Senior HR Manager (f/m/d)

  • People
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior HR Manager (f/m/d)

Job description

CareerFoundry is helping people build a career they love through immersive online courses and career services. Our culture is built on team first principles such as collaboration, diversity, and learning & growing. As Senior HR Manager you will support our team growth, from 45 people today to estimated 80 people end of next year, and beyond.


Mission as Senior HR Manager

You will report directly to the CEO and your mission will be to increase the overall team performance, hire great people, and nurture a culture of continuous learning. You will act as a coach to team leads and management.



1. Coach team leads and management to increase team performance and professional growth

  • Support teams in creating non-managerial career tracks

  • Train managers in coaching and leadership skills

  • Organize and lead professional development initiatives and team trainings

2. Support hiring managers in hiring 

  • Assist leadership in planning short- and long-term staffing needs

  • Gather yearly salary benchmarks

  • Support hiring managers in recruiting, onboarding, and offboarding

  • Manage contract updates

3. Help CEO in building a culture of learning

  • Conduct quarterly team surveys and qualitative interviews

  • Collaborate with leaders on initiatives to improve morale and reinforce core values

  • Lead our Diversity and Inclusiveness efforts

4. Administration

  • Understand and enforce work safety and legal regulations
  • Create contracts and assist with visa applications
  • Carry out salary reporting, working closely with our tax accountant


  • Fluent German & English

  • Minimum of 3 years HR experience in startup environments

  • Coaching experience

  • Highly empathetic people person with a growth mindset and great communication skills

  • Excellent understanding of the German labour market and labour laws

  • Skilled in working with digital HR tools like DATEV or Recruitee, etc.

  • Experience in building cultures of learning, growth, and psychological safety

  • Analytical with a high dose of curiosity in discovering what people need to deliver the best work possible

Nice to have:

  • D&I experience

  • Hiring senior people

  • Good understanding of business: P&L, budgeting, KPIs, and OKRs


    This is an “Mid-to Senior” position. The salary band for a full-time equivalent for this lies between EUR 50.000,- and EUR 60.000,- annual gross. Your relevant experience will influence the final salary.