People & Culture Director (Maternity leave cover)

People & Culture · Stockholm, Stockholm
Department People & Culture
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

Totême is looking for a People & Culture Director to join the team in Stockholm. As People & Culture Director, your main responsibilities will be to develop, manage and execute Totême’s People strategy and handle all operational HR matters. You will play a key role in Totême’s ongoing growth journey and be part of the management team. This is a full-time, 10-month maternity cover position.


The role

  • Further develop Totême as a modern, unique, and exciting international player in the digital fashion and lifestyle market
  • Further develop Totême’s People & Culture Strategy
  • Be responsible for all HR matters ranging from recruitment, payroll and benefits, performance and development, company culture, working environment and labor law
  • Set clear objectives, deliver results and follow-up
  • Work proactively with the business and line managers to build people management capabilities and help them achieve results through their People plans
  • Establish an innovative employer brand, consistent employee induction and ongoing experience
  • Proactively coordinate efficient staff communication (formal and informal), across continents
  • Act as the talent expert across the organization, staying on top of trends within talent management and engagement, sharing best practices and key findings
  • Lead, guide and coach your direct report, the Office Manager


Your profile

  • Experience from leading and developing a strong entrepreneurial organization with a focus on expansion, preferably within a fashion and lifestyle brand
  • Exceptional communicator, both written and verbal. Skilled at developing rapport and managing conflict, resulting in productive relations with individuals and groups
  • Able to lead change and drive engagement, with a proven track record of successfully raising the People agenda as a priority
  • Proven record of positively managing international labor relations and culture, specifically during organizational change and development
  • Proactive and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve the People & Culture agenda
  • Ability to execute on multiple projects with extensive detail coordination
  • Comfortable covering a wide set of tasks, from strategic to administrative
  • Experience from working with HR systems, preferably BambooHR and Fortnox
  • Experience from working at a multinational company is crucial


About you

  • A strong leader with the ability to motivate, inspire, challenge and create commitment within the organization
  • Solution-oriented and hands-on
  • Business and results-oriented
  • Analytical and digital savvy with a data driven approach
  • Strong team player with a positive outlook
  • Growth mindset, happy to develop new skills and work in a growing, fast-paced environment
  • Innovation-led, happy to challenge and develop current processes
  • Self-motivated, responsible, confident
  • Great social skills and the ability to build and develop relationships, internally and externally
  • Understand and embrace the Totême culture and values
  • Fluent in English


The position is based at our Stockholm office.

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  • Location
    Stockholm, Stockholm
  • Department
    People & Culture
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience