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Co-worker Relations Specialist

Malmö, Skåne County People & HR Full Time

Job description


For this role we need someone who is passionate about people. Someone who enjoy working in a vibrant and changing environment, appreciate working tactical as well as operational and have the ability to do so. Someone who’s is good at creating trustful relationships, a self-starter, someone who’s responsible and can work both independently as well as part of a close knit team. Since this is a role with local scope, we’re looking for someone with knowledge of the Swedish labour law market. Someone with experience in practising and interpreting labour law and collective agreements and someone with knowledge of the rights and obligations of co-workers and employers (in Sweden) and how to mediate the relationship between co-workers, employing entities and trade unions. We need someone with the ability to support and advise managers and HR Business partners in questions related labor law, work environment and rehabilitation. Someone with experience of systematic work environment management (SAM) is preferred. We are also looking for someone with the experience of how to create, implement and follow up on rules and practices that ensure accountability, compliance, fairness and transparency. Someone with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working with Co-worker Relations or related fields, as well as experience from working with Health and well-being.


As co-worker relation specialist you’ll work with contributing to the overall co-worker relations and health and well-being strategy, upholding our global Co-worker relations and health and well-being principles and code of conduct. You’ll create the conditions for an engaging and healthy work environment where co-workers develop and perform. This means, among others to: • Ensure the relevant global people policies and standards are fully supported and implemented among managers and HRBPs • Establish and foster an ongoing open dialogue with co-workers, their associations and other organizations, contributing to successful negotiations with worker’s council/labor union. • Contribute with expertise to leadership development in relation to co-worker relations, behaviors and trust throughout the organization • Protect IKEA as an employer from potential threats by implementing and following a common way of managing labor law issues. • Identify, evaluate and monitor actual and potential labor- and work environment issues evolving internally or externally that could create significant risks for IKEA. • Implement and follow up on the IKEA Employment standards and compliance in all units • Follow up on the on health & well-being framework for different companies within IKEA.


If you have any questions about the position, please contact recruiting manager Therese Möller at For questions regarding the recruitment process, contact recruiter Rosanna Segerstedt Pillay at