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Senior HR Business Partner (relocate to Berlin) at Contentful
Berlin, DE


Joining our growing HR team in Berlin as our company scales rapidly, you will work both collaboratively and independently to make a real impact in setting up our HR processes. Your passion for HR means that you will have the opportunity to take ownership of HR projects that will shape our business going forward. What’s more, you get to work with bright people who want to solve interesting problems. We are a hard-working, international, agile and feedback-oriented bunch, that enjoys interacting with one another in a cozy, respectful and welcoming environment.

In your role as our Senior HR Business Partner, you will be a strategic partner to growing Product and Engineering departments on all HR related topics. You are fully dedicated to internal clients, their needs, and their duties. If you describe yourself as a team player who wants to make an impact shaping the business with fresh, new ideas, we really want to hear from you!



  • Be the major point of contact for the employees and managers in the business unit
  • Help to develop and implement better people management practices
  • Drive organizational change within the defined business unit, supporting the implementation of this change and acting as a change agent / champion
  • Provide comprehensive, accurate and fair information to all managers and employees on all HR-related matters
  • Measure and report on the performance of the business unit through the development and use of HR metrics to drive transparency and accountability for HR performance 
  • Support managers and employees with performance management. Provide advice and guidance on objective settings, promotions and career development
  • Drive the implementation of global HR programs with the business unit such as employee engagement surveys and results and global L&D programs, with guidance from HR Director EMEA and VP People
  • Build a valuable relationship between the HR department and co-employees
  • Facilitate requests and solutions to/from the business unit
  • Provoke positive changes in the people management area, acting as the performance improvement driver
  • Challenge the organizational structure of the internal client and propose changes
  • Support managers in all labor law related topics
  • Work closely with the rest of the HR department to contribute and shape team projects


  • 5+ years of experience working as an HR Business Partner, HR Generalist or other related discipline within HR
  • Team player who can work independently and facilitate change
  • You have excellent communication skills, including excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (German language skills are a plus, but not required)
  • You have a wide range of skills including negotiation, project management and change management
  • You are someone with a strong business acumen
  • Time management and juggling priorities is second nature to you
  • You're analytical and great at problem-solving
  • Knowledge of German & European labor law is an advantage, but not required

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