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HR Director (Parental Leave Cover)

As the HR Director for Star Stable, you will work closely with the business and the CEO to ensure that the HR strategies align with the business objectives. You will be responsible for both setting HR programs and strategies and be an active partner to Star Stable’s managers and advise them in all people issues. You will be responsible for the HR budget and have a team of three direct reports. 

This is a parental cover thats starts September 2019 until October 2020.

The HR Director supports the people management functions that underpin the business culture.  You’ll be able to make an impact by focusing on building the organization and developing the leadership. The broad areas include: employer branding, organizational development, recruitment, employee matters, compensation and benefits, reward, professional growth, communications and performance development.

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Establish a trusted partnership with a diverse set of business leaders
  • Create people plans with your designated people managers to ensure a proactive approach to our talent
  • Coach and develop your team
  • Support organisational development, re-design, change & engagement
  • Drive leadership and team development and foster a culture of learning
  • Implementation of new HR programs and processes
  • Ensuring compliance with local laws and requirements
  • Work with the recruitment process and ensure managers have the tools to select the best people
  • Drive improvements when it comes to performance development
  • Analyze and follow-up on the KPIs set by the organization


  •  University degree within HR or similar
  • About 5-10 years of broad HR experience. A combination of working in a larger company and being part of a scaling start-up preferred
  • Driving organization design and development in a company going through transformation
  • Experiencing implementing large scale change management projects throughout the organization
  • Our company language is English. You must be comfortable communicating at all levels and all formats in English
  • Experience from a growing company with global presence is highly preferred
  • Experience working with agile methodologies in organisation design  


Personal Attributes:

  • Self-driven
  • Strategic vision – long-term mindset in building a sustainable and successful organisation
  • Teamwork and cooperation – enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Business acumen and a commercial mindset
  • Organised and structured ways of working

About Star Stable:

Star Stable Entertainment AB was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2011. Based on an existing and popular story, the company set out to create the best and most engaging horse adventure games ever made. Star Stable was released to the general public in late 2012, thanks to the hard work of a dedicated team of developers and designers. Today, the company employs a great team, with over 120 people (and constantly growing).


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Vasagatan 16
111 20 Stockholm Directions

Where work meets play


Here are just a few of the many benefits you'll enjoy at Star Stable:


Flexible working: 
Everyone has their life outside of the office. Whether you have kids, a cat, or maybe a horse?  Whatever it is that you tend to outside of the office, we offer flexible working options so you can make it all work! 

Positive work environment:
We love to laugh, high five our successes, and help each other out.  We promise you a fun and positive working environment where you can be yourself and fit right in.

Off-site events:
As much as we accomplish in the office, we know the importance of getting outside, too! That's why we frequently plan team outings to get out and explore the best that Stockholm has to offer us.

Health allowance:
Run for the hills! Heck, we'll even give you 5,000 SEK a year to get there.

Snacks on snacks on snacks. When hunger strikes, we've got you covered.

Fun, interactive workplace:
We have an entire section of the office dedicated to every gaming console imaginable, and it's all for you to enjoy!

Breakfast and fika:
It's a little easier to hop out of bed on Monday mornings when you know there's a nice breakfast waiting for you. To top that; we make Fridays so much sweeter just by adding some cake. These are regular occurrences here and ones that you're surely to love as much as we do!

Life comes at you quick, luckily we have a generous insurance package and pension so you can sleep at night knowing we've got your back.

Sweden is home to the second-highest concentration of video game studios per capita in the world, and we're at the center of it all!

Relocation assistance:
Relocation support-for our international hires, we team up with a great group of relocation specialists who can help bring you and your family to Sweden stress-free. 




Why join us?

Our mission is simple: to empower and inspire, and we believe the best place to start is with a talented, diverse team. Star Stable currently employs 120+ people from all over the world and we're always looking for the best and brightest to join our team as we continue to grow.  

We believe in a fun and balanced workplace, and that's why we offer special perks like flexible working hours, fun team events, and an office gaming area. 


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