Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Senior Human Resources Manager (f/m/d)


Dortmund, DE

Country/Region:  DE

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you have a strategic, analytical thinking and want to design the development of a global acting automotive company? Making decisions and taking responsibility? Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.
We are currently looking for a Senior Human Resources Manager / Business Partner (f/m/d) acting as Senior Manager for the locations Hallbergmoos (Munich) / Dortmund and supporting a business function globally. In a truly international environment you will coordinate, initiate, and run HR activities and contribute to the future growth of Kongsberg Automotive.

The position is placed in Dortmund.


  • Act as HR Manager for the locations Hallbergmoos (Munich) and Dortmund (approx. 60 employees)
  • Act as HR Business Partner for a business function
  • Partner with VP Human Resources and other corporate HR functions in our organization on international HR topics within the business segments and build strong business relationships
  • Manage and improve our global recruiting processes and hiring practices to support a unique candidate experience 
  • Cross-functional coordination and support of challenging HR projects
  • Facilitate and ensure the engagement of managers in key processes such as performance management, talent management, salary reviews and succession planning on a global level
  • Actively drive a continuous improvement and performance culture
  • Set up and align HR related programs, processes, trainings, and initiatives
  • Identify, retain, and develop key talents in the organization


  • Degree in a relevant HR discipline
  • Several years of professional experience in HR Management and Business Partnering covering various areas such as people management, recruiting, compensation & benefits, talent management and HR-IT in an international environment
  • Great team player with positive and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to multitasking focused on detail and positive goal-oriented personality
  • High (intercultural-) social competence and empathy
  • Strong business acumen
  • High affinity towards HR digitalization and transformation; ideally experience with SuccessFactors
  • Fluent oral and written command of German and English language

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  HR Manager
Application Id:  2367
Posting date::  Jun 10, 2022