Kongsberg Maritime - Business Support

HR Manager

Imagine stepping into a world of possibilities at Kongsberg Maritime, where HR professionals in Norway are at the forefront of an exhilarating journey. With our organization experiencing unprecedented growth, we are seeking talented individuals to join our dynamic HR team and play a pivotal role in shaping our success.

As an HR Manager, you collaborate with various divisions and business units, you will witness firsthand the transformative power of HR in driving our organization towards its goals. Under the guidance of our Country Lead HRM, you will embark on a captivating adventure. Your journey will be filled with meaningful interactions, as you work closely with our HR Business Partners and the rest of the HR team. Drawing inspiration from our global HR community, you will receive unwavering support, encouragement, and fresh ideas that will ignite your professional growth. You will be able to contribute to positive change, fostering a workplace culture that empowers and engages our talented workforce

Embrace this extraordinary chapter in your career and seize the chance to embark on an exhilarating journey with our exceptional HR team!

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 closely work with union representatives, line management, employees and liaising with the KONGSBERG team 
  • Liaise with our employees to capture and improve the employee experience

Qualifications and experience 

  • Bachelor or master’s degree, preferably within a field related to HR or organizational development. Experience wise, both junior and senior HR Managers are encouraged to apply
  • If you have experience from working in large organization and have a natural IT proficiency, it will be an advantage 
  • Preferably a good understanding of the Norwegian Work Environment Act
  • To support our leaders, a business mindset and change competence is valued
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English

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

We trust you to:

  • act on you 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 
  • 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 hybrid working 

In KONGSBERG, we believe diversity is our strength, and by fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We work determined to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results. 

Work location
Horten, Bergen, Ålesund and Kongsberg, but all other Kongsberg Maritime locations in Norway will be considered.

Point of contact
Monica Johannsen, Country Lead HRM, +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.

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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Horten, Bergen, Ålesund and Kongsberg, but all other Kongsberg Maritime locations in Norway will be considered


Monica Johannsen

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