Head of HR - Global Expansion, h&m Group

Stockholm, Stockholm County, SE
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As one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, H&M offers endless career opportunities. A fast-paced, buzzing environment with great diversity – a place where the customer is always the centre of attention

Job description

Head of HR - Global Expansion, H&M Group
Are you a business minded individual who is
passionate about people and organization? Do you thrive in a fast paced, result oriented and international
environment where you can really make a difference? If so, you might be the
person we are looking for!
Global Expansion within the H&M Group is looking for a senior
HR professional to lead our Expansion People strategy and HR team.
The Expansion function within the H&M Group is responsible for all
aspects of creating and maintaining our stores; to lease, design, draw, build
and facility manage each store. During 2018 we opened almost 400 stores, entered
two new markets and now we have around 5000 stores in 71 markets.
We are approximately 1000 employees globally, with the head office in
Stockholm, Sweden.
As the Head of HR you will report to the Head
of Global Expansion and be part of the Expansion leadership team.
Together with the HR team you will lead our People
strategy, with a focus on talent and leadership development, employee
engagement, succession planning, recruitment, coaching of leaders, employee
relations and execution of HR processes. You will have a large freedom to set
the direction and develop HR related initiatives based on the business
direction and needs within Global Expansion.
Main responsibilities:
Ø  Together with the HR team and the function leadership team,
develop and execute the People strategy for Global Expansion
Ø  Coach
senior leaders within Global Expansion
Ø  Manage
and implement all annual HR processes, i.e employee engagement surveys, annual
dialogue talks and salary reviews
Ø  Collaborate
closely with Global / Sweden HR teams and other HR colleagues within the
H&M Group
Ø  Lead
a small HR team of HR Business Partners and a HR Project Manager, all based in
We believe that you have:
10 years of experience from HR in an
international environment
Experience from HR business partnering and
coaching of leaders
Experience from being part of leadership
Own leadership experience
An academic degree in HR and / or Business
On top of that we are looking for a person who:
Is a strong leader and people manager
Possess excellent communication skills
Is positive and solution oriented
Has a strategic as well operational
Is highly collaborative and open minded
Is fluent in spoken and written English
In this role you are expected to be an ambassador for
the H&M values and you should constantly look for new possibilities to
improve our ways of working.
The position is based in our head office in Stockholm.
Please apply no later than August 22, with
your resume and cover letter.
For questions, please contact Christina Raaschou, Head
of HR Global Expansion at christina.raaschou@hm.com
We look forward to receiving your application as soon
as possible – interviews will be conducted continuously.