People Operations Specialist

Berlin/Munich /
Operations & Enablement – People /
The impact you will make  
The position sits within the People team and is a People/Human Resources generalist role touching upon all the stages in the employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between. You will have the opportunity to get to know all people-relevant processes, manage individual projects and experience how a company is built up from scratch, always with the main purpose to empower our employees and facilitate the day-to-day work life as we continue to grow in Germany. You will work closely with an experienced People team locally and at an European Group level.  

More specifically, you will: 

    • Support the operational aspects of the full employment lifecycle of our employees from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between 
    • Oversee all operational processes when it comes to the People function including designing, testing and implementing new tools and systems as well as managing the existing ones   
    • Manage the relationship with external payroll, benefit and relocation/immigration partners  
    • Act as the initial point of contact for employees on questions related to (but not limited to) onboarding, benefits, leave of absence, payroll, accommodation requests, performance management, etc.  
    • Treat employees as internal customers and provide high-quality customer care to increase their satisfaction  
    • Be an ambassador for the Helsing culture, working with the other members of the People team locally and at Group level to initiate and manage projects that increase engagement, motivation, development and retention 
    • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand gaps and challenges in current processes and programs and ultimately drive future improvements 

Who you are and what you have

    • Generalist experience within People Operations/Human Resources ideally in a start-up environment  
    • Familiar with the administrative and compliance aspect of the German employment system 
    • University degree in a related field or relevant experience   
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and handle confidential information  
    • Driven and target-oriented with analytical problem solving skills   
    • Strong communication and relationship building skills, high in empathy  
    • Highly organized and proactive with high attention to detail  
    • Can-do attitude  
    • Fluent English and German is a must 

We offer

    • The chance to work in an innovative organisation focused on protecting our democracies 
    • The opportunity to drive impact in a fast-growing company with mission-orientated colleagues 
    • A diverse, collaborative, focused team located in the heart of Munich and offices in Berlin and London (and planned expansion in Paris) 
    • Flexible working hours and locations 
    • Supportive team structures and regular feedback 
    • Diverse team events and fun in and outside the office 
    • Competitive compensation and stock options