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HR Business Partner (12-month maternity cover)

At the VELUX Group, we give you the chance to grow. To shape your own career. To work in an international environment. To be part of a company that leads the market in sustainable indoor living. We offer you a world of opportunities – if you have the ability and the drive to take them.
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The VELUX Group is currently on an exciting journey with a new corporate strategy focused on growth. As one of our HR Business Partners is due to go on maternity leave shortly, we are now looking for an interim HR Business Partner to support our corporate Strategy & Business Development function to help achieve these plans and ambitions set for growth.

Your challenges

Based at our Head Office in Hørsholm (just north of Copenhagen), you will support the Strategy & Business Development function with all their HR needs, ranging from recruitment, on-boarding, developing and retaining people, managing talent, planning succession and executing on our key annual HR activities.

Reporting to the Director of HR Business Partnering for Commercial and Strategy, you will also form part of a truly global HR team of around 80 employees worldwide where you will get plenty of opportunity to make use of your core competencies through participation in dynamic global HR project teams.

As part of a global organisation, you can expect to travel approx. 30 days annually – both in Denmark and internationally (mostly Europe).

”This is a fantastic opportunity for an HR professional to support a newly established business area focused on driving our growth strategy across the VELUX Group. We need someone with a bundle of energy and drive, who has a solid HR toolbox to help us deliver the right results quickly and who gets a kick out of being part of a dynamic and sometimes chaotic working environment,” says Charlotte Bjørn Armitage, Director HR Business Partnering Commercial and Strategy.

Your qualifications

You have a graduate degree and at least 5 years’ all-round HR experience with recruiting, managing performance and talent, managing compensation and facilitating annual HR activities including engagement surveys, management surveys, people reviews and organisation reviews. All this gained in an international setting.

You have a hands-on and can-do approach to business, you can switch tasks with short notice and you can keep a cool head in the process. You love taking on new tasks and you are comfortable dealing with complex tasks with high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity.

As a person, you are a team player, an excellent communicator and you collaborate easily with people from different cultural backgrounds - both internally and externally.  It is important that you have worked in a global matrix organisation, that you can navigate comfortably with many different stakeholders and that you can achieve results in this type of environment.

We assume that you communicate fluently in English, both spoken and in writing.

Your opportunities

The VELUX Group is the world leader in roof windows and skylights. We are family and foundation owned with a long history of strong results and we can offer exciting challenges and great opportunities to influence your own development. With us, you will get a unique chance to work with competent and dedicated colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among our core values.

We are a company where you can have a challenging job at a high level and still have balance in your life and time for your family.

Our team is characterised by an informal tone, a healthy sense of humour and we work as one team to reach our ambitious goals. We believe in empowering people, and we support this by providing a high degree of freedom and investing in people who have the will and the ability to make a difference.

Application and contact

If you would like to know more about this opportunity and the VELUX Group, please feel free to contact Charlotte Bjørn Armitage, Director HR Business Partnering Commercial & Strategy on +45 21 17 39 41.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible and on later than 21st October 2018.  

Our company

For 75 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world; making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate, for work and learning, for play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 9,500 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.

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