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In a time where many companies find themselves downsizing to accommodate the struggling financial environment, SVITZER has consistently grown its business through new contracts, acquisitions and startups. As we continue to grow our business this position offers the right candidate an opportunity to join an ambitious, international and rapidly expanding company with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development, both within SVITZER and the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group.
The SVITZER organization is managed from the Head Office in Copenhagen, where the lean and flat structure as well as the mindset of autonomy, creates a performance driven culture with significant independence to impact the position and ultimately the performance of our company.
The position as HR Business Partner in SVITZER provides a challenging role, which will allow you to;
· Gain global exposure through cooperation with our 6 Regions and Divisions
· Obtain broad involvement and exposure to SVITZER's senior management team as well as the opportunity to impact decisions
· Get involved in all aspects of HR partnering and be a driving force in setting the strategic agenda of Group HR
· Drive and implement global strategic HR processes with a focus on constant improvement
Areas of Responsibility
The overall responsibility of SVITZER Group HR is to provide second-to-none HR advice and support to senior management and regional HR managers in our many organisations worldwide. For the coming years, we have set an ambitious agenda for the function, which will aim to strengthen our strategic as well as operational HR processes. As the successful candidate you will play a key role in achieving this agenda.
As our organization is highly decentralised, you will join a small Group HR department and handle a broad range of tasks covering the entire operational HR pallet as well as play a key role in strategic HR initiatives planned for the coming years.
In 2013 our strategic HR focus will be on strengthening the people performance management process and build up a systematic approach to talent management across the SVITZER Group.
We will work closely with the Functional Heads of the SVITZER senior management team to assess and further develop our employee's capabilities within key functional areas with an initial focus on safety and HSSEQ. We will implement MyHR HRIT system and work with our regional HR colleagues to ensure we reap the benefits of our new HRIT system as a function and as a company.
Looking for another great colleague
As an HR Business Partner you will be given responsibility for your own business accounts, you will be the Group HR focal point for a number of our regions as well as be the driver of several of our strategic initiatives.
Hence we expect that you have an educational background within HR (MSc in Human Resources, Business Administration, Graduate diploma (HD) in Organisation and Management or other relevant university degree) yet your approach to HR is pragmatic and hands on.
You have worked for the past 5-7 years as a HR Business Partner in a Centre HR organization or you have been the HR manager of a larger country or cluster organization.
As a person you are analytical and you have a passion for transforming complexity into simple, actionable and impactful initiatives. You are highly IT literate and have experience working with SAP HRM and Excel.
You know your HR operational processes such as recruitment, salary evaluation and job grading extremely well and you have successfully worked with strategic HR processes such as cascading of objectives, performance calibration and people strategy sessions. It's is not a requirement, but a benefit if your passion for strategic HR lies within Performance Management and Compensation & Benefits.
You are a strong communicator and you have a proven track record of successfully working with colleagues across geographies and cultures.
Joining our team
At SVITZER Group HR we work hard to achieve our ambitious targets - and we have fun doing it. Our small team is made up of people with different cultural and educational backgrounds and at different life stages. We pride ourselves of treating each other with respect and see our diversity as a genuine source of strength.
Expectations are high, and a lot of freedom is given to you to determine how you best balance your work and private life to deliver and exceed the targets set for you and the team.
Our working language is English and you must be fluent in writing as well verbally. While speaking Danish is not a requirement, a Danish work permit is required, if you are not already employed within the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group.
At SVITZER, results and values go hand in hand. With approximately 4,500 employees and a fleet of 500 vessels, we provide towage, salvage and related marine services in over 40 countries world-wide. To sustain our position as one of the world's leading marine services companies, we encourage a culture of commitment, innovation and entrepreneurship where all employees take responsibility for our purpose: To provide safety and support at sea. Based on this culture we deliver an annual turnover of DKK 5 billion.
3st of September 2012. Please apply online, or send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the SVITZER Group can be found on www.svitzer.com. For further information about the position, please contact Head of HR, Maria Pejter at email@example.com or on 45 39193950 or HR Partner Karen Bo Jorgensen at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on 45 3919 3956