HR Business Partner (m/w/d)


At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate People Business Partner, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Düsseldorf office and make a real difference in our scaleup environment!

🥜 In a nutshell

Our People team strives to revolutionize human resources in the same way that Picnic has revolutionized grocery delivery. Picnic's central team is build up out of 1000 talented individuals spread across three main locations: Amsterdam, Paris and Düsseldorf. The people team consists of 15 HR Business Partners that take full responsibility for the development and organization of everyone in the central team. Currently the 250 central employees work in the fast growing Düsseldorf office. As an HR Business Partner you will be responsible for approximately 75 Picnic-ers.

Your responsibilities will vary from conducting reviews, working on people-related projects, and having development conversations with our teams. You’ll demonstrate an understanding of the business and act as a thought leader regarding people topics. You'll partner with a cross-functional group of experts to design and execute the strategy for how your assigned team: staffs, onboards, develops, rotates, motivates, retains, and organizes.

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Drive performance and talent by conducting check-ins and bi-annual reviews with employees
  • Conduct all admin-related tasks around development agreements, contracts, and compensation
  • Be a trusted advisor and a coach to the leadership team and play a critical role in enhancing leadership effectiveness
  • Drive people-related initiatives, provide insightful data to guide decision-making, and provide proactive solutions
  • Design and improve people programs (including staffing, onboarding, learning & development and rotation processes)
  • Build organizational health by ensuring that the organization is structured to achieve business objectives
  • Manage talent to ensure the right people are in the right roles
  • Enable business leaders to cultivate an effective leadership pipeline

⭐ About you

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in HR, Psychology or similar
  • 2 to 4 years of experience as an HR Business Partner
  • Knowledge of the German market and labor law is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Project management and operations experience
  • Driven to challenge convention and reinvent how work is done
  • Natural ability to coach and develop teams
  • Passionate about people and able to work with colleagues of all levels
  • Fluency in English (German is a plus)
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 11816314
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201-500 employees
Technology, Information and Internet

With a data-driven approach, an app-only store and a fleet of electric vehicles, Picnic has become Europe’s fastest growing online supermarket.


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