HR Director, Sales Americas at Fiskars Group (Madison, WI)

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At Fiskars Group we are unified and driven by our common purpose: pioneering design to make the everyday extraordinary. Join our team and seize the extraordinary opportunity to influence the everyday!

Fiskars Group's HR has an exciting opportunity for an experienced

HR Director, Sales Americas

to join Fiskars Group's global and dynamic HR Management team. You will report directly to CPO who is based in Sweden, Europe.

You will be responsible for working with the commercial organization in Americas to drive all talent strategies that enable growth in the market. You will develop and execute human capital strategies and activities that enable growth, innovation and overall organizational effectiveness. You will be responsible for driving globally led initiatives and communicate how those initiatives and programs fit into the overall business and HR strategy. You will work in close partnership with the Sales Director Americas as well as with the VP Sales globally who both sit in Middleton, Wisconsin.

You will regularly need to align and collaborate with global organizations, the regional HR teams, and HR Center of Expertise including talent acquisition, talent management and compensation and benefits. You will also have a small team to lead.

Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Leading and inspiring the local HR team and making sure the global initiatives are delivered in the market
  • Making sure that the Americas' voices are heard on global level within HR and the organization in general
  • Making sure we are highly attractive as a commercial organization in Americas working in modern ways with retaining and attracting top talents
  • Communicating on executive level, collaborating across boundaries and geographies and working with colleagues across the business and the broad HR team.

We would like you to:
  • Be a strong advocate for company values with demonstrated leadership behaviors
  • Plan ahead and be able to prioritize with what activities bring the most value
  • Have grit and high ethics of work morale
  • Be able and motivated to work in an international matrix organization
  • Have excellent coaching skills
  • Have experience in working with diverse teams
  • Find solutions, solve problems and influence on all levels.

In addition, you have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, behavioural subject, MBA or BA in Communication as an alternative. If Masters degree preferably in Psychology, Sociology or Organizational design.
  • +15 years of relevant experience leading people in different countries
  • Ability to work independently using specialist knowledge, judgment and practical experience in daily work
  • Experience of working in USA as a leader
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication. Ability to communicate with people on all levels and functions in the organization
  • Fluent spoken and written English, and used to work in an organization where other mother tongues are heard and all communications is done in English.

We offer you an interesting position in a global company with iconic products and brands, and an opportunity to participate in our vision of pioneering design to make the everyday extraordinary. We work together to create an environment where everyone can and want to do their best. We trust our employees to be the experts in shaping their own paths forward within the organization. Together, we work to make Fiskars Group an extraordinary place to work.

The role will be based in our Middleton office, Wisconsin, USA and will be a Hybrid (onsite/remote) role.

For further information about this position, please contact the hiring manager, CPO Anna Mindelöf [email protected] or through LinkedIn.

Submit your application by 25th of June, 2022. The recruitment process will be ongoing only during that time so we encourage you to apply at the soonest. We will not accept applications sent by email so please send those only through our recruitment tool.

We look forward to hearing from you! Join us in making the everyday extraordinary!

Fiskars Group wants to support the growth of our employees' families. We offer expanded paid leave for parents and military families for all our full-time employees at all locations across the United States. This benefits include fully paid parental leave during birth of a baby, adoption and foster care as well as paid military family benefit. Find out more about the details and guideline of this benefit from the hiring manager or recruiter.

Fiskars Group is the global home of design-driven brands for indoor and outdoor living. Our brands include Fiskars, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Moomin by Arabia, Waterford, and Wedgwood. Our brands are present in more than 100 countries and we have more than 350 own stores. We have 7,000 employees and our global net sales in 2021 were EUR 1.3 billion.

We are driven by our common purpose: Pioneering design to make the everyday extraordinary. Since 1649, we have designed products of timeless, purposeful, and functional beauty, while driving innovation and sustainable growth.

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US Legal Disclaimer: Fiskars Group is an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity in our workforce is essential to a successful business. We condemn any form of racism and discrimination. We support and stand with those who speak out and seek justice. We strive to be a diverse and collaborative environment.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance applying for employment, please let us know by emailing [email protected] It may take up to one business day for a response.

More information about Equal Employment Opportunity can be found here and Pay Transparency can be found here.
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Fiskars Group operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Middleton, WI. Fiskars Group was founded in 2022. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits. To see all 6 open jobs at Fiskars Group, click here.
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