Zühlke – Empowering Ideas


People Operations Specialist

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Frankfurt - Germany
Corporate Services
We are looking for a full-time colleague for our newly formed People Operations Team DACH (initially on a temporary basis for one year)

What your job will involve:  
  • Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for the full range of people services for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
  • This will include creating contract documents for permanent employees, temporary staff, trainees and interns, as well as implementing HR change processes including salary-related changes.
  • You will handle all aspects of HR administration, such as certificates of incapacity to work, general certifications, childcare contributions and parental leave, as well as maintaining digital personnel files.
  • You will communicate with our employees and managers confidently and in a service-orientated manner via our service channels and will respond to their enquiries reliably and quickly.
  • You will be a competent point of contact for all questions relating to employment law, income tax law and social security law.
  • Together with your colleagues, you will be the interface to our internal recruitment team and our external payroll office.
  • Alongside day-to-day operations, you are interested in working on regional and international projects aimed at digitalising and continuously improving our tools and processes.

What you should offer:
  • You have a degree with a specialisation in HR or have completed a commercial vocational training course, ideally supplemented with a qualification as a certified HR professional (IHK chamber of commerce), and you already have several years’ professional experience in HR.
  • You work meticulously and independently and are highly service oriented.
  • It goes without saying that you have sound knowledge of MS Office. Knowledge of SAP HR and salary/payroll skills would be an advantage.
  • You are a team player and communication skills are one of your strengths. Your profile is rounded off with an excellent command of German and English.

What we offer:
Recognised as one of the best employers in Germany, Zühlke will support your success with its unique corporate culture. We consider it important to encourage you to further your career by offering ongoing, high-quality training. We take an interdisciplinary approach, regularly exchanging information and learning from each other in an environment that values open communication, honest self-appraisal and teamwork. We also offer an attractive benefits package, modern workplaces and a shared passion for giving our best every day.

What you can expect:
  • Work-life balance: We can offer you flexitime and opportunities to work from home. You can have extra hours paid out as overtime or take them off as holiday during less busy periods.
  • Freedom & autonomy: Our trusting management style gives you the freedom to make decisions autonomously. Our employees get the opportunity to put forward their own ideas and play an active part in shaping our business.
  • Working environment: A friendly, professional approach is our top priority. With us, you can expect interdisciplinary collaboration with helpful and committed colleagues.

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Barbara Ferrandina

Barbara Ferrandina

Recruiting & Talent Relations