HR Generalist – Finland

Are you a committed and self-driven professional who wants to further develop your career within HR? This will be your opportunity to unfold your individual talent and skills in an interdisciplinary and international working environment.

Who are you? 

As an ideal candidate you are accustomed to working with a wide range of HR tasks, either from agency or internal HR.

You naturally take an active role in creating a work environment that enables people to thrive. You support line managers and display strong problem solving and decision-making skills with a deep understanding of employee relationships, people management and recruitment.

You see the potential and are enthusiastic about using HR software and tools. You will have the opportunity to work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the end-to-end running and deliveries of HR processes. Finally, you have the ability to work in a matrix organization building an effective network and managing your stakeholders.

Tasks and Responsibilities  

The role as HR Generalist is a newly created role where you will support our leaders and teams in Finland. You will take responsibility for HR related inquiries or requests, support local managers and employees in people related matters, assist local recruitment processes and employee onboarding and offboarding, in Finland. You will be part of an enthusiastic team with passion for HR and people. Being a part of the Group HR function you will also contribute to the development of world class HR to the entire Mercell Group.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity to advance your career within HR and it will provide a broad and varied range of opportunities to gain experiences and knowledge.

You will work as part of the group’s international HR team and represent the Finnish operations. The role reports to the Chief HR Officer, located in Oslo, Norway.


  • Preferably 2-3 years of experience from similar roles and a genuine interest in the people and organization function
  • Higher education within HR or other relevant fields
  • Structured in your way of working
  • Experience with HR systems
  • Strong proficiency in written and spoken Finnish and English
  • Experience from recruitment is valued

What we offer? 

We offer an interesting and versatile role where you can challenge yourself and get the opportunity to develop and work together with professional teams.

Mercell continuously provides great opportunities for growth within the organization. You will have a good opportunity to shape your role and determine your priorities. We look at what you deliver, not how you work or how many hours you spend on each task.

You will be a part of a relaxed work environment and a comfortable office in Helsinki, Joensuu or Kuopio, with flexible working hours and the possibility of remote working.

The Mercell core values – Growth, Curiosity, Courage and Trust – serve as a foundation for the decisions we make, how we drive our business and how we interact with our colleagues, customers and others. But they also serve as the basis for the opportunities that Mercell provides for its employees to develop and thrive in their field of work.

We also offer competitive benefits and incentive system, and an employer that takes care of your well-being with extensive occupational health care, employee bikes and access to the gym.

Mercell is in a very exciting period and you will play an important role to enable our future development. If you are interested in building a career with a fast-growing and well-funded software company with ambitious plans, then you might be the person we are looking for!

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Deadline 03.10.2021. However, do not wait to submit your application – we will read applications and talk to potential candidates as we receive them.

Questions for this position? Contact CHRO, Guro Becker at or Talent Sourcer, Frida Mathea Kocian at or +47 90 48 90 04

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