(Senior) Business Operations Manager - CEO Office (d/f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

This role will be an integral part of the CEO Office, reporting to the Chief of Staff and working as a key partner to the CEO on a broad range of topics. Additionally, you will be a part of the wider business operations group that works across Personio on running and evolving our operating model, operationalizing our strategy and removing friction to speed up execution. This is an ideal role for someone who has gathered experience in fast-paced environments and wants to get insights into running one of Europe’s most successful startups before transitioning into a leadership role themselves. 

Here is a list of some of your core responsibilities and contributions:

  • Lead or partner on high-priority projects driven by the CEO across all functions of the business
  • Build qualitative and quantitative analyses and  develop perspectives on internal and external issues to assist in the alignment of priorities and accelerate decision-making
  • Coordinate, run, and optimize the operating model and cadence of the company, including effective alignment of company-wide processes and meetings (e.g. Business Reviews, Strategic Reviews, Business and Headcount Planning)
  • Proactively look for and evaluate areas of friction or inefficiencies in the business and recommend solutions to increase speed of execution
  • Develop executive presentations and communications for internal and external stakeholders including investors, board meetings and various internal circles
  • Work as a key partner to the CEO and Chief of Staff in supporting all aspects of the business’s daily operational needs, ensuring timely follow-up on internal and external requests
What you need to succeed
  • You have multiple years of experience in fast-paced environments like consulting, strategy- or operations related roles in tech companies or senior operator roles in fast-growing start-ups
  • You operate with a high-level of proactivity, ownership and a get-stuff-done mentality 
  • You enjoy conceptual and analytical work but are also happy to get you hands dirty every now and then if it’s needed to move the company forward
  • You are a strong problem solver, able to effectively break down and solve complex problems 
  • You are comfortable navigating a quickly growing organization and enjoy collaborating with a broad variety of stakeholders across all functions and levels of the organization
  • You have honed your written and verbal communication skills, regularly delivering concise content through presentations or written documents 
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:


  • A competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership
  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.



Your application
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