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

Talent Acquisition Specialist, Finland and Baltics

Job ID: 33265

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

In this role you will be responsible for delivering high quality talent acquisition 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 that support KONE’s current and future business needs, engages and motivates employees and develops a positive employer brand.


  • Work with hiring managers and HR colleagues to understand short and long term talent requirements and work with them to fill-in vacancies across different units

  • Deliver talent acquisition services for various units across Finland and Baltics, including e.g. employer branding actions, candidate sourcing, screening, interviewing, and assessments

  • Participate into building talent pools for critical positions

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

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

  • Participate to different talent management activities as needed

Skills, Education and Experience

  • Solid experience in end-to-end recruitment process, including employer branding actions, candidate sourcing, screening, interviewing, and assessments

  • Experience in recruiting various different profiles

  • Track-record on assessing both behavioural and technical fit for a role

  • Hands-on experience in attracting top talent including using social media and other channels

  • Experience from direct search companies / recruitment consulting as an advantage

  • Strong service mind-set

  • Systematic and well organized

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

  • Excellent communications skills

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

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

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