Job Location:
Kista, Stockholm County

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.


Now we are looking for an HR Operations Lead in Sweden for a period of 12-18 months. This is a great opportunity for you that would like to make a difference in an organization starting an exciting new chapter and join a highly engaged and competent HR team. You can be based in Kista or Lund. You will be a part of an organization in change and support your Nordic colleagues with various HR tasks and projects, while mainly focusing on driving an efficient and high performing HR operations.

The team is located in our four Nordic countries, and you will report directly to the HR Manager for the Nordics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of business objectives and of desired organizational design/culture.

  • Gives general support in all areas of the employee lifecycle from recruitment, performance, and development through to leavers e.g., coaching managers, supporting HRBP.

  • Supports the revision and development of policies and processes as directed.

  • Lead of the yearly salary revision process including e.g., salary mapping, union negotiations, global and local process.

  • Support payroll coordination with external partner

  • Lead on Compensation and Benefits e.g., data collection and reporting to external parties when it comes to salary, pension, insurances.

  • Data management SME (Workday)

  • Develop and maintain strong working partnership with key stakeholders in global, regional cluster and local level.

  • Acts as an active member of the Nordic HR team to collaborate on Nordic HR projects and tasks.


  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar role

  • Fluent English, both oral and written, fluent Swedish or any other Scandinavian language will be an asset.

  • Interest and background in compensation and benefits (pension, insurances, salary etc.).

  • Interest and background in one or more Nordic countries legal landscape

  • Strong skills in Excel and power point

  • Interest and background in working with systems, data, reporting (Workday experience is a benefit)

  • Structured and organized.

  • Team player and highly collaborative

  • Highly independent/taking accountability.

  • Pragmatic

  • Works with speed while paying close attention to detail.

What we can offer

Collaboration plays a vital part in this role, and as one of our culture levers, the team actively and intentionally works across the organization to deliver results. We focus on work-life balance and hope you do too!

At Baxter, as an HR Operations Lead, you will get a good benefits package including competitive salary, pension, insurance, and sports contribution.

If you like the sound of the above role, can thrive in a fast-paced working environment, are excited about working in a learning and growth culture, and feel this is a place where you can thrive, we'd love to talk to you. Apply here today.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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