Dear guests,

We are sorry to inform you that we are experiencing some technical problems with our customer service phone line. In the meantime, you can reach out to us on the (+49) 15 1292018 24. You can also send us all your questions to [email protected].

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding.

German Speaking HR Assistant

About us

SANDEMANs NEW Europe is renowned for its famous FREE TOUR and specialized, top-quality walking tours, designed for and loved by independent travellers from around the globe. With administrative offices in London and Berlin, we promote walking tours in 19 cities around Europe, the Middle East and the US - we’re a growing business in an exciting industry. We see tourism as more than travel; by making walking tours accessible to more people we hope to bring wider cultural understanding and mutual appreciation across the planet.

We are currently seeking a motivated graduate with at least 1-3 years experience in HR and Recruitment to support our international HR Department in London or Berlin. The ideal candidate will have the drive and determination to work in dynamic and face paced environment, working with work colleagues from around the world.

About the role

The role of the HR Assistant is challenging, varied and very hands-on. The HR Assistant will support the HR team with a diverse project-related work-streams, and to ensure projects are effectively delivered within agreed timelines. There will be a particular key focus on supporting Employee Relations and Recruitment.

The role will include:
  • Act as the main point of contact for employee queries, dealing with or escalating these in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Talent acquisition - supporting the recruitment and selection process. Managing communication with candidates and scheduling interviews
  • Manage the on boarding process - new starter documents are filled out, right to work checks are completed and inductions are completed
  • Ensure the HR system and employee individual files are kept up to date and accurate
  • Payroll and benefits - supporting the HR team in the monthly employee cost reports
  • Support the HR team with employee relation cases
  • Manage the annual and probation review trackers, assisting Managers with these processes where necessary

About you

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and skills:
  • Ability to work to collaborate across cross-functional teams and projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum 1-3 years experience in Recruitment, Human Resources or Employee Relations in Germany
  • Knowledge in German employment law
  • Educated to university level, ideally in HR or Business Administration
  • Ability to prioritize task and handle numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Possess an eye for detail and accuracy
  • High energy, motivation, drive and enthusiasm to deliver excellent results
  • Excellent spoken and written English and German

We offer

  • The opportunity to be an active part of an expanding business in an exciting industry
  • A workplace with a fun, multilingual, highly diverse team from around the world
  • The chance to develop your skills and experience in a broad range of fields
  • We have a great working environment, modern offices and free fresh fruit and delicious coffee
  • On top of this we offer a competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. We offer a full time position (Mon-Fri) available immediately

We believe in providing opportunities for the right people to gain experience in HR and Talent Management and we think that the right qualifications, attitude and determination can be as valuable in this field as practical experience. If you’d like to kick-start your career in HR we’d like to hear from you!