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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.

Talent Manager 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 talent in Hydro?


On behalf of Hydro Group HR, we seek a forward-thinking, experienced, and business-oriented


Talent Manager – Group HR


You will be involved in executive recruitment as well as the design and implementation of our managerial mobility processes. The purpose of the role is to ensure acquisition, growth and retention of executive talent enabling our organizational capability to deliver on Hydro’s business strategy and priorities to lift profitability and drive sustainability - across business units.


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

In close collaboration with Corporate management and Lead HR Business Partners, you will be responsible for identifying, addressing, and promoting executive recruitment and mobility needs. You will also design, anchor, and take ownership for talent acquisition and mobility processes, and use data insights to facilitate and improve internal rotation and career progression. In addition, you will be responsible for facilitating global knowledge sharing, as well as securing the communication of best practices.



The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree within a relevant field, as well as 5-10 years of experience within leadership and talent management. Fluency in English is also a requirement. Experience from executive search, selection and organizational development projects is highly beneficial, as is knowledge of strategic HR developments and trends. We seek a professional with a growth-based mindset and an innovative perspective, who can create effective solutions with a fresh approach to existing challenges.


To succeed in this role, we believe you combine a structured and analytical approach with creative and conceptual abilities. You are motivated and thrive when handling multiple tasks in parallel. You have a strong interest in shaping and developing effective solutions in close collaboration with key stakeholders in a complex organizational context. Although you can work autonomously, others perceive you as a good collaborator and recognize your high work ethics and standards.


We offer

Our new Talent Manager will have a key role in developing one of the top priority areas in 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, approximately 10-30 days annually, 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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