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Primary Location: 

Norway - Rubbestadneset, NO

Function:  Human Resources
Job Category:  Support Functions

Specialist, People Support Hub, Eastern Europe & Nordics

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known forbeing a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we –Wärtsilians -put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.


Our ultimate aim isto provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent –want to join the ride?



People Services organisation is supporting all Wärtsilians by delivering every day HR services in a consistent & easy way. This is done by working as a one community, a seamless team and enhanced by smart technologies. People Services consists out of HR Local Professionals, Subject Matter Specialists and People Support Specialists.

In the core of the People Services Community is a global and virtual team of People Support Hub, working together to bring our employee and manager experience to life. The People Support Hub consists of three types of teams: regional hubs, a global hub and an operational excellence & employee experience team.

About the Position

One of our team members is going on maternity leave and we are therefore looking for a temporary replacement as Specialist, People Support Hub, Eastern Europe & Nordics.

Preferred location is Rubbestadneset.

You will be working together with a virtual team of colleagues within your region, supporting the employees and managers in your responsibility area with their people matters. Together with your colleagues, you are in direct contact with our HR customers on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that their support needs are responded to. You will report to Team Lead, People Support Hub, Eastern Europe & Nordics.


In this role, you will:

  • Guide and advise employees and managers on their daily people matters
  • Deliver annual clock and employee lifecycle services within your region, keeping employee files and data up-to-date
  • Prepare documentation, contracts and support in hiring/onboarding, internal mobility and offboarding of employees
  • Participate in local/regional HR projects and implementing them
  • Support employees and managers is using the self-services and signposting them to sources of information


To be successful in this role, we expect you to:

  • Collaboration skills with customer orientation
  • Ability to work within a team and deliver services across different cultures
  • Be service-minded. If you don’t know something, you will for sure find it out!
  • Quick learner and enthusiastic in adopting a fresh approach to delivering the people services
  • Be proficient with modern tools and comfortable in incorporating new ones in your daily work
  • Enjoy some routine work from time to time with a broad generalist HR scope
  • Fluent in both Norwegian and English



  • Certificate in Office and Administration Subject

Application deadline: 27th of January 2021


For more information, please contact Beathe Innvær, Team Lead, People Support Hub Eastern Europe & Nordics (beathe.innvaer@wartsila.com)


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.www.wartsila.com