Veryday

About Veryday

Veryday is one of the top-ranking design consultancies in the world. Our mission is to challenge organizations all over the world to rethink what they offer and how they deliver it. O company has an impressive track record for design that has helped build remarkably successful businesses for its clients, including LG, Microsoft, GE Healthcare, 3M, Spotify, BabyBjörn and IKEA. Veryday was founded in 1969 and has a strong commitment to people-driven innovation as a means to enhance quality of life. In 2014 Veryday’s 45-year success story was honored with the highest distinction in the design world the “Red Dot: Design Team of the Year”. Based on deep people insights, the design specialists are creating innovative solutions through products and services in the physical and digital worlds. Veryday has offices in Stockholm and New York and is represented in Singapore, Dubai, and London.

We are now looking to expand our family with a Staffing & Professional Development Coordinator who will be responsible for administrating the staffing and professional development process, and coordinate project assignments for our designers.

 

What you will do

As our Staffing & Professional Development Coordinator you will coordinate the full range of daily staffing activities for our designers, and be the primary contact for staffing related questions in close collaboration with the Veryday leadership, designers, and HR Manager. In some cases you will coordinate staffing globally for our designers. Your main focus is staffing, but you will also support other professional development and people related tasks.  

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for administering the staffing process and maintaining an accurate overview of staffing opportunities availabilities
  • Be aware of the project requirements and preferences, as well as individual designer’s semi annual review recommendations, preferences and restrictions.
  • Develop a relationship with each consultant and gain an understanding of the individual’s aspirations, experience, strengths, development needs, and relevant personal circumstances
  • Build a strong, trust-based relationship with all leaders. Make sure leaders share key information relevant to staffing decisions: inquiry status, skills needed, team structure, fees, office priorities, client requests, etc.
  • Follow the semi annual review process and outcome
  • Be able to present an accurate picture of office demand and supply within the team. Gradually develop a holistic view on client priorities and designer developments and to make appropriate recommendations on staffing decisions.

Who you are

  • Passion for people and professional development
  • Experiece from similar or related roles (staffing/coordinating/project planning)
  • A non-hierarchical approach; the flexibility and ability to build consensus, and also be able to stand firm on decisions when needed
  • Strong drive to manage processes efficiently
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills; strong influencing capabilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and conflicting circumstances when needed
  • Strong integrity, maturity and fairness in dealing with people and confidential information.
  • Good project management skills to lead and structure thinking and work, ability to multitask, and track record of strong demonstrated leadership
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ideally human resource or consulting background; knowledge of McKinsey or other design firms is a strong plus.

 

Why Veryday

Working at Veryday makes you part of a world class top-ranking design consultancy! You will get the chance to do impactful work, and build your career with inspiring colleagues from all around the world in a highly creative and stimulating work environment.

We place pride in our work culture and actively look for people that share our values, but also hold a mindset that could complement us in interesting ways. We encourage you to develop new skills and always invite you to participate in developing activities which contribute to the growth of the company.

Our work can get intense and demanding – yet it is extremely rewarding.

To feed our curiosity and development we do learning and training activities throughout the year, and we also have one big annual get-together to meet with our global Veryday colleagues.

We are located in an old missionairy church in Bromma, Stockholm. Here we have 4 floors with project rooms, open office space (“the church hall”), a fully equipped workshop, a kitchen and dining room (or outdoors) where we have lunch together every day. We offer great benefits, and to keep your energy up you can take a walk in our green (well, at least during summer time) surroundings or join the outdoor workout team that do lunch-training twice a week the year around.

This position is located in Bromma, Stockholm, yet our reach is truly global.

 

How to apply

All application shall be sent in through our webpage veryday.com/join-us/.

Application deadline is 2017-08-15. We will begin reviewing applications after application deadline.

We look forward to your application. Provide examples of achievements showing your role in projects and how you manage to bring value to the process and/or final results.

Please note that your applications must include (link to) CV.

Type of employment Probationary period
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2017-09-15
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Bromma
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/3
Contact
  • Katarina Starendal, 0737136377
Published 13.Jul.2017
Last application date 23.Aug.2017 11:59 PM CET

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