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Join Specsavers as our new HR Business Partner and make a difference for both stores and support offices!

Are you professionally strong and have a burning commitment to people and good leadership? Do you want to further develop leaders and build a good workplace?  Then we would like you to apply for this position as HR Business Partner at Specsavers. 
Your role
Employees and their well-being are at the heart of Specsavers and therefore also our biggest focus area. As an HR Business Partner, you help our store owners (partners) to create a workplace where job satisfaction and employee development are part of everyday life, and you support the support office with various HR-related areas. You will work closely with both the regional managers for the stores and the HR team at the support office, and these will be your main tasks:
Work at the support office (appr. 70%)
  • Responsibility for different HR areas based on the needs of the organization – for example onboarding, wellbeing, D&I, management support in recruitment processes, internal communication and insurances.
  • HR-related administration.
  • Contribute to the further development of the HR team’s processes and routines.
  • Based on needs, participate in and lead various processes within HR.
Working with the stores (appr. 30%)
  • Support and proactively work with partners on HR-related issues, such as employee and team development, rehabilitation, and labour law issues and negotiations.
  • Support partners in the work of developing and retaining employees, as well as building commitment and a good working environment in our stores.
  • Develop and update HR tools in the form of manuals, guidelines, and templates that can make it easier for partners in their role as an employer.
  • Educate and develop partners in various HR-related areas.
  • Manage our employee survey for the stores.
Your new team
We’re a highly skilled and collaborative team with an ambition to take Specsavers’ employee experience to the next level. As HR BP you´ll be a third of our small HR team, otherwise consisting of Head of HR and HR/Payroll administrator. 
We like to get involved, learn from each other, and have fun together even though our roles are quite independent. You´ll also collaborate with many other colleagues at the support office and in the stores.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who has the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or similar and at least 3 years of experience in an HR BP role.
  • Good expertise in labor law, negotiation experience and broad experience of manager support and employee matters.
  • Used to independently run projects and different areas of responsibility.
  • Very good language skills both written and oral in Swedish and English.
  • Preferably experience from retail.

As a person, we believe that you are:

  • Solution-oriented and service-minded, and good at creating and maintaining good relationships and good collaboration so that together we reach our goals.
  • Communicative, empathetic and a good listener, while knowing what questions to ask to challenge and create constructive dialogues and develop our partners and the organization.
  • Educational and comfortable with holding webinars and used to adapting your way of communicating based on the target group.
  • Responsible, driving and taking initiatives to develop and improve our processes and working methods.
  • Committed and structured, and can see what needs to be prioritized in a fast-paced everyday life.
What awaits you upon joining Specsavers
At Specsavers, you’ll get more than just a job. You will join us on a journey to make eye health services easily accessible to everyone.
We offer you an exciting and challenging everyday life and career in a company with success and ambitions. You will also be part of a workplace with a strong, unique family culture and a community that extends beyond a single department.
In addition to personal and professional development, we offer a salary package with good insurance schemes.
Curious? Then apply today
To apply, please send us your CV using the button below. We want to respect your time, so including an application letter is optional. Feel free to apply as soon as possible.
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If you’re interested in learning more about the incredible team you’ll be joining and our shared goals as a family business, visit our pages: This is who we are, and This is what we do.
Any questions?
Do you have questions or want information about this role? Feel free to contact Recruitment Business Partner, Liv Facius on mail: liv.facius@specsavers.com. 
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Awards are worth a thousand words – so we’re incredibly proud that our Swedish office in Gothenburg has been awarded the number 9 best workplace in Sweden! 
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In line with our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we integrate these principles into all aspects of our work, from product development to team building. 
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About Specsavers

It’s 1984, on the small Channel Island of Guernsey, when the optometrist couple Doug and Mary Perkins lay the foundation of their new optical company. They revolutionised the market by offering affordable glasses to everyone.

Specsavers Northern European Support Office is one of the Best Workplaces

Awards are worth a thousand words – so we’re incredibly proud that our NESO office in Copenhagen is awarded the number 10 best workplace in Denmark! More than 95% of our colleagues genuinely feel our support office is a great place to work.

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