HR Business Partner

Human Resources Sundbyberg, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden


Xylem |ˈzīləm| 
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots; 
2) a leading global water technology company. 
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. We are the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We´re committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. 
If you´re excited and passionate about helping us "#letssolvewater", we want to hear from you. For more information, please visit us at​. 
HR Business Partner 
One of our key HR Business Partners in our Nordics Team is going on parental leave for 12 months, and now we are looking for an engaged, and communicative HR professional as our colleague. 
This is a truly exciting role where you will collaborate with a strong customer-focused approach and give guidance to managers at different levels, in several varied and challenging areas. You act to enable our employee’s potential and engagement within the entire field of People experience. You will be part of, and support Management Teams in Sweden and you will work closely with colleagues within the Nordic business (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland).  
You will be part of a diversified people-oriented team of a total of seven professionals, and you´ll be working in a fast-moving, global environment together with highly qualified colleagues from all over the world. 
This is a temporary position 12 months. 
  • Works close with our people business managers and management teams in the Nordic region.
  • Provides guidance, acts tactical executer, and brings clarity to business regarding people policies and processes.
  • Succeeds with Workforce Planning and People analytics.
  • Employer branding strategies and initiatives
  • Utilizes processes for Talent Development, Succession Planning, Career paths and Performance Management.
  • Enables People leaders’ development and emphasizes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
  • Continuous improvements to simplify and harmonize ways of working in people processes for an excellent people experience through entire Employee Lifecycle.
  • Guides and supports in total Rewards & recognition.
  • Key role in organizational and cultural changes, and negotiations with local unions.
You’re an engaged HR professional with a strong customer focus. 
We believe you have experience from working in a global organization and independently drive your work forward, can build strong collaboration and network. 
You easily gain trust and have excellent relationship-building skills with the ability to cooperate, communicate and influence at all levels. You thrive in a fast-paced industry and champion positive change. 
You are used to working in an independent way and enjoy acting sounding board for People leaders and employees. 
To contribute to this role, you have: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business, or related field.
  • A couple of years working experience in human resources.
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization in a global setting.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of people processes labor laws and regulations in the Nordics.
  • Excellent working knowledge of compensation, benefits, employee relations, organizational development.
  • Ability to act independently and make decisions with a strong customer focused approach.
  • Good, experienced Change management knowledge
  • Good communication skills.
  • Agile mindset
  • Team player
  • Fluent both spoken and written in Swedish and English
 Why Work at Xylem 
We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the chance to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues.  We offer you 10 watermark hours out of your working hours through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark:, good pension and insurances, Social gatherings, kick offs together with colleagues around the globe and specific personal planning of your personal development within the company. 
Everyone's equal value 
We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity means more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity is an important part of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth. 
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We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we’ll be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process if we find the right candidate. 
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Corporate Recruiter Leila Sayyad, [email protected]. 
We only accept applicants through . 
Union representatives are Mikael Lövås, Unionen, and Martin Larsson, Sveriges Ingenjörer, phone: + 46 8 475 60 00.