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Talent Acquisition Lead to AkzoNobel

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Malmö, SE

Company: AkzoNobel

Are you passionate of attracting and recruiting talents and would like to lead the Talent Acquisition strategy for AkzoNobel in the Nordics? Do you have experience from recruiting a wide spectrum of talents, from managers to specialists and all in between? Would you like to work with dedicated colleagues in one of the world's leading paint and coatings companies?

We are now looking for a new colleague to take on the role as our Talent Acquisition Lead. 


What you will do?
As Talent Acquisition Lead for the Nordics you will lead the Nordic TA team and play an important part by being responsible for qualifying and implementing recruitment strategies and to attract diverse talents with reliable outcomes. To create an engaging and empowering candidate and hiring manager experience, and to strengthen the AkzoNobel brand as an attractive employer, is key to secure sustainable high performance of AkzoNobel’s business. By understanding our companies' talent needs, challenges, and strategies, you become a true partner for the organization.


Main responsibilities are: 
•    Lead, improve and monitor the full recruitment cycle
•    Develop and implement the annual recruitment plan and be responsible for recruitment budget and targets
•    Develop and recommend business strategies to ensure the successful long-term recruitment 
•    Operationally drive your own recruitment processes from hiring manager alignment meeting to final hire  
•    Liaise with job agencies, database search, networking and advertising
•    Ensuring a clear direction towards the Talent Acquisition team in order to enable flawless execution in line with Talent Acquisition strategy


You will be surrounded by fantastic HR colleagues where we together help the organization to reach its full potential! You have great opportunities to contribute and influence your work, and there is much in-house to offer in AkzoNobel. 


This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible and you will be placed on our site just outside Malmö. You will report directly to Regional TA Manager Europe.


Who you are?
To succeed in this position, we see that you have a strong drive and the ability to work independently and at the same time be able to lead and empower your team. You are an excellent communicator with the ability to navigate and influence at all levels of the organization. You run your work in a professional and customer-oriented way. To succeed in the team, you should enjoy being social, humble and contribute to a good atmosphere. 


You have an educational background from a post-secondary education in HR, Psychology, Management or equivalent and at least 5 years of relevant work experience, of which at least 3 years in a leading recruiting role. Fluent knowledge of both Swedish and English, written and spoken, is a requirement.


Why should you work at AkzoNobel? 
At AkzoNobel we offer a warm and inclusive atmosphere where we work together as one to reach our goal of being the reference in color and protection. With focus on diversity and innovation we actively work with our co-workers for you to thrive and continuously develop. This is also the basis to why we were appointed one of Sweden’s Career companies 2021. We offer you an international environment where you will take on rewarding and challenging projects that will broaden your senses and challenge you. You will work with competent and like-minded colleagues who share your attitude and enthusiasm. Welcome to us! 


Your application 
We welcome people from all different backgrounds who see sustainability, safety and innovation as important principles. If you have a passion for paint, take the opportunity and submit your application already today for your chance to work together with us! We go through the application continuously. We do not accept applications via email or phone. 

For further information about the role and recruitment process, please contact, Patrik Hassel, Nordic Talent Acquisition Lead, +46 70 235 03 44 


AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Nordsjö, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. In the Nordics we have commercial operations in all countries, production and development (R&D) sites in Sweden and employee around 1 200 people. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 32,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com