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HR Manager Nordics

Company / products

Zimmer Biomet (ZB) is a leading medical device company - worldwide leader in musculoskeletal health care and has been since the founding more than 80 years ago.

Today, the global team of more than 16,000 employees works to provide effective, creative solutions that support orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians to restore mobility and treat arthritis and traumatic injuries. The joint replacement technologies and a wide range of related products and services make ZB a valuable partner to health care providers in more than 100 countries.

Zimmer Biomet Holdings                 USD 7.933 B
Zimmer Biomet - Nordic                  DKK 750 MIO / 150 employees    
Zimmer Biomet Denmark ApS        DKK 200 MIO /   26 employees   

Position / Department / Reporting

  • HR Manager Nordics 
  • HR North Region
  • Reporting to: Associate Director HR – North Region

Workplace - Herstedvang 12, 2620 Albertslund, Denmark

Startdate – ASAP (Target date is 1 November 2019)

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Provide commercially focused, pragmatic generalist and technical HR expertise to enable the delivery of high and sustained business performance and best practice through targeted HR interventions, including: 

A. leading and influencing cultural and organizational change
B. Talent management & recruitment
C. Employee relations
D. Reward and recognition
E. Learning and development

  • Coach and support management teams to instill a high-performance culture for all employees
  • Champion the implementation of HR strategy within the context of customer requirements
  • Undertake specific project work to enable implementation of the HR plans, policies and procedures, adding value to the whole business
  • Ensure that all HR matters are dealt with proactively and in a timely manner, and working with the HR team to manage key processes such as pay and bonus reviews in conjunction with the EMEA centres of excellence
  • Develop and analyse management information reporting to business managers and HR as needed
  • Participate in selection activities for mid to senior roles 
  • Work with managers and other HR team members to ensure a smooth on boarding process for new recruits
  • Responsible for delivery of HR administration 
  • Experience with elaboration and implementation of HR policies/Handbooks
  • Contract administration
  • Benefits administration
  • Pension schemes and administration

Expected areas of competences

  • Strong HR generalist experience: should know and manage the HR annual wheel activities (Performance Management Process)
  • Strong HR administrative competencies (although this role will be supported by an HR assistant – timing to be decided):

A. Experience with outsourced payroll preferably
B. Experience with elaboration and implementation of HR policies/handbooks
C. Contract administration
D. Benefits administration
E. Pension schemes and administration

  • Experience with Talent Management & Development
  • Experience as a participant in a Management Team
  • Experience with recruitment in a sales organization
  • Experience with competence development in a sales organization
  • Experience when it comes to Danish and Swedish labour legislation - THIS IS A MUST
  • Engagement Survey activities – workshops, activity planning, follow-up
  • Financial/Numerical skills: Quite important as this is a finance driven organization and the requirements for reporting, budgeting etc. are somewhat complex and demanding

Education / experience requirements

  • BSc / MSc (or equivalent) – HR or BA related
  • Preferably experience in a Nordic region setup in an international/global company
  • Preferably experience managing an HR function in more than 1 Nordic country
  • Proven operational generalist HR experience operating at a similar level, providing dedicated support to an internal client
  • Experience of dealing with cultural integration, harmonization of terms and conditions of employment and complex organizational change in a commercially focused environment
  • Experience of using HR SAP and reporting would be advantageous, although not essential
  • Experience with outsourced payroll preferable
  • Fluent in English + 1 Nordic Language (either DK, SE or NO)
  • Strong IT skills 
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Independent and with capacity for managing complex responsibility

Travel requirements: 

  • Has own drivers license
  • Regular travel to Malmoe + Gothenburg and occasional travel to Oslo and Helsinki

Approx 20 to 30 days annually, however dependent on business requirements                    

Residence: DK Copenhagen / Zealand Region - Driving distance from the ZB Albertslund office

Compensation: Competitive compensation package based on qualifications: Salary / Bonus program / Pension / Company car (or car allowance) / LapTop / Mobile           

Please forward your application / CV “HR Manager Nordics” via mail to no later than Friday 23 August 2019. Interviews will be held continuously.

In case of any questions please contact Steen Storbjerg Nielsen: / +45 2999 9689

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