Sophie Nicolajsen

HR Business Partner #womeninshipping at NORDEN

Sophie Nicolajsen has a diverse work experience spanning several companies and roles. Sophie started their career as a Volunteer at Aarhus University, where they participated in the Buddy Program for international students. Sophie then worked as a Volunteer at EDU Danmark, representing La Trobe University at EDU fairs in Denmark.

Sophie also had various HR-related positions throughout their career. Sophie worked at Vestas Americas as an HR Intern and later as a Student Assistant in Business Solution Education. Sophie also had an HR Summer Internship at Vestas Americas, where they focused on Business Operations and HR. Sophie then joined KONE as an HR Trainee in their International Trainee Programme based in Chertsey, UK.

Subsequently, Sophie worked as an HR Supporter and a Master Thesis Student at Apro Wind A/S, where they focused on improving employee retention in the wind industry. Sophie then moved on to Terma A/S as an Associate HR Business Partner, responsible for employer branding, social media recruitment, and optimization of recruitment strategies.

After this, Sophie joined McKinsey & Company as a Staffing and HR Advisor, where they played a key role in staffing consultants for local and international projects. Sophie also provided strategic HR advice to senior management and played a role in employee development.

Most recently, Sophie has been working at Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S as an HR Business Partner and WIS-Denmark Ambassador for women in shipping. Their responsibilities include recruitment, leadership coaching, employer branding, and project management for HR-related projects.

Overall, Sophie Nicolajsen's work experience showcases their expertise in HR, project management, and employee development.

Sophie Nicolajsen holds a Master's Degree in Corporate Communication and HR, which they obtained from Aarhus BSS - Aarhus University between 2011 and 2014. Prior to that, they earned a Bachelor Degree in English and Communications from the same institution, where they studied from 2008 to 2011. In addition, Sophie spent a semester at La Trobe University in Australia in 2010, as part of their Bachelor Degree program in English and Communications.



  • HR Business Partner #womeninshipping

    May, 2019 - present