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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

People Consultant Group HR

Over several years, we have professionalized HR, constantly aiming to increase our value contribution to business, employees and society at large. We seek a variety of perspectives and are looking for complementary skills and experiences. Building on our core values; care, courage & collaboration, we are now inviting more professionals to join and contribute to our growth agenda, with the aim to shape a sustainable future.

Would you like take a key role in the development of People in Hydro? 

On behalf of Hydro Group HR, we seek a forward-thinking, solution-oriented, and analytical


People Consultant – Group HR

With the ability to share new and innovative perspectives and solutions, our new People Consultant will display a fresh approach to existing challenges. The purpose of the role is to contribute to global HR development projects and initiatives, and to support the people process owners and subject matter experts. You will gain a breadth of experience within the field of HR, which will contribute to employee experience and development. We believe in a data driven approach and your responsibility will include analysis of our people data to support better decisions.

You will report to Head of Group HR Organization and Leadership and be part of a department with 12 members working on Hydro’s global strategic People agenda. 


Key tasks
You will participate in People & Organization development projects and initiatives in accordance with our People priorities. You will also provide relevant people data and analysis to support recommendations and decisions. In addition, you will be responsible for developing communication and support material for training and communication purposes, as well as develop and follow up performance data and metrics to effectively identify improvement opportunities.


The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree within a relevant field, as well as 2-3 years’ experience within the field of People and Organizational development/Human Resources Management. Experience with quantitative analysis and data science related work is highly beneficial, as is solid communication and presentation skills. Experience from management consulting can be an advantage, as well as interest in strategic HR development and trends. Fluency in English is a requirement.

To succeed in the role, it is essential that you are curious, motivated, and well organized. You have strong analytical skills, and the ability to interpret and provide insights out of complex data. Moreover, you manage to communicate these data in a simple way to support business decisions. As a person, we believe you are self-going with solid communication skills. You thrive when building lasting relations and you collaborate well in an international environment. Furthermore, you like to be hands-on, whilst having the ability to see the bigger picture. You are willing to learn and capable of working both autonomously and in teams. 

We offer
Our new People Consultant will have a key role in supporting the design and delivery of Hydro’s People Strategy. This offers great opportunities for professional learning, development, and exposure. You will be a part of a highly competent, dedicated, and inclusive team, and we will offer you a competitive salary, as well as attractive pension conditions.     


Additional information
The position is based in Oslo and will require some travel, depending on the tasks and projects.

As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background check.

Please enter your letter of motivation and CV in English, and no later than January 6th 2022. Please apply through our online system, not via e-mail. 

If you have any questions, please contact our recruitment partner Jefferson Wells - 
Senior Advisor Veslemøy Selvik, tel. 416 79 399 / email veslemoy.selvik@jeffersonwells.no .  

Posted on:  Nov 25, 2021

Oslo, NO, 0283

Department:  Organization & Leadership
Business Area:  Corporate Management(NHCM)
Legal Entity:  Norsk Hydro ASA
Job Type:  Permanent

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