Senior People Operations Manager - Lifecycle (d/f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role
People are our passion! HR at Personio is not "just" a department, it is our core business. As an HR Company it is our aspiration to be a role model and inspire other companies with our own HR work. Where else do you have the opportunity to really help shaping a product?

As a member of the People Operations Team, you will play a key role in shaping an excellent and solid HR presence across all Personio offices that are both in compliance with labor-law regulations and fully aligned with our strategic HR/People pillars.
In partnership with People Leaders and senior co-workers, you will be responsible for supporting more than 800 employees within our German offices in a variety of People Experience Products, including offboarding, local benefits management, labour law topics as well as employee life-cycle projects (ticketing system, employee requests, etc.).

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

  • You will represent our local HR presence able to support employees throughout their lifecycle while being in compliance with German labour law and healthy and safety regulations
  • You will collaborate with People Partners Team on employees relations, as a person of trust for German-based employees
  • You will also assist with global administration of benefits, and employees request throughout our ticketing system while thriving for employee satisfaction
  • You will handle communication to competent authorities in regard to HR processes (payroll, new headcount, attrition, taxation, among others)
  • You will operate with full ownership on topics including process improvement, documentation, and excelling at employee's experience
  • You will assist on operational changes in relation to promotions in Germany.
  • You will also work alongside the wider team in Ireland, UK, Netherlands and Spain. 
What you need to succeed
  • You have significant knowledge of German legal HR regulations, including HR compliance, policy creation, benefits, absence management (leaves, attendance, vacations, etc.), among other HR Operations topics
  • You will need to be an expert on German HR topics and have the ability to provide direction and guidance on leave requests, employee relation issues etc.
  • Significant experience maintaining HRM systems and using productivity tools (Slack, Google Suite, Confluence, Jira)
  • Experience with off-boarding employees, managing employee lifecycle requests (resolving Employee Tickets, managing data changes, records management), handling communication with labour authorities, and benefits vendors 
  • Experiencing leading impactful projects at a global and local level while enjoying working with autonomy, diligence, and demonstrating ability to manage simultaneous projects without compromising quality or high standards  
  • Experience mentoring and supporting other team members
  • Working highly collaborative, supporting other team members and key stakeholders on variety of global and local initiatives
  • Given we are a fast-growing company, it is essential to manage ambiguity: Deals comfortably with the uncertainty of change and can decide and act without the full picture. Focused on solutions over problems and is able to deal with problems that do not have clear solutions or outcomes
  • You are native or have a fluent business level German and English
  • Ability to be a team player 
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 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.



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