HR Advisor – Sandvik – Norg

  • Norg


Norway, Trondheim, Norge

Do you want to work with HR-related questions in an exciting and world-leading industry?

Then this might be the perfect next step in your career!

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability, and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining, and infrastructure industries. We are at the forefront of digitalization and focus on optimizing our customers’ processes. Our world-leading offering includes equipment, tools, services, and digital solutions for machining, mining, rock excavation, and rock processing. In 2021 the Group had approximately 39,000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in about 150 countries with continuing operations.

At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. While discussing the best solution for you today, we are already thinking ahead to the best solution for you tomorrow. Our proactive career planning ensures that your performance is recognised and offers various ways to fuel your growth toward exceptional achievements.

We are currently looking for an HR Advisor to work as part of a team that provides comprehensive HR support and advice to employees and managers ensuring best practices, internal processes, and legal obligations are followed.

The Role

The role contains multiple HR activities and processes for the organization to attract, manage, develop, and retain the employees we need to achieve its current and future objectives. You support the organization with HR-related questions and contribute with your knowledge and expertise ranging from individual cases, management support, recruitment, and other operative and strategic HR activities. You’re responsible for offering coaching, advice, and guidance to our managers to actively raise their understanding and expertise in people management and HR issues. You work closely with common HR functions and HR Services to ensure we follow The Sandvik Way. You’re an important player who can manage and evaluate a large amount of information and acknowledge the needs of our organization.

Your job also includes to:

Applying HR and business knowledge you will be required to evidence appropriate decision-making skills.

As a key contact for managers, you will advise on the terms and conditions of employment and share best practices using internal process standards.

With your knowledge of our policies, you will be expected to develop HR policies and procedures to drive performance and mitigate disputes.

As a key point of contact within HR you will work closely with the compensation & benefit and payroll team to ensure payroll receives details of upcoming changes in a timely manner.

Working with the business on any strategy changes on a division, BA or local level, will enable you to contribute to the future success of the business.

With a business vision in mind, you will be expected to actively manage any recruitment and support recruiting managers and other internal stakeholders to ensure business skill gaps are filled in line with the business vision.

You will manage our HRM system, Workday.

You will ensure new starters receive a comprehensive and informative induction.

Participate in the implementation of specific global or local projects and manage any annual processes such as salary and annual performance reviews.

The location for this position is Trondheim, Norway with the opportunity to remote work. Some travel is included in your job.

About you

We’re looking for someone with a degree in HR and a few years of experience from practicing HR in a broad role. It’s beneficial if you have knowledge of labor law issues and are familiar with tools and systems. Proficiency in Workday or a similar HR database system will be an advantage.

Acting locally in a global organization calls for excellent skills in both English and Norwegian. 

Your interest in extending your knowledge within HR is key to success in this role. You truly enjoy taking responsibility and with a curious mind, you’re eager to dig deep to understand and solve issues. This, combined with your genuine interest to understand our business and confidence in making decisions to move forward, enables you to develop and question old habits and processes – helping us see things from a greater perspective. Additionally, your networking skills help you feel comfortable working effectively within a matrix organization together with experienced stakeholders.

What we offer

Working with us you have the possibility to take part in a wide array of HR topics and projects in an international working environment. In addition, we offer:

Competitive salary and pension plan

Bonus program

Premium health insurance (incl. physiotherapy and private medical consultations)

Flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work

An extensive health and welling program

Regular team events, parties, and various social arrangements

Modern offices with canteen and gym in Trondheim

Great competence and career development opportunities

Employee association with a variety of events, and local benefits


As selections and interviews are made on an ongoing basis, we kindly ask you to send your application as soon as possible, and no later than 10 of February.

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