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Head of People (f/m/d)

About DigitalService4Germany:

The DigitalService4Germany develops digital solutions with the government that center around the needs of citizens and work better for everyone.

To deliver on our mission we’re building a digital service unit from the ground up that is 100% federally owned and reporting directly to the chancellery. We build user-centric software products. We do not work for profit but for cause, and we are looking for purpose-driven and ambitious individuals to join the team.

Your mission:

As Head of People, you will continue to build and expand our people organization structure in close collaboration with the management and the entire team, playing a key role in shaping an inclusive and innovative corporate culture.

Your tasks in detail:

  • You are an important and inspiring partner for all people in the organization and work closely with leaders to build a strong leadership and team culture.
  • You will continuously improve our recruiting process and identify the best and most efficient recruiting channels and talents with a strong focus on diversity together with our recruiting team. Employer branding naturally plays a major role for you.
  • You further develop the existing compensation structure and design a learning & development process for the team that fits the organization.

Your profile:

  • You have profound experience in building, developing and leading a people department, ideally in a startup, company or other organization that develops digital products.
  • You have the seniority to help build a new organization from the ground up that is also a role model for the German administration on the people side.
  • Clear and transparent communication is your passion and strength.
  • Diverse teams lead to a sustainable better culture and better products, that is clear for you.
  • You have strong instincts and a good feel for identifying and developing talent.
  • You love to work strategically, but you also enjoy and are interested in building up operational topics and taking them over, especially at the beginning.
  • You are fluent in German and English, both written and spoken.

Why us:

  • You will be one of the first team members with the unique opportunity to play an important role in building a modern digital service unit within the German government.
  • We offer you a lot of responsibility, varied tasks and exciting creative opportunities with a mission-driven team, aligned on a common vision to make digital government work better.
  • An office in the center of Berlin with flexible home office arrangements.

With us, your performance and personality count, regardless of age, nationality, origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation or disability.