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People & culture


Making people and our local community thrive

At HAV Group, it's not just about the work; it's about the people. We invite you to discover our work culture and meet some of our skilled employees who inspire us every day.  Being part of a bigger purpose and working towards a sustainable future at sea gives us all a profound sense of value and motivation.

We are dedicated to fostering both professional and personal development. Our culture is built through our actions, cooperation, and leadership. Here, every individual is seen, heard, included, and has the opportunity to influence decisions. We believe that our collective success is driven by the growth and development of each team member.


Making people and our local communities thrive by creating a safe, attractive and empowering workplace for all and supporting our local communities.

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We are dedicated to fostering the growth and development of our employees and students through different training programs. At HAV Group, we value learning and are committed to the continuous growth of our community.

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Our mission is to create value through collaboration and to develop people who share our vision.


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We care

We collaborate

We are dedicated

We are trustworthy

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Hanne ReiteSVP Operations, HAV Hydrogen

"What brings joy to my workday is the spirit of teamwork. There's no greater satisfaction than striving together as a cohesive unit and achieving our goals. At HAV Group and HAV Hydrogen, we're not just individuals; we're a powerhouse team, seizing great opportunities and triumphing together."

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Oddvar Johan RosethProject Manager, Norwegian Greentech

"They have shown me trust, and I have had the opportunity to develop in an environment with a steep learning curve, paralleled by the company's substantial growth."


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Ole Georg RørhusVP Technology, HAV Group

"One of the things I really like about working at HAV Group is that it’s a local company with lots of opportunities. I have been able to develop both personally and professionally. The social initiatives, whether it’s a wine raffle or someone making waffles, make me particularly happy at work."

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Marianne RemøySenior Designer Accommodation, HAV Design

"It’s a sure sign that you’re happy at work when you stay in a job as long as I have. What I appreciate most is that I constantly get to learn new things and get new challenges."

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Cecilie NagelgaardHR & HSEQ Manager, NES

"It is easy to identify with HAV Group's core values, especially 'we care.' I strive to embody this principle in my role in Human Resources at NES."

Sustainability in HAV


We are committed to creating a safe, attractive, and empowering workplace for all. We support our local communities and ensure a happy, healthy working environment for our employees. Our goal is to be seen as an attractive employer, known for our low turnover and dedication to learning and development.

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Talent Attraction, Development, and Retention


Our recruitment policy is designed to attract qualified personnel who are dedicated and skilled to fulfill our company's goals. We actively participate in career fairs, offer internships and apprenticeships, and are establishing a program for students to write their master's thesis with us. We aim to keep valuable competence within the firm and motivate workers to stay in the workforce beyond 62 years of age by maintaining a good work-life balance.

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NTNU students

50 NTNU students from Trondheim joined HAV Group on an unforgettable trip aboard Havila Kystruten, culminating in a visit to our headquarters in Fosnavåg.

"The maritime industry urgently needs expertise and resources for the future. This initiative is one of the key steps we're taking to attract the essential talent to our region."
Frank-Levi Kvalsund, CHRO at HAV Group.



Are you interested in what it's like to work at HAV Group and the opportunities available to join our team? Don't hesitate to ask!

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