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Do you strive to provide world-class and high-quality recruitment services to all stakeholders? Would you like to be part of our ongoing HR transformation and a global working culture? Then this is the job you are looking for!

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our awesome global Talent Acquisition Services team. Our Talent Acquisition Services team consists of 34 passionate and dedicated recruiting specialists, which means you will join a team with colleagues all the way from Vancouver, Canada to Busan, Korea. As our Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for the end-to-end recruitment process in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, through supporting hiring managers of all levels to source, assess and hire the best talent into Wärtsilä.

The position is temporary for 18 months. You can work remotely within Europe time zones.

What will you be doing?

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, your work will focus on these responsibilities:
  • Ownership of the end to end recruiting cycle for all vacancies in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, using cost-effective techniques and in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
  • Partnering with hiring managers to guide and support them during their recruitment process, determining the qualification criteria for each position and ensuring a highly effective and engagement assessment process
  • Delivering coaching and/or training to upskill our hiring managers in becoming recruiting experts
  • Utilise direct sourcing methods to attract and engage with high-quality candidates whilst ensuring a world-class candidate experience
  • Interview candidates during various hiring stages including phone, first-round and second-round interviews
  • Develop effective relationships with key recruitment agencies and vendors
  • Participate in HR transformation development projects related to Talent Acquisition systems/tools and processes; piloting, testing and scaling new ways of workings within your region to ensure business engagement

You will shine in this role when you have:
  • Proven work experience as an internal Recruiter or similar role, ideally within a multi-national business
  • Solid understanding of leading and managing full-cycle recruitment processes for all levels of positions
  • Experience with HR databases and Applicant Tracking Systems (preferably SuccessFactors) as well as strong experience of identifying talent through eg. Linkedin Recruiter and other sourcing channels
  • Strong interviewing experience and an understanding of diverse candidate assessment methodologies
  • Highly resourceful, self-driven with the ability to develop strong relationships quickly and virtually, as well as partnering with business stakeholders, vendors and candidates
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills. Other language skills, such as Norwegian, Swedish or Danish are a plus.
  • Agile working and excellent prioritization skills
  • Positive change management attitude, as we are working together on the change coming through the HR transformation to best serve every one of us in the company
  • The ability to thrive with minimal supervision in a changing environment

Why you and us

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a transforming HR function at an exciting time! You will get to work with people that are passionate and committed to what they do. We want to provide a great hiring experience for our managers, as well as current and future colleagues around the world. Our hope is that you share the same passion. We offer you both inspiring and challenging work tasks, and an opportunity for personal and professional development in a great team.

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

If you are not yet convinced, maybe our team’s ‘feel good music’ playlist will do the trick? If you can handle our music taste, and even bring your own flavour to it, we will for sure be a great match.

Contact & next steps

If this sounds like the right opportunity, we hope to hear from you soon and look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal.

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Carl Johansson (Talent Acquisition Specialist, Norway) on +4745902180 / with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).

We are looking for Talent Acquisition Specialists who can start to work with us as soon as possible, and will be reviewing applications already during the application period.

Please apply by 7th August 2022 at 23:59 EET. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at
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