HR Business Partner / Immigration Specialist

boden, Sweden

Job Reference 1240172

Location boden, Sweden

Industry Infrastructure - Construction & Civil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 19, 2024

HR Business Partner / Immigration Specialist
Location: Boden, Sweden
Contract:12 months, with possibility of extension
Salary / Package: Hourly rate
Timeframe: ASAP
Account Manager: Anthony Hughes
Recruitment Partner: Airswift

We are a premier global EPC company who have provided engineering, technology, and construction solutions to the energy industry for over a century. We are currently expanding out project portfolio and out proud to be in a position to expand our team and have partnered with Airswift to do so.

We are currently looking for a HR Business partner to ensure managers and on-site employees are aware of the policies and procedures and able to operate them effectively. Also, to support the inbound immigration needs of the business e.g. file casework with the vendor, maintaining their VISA status and helping with permanent residency status.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

HR Business Partnering

  • Building credible relationships with stakeholders to enable understanding of the operational challenges, project delivery and support needed.
  • Acting as the first point of call for HR related queries from on-site employees and external parties.
  • Management of all mobilisation and demobilisation, welcoming employees starting on-site ensuring a seamless HR onboarding. 
  • Producing high quality management information and reporting including headcount reports, interrogating and presenting data.
  • Assisting with on-site training and development administration. 
  • Managing the annual leave process for on-site employees.
  • Management of the sickness absence data and right to work checks, and other vital compliance activities, such as supporting audits.
  • Working in close partnership with HR County Lead and HR Business Partners to support all business-as-usual HR processes.
  • Leading the delivery of on-site wellbeing initiatives.  
  • Supporting in ER case work such as absence management, disciplinary, grievances and consultation processes.

  • Support the Sweden-inbound immigration needs of the business, file casework with the vendor, maintaining their visa status and where applicable managing the permanent residency process.
  • Partner with HR Country Lead to maintain compliance with immigration law. Where applicable, support filing new visa petition in line with associated change(s).
  • Serve as the immigration specialist for the business and provide strategic solutions, working with outside counsel for more complex cases.
  • Advise key stakeholders on Swedish immigration regulation, alerts, updates, procedures on visas and work permits, etc. to support the business.
  • Partner with the Company’s authorized immigration vendor to keep abreast Swedish immigration updates and trends to benchmark and develop alternative solutions to immigration challenges.
  • Proactively communicate with employees and other relevant contacts regarding the status of their visa cases and extensions.

Qualifications, knowledge, and competence:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources Management, or a related field.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of human resources principles, practices and procedures.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with manager on unusual and employee performance matters.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to organize and maintain a fluid administrative process.
  • Good time-management skills and ability to be self-motivated.
  • High attention to integrity, ethics, and sensitivity, particularly regarding confidential information.
  • Strong Interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Anthony Hughes.


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