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Head of Implementation (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

Meet the team - In total, we are an Implementation team of 46 (6 Team Leads and 40 Implementation Managers), split into four DACH teams based in Munich, one Iberia team based in Madrid, and one International team based in Dublin but a second one is already in the planning. The responsibilities of the teams are divided per market.

The product implementation is one of the most crucial phases in our customer journey: Our Implementation Managers empower new customers to get started by guiding them through the setup and helping incorporate Personio into the user’s routine as easily as possible. During the 4- to 8-week onboarding phase, our Implementation Managers support our customers via telephone, email, and screen sharing to empower them to use and understand Personio. After a final check by our Quality Assurance team, the implementation is completed and our customers are handed over to our Customer Service colleagues.

As Head of Implementation, you lay the foundation for the long-term success of our customers by ensuring the best possible implementation & experience. You build teams and processes that allow Personio to consistently deliver to high implementation standards while being highly scalable and cost-efficient. Your efforts drive product adoption which directly translates into customer lifetime value and Personio promoters.


  • You develop your leadership team through continuous feedback, performance evaluations and coaching to drive team satisfaction and performance

  • You spark and spearhead initiatives to ensure a cost-efficient scaling of the organization behind our implementation efforts (questioning the status quo)

  • You foster cross-functional alignment with other teams and resolve blockers for your team

  • You develop and rolling out initiatives to win reference & referral customers and drive up product adoption

  • You regularly plan the budget and hiring needs for your team and are responsible for the execution and adherence of those plans

  • You represent Personio towards our customers and resolve customer escalations whenever necessary

What you need to succeed
  • Proven track record as a leader leading leaders (e.g. capability to steer teams by objectives, coaching, ability to rally team behind shared goal)

  • Experience in leading teams that provide exceptional customer experience during onboarding

  • Clear and structured communication (e.g. bringing complex topics to the point)

  • Paramount standards towards operational excellence in own work and passing this on to own teams

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and willingness to move mountains to make our customers successful

  • Data-drivenness, analytical thinking and the urge to break problems down their root-causes

  • Strategic mindset and anticipation of changes so that we won’t run into bottle necks

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:
• Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares
• 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
• Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace
• Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
• High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes
• Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme
• Choose between three mobility options:
     • UNU electric scooter
     • JobRad® bike
     • Monthly public transportation ticket
• Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €25 per month
• Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
• Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
• Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 600 to 1,000. We already have more than 3,500 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?

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