Country People Experience Lead

3 weeks agoStockholm, Sweden

Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods in foods, household and personal care products. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people - to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and to respond creatively and competitively with products and services, which raise the quality of life.

We are now looking for a


The People Experience Lead team is the primary contact for all Unilever line managers and employees for a better experience through key employee moments such as on-boarding, role moves, time off etc. They work with various teams within the HR network to enable a smooth end-to-end employee experience for employees' day-to-day HR needs.

As a Country People Experience Lead you act as a key partner in implementing employee relations strategies, contributing to creating a positive work environment. You are responsible for ensuring that employee policies, practices and programs are consistently applied across the company and play a key part in knowledge management.

This role is temporary, for approximately 12 months to cover maternity leave.

What you will be doing?

You will be responsible for developing this team and ensuring they are motivated and able to deliver an excellent service. You set strategic goals and translate global objectives and strategies to local ways of working and long-term success, you're not afraid of leading and implementing system- and process improvements to optimize the service to the business, and you're excited by the opportunity to lead a team.

You will work closely together with the wider Nordic HR team, Payroll, Reward and Global Mobility and provide support and expertise to recommend actions to resolve matters and get results. Furthermore, you will be running your own small team.

You deliver a great employee and line manager experience everyday by

  • Ensuring and driving employee policies, practices, and programs applied across the team and organization
  • Pro-actively guiding and partnering with business leaders to identify the long-term HR People Experience Strategy, needs and objectives
  • Creating better everyday practices and employee experience
  • Contributing to the implementation of business-critical projects such as HR (organizational) changes and HR projects on i.e. Health and Wellbeing & IR/ER related topics, together with the HRBP's and HR leadership team
  • Acting as a coach for your team in helping them to grow and develop their talent and ensuring a solid capability and succession plan
What You'll Need to Succeed?
  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar role as an HR generalist or HR specialist, including strong background in employee relations, industrial relations and case management
  • Have the ability to build and lead a team of HR professionals and have proven experience as a team manager
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Swedish employment law and regulations required
  • Superior interpersonal & communication skills and fluent in verbal and written Swedish and English
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to focus with a comfort in maintaining multiple priorities and deadline
  • Comfortable using digital tools and technology
What's in it for you?

Unilever offers you an exciting opportunity to drive the growth of our strong portfolio brands & categories whilst developing a fulfilling and interesting employee experience. You will get the chance to work with highly passionate, fun, and professional people. You will have clear and stretching responsibilities and play an active role in our business. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop yourself in an environment that embraces continuous learning.

You will have the full support of the big, happy family of the Nordic HR community and the opportunity to learn from global experts as well.

Apply today!

Does this sound like the place for you? If so, please upload your application and CV in English as soon as possible, but latest on 24.10.2021. The desired start date will be already in November.

Please observe that there will be an on-going screening process and that the position might be filled before the last application date.


If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Riina Hamrén, Nordic Experience Lead at riina.hamren@unilever.com

For questions about the application process, please contact Talent Advisor Erika Lehtonen +358 50 301 7459 or erika.lehtonen@unilever.com

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bring ing their 'Whole Self' to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.