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What you’ll be doing...

The Counrty HR Business Partner/Manager for the Nordic countries/Poland/Russia/Hungary drives the overall in-region people strategy by providing strategic advice and support on a broad range of the employment lifecycle. The country/countries HRBP is a trusted partner for the regional Leadership Team on matters of compliance, development and implementation of country-specific programs, and on strategic HR related matters across all Verizon entities in the Nordic countries/Poland/Russia/Hungary. The position holder works in close partnership with Functional HRBPs, the Global HR Service team and other HR related stakeholders such as Talent Acquisition, Payroll and Compensation & Benefits, giving detailed advice and problem resolution on complex and sensitive HR policy interpretation and procedural issues.

Furthermore the HRBP draws on deep operational HR process, policy and labour law knowledge and understanding, and is the custodian of all local HR policies and procedures and delivers the HR country plan(s) to ensure organizational effectiveness. The person will also ensure that all teams within the Nordic countries/Poland/Russia/Hungary are working effectively in line with Verizon’s Code of Conduct and the organisational culture and is a key member of the Leadership team(s).

  • Ensure compliance to all legislative and organisational policy requirements for the Nordic countries/Poland/Russia/Hungary.
  • Driving process improvement to gain efficiencies in work conducted and driving strong HR business partnering and professional people management standards/processes across the Nordic countries/Poland/Russia/Hungary.
  • Implementing and managing all changes which are rolled out as required by the business or HR team within the timeframe and with procedural accuracy, ensuring appropriate collaboration with local works councils, employee representative bodies or union representatives, and all relevant Verizon stakeholders.
  • Ensure all employment relations issues and are dealt with in compliance with local laws and business risk is minimized and key stakeholders are engaged appropriately.
  • Working closely with Employment Legal as required in the context of compliance and legal matters - a seamless cooperation is key
  • Proper handling of local ER activities, following the Verizon Investigation Charter and any local procedural requirements. Producing accurate and timely reporting and records of country HR data, compliance and ER matters and ensuring all Verizon stakeholders are aware and informed.
  • Proactively analyzing country risks and working closely with relevant stakeholders as required to ensure mitigation plans are in place.
  • Collaborating with the Employment Legal team in all engagements with employee representative bodies or union representatives. Building relationships across these bodies.
  • Ensuring the roll out of engagement activities as part of the Geo Led Engagement program and in accordance with the global CSR activities
  • Responsible for the standard BAU in-country HRBP activities per the existing HR R&R matrix

Where you'll be working:

In thishybridrole, you'll haveadefined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience.
  • Experience as a generalist HR Business Partner or HR Business Consultant.
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Swedish.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Deep and broad knowledge of HR processes gained in a dynamic global and matrix organization
  • Skilled communicator and influencer within a culturally diverse environment
  • Ability to proactively develop and implement effective change management plans for key HR and business initiatives
  • Internal client focus & results orientation
  • Able to move between strategic and tactical work with ease
  • Talent to build strong relationships and positively influence others
  • Highly resilient, openness to change and with a change mindset
  • Experience in using google suite and Microsoft Office tools
  • Proven experience in building relations and successful negotiations with Employee rep Bodies, as well as with relevant stakeholders of all levels within a global matrix organization

    Diversity & Inclusion

    We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    Please note, in countries where there is a COVID-19 related government order or rule, Verizon is required to ensure that all employees accessing our workplace comply with these mandatory requirements. If you work in one of these locations, you will be required to provide us with your vaccination status prior to joining. If this, or any other COVID related requirement applies in your location, we will notify you about this before you start work.

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