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Team Lead/Head of People and Culture (m/w/d)

Lead / HeadFull time
German - Native
LeadershipRecruitmentTalent AcquisitionITDevelopmentTrainingGerman LanguageStakeholder ManagementPeople DevelopmentOperational ExcellenceRoadmapHuman Resource Managementcommunication skillsEmployer BrandingTalent ManagementInterviewsTalent SourcingPayrollEmployee Engagement


Your mission

You drive operational excellence throughout every people process which involves candidates, employees or leadership. You ensure always above and beyond employee experience through on-point people and culture initiatives and best practices.


Your responsibilities

  • Leadership of our People Team and point of contact for our People Function, reporting directly to our COO and MD.

  • You run the People Team with a strong focus on delivering a valued and professional service to the whole of Lengoo all while maintaining a lean approach to ensure cost-effectiveness 

  • Ensure operational excellence via the support of active management and leadership culture. You live and breathe our competency model and guide our people development.

  • You create an engaging employee and leadership experience through smooth-running processes like talent attraction and recruitment, on-/offboarding, visa and relocation, hiring paperwork, compensation & benefits as well as a fair and rewarding offboarding.

  • Build the People Roadmap with Leadership based on what the people at Lengoo need

  • Responsible for leadership recruitment as well as key positions of the company to fill with our talent partners.

  • Play a full and active role as part of the company’s Leadership Team including attending/organizing Leadership meetings, all-hands meetings, ask-me-anything meetings, etc.


Your profile

  • Minimum 4-5 years experience, preferably relevant experience in HR & Talent Acquisition, you define yourself as a People Generalist

  • You have led HR projects autonomously in the past, first leadership experience for 1-2 direct reports is a plus, 

  • Track record of supporting a growing company with 30-50 employees preferably in a fast-growing Tech Startup 

  • Hands-on mentality and strong executional skills

  • Strong understanding and experience with employment law and regulations in Germany and one additional region a plus

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Strong communicator, able to adjust communication to various levels in seniority as well as target groups

  • Fluent in German and English

  • Based in Berlin, we live our hybrid model but prefer leadership to be in our HQ city


Why us?

  • Free English and German language classes, we’re all about new forms of expression

  • Personal care days, take a bonus, 4 half-days a year to refresh your system

  • Personal learning budget to boost your professional growth and nourish your passions

  • Party as a team, join your colleagues for team lunches, connect weeks and yearly offsites.

  • Discounted gym membership, flex your mind and body with Urban Sports Club 

  • Find your flow state, get inspired in our office in the creative heart of Berlin. Or work remotely, we’re flexible.

  • Pension on us, we’ll set you up for the future so you can focus on the now

  • Endless learning opportunities: feed your brain with hackathons, tech talks, Q&As, training—you name it 

  • Relocate with ease: we’ll cover your flight, an initial roof over your head, and guide you through the maze of German bureaucracy. All you have to do is hop on the plane

  • Furry friends welcome, we’re animal lovers too 


Are you up for the lengoo challenge?

Are you up for the lengoo challenge?

At Lengoo we want you for you. No matter where you’re from, what your interests are, or how many languages you speak. Our workplace is for everyone. The more we embrace our differences, the more we grow, thrive, and remodel how the world communicates. Whether you’re looking for a career springboard, a sidestep, or a challenging leap, we have a path for you. Join our changemakers from all over the world and shape the future of translation with us.  

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