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Lead People Operations (f/m/d) - Job Bremen, Hamburg, Remote work - Hansefit Stellenportal

Lead People Operations (f/m/d)

Lead People Operations (f/m/d)

Have you ever heard of corporate fitness? Hansefit is a leading provider in the areas of fitness, health training, wellness, and swimming. We offer employers important building blocks for company health management and employer branding. Last but not least, we create a better life balance for our customers' employees.

As hansefit we are proud to be part of the Epassi group.

Epassi is a multi-wallet mobile payment solution that consists of several employee benefits and payment streams. We exist to boost everyday wellbeing. Our vision is to be the leading mobile payments and benefit platform in Europe. As a company, we are inspiring, innovative and we have a low hierarchy level, which allows everyone to have their voice heard. By joining us, you will have an impact on the wellbeing and daily life of 15 million users, and most likely even more in the future as we continue to grow both organically and through M&A! Epassi is awarded by the Financial Times as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.

Are you motivated by building a great user experience for employees in a global environment? Do you have passion for working with HR technology, people processes and systems? If yes, then you should continue reading!

As we continue to grow, we are now looking for a group role – more in detail a Head of People Operations (f/m/d) (global role). The position is permanent and located in either Hamburg or Bremen.

Reporting to the Chief People Officer, this role leads and oversees development and delivery of scalable methodologies, processes, and tools to optimize People operations service delivery globally. This role plays a crucial role in creating a great employee experience and supporting the organization's strategic goals. As this a newly established role you will have the possibility in developing and impacting the content of the position.

You will be part of the global People & Culture team consisting of +15 professionals across the Epassi Group countries. Altogether we are currently over 550 Epassians, in seven countries and growing rapidly into new markets! 

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct the creation, design, and delivery of the strategies for People Operations including People Systems, Payroll, Compensation & Benefits and Supplier Management within the People & Culture function.
  • Oversee the delivery of effective employee administration & HR transaction activity across the scope of the employee lifecycle.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of a fit for purpose and effective People Technology portfolio delivering to customer expectations & agreed service standards.
  • Ownership of our employment contracts, agreements compliance and global policies.
  • Manage the development and implementation of compensation & benefits processes and practices, e.g. the global salary review process.
  • Develop and manage the HR operations budget.
  • Owner of key external supplier relationships globally (e.g. HiBob, Culture Amp)
  • Lead HR projects like e.g. job banding, harmonization of benefits, M&A related integration.
  • Track and analyze key People metrics and KPIs, use data to drive improvements in HR processes and strategies.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management and People & Culture colleagues.
  • Ensure that the employee experience is at the heart of all decision-making processes and employee services provided.
  • Line manager responsibility of one person (possibility to have additional team members in the future as we continue to grow).


  • Proven experience (minimum 7-10 years) in a senior HR Operations role or a similar role, with a track record of strategic and operational HR leadership.
  • Experience with HR IT systems (HiBob, Workday or similar) including payroll tools.
  • Experience in designing compensation and benefits programs and processes.
  • Data and insights driven approach.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and provide insights, experience in data and reporting using excel.
  • Fluency in English and German both verbal and written is required.
  • Good understanding of employment legislation and data privacy regulations (e.g. GDPR).
  • Experience in change management and project management, ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Why you should join us

  • With us, you can expect an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies and an informal culture, short communication channels and plenty of freedom to realize your own ideas.
  • We offer you individual development opportunities and the chance to further develop your talents in a modern, future-oriented environment.
  • Further education and training opportunities are a matter of course for us.
  • Free use of the entire Hansefit offer (fitness, swimming, wellness etc.)
  • Through us you can lease a JobRad at good conditions.
  • In addition to an attractive company location in Bremen or Hamburg, we also offer a mobile work arrangement.
  • We attach great importance to regular team events and sporting events to further promote team spirit.

Would you like to take on this role and become part of an ambitious team? Then we look forward to receiving your online application via the “Apply” button!

By the way: Equal rights are our top priority in recruiting. We attach great importance to non-discrimination and treat all applicants equally and fairly.

For an initial meeting, we prefer video calls via Microsoft Teams to offer you maximum flexibility.

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Hansefit ist Pionier in den Bereichen Firmenfitness und digitale Präventionslösungen zur Gesundheitsförderung für Unternehmen. Wir bieten unseren Kunden zusammen mit unserer Tochtergesellschaft fitbase ganzheitliche Lösungen für die Herausforderungen dieser Zeit – denn wir sind davon überzeugt: Wirtschaftlich gesunde Unternehmen brauchen sportliche, gesunde und vor allem zufriedene Mitarbeiter.

Unser Leitgedanke

Bei Hansefit steht der Mensch im Fokus, denn gute Arbeit kommt nicht von ungefähr. Deshalb leben wir eine Unternehmenskultur, in der Wertschätzung und Engagement zentral sind. Wir verstehen uns als #Teamperformer. Ehrlichkeit, Flexibilität und direkte Kommunikation schaffen für uns die ideale Umgebung für persönliches Wachstum und erstklassige Team-Ergebnisse. Werde jetzt Teil des Hansefit-Teams und revolutioniere mit uns die Zukunft der Firmenfitness!

Unser Hauptsitz

Unser Hauptsitz befindet sich zentral in der norddeutschen Hansestadt Bremen.

Hansefit GmbH & Co. KG
Hanseatenhof 8
28195 Bremen


Viktoria  Karolczak
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