SVP HR Major Appliances EMEA
HR
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2018-04-29

At Electrolux, we are passionate about improving everyday life for millions of people and the planet. It’s embodied in everything we do. We believe that great tasting food brings people together. That our favorite clothes bring out the best in us. And that the home should be a place for wellbeing, a place to care for ourselves and our loved ones.

For our business sector Major Appliances EMEA, we are now searching for the Senior Vice President HR to lead and develop the talent strategy of the business sector.

The role

As SVP HR for Major Appliances EMEA, you thrive on developing great talent and pushing the organization to grow to meet future challenges.  

As Head of HR of Major Appliances EMEA, you will provide strategic leadership and expertise to the people aspects of the business plan. You work proactively to develop the Organizational Development & Structure and are responsible for HR Delivery to the business including HR Services and Electrolux EMEA Talent Acquisition organization. You are also an integral player in influencing Electrolux’s global HR agenda, to align projects and activities in the business sector across the region.

You will be a member of both Electrolux Major Appliances EMEA Sector Management team and the Global HR Executive team of Electrolux SVP HR.

The impact

• HR as a Strategic Competence:
1. Drive & develop the internal recruitment function to deliver best in the class acquisition of talent
2. Drive internal talent development programs to deliver a world-class pipeline of leaders
3. Create the conditions to position ourselves as an employer of choice
4. Keep the organization lean and efficient
• Engage with the business issues and challenges to provide specific initiatives and solutions to drive the business forward
• Work in partnership with the management teams to truly understand key performance issues, objectives, and drivers 
• Play an active role in being a strong ‘leg’ of the communication triangle that drives engagement around various culture change initiatives (for example ForTheBetter, Consumer Centric Model, Continuous Improvement, Lead vs Manage, Agile, etc)

In the HR function at Electrolux, we continue to transform how we work and invest in what we do, trusting, inspiring and freeing our people to create better customer experiences and build exciting career experiences all around the world. This makes HR here a powerful, business leading function - this a unique opportunity to work in a creative, diverse environment that celebrates vision and purpose.  

Who you are

• A strong leader – You have a vision and a purpose and you can inspire and influence others to not only share it but apply their abilities to achieving it. 
• A true business partner – understanding the  business context and business strategy and how to link HR initiatives with this
• Collaborative – You build networks and trust, good working relationships and apply your influence to shape change 
• Energetic – Your enthusiasm is infectious and inspires and engages your colleagues and collaborators to achieve, deliver, be accountable and own their work. You’ll also have the stamina essential to delivering results in both the short and long-term
• Agile – You work with urgency, analyzing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively
• Ambitious - You always strive for better, in your work and for your future
• Strong track record of driving change and delivering results

Education & experience (minimum qualifications)

• A university degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field 
• Solid knowledge and practice of HR management, including leadership and organizational development.
• Minimum 15 years experience of successfully driving results in HR, largely as a business partner in an international environment
• Fluency in English with additional languages being considered a plus

Dedicated recruiter: Cecilia Bajera