Interim People & Culture / HR Partner


Do you share our passion for kitchens? Here is an opportunity to work with a wonderful team of people and play a key role in the making of great products that inspire everyday life. Nobia is about to close our factory in Tidaholm and move the production to Jönköping where we are building Europe’s most modern kitchen factory.

Do you want to be a part of this exciting and challenging journey? Then you are welcome to join our People & Culture Supply Chain, Nordic Team as our next Senior Interim HR Business Partner in Tidaholm. This is a 12–24 month assignment with potential to become a permanent employment within our Nobia People & Culture (P&C) function. Form of employment could be consultancy (not through agency) or a temporary employment directly with Nobia

Nobia Group continues to grow, and we are in the most ambitious period in the company’s history in terms of implementing a new business strategy. We are Europe's leading kitchen specialists with 15+ brands, including Marbodal, HTH, Magnet and Sigdal.    

This is what you will do 

You will play a key role in driving the people agenda, during the closure of our factory in Tidaholm, understanding business priorities, and translating strategy into relevant and impactful local P&C actions. It’s a broad and deep role with both tactical/strategic- and operational focus and business impact.

You will be a member in the local factory mgm. team in Tidaholm and you will drive, coordinate and align P&C activities together with the P&C team. While working with the mgm. team, the role will be responsible for closing down the factory in close cooperation with the Factory Manager and the mgm. team as well as key stakeholders from Jönköping.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Own and drive the HR/people agenda within the Tidaholm factory together with a small P&C team
  • Be a business partner to our leaders in all people related matters
  • Conduct union negotiations / MBLs and ensure good union relations
  • Support the factory in the closure
  • Close cooperation with Jönköping and alignment on key processes in starting up Jönköping and closing down Tidaholm

You have

  • Relevant University degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience with a similar scope of responsibilities
  • Solid experience working in a transformative environment and with change management
  • Experience in the process of closing down a business or a site
  • Good knowledge in labour law and collective agreements connected to manufacturing
  • Experience from setting up HR processes
  • Knowledge and experience from collaboration with unions
  • Strong sense of ownership with collaborative cross-functional attitude
  • Effective communication skills in both English and Swedish

You will enjoy working here if you 

  • Thrive in a transformative environment with a clear start and a clear end result (closing down a factory), where your contribution on this journey will be key
  • Have an open-minded personality and are thinking “outside-in” starting from customers’ needs 
  • Challenge the status quo; connect all actions to clear impact and goals and dare to fail
  • Thrive in working in a cross functional context who can establish a network across functions and act as an integrator and support colleagues to work well together 
  • Listen to customers, colleagues, and other stakeholders; accept different views and opinions; proactively share knowledge and actively demonstrate and create openness within the team

Why joining Nobia? 

At Nobia, we design kitchens for life. To us, that means developing well-designed, beautiful, and emotionally conceptualised kitchens that speak to the hearts and minds of our customers. Kitchens that enable a sustainable lifestyle and reduced climate impact. We are fifteen strong local brands that benefit from advantages of working together. With operations that incorporate the entire value chain from design to installation, we are driven by a shared ambition to lead the way in design and sustainability in our industry. Together, we form Europe’s leading kitchen specialist. 

At Nobia we have a company culture where we support, trust and respect each other and where we enable people to reach their full potential and achieve personal and professional growth. We believe in cross-functional collaboration and sharing best practices across the group. 

About the recruitment process  

To help us place the right people in the right role, we believe in science-based and fair assessment methods. We follow a competence-based, structured interview process where your skills, experience, and attributes relevant to the role and Nobia will be assessed. As part of our recruitment process, pre-employment testing is used to help us increase our hiring success by identifying the candidates that are most likely to thrive and be successful in the role. We acknowledge that there are two parties making a decision in this process and welcome you to ask any questions you may have at any stage of the process. 

We kindly ask you to submit your application as soon as possible but no later than 2023-04-02. If you have any questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, please contact Jonatan Lindoff, Talent Acquisition Partner,

We look forward to hearing from you! 

We are looking for skilled employees who can add value to our business. We work actively to ensure that our employees can develop at our workplaces, irrespective of their sex, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.