Internship People Lifecycle (m/f/d)

Intern / Student, 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 shape a product?

As a member of the People Operations Lifecycle Team, you will play a key role in shaping an excellent and solid HR presence across our International Personio office locations that are both in compliance with labor law regulations and fully aligned with our strategic HR/People pillars. Some of your responsibilities would include:

  • You will provide HR operation support to our German Team.
  • You will assist with the approval process for employee leave requests ensuring that employees have submitted certificates for leaves and they are in line with our policies. 
  • You will also assist with global administration of benefits, and employee requests throughout our ticketing system while striving for employee satisfaction and “wellbeing”.
  • You will be responsible for your own HR Support ticket queue (Jira) and deliver an excellent employee experience in the process.
  • You will be supporting with reporting and assisting with the global data clean up of employee information across our HRM system. 
  • In partnership with People Leaders and Co-Workers, you will be responsible for supporting employees in our International offices throughout their lifecycle while being in compliance with local labor law regulations and the company internal policies.
  • You will support ad hoc project work.
What you need to succeed
  • Knowledge of German legal HR operations and compliance (leaves, attendance, vacations, etc.) 
  • Experience dealing with employees in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Autonomy, diligence, and ability to manage simultaneous projects without compromising quality.
  • Work in a team, taking ownership but also supporting other team members.
  • Impact - Work with high standards and constantly challenging the status quo.
  • Passionate about learning and applying People Trends that will excel the experience of our employees.
  • Customer Service mindset that puts our employees in the centre of everything.
  • Stakeholder management to ensure a smooth experience for all involved parties.
  • Mindset of troubleshooting difficult situations, getting to the core and finding rewarding solutions for employees and the business.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and German - Spanish language skills would be an advantage.
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:

  • Awesome team from all over the world
  • Immerse yourself in the complexity of our start-up world, work on your own projects and prepare yourself for your future career entry.
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Fair remuneration, regardless of the type of internship
  • 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 office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Decide for yourself whether you want a subsidy for public transportation or a Qualitrain membership for €22 per month
  • 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
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the same time, the future of you. And we’re not just one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe. In October 2021 we raised $270 million in Series E funding, making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe. With more than 6,000 customers and a team that has doubled in size in 2021 alone, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee.

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.

Will you join us in shaping the future of HR in Europe?

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