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General Electric Head of HR Norway in Oslo, Norway

Job Description Summary

The role will have governance for 3 sites in Norway. The position develops and executes organization-level HR strategies to align structure, culture and talent with business goals. The position will report into the Global HR Integrated Supply Chain Leader and will be a member of the EMEA HR leadership team.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description


  • Providing leadership, direction and expertise for the full scope of HR functions including salaried and non-salaried employee relations, total rewards, employee engagement and organizational design/change and recruiting and selection

  • Leading and leveraging GE HR processes within the business (Performance Management, Salary Planning/Reward Management, Succession Planning and Talent Management), cross-functional communication and the transfer of learning and best practice sharing within the HR network

  • Specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise within the discipline.

  • Active member of the site leadership team

  • Partnering with client leadership to plan and execute strategies that ensure maximum engagement of human resource capital while actively managing headcount targets and assisting in budget management

  • Implementing strategies and driving HR initiatives that contribute to the development of HR strategies and facilitate the implementation of the business “people agenda”

  • Ensuring a dynamic pipeline of talent through rigorous performance management, e.g., leadership assessments, coaching and development of employees, candid and timely performance feedback

  • Recruiting, mentoring, coaching & training direct and indirect reports on activities within areas of responsibility

  • Managing direct reports in supporting the implementation of HR strategies and management of HR processes within the business

  • Proactively managing HR systems in order to maintain integrity of employee and organizational data

  • Use high level of judgement to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems that impact the function

  • Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders.

  • Previous experience of working in an industrial relations environment

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or a related discipline in which business knowledge and an understanding of human resource practices are gained

  • Demonstrated experience of HR generalist responsibility (i.e. handling employee relations, total rewards, recruiting and performance management) and leadership experience with clear career progression

  • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions, evaluate people, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment and effectively interface with high-level business and operations leaders

  • Outstanding communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Process and detail oriented, including strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements

  • Able to energize and inspire others to commit to and take action on business priorities

  • An impact player with proven ability to drive change in an effective and participative manner

  • Experience driving business solutions through influence and collaboration in a global, matrix organization

Desirable skills

  • Advanced degree in Business, HR management or Industrial Relations (such as MBA, etc.

  • Knowledge of Workday would be an advantage

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


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