Kongsberg Maritime - Business Support

HR Manager

There has never been a more exciting time to work in Kongsberg Maritime than right now. With us, you will be in the forefront of enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the role as HR Manager. You will be joining the organization at a time when digital innovation is key to the success of the company, and we want people to help us shape this journey.


As HR Manager, you will be part of delivering high quality HR support to the business. You will work closely with our HR Service Operations and the rest of the global HR team in order to support the KM AS business and overall strategy. You will report to the Country Lead HR Managers Norway.


Key accountabilities

  • Provide HR leadership, expertise, support and coaching to line managers to maximize organizational effectiveness and growth
  • Provide strategic advice and operational support to management on people, culture, and organizational development
  • Deploy KONGSBERG HR strategies and policies, including business deployment of performance management, reward review, leadership development initiatives, surveys, and diversity & inclusion plans
  • Provide effective employee relations and contribute to a positive working climate locally, closely working with union representatives, line management, employees and liaising with the KONGSBERG team
  • Be a real value adding partner for the business in Kongsberg Maritime


Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree, preferably within a field related to HR or organizational development and 5-10 years of experience in HR roles
  • Several years of experience and broad ‘know how’ on best practices in HR, preferably from larger organizations
  • Solid understanding of the Norwegian Work Environment Act and relevant legislation
  • Strong business acumen in order to coach managers and their team
  • Fluent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong change management, communication skills and cultural understanding

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority.  For more information visit www.nsm.no.


You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully
  • understand the organization's informal rules and structures and utilize political processes effectively to get things done
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • produce fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals


What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • An inspiring and safe work environment
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • We offer flexible working hours and the option to work remote or from home office


Work location
Horten, Bergen, Ålesund, Kongsberg or Oslo


Point of contact
Monica Johannsen, +47 930 57 361


Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace


Our Business Support Division manages a large range of supporting functions, with the responsibility to provide support to divisions according to divisional needs, while facilitating for divisional independence. Among other functions, Business Support covers HR, Compliance, Security, Export Control, Facility Management and Internal Communication.


At KONGSBERG, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions.  We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.


WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication


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  • Viken
  • Vestland
  • Møre og Romsdal
  • Oslo
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Horten, Bergen, Ålesund, Kongsberg or Oslo


Monica Johannsen

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