People Partner & Office Manager Nordics

At Ankorstore, we believe that local independent retailers have a great impact on the soul of our cities and villages, and we believe that they will flourish even more if they are provided with great tools and exceptional shopping conditions. With this in mind, we are building the largest marketplace that connects authentic European brands with thousands of independent retailers. We are extremely proud to be able to support these amazing entrepreneurs every day. Ankorstore was founded in 2019 and has recently closed a $100 million Series B funding. We already have over 350 employees and want to continue to scale strongly. We are convinced that proximity is key to bring the most of our value to our business partners and this is why we want to build a team of talent in Sweden. Read more at

Ankorstore was founded in 2019 and has recently closed a $100 million Series B funding. We already have over 250 employees and want to continue to scale strongly, which is why we are building our People Team (remote / ideally in Stockholm).

What can you expect:

We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for a strong People Partner & Office Manager to help us build and shape the Ankorstore Nordics team from the beginning and take responsibility in the following areas:

People Partnering

  • You are the contact person for all People related topics.
  • Partnering with the business leaders and building strong proximity with the employees, you will support the hyper growth of the business and ensure the best employee experience, satisfaction and engagement for our Nordics teams.
  • Collaborating with the global people community members of Ankorstore, you will ensure our global process and policies are deployed locally while making sure they remain adapted to the local context.
  • You collaborate closely with the Talent Acquisition team to find the best solutions to attract, recruit, develop and retain talents.
  • People Development & Experience
  • In collaboration with the global People Development team, you design and implement evaluation, mentoring and development paths all along the journey of the employee, to empower each individual, give them the possibility to use and develop their potential and to prepare the organization of tomorrow.
  • You ensure a best-in-class onboarding experience, ensuring proximity, allowing new joiners to connect with the rest of the community and putting in place all processes and training sessions to allow them to perform at their best level.
  • You are responsible for the experience of the teams at work, whether in the office or at home, ensuring a high level of experience, and proactively taking innovative initiatives to make Ankorstore work experience the best on the market.
  • You measure and follow the satisfaction and engagement of the teams, putting into place actions to increase even more their happiness at work and make them the best ambassadors of Ankorstore.

People Operations

  • You are the People Operations Expert for your market, overseeing the overall People Operations activity: HR Admin, Payroll, system management and day to day employee support,
  • You contribute to the development of the local People Operations expertise for your market in collaboration with internal experts and external providers, proactively putting in place or optimizing processes and tools.
  • You are the point of contact for all employees for all matters related to your department and the day-to-day life of the teams.
  • You ensure the local legal compliance of all our people practices in coordination with our external advisors.
  • Support the improvement, optimization, and digitalization of our processes.

Office Management

  • You are responsible for the day-to-day office management duties
  • Ensure the well-being of our teams in our offices and remotely and be the main point of contact for employees and managers.
  • Constantly innovate, develop, and take initiatives to continuously improve the employee experience in our offices and remotely and make life in the company a unique experience.
  • Accompany the People teams in the preparation and follow-up of the onboarding and offboarding of employees, and in their daily life in the company (welcome kits, goodies, innovative experiences, etc…)
  • Welcoming our new joiners every week.
  • Coordinate with the internal team to ensure proper access to the right tools and equipment, especially IT.
  • Animate the team and organize events (afterworks, team building, etc…) 
  • Optimize the use of our tools Spendesk, Qonto, Swile, Supertripper and others for more automation and efficiency.
  • Provide administrative support by managing the general services, mail, and purchases of your perimeter.
  • Manage and pay supplier invoices in conjunction with the accounting team and service providers.

What do you bring to the table?

  • Several years of experience in People Operations, People Partnering and Office Management, ideally in a highly scaling company.
  • You are passionate about People development and have already set up professional People structures and practices.
  • You are excited by fast paced environments, but always think about what you are building long-term.
  • You care about people enjoying the work they do.
  • You are known for your positive attitude.
  • You take on a collaborative, practical, and human-centric approach.
  • You think that simple is better than smart, and ’done’ is better than ’perfect’.
  • You have the ability to encompass empathy and strong interpersonal skills. You are compassionate and self-aware.
  • You are a culture influencer – being a good storyteller, with the ability to reinforce and stitch together the culture and shared values across the candidate and employee lifecycle.

What do we offer?

  • Strong values and a real purpose-driven company, in a global international and connected People team.
  • A highly dynamic environment in a fast-scaling company at a stage where you will be able to shape things autonomously and participate to the future of the organization.
  • A real playground for development with exciting career opportunities, locally or internationally, with strong People mentors.
  • Competitive compensation
  • And many other benefits, including the ones you will put in place for the team 🙂