2021 Sleep specialist Swiss Sense, a Dutch family-owned business, acquired the Danish bed chain Drømmeland to expand into Denmark. Drømmeland, founded in 1982, with a network of 25 stores in Denmark is specialized in beds and sleep-related products. The expansion into Denmark is part of Swiss Sense' international growth strategy to become a market leader in Europe offering high quality bed products at fair prices by combining a people- and data centric approach. The acquisition increases the total number of Swiss Sense stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, and Denmark to 128.
The coming year is focused on integrating Drømmeland into the Swiss Sense organization. Strengthening our culture and creating winning teams play a crucial role in this. Because in our philosophy, our employees are central. Together we make the difference for our customer. In combination with our progressive approach, this forms the basis for our success and further growth. To make our dream come true in Denmark, we are expanding our organization with the new position of an HR Manager.
In this role, you will report to the HR Director of Swiss Sense. You are part of the local management team and the international HR management team. In the areas of learning & development, rewarding, employee experience, employer branding, internal communications, you work closely with the subject specialists of Swiss Sense.
This HR role is new to the organization. It is initially a one-man position in which you will also perform operational work. In line with the development of the organization and international growth plans, you will build the HR function into a regional HR department.
We are looking for an ambitious and experienced candidate, with a high level of independence and an entrepreneurial mindset.
A stimulating working environment in a successful and fast-growing international retail company without any well-trodden paths. With your vision and realization power, you will have the unique opportunity helping to build a new organization within the Swiss Sense Family. Together with the local management, you will contribute to the growth of Drømmeland and lay the foundation for further international expansion.
A competitive package of employment conditions.
How to apply
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Application in English only.
If you have any questions, you are more than welcome to contact Lars Toft on mobile:
+45 27 22 54 20, or via e-mail: email@example.com
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Drømmeland is a Danish bed retail chain founded in 1982 and one of the largest sleep specialists in the Danish bed retail market, focusing on high-quality products offering a wide range of beds, mattresses, and bedroom accessories. The retail network covers 25 outlets across the country, a web shop and two distribution centres. The head office is in Bagsværd, near Copenhagen. By November 2021, the company employed approx. 75 people. This number is expected to grow fast due to the plans for the Danish market.
About Swiss Sense
With 128 shops and an e-commerce platform in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria and Denmark, sleep specialist Swiss Sense is a leading player in the European market for sleep products. With an extensive collection of beds, mattresses, bedding and accessories for the bedroom, the company wants everyone to get a good night's sleep. The history of the family business goes back more than one hundred years. Great-grandfather Piet Diks started the development of mattresses in 1918 in the Netherlands. In 2006, the doors of the first Swiss Sense shop in the Netherlands opened. Martin Diks (CEO), now the fourth generation of bed manufacturers, has been at the helm of the family business since 2017.
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