Human Resources Coordinator - German speaking (fixed term parental leave cover, part-time possible)


London, GB
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 02/12/2021
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  • Company Address: 285 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish.

Job Description

Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design in the world. We have a highly-engaged community of millions of homeowners who leverage our technologies to find design inspiration, get advice for their projects, and research and hire over 2.5 million home design and renovation professionals. For professionals, Houzz Pro provides an all-in-one software solution that empowers industry pros to stand out, win clients and manage their projects efficiently and profitably.

About the Role

We connect business needs with employee needs!  We are looking for an HR Coordinator to support our People Service department in Berlin for a minimum of 9 months. The position can also be filled part-time. You will act as the first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees and external partners. Your main administrative duties include maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents, updating internal databases and assisting our payroll service. Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our People Service department supports our employees while conforming to German labor laws.


What You’ll Do

  • Organize and maintain personnel records

  • Update internal databases (e.g. new hires, separations, vacation, leave of absence)

  • Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides

  • Provide orientations for new employees by sharing onboarding packages and explaining company policies

  • Prepare paperwork for HR policies and procedures for Germany

  • Revise company policies and benefits

  • Liaise with external partners, like insurance vendors and job offices, and ensure legal compliance

  • Create regular reports and presentations on HR metrics 

  • Answer employees queries about HR-related issues

  • Assist payroll service and finance department by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and work schedules)

  • Participate in HR projects within our International People Service Team


We’d Like You To Have

  • Proven hands on experience as an HR Administrator, HR Administrative Assistant or relevant role

  • Experience with HR software, preferably  Workday

  • Computer literacy (Google applications, in particular)

  • Knowledge of German labor legislation

  • Excellent self-organization skills and attention to details, with an ability to prioritize important projects

  • Strong phone, email and in-person communication skills

  • Professional training in Human Resources or relevant field

  • Fluent in German and English in writing and speaking

  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic fast-paced environment

  • Teamwork skills


Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz 

We’re a Family 

At Houzz, we strive to create and foster a strong family environment in our workplace. We collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion — celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community. 

Houzz team members come from many backgrounds and bring diverse experiences to the company. We take pride in making each person feel at home.

We Build the Future

Join Houzz in revolutionizing the home renovation and design industry and have an impact on the more than 40 million homeowners who use our platform every month and the 2.5 million-plus home professionals around the world who are active on the site. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help drive the future of an industry worth $1.2 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone.

We Make Things Happen 

Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and are able to work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that allow Houzz to be the industry leader. If you are interested in applying your passion to create products that will transform the lives of millions of people who are designing, renovation and decorating their homes, welcome to Houzz.


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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.