Avanade Inc. HR Generalist in Oslo, Norway

The Business Human Resources (HR) team supports Avanade’s human capital programs by communicating and supporting global plans and designing and delivering local plans. It is responsible for local and regional human resources processes and responding to employee questions around topics such as career, compensation, employee relations and employee integration.

As a Senior Consultant, Business HR, you’ll support the effective rhythm of business for our people and HR operations matters. You will participate in HR planning, calendar, budget management and metrics, as well as coordinate compliance and audit activities as needed. Additionally, you will drive effective communications across HR, which supports our collaboration and connectedness as a function.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Support the organization in the key HR processes and build a HR year calendar (performance management, pay review, employee engagement, retention programs)

  • Coordinate and drive our graduate programs with schools and universities

  • Support in recruiting and building candidate pipeline

  • Support our organization in the performance process

  • On- and off-boarding

  • Be secretary for our health and safety committee

  • Own the diversity agenda and drive initiatives and programs

  • Social media and communication both internal and external

  • Support our leaders in follow-up on long term sick leave and performance issues/difficult conversations

  • Ensures compliance with local law, GDPR and Avanade policies and procedures

  • Guide leadership through difficult personnel situations


About you

You have a keen eye for detail and great communication skills. You like tackling and understanding complex regulations and translating them into language business leaders can understand. You understand the fundamental business value of people, and are passionate about helping our talent reach its potential. . You enjoy juggling many different tasks both strategic to more operational. We would like you to have some experience from recruiting in addition to HR.

Your background and skills likely include:

  • Experience working across different HR disciplines in an international environment

  • Ability to connect and build strong working relationships on a global scale

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills across all levels of a complex organization

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines on short time frames and under pressure

  • Experience working within a hierarchy and corporate multinational matrix, both live and virtually across time zones

You likely have five or more years of increasingly diverse or complex HR or process and consulting experience in an international environment, with two or more years interacting with senior leaders. Previous experience with Accenture business units a plus. Your education likely includes a Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, business management or a related field.

Requisition ID - 52643

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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