About this opportunity
As Head of Employee & Industrial relations at Ericsson you will be responsible for industrial relations in Sweden and act as the senior advisor and interconnection point between the business and the company industrial collaborations. In addition to manage the Sweden Industrial relation the position also lead European Workers council.
Together with a team of three Senior experts in employee & industrial relations, you own the strategies and internal ways of working related to labor law and collective bargain in Sweden.
What you will do
- Guide and translate areas in our collective bargain and labor law regulations in a practical way of working for leaders and the people organization in Sweden. Own and develop local steering documents and instructions
- Lead, plan and activate the Sweden Co-determination fora and the Information & Consultation process of transnational questions with European Works Council.
- Build close relations with the union representatives at Ericsson Sweden and lead corporate negotiations together with the business for all Ericsson in Sweden.
- Act as Advisor and provide support to our CEO and the SVP People on Ericsson Group issues related to industrial relations in Sweden and Europe.
- Identify strategic areas in the industrial relations arena of working with the unions. Represent Ericsson in relation to central employer’s organization.
- Ensure compliance with labor law and global directives as for Ericsson Sweden. Work in close collaboration with Group Function Legal and Compliance in matters that relate to employee matters.
- Assess risks and solutions from a union and employee perspective in merger and acquisition activities by working closely with relevant business and People leaders.
- Advise and guide People Heads and People Business partners in the field of union relations and employee matters.
- Be the Ericsson representative towards the employer association (Teknikföretagen) and be an active partner in influencing matters relevant for our industry and areas of interest for Ericsson.
You will bring
- Extensive experience working in an innovative and pragmatic way with industrial relations, collective agreements and terms of employment in role as Head of Industrial Relations or Head of Labor Law in a large international organization (more than 10 years’ experience).
- Working with Industrial Relations at European level is strongly meriting.
- Proven experience working with sophisticated projects with multiple stakeholders such as large restructuring programs, competence rebalancing activities and merger and acquisitions.
- Shown leadership skills with excellent collaboration and cooperation skills, showing empathy and humanness, execute speedily and promoting a speak up culture. Strategic, structured fact based.
- A natural curiosity about the technology business, anticipating needs and concerns.
- Excellent ability to build trust and create dedication among all stakeholders, including union representatives.
- Strong interpersonal, social, presentation and influencing skills.
- Shown conceptual ability of building structure and a systematic approach to the matters
- A university degree. Preferably in Labor law.
- Proficiency in Swedish and English
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Power point and Word.
You will be part of the Global People Leadership team led by our SVP People and the People Sweden Leadership team led by the People Head Sweden.
This role is based in Kista and could from time to time require some travelling primarily in Europe.
Why join Ericsson?
At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.
If this sounds like your kind of challenge, apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter!
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