KONE, Inc Talent Acquisition Manager, Finland and Baltics in Espoo, Finland

Talent Acquisition Manager, Finland and Baltics

Job ID: 33266

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

Talent Acquisition Manager, Finland and Baltics to join our team of great colleagues.

As Talent Acquisition Manager, Finland and Baltics you will be responsible for leading, developing, and delivering high quality talent acquisition and talent management services for our units across Finland and Baltics. You will partner with hiring managers and HR colleagues to deliver end-to-end talent acquisition services so that actions supports KONE’s current and future business needs, engages and motivates employees and develops KONE as a great place to work.


  • Lead, develop and deliver talent acquisition and talent management activities across Finland and Baltics

  • Work with hiring managers and HR colleagues to understand short and long term talent requirements and turn them into talent acquisition actions

  • Various direct talent acquisition activities such as employer branding, sourcing, building talent pools, advertising, interviewing, assessing, selecting candidates, checking references and negotiating employment offers

  • Various direct talent management activities such as leadership and talent reviewing as well as succession and individual development planning

  • Lead, coach and develop a team of talent acquisition professionals

  • Ensure that the recruitment process is efficient, effective and engaging for the candidates

  • Work together with other talent acquisition professionals to develop practices and processes and to ensure local needs are covered in different development initiatives

Skills, Education and Experience

  • 7+ years of broad talent acquisition and talent management experience required

  • Experience from direct search companies and/or consulting as an advantage

  • Proven track record in leading and developing a team of professionals

  • Proven track record of building creative talent acquisition strategies with multi-channel approach

  • Solid experience in using various selection methods, techniques and delivering assessments

  • Excellent leadership and coaching skills

  • Strong business acumen

  • Good influencing skills and ability to work in a global matrix organization

  • Excellent communication skills

  • MSc/BSc in psychology, behavioural sciences, human resources or relevant field

  • Fluency in Finnish and English, 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