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From critically acclaimed The Longest Journey to the very first sci-fi MMO Anarchy Online, to the brutal trials of Conan Exiles, our 28-year history has set our players uniquely up for a journey to the harsh world of Dune, where the continual battle for survival and spice will bring a challenge that is Legendary.

The Funcom team consists of over 250 people located in 5 studios - Norway, the US, Portugal, Sweden, a newly opened Romania studio - plus an additional UI/UX hub in the UK. As part of Funcom’s ongoing growth, and completing a successful turnaround, Funcom is now backed by Tencent, the largest online gaming company in the world! 

Now, our Studio in Stockholm, Sweden needs an HR Business Partner to implement all the local HR processes with the first focus on recruitment and hiring.  

Your Mission in Funcom

As the HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for implementing all HR processes for our Outsiders Studio with the first focus on recruitment and hiring. The person should ensure that the recruitment targets and strategy are well implemented, managing end to end the recruitment process.  

Part of the mission is to make sure all the other HR processes (onboarding, training, and developing, operational HR) are put in place and functional. The HRBP acts as an advisor for all the managers and teams in the studio on any HR process.    

You will use your emotional intellect to source people that value feedback, kindness and peer growth. As well as have an understanding of human-synergy and the importance of recruiting with a mission of nurturing safe company culture. 

How you can have an impact in your position:


  • Manages all the HR programs (University Relationships; Training, Development and Motivation) in the studio, having in mind the global guidelines but also the local needs  
  • You will communicate and listen with great empathy and is solution based in favour of the teams. 
  • Makes sure that all HR processes and employee benefits are well known by the employees  
  • Comes with initiatives and local proposals for any HR topic/process   
  • Works with the other HRBPs from the other studios in HR processes alignment  
  • Supports the organization of any local event 
  • Keeps track of turnover and works with the local management, CHRO and Head of Studio to find solutions  
  • Organizes exit interviews and centralize/document information according to the global process  


  • Based on Studio staffing plans, builds recruitment approach and strategy, identifying the best recruitment channels (recruitment sites, direct search, social media, etc.)  
  • Organizes discussions with all the stakeholders to understand well the requirements for the jobs opened.   
  • Advertises in the best/appropriate format using also his/her strong networking skills   
  • Sources& screens the candidates   
  • Drives the selection process (interviews, educational or professional experience, references, technical testing), involving appropriately all the stakeholders and following the global recruitment process.   
  • Works with the Head of Studio and Chief HR Officer to build the offers and close the positions.  

Participates in external events as an employer (job fairs, other industry events, etc.) - working closely with HR Communication & Events Specialist.  

We are looking for someone that has:  
  • At least 2 years experience in Technical Recruitment and 1 year as HR BP  
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, & PowerPoint  
  • Fluent English  
  • Ability to work with different personalities and adapt   
  • Outstanding listening and communications skills, both written and oral  
  • Ability to think and communicate clearly, formulate a clear point of view on (sometimes) complicated issues  
  • Coaching and counselling skills  
  • Planning and organizing skills  
In addition, the perfect candidate has:
  • Great understanding of gaming industry and the challenges that are connected to it. 
  •  Previous relevant experience working in multicultural, international environment  
  • Master’s degree in HR 
  • Advocate and be always in the service of the team. 
  • Someone who communicates and listens with great empathy and is solution based in favour of the teams. 
  • Uses their emotional intellect to source people that values feedback, kindness and peer growth. 
  • Understanding of human-synergy and the importance of recruiting with a mission of nurturing safe company culture. 


We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and recommend candidates to apply as soon as possible! 

Please apply in English.


Why Funcom?


We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. For you, that means a flat structure in which you can thrive, be yourself, and leave a mark in the studio and become an ambassador for our company values. We focus on Agile/Scrum methodology, and heavily value the importance of work-life balance in employee culture. Funcom values close-knit, collaborative individuals who crave creative ownership, a drive for constructive input, and a never-ending pursuit of evolution and quality.

Outsiders studio is a professional working environment with international work cultureand close to 30 peopleLocated in Södermalm, in the heart of the game dev scene in Stockholm surrounded by a cozy area with lots of sights, restaurants, and cafés.  

Working at The Outsiders studio offers a flexible working schedule, pension plan, healthcare package, social Fridays, and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family of kind, skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games!  

We have a diverse, dynamic, inclusive, challenging and engaging culture, with a basis of continued training and career development opportunities, and wencourage candidates from all walks of life to apply. Come join us in a friendly environment of enthusiastic professionals willing to go the extra mile to deliver world-class games.  

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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The Outsiders - Funcom studio (Stockholm, Sweden)

Fatbursgatan 1
118 28 Stockholm Directions View page

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