Position: HR-generalist (HR Officer)
Reports to: Business Manager

Are you a self-motivated, curious and structured HR-Generalist who wants to contribute with your expertise and knowledge to quality HR-work in an international environment? Then it is you we are looking for!

About us

Stockholm International School (SIS) is going through an exciting stage in its history. In autumn 2023, the School will move in to the Norra Latin building which, together with our existing site on Johannesgatan, will create an impressive campus in the heart of the dynamic city of Stockholm. Already the leading choice for the region’s globally mobile diplomatic, business, and research community, this new addition to the School will allow us to expand to meet increasing demand from parents and provide a modern teaching environment in landmark buildings of immense heritage.

SIS students represent 60 countries and there are around 35 nationalities among our staff, making us truly international. In our welcoming and supportive community we encourage diversity, and celebrate cultural variety. Our language of learning is English, but our outlook is global. 

We recruit committed and accomplished staff who share our vision to educate and inspire generations of global changemakers, and who thrive in a collegiate environment.

About the position
Here at SIS, you will get the opportunity to work in an international environment, in an operational, strategic and partially coaching HR-role. As an HR-generalist you’re going to work independently but also be part of other teams. Among your closest contacts will be the Business Manager and the Payroll Officer.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Consulting/supporting/coaching  Manager and employees.
  • Assist in all internal and external HR-related matters, which means working within the entire HR area, both at an operational and strategic level with recruitment, labour law, engagement surveys, negotiations, systematic work environment, rehabilitation, gender equality and equal treatment and other matters within HR and Swedish Labour Law. 
  • Participate/Coordinate in negotiations with the unions and the local union club.
  • Engage in the development of  organisational guidelines and procedures. 
  • Recommend strategies to motivate employees. 
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks, and issuing employment contracts. 
  • Support the work permit application process & provide relocation information.
  • Conduct the school onboarding process for new staff.
  • Support the Line Managers in the process to complete employee development plans and performance management.
  • Manage the organisation’s employee database and prepare reports. 
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice 

Qualifications & Experience (mandatory):

  • Relevant education in the sphere of HR and Swedish work legislation. 
  • Broad, general experience of working with different HR-processes. 
  • Knowledge and experience from Swedish Labour Law. 
  • Experience of leading/participating in union negotiations.
  • Good communication skills in Swedish and English, both verbal and written (English is the working language). 
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues, line managers and other stakeholders.
  • The ability to work independently and take responsibility for all internal and external HR matters.
  • Structured and proactive work process
  • The ability to lead several processes at the same time.
  • The ability to take initiative and come with improvement suggestions.
  • A pleasant and friendly personality.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in School Collective Agreement (Friskoleavtalet)
  • Experience in Hogia Personal
  • Experience in migration and Visa.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. Included in the recruitment process will be a local and national police check as well as a mandatory police background check from the last year of employment in every country worked. 

What we offer:
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer benefits in terms of; pension scheme (Alecta ITP 1/ITP2), a generous wellness stipend, other insurances, and a substantial amount of professional development opportunities both inside and outside of the school. We also offer staff events and social gatherings that bring colleagues together, for example hobby evenings and choir practices. Our location in central Stockholm is easily accessible by public transport.

We also offer a flexible way of working with the possibility to work from home after agreement with your Line Manager. 


Permanent position with a 6 month probation period.

Full-time, 100%.

Start date: April/May 2023.

Salary: monthly, individually negotiated.


Please email a short statement of interest as well as a current CV in English to: application@intsch.se and mark the email with “HR generalist” . 

Last day of application is 2023-04-02.

As long as the ad is published, the position is open. SIS holds the right to close the application process when a suitable candidate is found.

Please note that we only accept applications in English.

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