HR Business Partner Norway
Discovery Networks is looking to recruit a Business Partner to the P&C organization in Oslo. This is a 12 month contract position to be filled as soon as possible. The People & Culture Business Partner is responsible for providing a blend of strategic and tactical People & Culture support, to attract, develop, engage and retain top talent within the Nordic region and more specifically for the Norwegian division. The People & Culture Business Partner also acts as a Business Partner for several Nordic business functions. Working with a diverse range of stakeholders and levels within the organization, the role will support the delivery of the People & Culture strategy and help shape organizational culture. In close collaboration with International and Nordic People and Culture teams, you will manage the day-to-day People & Culture operations activity for Norway based employees; ensuring that a consistent approach is implemented across the entire organization and that this is considered in the context of the wider business units. The People & Culture Business Partner will also be the lead in key People & Culture initiatives and change programs, advising on Norwegian employment law and supporting managers with performance management, business transformation, succession planning, and talent management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute towards business strategy, providing HR expertise within the local leadership team
  • Lead HR processes and initiatives in Norway, including performance and talent management, succession planning, compensation planning, staffing, training and development, reward & recognition and internal communications
  • Act as a business partner for several Nordic business functions; developing People and Culture plans in line with the business strategy
  • Supporting managers with HR-expertise; providing advice, guidance, and tools to proactively manage their teams effectively
  • Contribute towards shaping the organizational culture; focus areas being diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as employee engagement and wellbeing
  • Advise on all employee relations issues, ensuring best practice, legal compliance and that policies and procedures are adhered to - where necessary, partnering with internal and external outside legal counsel
  • Provide solutions and coaching to employee-related challenges while maintaining a balance between being a strategic business partner and employee champion and actively upholding and supporting the mission of the organization
  • Main point of contact for the local unions and employee representatives
  • Manager for Sr. Advisor People & Culture also based in Oslo
  • Close collaboration with Nordic People & Culture team and global centers of Excellence


  • Relevant higher-level degree from university
  • 3-5 years’ experience from HR role
  • In-depth HR-knowledge and prior experience of HR-business partnering
  • Experience from working in a matrix, preferable also international, environment
  • Well-versed in current Norwegian labor law, with the ability to apply this to varying situations
  • Experience from organizational change and development
  • Ability to partner with different levels of stakeholders across the organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and spoken English language skills
  • Working knowledge of compensation and benefit practices
  • Capable of managing complex and changing workload with the ability to meet needs and deadlines
  • Must be able to exercise a high level of independent judgement, and to make sound HR-related decisions that enhance the business performance with little direction, ensuring decisions are complying with local law, practices and regulations across other legal jurisdictions

We can offer:

  • A challenging position in a leading local and international media organization.
  • An excellent opportunity for personal and professional development and growth.
  • A dynamic, skilled, fun and fast-paced work environment in modern office facilities.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and engaged colleagues.
  • Competitive remuneration and company benefits, including insurance, pension and bonus.

For more inquiries or information about the position please contact our recruitment advisor Jon Dissen at JP Cornerstone on mobile +47 900 37 900 or email

Please submit application and CV in English as soon as possible.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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Warner Bros. Discovery
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HR Business Partner Norway
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Søknadsfrist 30.06 2022 23:30
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