Head of Human Resources to SIWI

Head of Human Resources to SIWI

Do you want to work for an organization whose mission is to strengthen water governance for a just, prosperous and sustainable future? Are you ready for a challenging role as Head of Human Resources, where you will play a vital role in a high-performance culture? Then this might be the job for you.

About SIWI:

SIWI is a water policy institute that generates knowledge and informs decision-making towards water wise policy and sustainable development. SIWI performs applied research, provides advisory services on water governance to actors and partners in developing countries. SIWI also cooperates with actors in Sweden and organises the World Water Week in Stockholm - the leading annual global meeting on water and development issues - and hosts the Stockholm Water Prize, and the Stockholm Junior Water Prize.

The Role:

SIWI's real asset is its world-class staff, and your role as Head of HR is vital to SIWI's future achievements. Today SIWI has some 80 employees from over 25 countries. One of SIWI's strategic objectives is to be an attractive employer, making Human Resources management a key function of the organization. The primary role in this Senior Manager position is to recruit and develop SIWI staff, manage development of SIWI leadership, work environment development, and fulfill the employer's obligations in accordance with Swedish legislation. Furthermore, the role is an important strategic partner to senior leaders in the organization. You will report directly to the Executive Director and the Executive Management Team (EMT), and be a member of the Senior Management Team at SIWI.

In your role as Head of HR, your responsibilities will also include:
  • Develop and implement a high-quality Human Resources' strategy
  • To lead and develop the Human Resource unit including budget and staff responsibility
  • Overarching responsibility for recruitments to SIWI - in Sweden and international locations
  • Leadership development and training of leaders with staff responsibilities
  • Overarching responsibility for the work environment, and support to management with issues related to staff well-being
  • SIWI's obligations in accordance with Swedish labour market legislation
  • Relationship between the employer and the local union board and safety officers
  • Talent management planning and implementation to attract, develop, motivate and retain
  • Plan and implement recurrent HR-processes
  • Staff-related policies and guidelines
  • Facility and related questions
  • Together with EMT and directors develop and nurture the culture and behavior in the organization, in line with SIWI's core values
The ideal candidate has the following experience:

We believe that the ideal candidate has a university degree in Human Resources Management or Behavioral Sciences, with 10-15 years of experience from a leading HR position in organizations with various cultures and international setting. We do also believe that the right candidate has:
  • Previous experience from leading and developing HR functions and personnel
  • Vast experience of staff competence and leadership development
  • Profound knowledge of Swedish labor market laws and regulations
  • Experience from international expansion and staff relocation
  • A solid human resources background from an organization with international activities
  • Experience of change management in organizations with high performing staff
  • Experience from handling sensitive matters with integrity
  • Experience and skills to develop a first-class human resources function in an organization consisting of highly competent international staff
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in both English and Swedish. Spanish is meritorious
What´s in it for you?

SIWI is an attractive working place for highly motivated professionals who care about concrete work that matters for the poor, for the environment and for our shared future. As Head of Human Resources, you will play a vital part of SIWIS vision - A Water vise world. When coming to benefits, SIWI offers flexible working hours, health care contribution, parental benefit supplement, among others.

Welcome with you CV and cover letter as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact Anders Holtenius, anders@peopleprovide.se
Mer info
Kontaktperson Anders Holtenius
Telefon 0738088048
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll HR & Personal, Personalchef
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 31 maj 2021 (44 dagar kvar)

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