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Senior HR Manager Nordics, Maternity Cover

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 794590BR Location Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden; Copenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 17, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney in the Nordics & Baltics can offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior HR Manager to join our HR team, for an 11 months’ parental cover between October 2021- September 2022.

We can provide a fast paced, interesting, fun and developing HR context, working closely with our entertainment and media business across four Nordic offices.

This role provides senior HR business partnering support to client groups of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) Nordics and Baltics, supporting the business to deliver against objectives and strategy. It forms an integral part of the market HR leadership team driving and enabling the delivery of the Nordic HR people strategy.
Critical to the success of the position is managing a professional, effective and proactive relationship with the business and stakeholders by understanding their key business drivers and priorities and providing an effective interface with the Centres of Excellence in London to support the achievement of these.
The role would be based in our Copenhagen or Stockholm office.

Main areas of responsibility;

  • Contribute, drive and deliver the Nordic HR people strategy together with the HR team

  • Lead, motivate and contribute to a high performance HR team

  • In partnership with the respective client group proactively lead the development and delivery of the people agenda, ensuring it aligns with the TWDC HR and business strategy

  • Be an active member of your client groups leadership team, proactively driving the HR agenda and provide support on business initiatives

  • A key focus of the role is to have a strong understanding of how the business operates, the key business challenges, drivers, financials as well as staying current on industry trends, technology advances etc.

  • Pro-actively develop strong working relationships with senior key business and HR stakeholders, which enable a solution-orientated approach to delivering HR initiatives

  • Apply commercial thinking and an understanding of the business and HR to provide pragmatic and informed HR solutions and ideas which meet both the business needs and fit with the HR agenda

  • Pro-actively manage annual HR processes in close cooperation with the business and Centres of Excellence, for example:

  • Merit

  • Talent Planning

  • Performance Management

  • Organisational Design, Change & Structure

  • In partnership with Finance, effectively manage our Nordic headcount and partner with the recruitment team to ensure recruitment is effectively managed within our market

  • Act as second in command to the Nordic HR Director, supporting and stepping in as and when needed


Significant Experience Required within the following;

  • Operating at senior HR Business Partner level, within progressive commercial organisations in an international/EMEA organisation. Easily navigates a matrix/cross-functional setup which is fast-paced

  • Supporting Executive level clients on a strategic and operational level

  • Change management including restructure, redundancy, TUPE, Compromise agreements, redeployment & recruitment

  • Operating within a shared service environment and strong skills within the full work flow related to HR (cooperation and understanding of Finance, Payroll, Facilities etc.)

  • Workday and/or SAP knowledge and experience preferred (proficiency in other HR information systems also considered)

  • Strong language skills in English (oral and written), and preferably at least one of the Nordic languages

  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office



About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company Nordic AB, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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