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HR Business Partner Denmark

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Human Resources
Copenhagen, Capital Region
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Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast - moving consumer goods in foods, household, and personal care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people everywhere – to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services, which raise the quality of life. 

We are now looking for

HR BUSINESS PARTNER  for Unilever Denmark

The purpose for HR within any one of our four Nordic countries is to realize our business agenda and to be catalysts of change. We have HR Business Partners located across the markets. We have Employee Experience team running a fully insourced operation.  As a collective Nordic HR team, we are on a journey to be more digital, agile, front-line focused and drive our own skill sets relevant for the future. 

The main objective in the role as HR Business Partner is to drive business success through the performance and engagement of our people in the Danish organization and in our Nordic Foodservice business.

What you will be doing?

As an HR Business Partner, you understand the broad business and functional context. You are going to be partner for the General Manager in Denmark and the Country Leadership Team. You will also be partners with the Nordic General Manager for Unilever Food Solutions and the wider Nordic Leadership Team.

As we embrace the lifelong learning and wellbeing, you will be having a big role in partnering & coaching the Line Managers to drive performance, wellbeing, and talent development. We need you to be digitally savvy and have the analytical thinking since you are going to use diagnostic tools to plan and implement development interventions for the leadership team and their team members.

As we are a Nordic HR family, you will collaborate with the team to ensure the delivery of Unilever HR policies, processes and local employment/labor legislation for all employees.

There will be also some initiatives you will be leading such as Future of Work and of course you get to be part of various of HR projects across the Nordics.

What does it take to succeed in the role?

To be the best match for us, you have good knowledge of key HR processes, roles and responsibilities across the entire HR lifecycle.  You have positive, can-do mentality and you can inspire people to achieve their best in the changing environment.  Agility is something we are developing all the time, so we hope you already have agile ways of working – or at least the willingness to be agile.

As HR BP you play big part in Talent Development and Performance Couching so having the understanding and experience in these is definitely a plus. Ideally you have background from similar senior HR role for about 5 years already. As this role is for Danish market, we need you to be fluent both in Danish and English. 

What’s in it for you?

Unilever offers you an exciting opportunity to drive the growth of our strong portfolio brands & categories whilst developing a fulfilling and interesting career. You will get the chance to work with highly passionate, fun, and professional people.  You will have clear and stretching responsibilities and play an active role in our business.  

You will be joining a company with a bigger purpose, to improve the everyday lives of consumers in the Nordics, and to do it in a sustainable way.  You will be part of both a strong local business and a truly global organization.  

Apply today!

Please submit your CV and cover letter in English online by 12.12.2021 at the latest.

Please observe that there will be an on-going screening process and that the position can be filled before last application date. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants.


Should you require additional information about this position, please contact Hiring Manager: Jennifer Paatelainen, Nordic HR Director, tel. +358 40 900 8282. (Best time to reach 7.12 at 12-13 CET or 9.12 at 9-10 CET)

For questions about the application process, please contact Talent Advisor Erika Lehtonen, tel. +358 50 3017459 or email:

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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