AIP Management (AIP) is looking for a talented and experienced HR professional to fill a newly established role as HR Director, Head of People & Culture.

As HR Director, Head of People & Culture at AIP, you will be joining and heading the People & Culture team consisting of 2 full-time and 3 part-time professionals (1 People Manager, 1 Analyst, and 3 Junior Analysts).

As the new HR Director, Head of People & Culture, you will be working closely with senior management in further developing the core HR function of AIP. Together with your team, you will be setting and steering the development and seamless implementation of a best-in-class HR strategy designed to contribute to the achievement of AIP’s strategic goals. On a day-to-day basis, you will work across the AIP organisation and be involved in all workstreams related to HR.

AIP is looking for a person with a documented track record of leading an HR function and profound knowledge of and practical experience with a broad range of HR related matters, including implementation of HR strategies across an organisation, driving talent attraction and employee development and retention activities, and advising on and handling a variety of employment law matters.

The role is offering a unique opportunity to work on both operational, strategic and legal matters within the entire HR sphere in an international, growing, and successful organisation within the renewable energy sector.

The position will be based in AIP’s newly renovated offices in central Copenhagen.


As HR Director, Head of People & Culture, you will assume a pivotal leadership position and be entrusted with the overall responsibility for all aspects pertaining to the HR function within AIP.

Your specific areas of responsibility include:

  • Leading, coaching, and developing the People & Culture team.

  • Collaborating closely with senior management in creating an HR strategy aligned with the overall AIP strategy and the AIP Purpose & Virtues (see about this at

  • Acting as a strategic partner to various stakeholders within AIP, including consulting, providing strategic advice, and coaching the AIP leadership team on people-related matters.

Together with your team:

  • Develop the HR function and ensure that adequate principles, policies, and processes are in place for handling day-to-day employment related matters, whether these relate to employment terms, onboarding, leaves, dismissals or specific regulatory requirements (e.g. FAIF regulations) related to employment and remuneration.

  • Ensure the continuous development and retention of AIP professionals and take lead on key talent processes, including through performance measurements, reward programs, career models, attraction programs, development plans etc.

  • Facilitate recruitment and onboarding activities, including ensuring access to talent insights and recommendations, and creating best-in-class training programs for employees.

  • Design and maintain the right structures and practices for handling international / cross border employment relations.

  • Respond to on ad-hoc queries on various employment law related matters, including advising on questions that arise in relation to international office activities, employment contracts (implementing changes, assisting on interpretation etc.), dismissals, changes to legislations etc.    

  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation and ensure that adequate employment / partnership / secondment agreements are in place, including proactively identifying and mitigating potential HR-related risks.

  • Generally, support and lead initiatives designated to ensure a continued positive culture and attractive workplace in which everyone feels welcomed and part of the team.


Reporting to: Partner, COO Ulrik P. Bornø

Title: HR Director, Head of People & Culture

Business unit: People & Culture

Location: Klareboderne, central Copenhagen (HQ)

Expected travel: Occasionally to AIP’s other offices in London, Madrid, and New York


The ideal candidate is a seasoned HR professional, preferably with a legal background, who meets the following criteria:

Education: A relevant master’s degree (e.g. Master of Laws or MSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law or another relevant field). An additional degree or certifications within relevant HR fields would be an advantage.

Work experience: A minimum of twelve years of relevant experience including from an HR function in an investment fund manager, a PE fund, a consultancy or another private corporation.

Leadership experience: Engaged people manager with proven practical experience from a leadership position in an HR function – and with a genuine interest in leading, developing and enhancing employees.

HR specialisation: Substantial experience within HR and generally a broad exposure across areas of the HR agenda, including a solid knowledge and understanding of employment-related laws, employee relations and risk management.

International outlook: International outlook and experience from working in an international environment.

Language skills: Fluent in both verbal and written Danish and English.

Business acumen: A strong business acumen facilitating the ability to make balanced choices and prioritisations and to proactively navigate and align HR strategies with broader business objectives.

Pro-active: Pro-active with a natural inclination to take initiative, ownership and drive a process in a dynamic investment environment.

People & stakeholder management: Accomplished relationship-builder with strong interpersonal skills, able to deliver through influence and building trusted relationships with stakeholders and colleagues throughout an organisation. Experience with working with all levels of an organisation, including top management / partners, and good at anticipating emerging or potential conflicts as well as taking steps to pre-empt conflicts.

Integrity: High level of ethics and (personal and professional) integrity, accustomed to applying a high standard of quality to own and others’ work and representing a consistent role model and champion of the AIP values and culture.


AIP is a Nordic based investment fund manager dedicated to investing into renewable energy and infrastructure assets in Europe and North America.

Originally established as PKA AIP in 2012, AIP has grown into an independent investment manager dedicated to advising institutional investors on direct investments. The investor base includes the Danish pension funds PKA, PenSam, Akademiker Pension and Lærernes Pension, the Norwegian financial group Storebrand and a group of Swiss institutional investors. In total, AIP currently service more than 20 underlying limited partners (LPs).

AIP has over the years carefully and gradually built a strong team of industry experts and top tier advisory professionals with complementary experience from principal investments, M&A, asset management, legal, consulting, and infrastructure corporations, enabling AIP to execute on their strategy.

AIP currently employs more than 90 skilled professionals located in offices in the Copenhagen headquarter, Madrid, London, and New York.

A career with AIP is an opportunity to join a community of dedicated and talented professionals in a work environment which is driven by true purpose. AIP offers a competitive compensation package and good working conditions in a modern and dynamic workplace.

You can read more about AIP at


If you recognise the profile we are looking for and find this opportunity attractive, please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation or call Christina Balling Schmidt on tel: +45 30103918, or Mikkel Falkenberg on tel: +4529993065, from RESOLVA, to hear more about the position.



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