KONE, Inc Learning and Development Specialist, Finland and Baltics in Espoo, Finland

Learning and Development Specialist, Finland and Baltics

Job ID: 33267

Country: Finland

Region: Finland

City: Espoo

Job Posting Category: Human Resources

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Closing Date: 13-08-2017

About us

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. Our vision is to deliver the best People Flow® experience, by providing Ease, Effectiveness and Experiences to users and customers over the full life-cycle of the buildings. Our strategy guides us towards our vision. HR plays a key role in supporting the implementation of this strategic direction through many of our key business and people processes.

In order to best support our business in executing the KONE strategy, we aim to renew the way KONE HR works. We believe that through the renewal we are able to continue to build a safe and healthy working environment and to foster a collaborative culture where people are motivated to develop their competencies and deliver the best results even better in the future. We believe that through simple and consistent people processes and new HR solution, Workday, we can help our managers and employees focus on customer needs with ease and effectiveness.

We are looking for

Learning and Development Specialist, Finland and Baltics to join our team of great colleagues.

As Learning and Development Specialist, Finland and Baltics you will support the implementation of learning and development policies, guidelines, processes, systems and practices across different units so that the outcomes support KONE’s current and future business needs, engages and motivates employees and develops KONE as a great place to work. You will also participate to actual training delivery.


  • Work with HR colleagues business stakeholders to ensure global processes are utilized effectively

  • Support HR colleagues and business in consolidating training needs

  • Help in finding suitable learning solutions from internal and external offerings to meet the needs

  • Communicate actively about the available learning and development options

  • Organize agreed, non-technical trainings according to the training plan

  • Act as a facilitator/trainer in agreed programs

  • Manage possible content localization and translations

  • Manage training portfolio and learning records together with HR shared services

  • Follow local trends in competence development and provide input to HR teams

  • Explore, implement and promote the usage of new digital learning methods across the units (e.g. mobile learning, gamification, MOOCs)

Skills, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree education/human resources or other relevant field

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience of learning and development

  • Experience of online learning solutions and digital learning methods (e.g. mobile learning, gamification, MOOCs)

  • Ability to effectively communicate about learning and development opportunities

  • Good organizational skills

  • Excellent collaboration and cross-cultural skills

  • Experience and ability to train/facilitate

  • Proactive way of working with ability to work independently

  • Fluency in English and Finnish, Nordic languages as an advantage

We offer

At KONE, one of our strategic targets is to make KONE a great place to work. We strive to foster a collaborative culture where co-workers trust and respect each other and leaders inspire people to deliver the best results. Our culture builds on the values of delighting the customer, energy for renewal, passion for performance and winning together. We deliver on our promises to customers and through this, we have consistently improved our reputation as a dependable partner, able to respond to changing requirements and market conditions. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Now you have a great opportunity to join a team of skilled colleagues, work in a global environment, and being part of our HR transformation journey which supports our new strategy!

Contact details

For additional information please contact Markus Jylhä on July 28th between 10:00-11:00, tel. +358 40 670 7009 or email markus.jylha@kone.com