HR Assistant

People Operations · Oslo, Oslo
Department People Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Location: Oslo (NO) or Hamburg (DE)

About Xeneta

At Xeneta, we are a group of diverse individuals working together to transform the global shipping and supply chain industry. We have a positive and supportive culture built by people from more than 25 different nationalities. We stick together, we respect each other; we are one. We love to learn and get better every single day, and have fun doing so. Xeneta is headquartered in Oslo, and we have been continuing our growth with offices in Germany and the US.

Through our SaaS platform, we focus on bringing transparency to the container shipping and airfreight market and strive towards becoming the global reference point for ocean and air freight pricing. We have amazing customers including big brands like Unilever, Electrolux, Continental, Puma, Nestlé, and ThyssenKrupp.

We are proud of our achievements and were named one of the hottest tech scale-ups in Norway by TheNextWeb in 2019, Gartner Cool Vendor' in 2018 and Norway's 'Startup of the Year' in 2016. 

What you will be doing

Customer centricity is a core principle in Xeneta. For the operations team and human resources in particular our colleagues are our customers. As a member of the operations team, you will support your colleagues to stay happy and motivated to succeed, making sure human resources is the excellent support function it should be.


  • Help establish routines and processes around hiring, onboarding and other HR related areas.
  • Create documentation with self-service guidelines for efficient HR support.
  • Help shape our global HR policies.
  • Research on local HR and immigration practices.
  • Assist in maintaining a healthy company culture across multiple countries.
  • Help the operations team build a world-class HR function for our global organization.

Required skills

  • Bachelors’ degree in human resources, business administration, psychology, or another relevant field.
  • Fluent in English, oral and written.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving mind set.
  • You thrive in an international, fast working environment and like making people’s life easier.
  • Ability to quickly familiarize yourself with new topics. You like digging into new things and are able to deal with multiple issues at the same time.
  • Critical mindset and willingness to question the status quo to drive continuous improvement.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to be part of building a global company that is transforming the shipping and logistics industries.
  • A great work environment with highly motivated people.
  • Our values: We are one. Variety and fairness. Transparency builds trust. Modernization through data.

Xeneta is an equal opportunity employer.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Apply and we will be in touch!

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  • Location
    Oslo, Oslo
  • Department
    People Operations
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience