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HR Manager

Abilia believes in a socially sustainable world of equality and diversity. To empower people to participate in society and use their abilities to live fulfilling lives. Abilia develop and sell assistive technology, to improve the lives of people with special needs by contributing to better general health conditions, increased participation in the labour market, better learning environment at schools and independent living at home.

Abilia has Apr. 90 employees and is present in Sweden, Norway, United Kingdom, and exports to more than 20 countries. The company is owned by MedCap, a Nordic investor that focuses on established Life Science companies with significant development potential.


HR Manager


About Abilia

Abilia aim to simplify peoples’ everyday lives regardless of their need.The founders of Abilia had their own personal experiences of people close to them who needed help. As true entrepreneurs, they saw solutions where others saw problems. Abilia is inspired by ability, or self-empowerment. The company’s soul is – to invent for life – and continuously improve how to empower and bring a spark into peoples’ lives and of course bring this spark to as many people as they possibly can!

With Passion, Innovation and Quality – the employees at Abilia are committed to improve the lives of people with special needs by contributing to better general health conditions, increased participation in the labour market, better learning environment at schools and independent living at home.

The company, which is strong, solid, and well-structured. Is now giving an opportunity to an energetic HR Manger who, together with dedicated, ambitious, highly competent colleagues, want´s to ensure a sustainable, profitable and innovation friendly growth.


About the role

As HR Manager you will take an active part in the company’s growth journey. Abilia will grow into new market segments, both nationally and internationally, which will be fulfilled through organic expansion as well as through acquisitions.

You will have the full HR mandate for Abilia and are responsible for the HR agenda. Also, you have responsibility for three areas within HR. Firstly, as Abilia grows, the HR Manager will take active part in integrating acquired entities, ensuring organizational setups and successful cultural integration. Secondly, as HR Manager you will oversee the overall culture of Abilia very close to the business. Thirdly, leadership is key to all the above and a solid leadership culture will be an important part of the HR Manager’s agenda.

As HR Manager, you will work very closely with Abilia´s CEO and CFO; together you will build efficient and profitable organizations. Also, you will support and coach business leaders and executives in various HR challenges.

Closely related to the HR agenda, you will have the responsibility to run and develop Abilia´s sustainability certification process, where you will have the Manager of Quality & Regulatory Affairs reporting to you. And naturally, once a quarter you will run Abilia´s Leadership Forum, which purpose it to ensure that Abilia as a group meet´s the targets for the year. Also, to build leadership, culture and great cooperation between Abilias departments. Additional areas of responsibility are; payroll management, sustainability, compliance and GDPR.


About you

To succeed in the role and to thrive and bloom at Abilia, you are a confident, clear, and business-driven HR Manager who easily gains the trust and inspires your colleagues to grow and succeed in their assignments.

You have a solid foundation in the core of HR involving everything from labour law and union negotiations to developing culture, leadership, and company values, preferably from an international environment.

You have been part of a management team, and you know how to own the HR agenda but also take active part in the full strategic company agenda. Experience from the HR side in mergers & acquisitions is a very strong merit, as well as if you have worked in more than one of the Nordic countries. Since the position also involves the responsibility for Abilia’s sustainability agenda, experience from working with ESG is also an advantage. Fluency in Swedish as well as English is a must.

Abilia are passionate about their users and about achieving equality, diversity, and inclusion – in society as well as in their organization. You will fit right in, as it is vital for you to work in a purpose-driven company where passionate colleagues both have a strong entrepreneurial business focus and work towards a higher purpose.


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In this recruitment, Abilia collaborates with K2 Search.

Please supply your CV via www.k2search.se or via our LinkedIn page not later than the end of March 2023. If you would like further information, please contact Inga-Lill Payne, Executive Search Consultant at (inga.lill.payne@k2search.se ) or Melisa Karisik, Executive Search Specialist at (melisa.karisik@k2search.se).

We look forward to your application as soon as possible, as the recruitment process is underway.

Applications and contacts are of course treated confidentially.