HR Business Partner


  • Full Time

We are looking for an experienced HR professional. Someone with a passion for people, sustainability and wants to work in a modern EV company in a scale-up phase.

We are a global team of HR professionals who believe in working together both within our local teams and our global teams to achieve common goals. We take pride in what we do and will settle for nothing less than delivering an excellent service to our employees and stakeholders.

Our people are at the very heart of who we are and what we do.

In order to succeed at Polestar, you need to have an open mind to endless possibilities and a can do attitude

We are going through a phase of exponential growth and are now looking for a committed and collaborative HR professional who will play an important part of driving this company to success.

What you’ll do

As an experienced HR Business Partner at Polestar, you’ll work closely with business leaders and line managers to build their people capability, plan, manage talent and develop approaches that achieve shared organisational objectives. You will be the point of people expertise for dedicated business areas and work closely and collaboratively with the department managers with the goal to be a great place to work, where our people thrive and want to grow with us.

Examples of responsibilities and tasks included will be:

  • Provide guidance on people practices such as building successful teams, development, reorganisations and succession planning
  • Responsible for Talent Reviews, Merit Reviews and more
  • Bringing people expertise and developing solutions to help the business area deliver its strategy
  • Influencing and building relationships with people around the business
  • Acting as a local point of people expertise for specialist teams that are implementing new people approaches
  • L&D
  • Questioning and challenging others to get to the root of people and business issues
  • Coaching and providing feedback to key stakeholders to help improve business efficiency.

Who are you

It goes without saying that we are looking for someone with excellent people and communication skills. A networker who can build long term professional relationships with trust, commitment and a high level of service. Someone who can easily get a good understanding of the organisation, its strategy and customers, as well as of the people challenges faced by the organisation. You are flexible and able to embrace changes and have the ability to work proactively in an ever changing environment.

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • A University degree within HR or relevant field (or equivalent working experience)
  • CIPD Level 5 is desirable
  • Demonstrable, relevant work-experience within HR, and experience with HR metrics
  • Thorough knowledge of UK labour law and best practices
  • Experience with Payroll solutions & processes.
  • Full understanding of all HR functions

To thrive in and succeed in our work environment you need to be a self-starter able to manage and prioritise your own workload.

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each and every one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2030 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating, and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way…