Human Resources Manager

Human Resources · Munich, Bavaria
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

Travelzoo is seeking a Human Resources Manager (m/w/d) to join our team in Berlin or Munich, Germany. In this role, you are responsible of building an efficient, effective, and proactive partnership with the General Manager, Functional Heads, and employees based in Germany through providing support in all HR-related topics. As a member of the Global Human Resources team, you share the responsibility of acquiring and retaining top talent.



Do you feel…


  • Enthusiastic to provide advice and guidance as well as support to our General Manager, Germany, and Functional Heads in all HR-related matters
  • Inspired to attract, source, and screen top talent in close collaboration with our Talent Acquisition Manager incl. conducting LinkedIn direct searches, interviewing candidates, skill assessment, and negotiating work agreements while staying abreast of developing market conditions and trends in the industry
  • Motivated to always ensure a positive employee experience, from onboarding to offboarding ensuring our talent can fully focus on what they do best
  • Keen to provide a timely and effective resolution of all HR matters meeting the local legal requirements and following our HR policies
  • Passionate about People Engagement with a drive to constantly improve and re-invent our HR initiatives, especially in terms of performance management, retention, and employee satisfaction
  • Keen to improve, implement and ensure correct execution of our corporate HR programs, procedures, and policies
  • Confident to act as contact person for external service providers and other partners such as health insurance companies and governmental facilities etc.
  • Capable of managing our monthly payroll in Germany liaising with our external payroll service provider and our Finance department
  • Responsible to take care of employment agreements, confirmation letters and reference letters, as well as other administrational tasks
  • Excited to initiate team building activities and organise team meetings and events to empower a positive culture and support the team’s motivation
  • Empowered to cooperate closely with our Global Human Resources team to drive synergies and share best practise, assist with change management processes, and actively contribute to global HR projects & initiatives



You are ideally…


  • Degree educated (or equivalent experience) in Human Resources Management
  • A professional with at least 5 years of successful experience as HR Manager or HR Business Partner within a fast-moving environment
  • Experienced in managing full-cycle recruitment processes including setting the process, managing postings, scheduling interviews, conducting interviews, soliciting feedback, completing background checks, preparing and extending offers
  • Someone with a broad HR skillset, excellent knowledge of employment law, social security, and tax regulations in Germany
  • An empathic person with high interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • An outstanding communicator who understands people’s needs and can motivate, coach, and consult managers and employees successfully
  • A hands-on professional with a can-do-attitude and high integrity
  • An analytical and solution-focused person who quickly grasps business requirements and demonstrates big-picture-thinking 
  • A well-organised individual who enjoys working autonomously but contributes as a team-player
  • Experienced in working with global teams, driving organizational change initiatives, and focusing on talent management and employee retention
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with a high level of energy
  • Fluent in German and English



What’s in it for you…


  • Broaden your horizon by working in a different country
  • Experience one of our travel deals first-hand – we call it the Travelzoo Experience
  • Be part of a global team
  • Work hard and celebrate in style at our team events
  • We recognize your achievements with our employee awards
  • Enjoy working like an entrepreneur? Our collaborative culture will provide you with this opportunity
  • Hybrid work model. Meet virtually or in one of our elegant workspaces in the heart of vibrant cities
  • Enrich your career perspectives by joining our global mentorship program
  • Is life-long learning important to you? We offer online and offline learning options
  • It’s not all about the money, but money is important. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages



If you are excited about this opportunity and feel intrigued by our values of “leading by example”, “warm heart”, “cool head” and “working hands”, then we would like to get to know you!


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  • Location
    Munich, Bavaria
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience