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Head of Global People Services for HQ and DK


Imagine a future where you lead the Global People Services teams for Ørsted headquarters and Denmark which is essential for our companies’ growth.

Join us in this role as Senior Manager where you’ll lead three operations teams in Denmark in charge of the hire-to-retire process for our growing workforce. The team supports all day-to-day operations across the entire hire-to-retire value chain, covering Talent Acquisition Operations, Onboarding, HR Operations, Payroll Operations, and master data governance.

Welcome to Global People Services

You’ll be part of Global People Services (GPS) in Denmark where you, together with your colleagues, will build and operate within a framework for current and future GPS activities in Denmark. You'll be responsible for handling tasks from the wider business and ensuring that your teams are empowered to facilitate delivery and success. To support you, you’ll have Associate Leads for each team, to ensure we have a close connection between the team deliverables and our strategic goals. As a team, we collaborate across our organisation, embraces learning opportunities, shares talent, and supports development. We believe in culture add instead of culture fit and we provide meaning to measures. We work globally with a collaborative approach and driven mindset.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • leading and managing your department and working closely with global peer managers and other teams to successfully implement HR administrative processes
  • being an active part of the GPS management team, managing the global GPS organisation and supporting functions within maturation, quality, and compliance
  • overseeing recruitment and resource allocations within your teams
  • participating and delivering on relevant GPS projects, to ensure the efficient processes and future proof solutions
  • ensuring our local data capture follows GDPR and that we endorse local labour legislation.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have strong leadership skills
  • have extensive experience working with the hire to retire value chain, preferably from a similar role
  • have a global mindset with cultural sensitivity and understanding
  • have experience with people master data quality and compliance for sensitive personnel data.

Join a global leader in renewable energy

Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than 4 June 2023.

We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Maria Holm Moerch, Senior Director, Global People Services, on (Denmark +45) 9955 5150, if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

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549 of Ørsted's employees have rated Ørsted on Jobindex

“Ørsted will be the place for you, as it is for me, if you are ambitious and want to make a difference”

- Camilla, Head of Management System & Business Improvement

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Working at Ørsted

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A job at Ørsted puts you at the forefront of the global green energy transition. Help us create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

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At Ørsted, we want you to thrive, perform and develop. You’ll unfold your potential – through training, feedback, collaboration, and challenging assignments.

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Ørsted is a great workplace for innovators. In 2020, we ranked as the 19th best company in the world for innovators to flourish by the world leading magazine FastCompany.

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Talent is diverse by nature. You’ll experience an inclusive culture that embraces diversity of thought to solve challenges.

Hiring process

We’re always looking for bright minds to help us lead the energy industry and shape a brighter future. Explore the stages of the hiring process, learn what to expect and get some tips from our recruiters.

  • Research

  • Find your fit

  • Craft your application

  • Apply

  • Application review process

  • Interview and tests

  • Welcome to Ørsted

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Find your area of work

It takes a wide range of skills and competences from almost every discipline to run a global renewable energy company like Ørsted. Whatever your background and qualifications, you can find a job at Ørsted that fits you – one where you can develop personally and professionally, while helping us work towards our vision of a world that runs entirely on green energy.

Roles at Ørsted are grouped into 12 broad areas of work. Explore these areas to find out more about the kinds of roles they might include.

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Unleash your talent

We strive to bring out the best in all our people by enabling them to develop their potential. We invest significantly in continuous development for everyone because our people are at the heart of our future growth.

At Ørsted, every day brings new opportunities. You’ll work with your manager to learn what it takes to succeed at Ørsted and what resources are at your disposal – so together we’ll create the best career path for you.

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An inclusive team

Talent is diverse by nature. We want to build diverse and inclusive teams, because we truly believe that different perspectives will strengthen our ability to be innovative and deliver on our mission. We take pride in recruiting the best person for the job, whatever their demographic, background or beliefs.

Flexible working conditions

We support our colleagues with flexible working arrangements wherever possible. This may include the flexibility to work from home, leave early or come in late if it's agreed with your manager and allows you to perform your role. If you require formalised flexibility in your working life, such as part-time hours, feel free to discuss this with us during the hiring process.

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Let’s create a world that runs entirely on green energy

At Ørsted, we’re not only transforming the way the world is powered
– we’re leading the global green energy transition.


6,400 employees worldwide


Headquartered in Denmark and located in 13 countries


Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy