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HR & Office Support Manager, Chicago

  • Application Deadline: June 13, 2021
  • Chicago
  • Application Deadline: June 13, 2021
  • Chicago

Take this opportunity to join the Team in Chicago as HR & Office Support Manager. Do you want to contribute to an engaging work environment for your colleagues in a role that combines HR & Office Support? Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Business Sweden has had a presence in the U.S. since the 70’s and with a team of about 30 colleagues in our offices in New York, San Francisco and Chicago. In this role you will be partnering with and supporting dedicated stakeholders in U.S. and in our global organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Country and Office Managers as well as our Regional HR Business Partner with local operational HR matters such as:

    • Local recruitment of talents to grow the organization
    • Coordinate and execute of onboarding of new employees
    • Support with talent development and training programs
    • Coordinate local operational HR-matters, such as employment contracts (including local benefits schedule of pension and insurances), salary revisions, payroll etc.
    • Support Country Manager with strategic and operational development of our physical workplace (mainly Chicago, but also support in San Francisco and New York), including but not limited to:

    • Responsible for driving modernization and “expansion” of office

    • Responsible for ensuring a good office environment and driving continuous development
    • Together with Country Manager and Business Incubation and Operations manager, develop our “Desk Rental” service and be responsible for service line operations
    • Support our Consulting team and Business Incubation and Operations team with HR-related services, including but not limited to (mid-term and for the right candidate with a strong business and service mindset):

    • Monthly operational and advisory support with HR-related matters for Swedish companies in the US

    • Support with recruitment / talent acquisition as a service for Swedish companies in the US (either independently or with external partners)

Work with great people

Tiantian Liao
Consultant, China
"Diverse projects, opportunities to quickly develop & the trust from clients are what I truly appreciate with this job"
Vlad Månsson
Country Manager, USA
"This is a great place for rapid career development because of the opportunities to learn from colleagues all over the world"
Samiksha Jalan
Project Manager, London
"I love working at Business Sweden because every hour and every day always brings different opportunities"
Elsa Stefenson
Trade Commissioner, Chile
"I find it incredibly rewarding to see ideas grow and become successful projects"
Youssef Benchaqroun
Consultant, Morocco
"We provide a real added value and create an impact towards our clients"
Bong-Soon Park
Senior Project Manager, South Korea
"My greatest motivation is seeing the positive impact our job has on our clients"

Skills & Requirements

Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management and/or Business Administration
  • We believe you have at least 3-5 years of work experience within the Field of HR
  • You have experience from Talent Acquisition and office management
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • You are people-oriented and enjoy interacting with people and working in group projects
  • You are adaptable/flexible and enjoy doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • You are a multi-tasker – being able to deal with several tasks and work-streams at once
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and can-do attitude
  • It is a merit if you have previously worked with search in recruitment processes
  • If you have previous experience from working in/with Swedish or Nordic companies it is a plus

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • International work environment and exposure to colleagues from around the world
  • Working with top talent within professional services
  • High degree of responsibility and independency, with large room for personal development
  • Exposure to interesting companies and clients

Does this describe you?

If so, please submit your resume together with a personal cover letter as soon as possible as we will be screening applications on a rolling basis.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Vlad Månsson, Country Manager. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Julia Frishammar, HR Business Partner Americas.

Great Place to Work

  • Global exchanges and career opportunities

  • Exclusive focus on our client’s growth agenda

  • Extensive responsibility

  • Diversified teams with world class colleagues

  • Training academy for continuous development

  • Entrepreneurial environment

About the company

Business Sweden is a global consultancy organization with approximately 500 colleagues working in 46 countries. We all share the same passion - creating maximum value for Sweden.

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden.
Through our consultancy services we offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support in their international growth and establishment.

Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

At Business Sweden we value and encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds related to culture, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity.
The diversity of our people is an important foundation of our culture and builds a workplace where everyone can contribute with unique experiences, perspectives and cultures.

OUR VALUESOur high performance culture rests on that all our employees live our core values. We will never have guidelines for every situation we will meet, but if all of us are guided by a strong sense of our values, we will always navigate in the right direction.

RESPONSIBILITYThis is the foundation of our culture. Taking responsibility is a way to show commitment to our work. We take ownership of the relationships with our clients and stay true to our word.

COLLABORATIONAlone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Collaboration knows no geographical borders. At Business Sweden, we act as one global team to create the best possible value for our clients.

IMPACTBy monitoring the world around us and identifying possibilities , we make a difference by helping companies to seize new, sustainable business opportunities. We create impact both for our clients and for Sweden.

Julia Frishammar | Contact Person

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