, Talent Planning, Employee Engagement and Organizational design to drive business outcomes for the Group functions. HRBP will also be accountable for collaborating with other Group HR Functions and HR professionals in the countries to deliver a great experience for all employees in Scandic.

General responsibilities:

  • Represent HR in the management teams and ensure alignment between business and People agenda
  • Actively ensure that established People processes and activities are implemented and followed up on according to plan and governance model
  • Support leaders to strive for excellence in change management
  • Coach and challenge leaders in daily people issues
  • Actively work with and contribute to continuous improvements of leadership
  • Work closely and proactively with labour unions and manage union negotiations
  • Together with HR peers, manage the ongoing development of People processes based on customer needs

Specific functional responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of the Group wide agenda for Employee Relations
  • Responsible for the the European Works Council and agenda to ensure an effective trans-national consultation process
  • Strategic coordination of policy aspects of Employer Relations and collective bargaining agreements

Work with great people

Parisa Amoor
Recruitment Specialist
"På Scandic ser vi människors olikheter som en styrka, vi tar vara på varandras unika potential."
Kaj Tekari
Sales Training & Development Manager
"Scandics mångfaldsarbete värdesätter jag högt, vi vågar och vill tänka annorlunda!"
Helena Blomberg
Call Centre Manager
"Jag ges stora möjligheter till utveckling och gör det dessutom tillsammans med härliga kollegor."
Oliver Bowley
"Scandic är på en digital resa, tillsammans med mitt välkomnande, drivna team jobbar vi för att få det att hända."
Parisa Amoor
Recruitment Specialist
"At Scandic we see people's differences as a strength, we take care of each other's unique potential."
Helena Blomberg
Call Centre Manager
"I get great opportunities for development and do it together with lovely colleagues."
Oliver Bowley
"Scandic is on a digital journey, along with my welcoming, driven and international team I work hard to make it happen. "

Skills & Requirements

Experiences you bring and share with us

  • Previous experience from supporting management teams
  • Experience from coaching, supporting and challenging leaders in both operational and strategic plans and ability to think conceptually and strategically in various parts and levels within the organization
  • A broad understanding of the role within an evolving and changing business
  • Ability to apply a Scandic perspective to the role and work in a matrix organisation.
  • Previous experience of core People processes
  • Experience from project management
  • Experience of facilitating discussions with senior professionals
  • Ability to work in agile ways
  • Track record in successful management of employee relations in a multi-national environment, with awareness of evolving employment legislation and practice in the Nordic countries.

You also bring

  • Senior and trustworthy personality with high integrity
  • Business acumen
  • Astute change management skills
  • Highly skilled in communications
  • Relevant academic background
  • Consultative approach and skilled in diagnosing business challenges and needs
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Fluency in English, orally and written.

Information about the position

This is a full-time employment.

We only accept applications through our website. All applications will be processed continuously, so please apply as soon as possible.

If you have ambitions to develop, we will give you the opportunity to grow in your role. The development opportunities within our organization are endless. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Scandic.

Great Place to Work

  • Professional and personal development

  • Partner discounts

  • Family & Friends discounts

  • Discounts when eating, drinking & staying with us

  • Flexible office working hours

  • Competitive pension scheme

About the company

We know that we reach further when we assent to our differences. At Scandic we want you to be yourself and develop in the direction you want to go, with the foundation of safe conditions and fair agreements. Bring your experiences, engagement and your way of thinking - contribute to a culture where we genuinely care about each other, our guests and our planet. Welcome to Scandic.


You are empowered to go in your desired direction, whichever that might be.

You can be yourself at Scandic, that’s how we are able to give that genuine personal service to our guests. We don’t always know what challenges we will face during the day, but we will solve them together.

We will challenge you to take initiatives to accelerate the positive change for earth and build this and future generations as a whole.

You are trusted to step out of your comfort zone and make a difference. We have the muscles to make use of great initiatives.

Visste du att... TOM

TOM...uppmuntrar alla att göra skillnad för miljön och att det var en av våra kollegor inom housekeeping som kom på idén om ”häng-upp-handduken”.

TOM...i Sverige blivit rankad som besöksnäringens mest attraktiva arbetsgivare två år i rad, i Visitas årliga undersökning.

TOM…har en tillgänglighetsstandard bestående av 135 punkter, i syfte att ge samma service, produkter och tjänster tillgängliga för alla.

TOM... serverar mer än 25 miljoner koppar kaffe varje år och att allt kaffe som serveras är ekologiskt och Fairtrade eller UTZ-certifierat.

TOM...ständigt utvecklar hållbarhetsarbetet, där vi senast valt bort sugrör, drinkpinnar, tandborstar och take away-lock gjorda i plast.

TOM...har KRAV-märkt frukost på alla svenska hotell sedan 2001. Scandic har också varit engagerad som rådgivare vid utvecklingen av kriterier för KRAV.

TOM...tack vare vårt stora miljöengagemang, blivit rankad som branschens mest hållbara arbetsgivare åtta år i rad, av Sustainable Brand Index.

TOM… i fler än 4 fall av 5 har Svanen-märkta hotell och vi jobbar för att samtliga hotell ska uppnå kravmärkningen.

TOM…har arrangerat världens största blind-lunch i totalt mörker, för att uppmärksamma synskadade under dagen för personer med funktionshinder.

TOM...under 2014 inledde ett samarbete med organisationen Real Stars, centrerat kring ”Fair Sex”, dvs. arbete mot människo- och sexhandel.

Did you know that...TOM

TOM... “Hang up your towel” is one of Scandic’s innovative ideas within sustainability and was initiated by one of our housekeepers.

TOM... More than 4 out of 5 of our hotels are eco-labelled and the proportion is growing all the time.

TOM... We have an accessibility standard, including 135 points, to be able to provide same products and services for everyone at our hotels.

TOM... We have arranged the world's largest blind lunch, in total darkness, in order to highlight the annual Day of Persons With Disabilities.

TOM... we serve more than 25 million cups of coffee each year and all of our coffee is ecologic, and FairTrade or UTZ-certified.

TOM... all breakfast buffets at our hotels in Sweden are certified by KRAV since 2001 and that we have been engaged as advisors when developing the criterias for KRAV.

TOM...thanks to our engagement in sustainability matters we have been named the most sustainable brand in the hotel industry, eight years in a row, by Sustainable Brand Index.

Bitte Ferngren | Hiring Manager

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