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Global HR Process Manager (m/f/d)

Corporate Functions
Remote Germany + 3 more locations
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Global HR Process Manager (m/f/d)

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Remote Germany, Bad Reichenhall, Cologne, Munich


Grow with us – start your career at IU!

Support our team immediately on a full-time basis (40 hours per week) at our locations in Cologne, Munich, Bad Reichenhall, or remotely (germanwide) as a Global HR Process Manager (m/f/d)

Your tasks
  • In your role, you will be accountable for shaping, managing, and refining our global HR processes, policies, and guidelines to support company growth and align HR initiatives with business goals.

  • You will support the integration of new international entities by implementing global HR processes, supporting local teams, achieving country-specific compliance, and ensuring a smooth transition while adhering to local regulations and cultural nuances.

  • Additionally, you will steer cultural integration and post-merger harmonization for international acquisitions, promoting unity while maintaining diverse cultural identities within our global organization.

  • You will further develop a comprehensive playbook on global HR practices and technical integration to provide clear guidelines and best practices for our global HR operations.

  • Moreover, you are responsible for global HR reports for managers and stakeholders to bolster data quality within the HCM module in Workday to support strategic business decisions.

  • Last but not least – you will collaborate closely with key stakeholders and local colleagues on your global HR projects, serving as a reliable expert contact to ensure a cohesive and efficient global HR operation.

Your Profile
  • You have successfully completed a university degree in Human Ressources, Business Administration, or a related field, and have successfully applied your project management and analytical skills in practice.

  • You possess several years of proven experience as an International HR Project Manager, HR Business Manager or Consultant (m/f/D) in a global corporate environment, demonstrating expertise in operational HR processes and tools, and a proven track record that ideally includes leading or supporting PMI projects.

  • You have further expertise in managing cultural transformations and merging data, complemented by a solid understanding of HR system administration and integration, particularly with platforms like Workday or comparable systems.

  • You thrive in orchestrating, developing, and aligning subject areas across various platforms, eagerly looking forward to leading complex HR projects that encompass multiple domains.

  • You show strong ownership for your projects, have a result-oriented way of working and you are able to keep track of multiple tasks even in turbulent times.

  • Your excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, along with fluency in both English and German (both spoken and written), further enhance your profile.

What We Offer
  • Shape your career: Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.

  • Work wherever you want…: Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.

  • … and flexible in terms of time: It’s your job; We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.

  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Where if not with us? Benefit from free further training, language courses and discounted study programs. With us there is always something new to learn.

  • Rest well: We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?

  • Reach your destination sustainably: Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.

This is a unique opportunity for exceptional talents: you will be working for Germany’s largest and fastest-growing university with the biggest entrepreneurial spirit, aiming to revolutionize the European education sector through new digital formats. The IU group is part of the portfolio of one of Europe’s most successful private equity investors, who has already led companies like Verivox, Parship/Elitepartner, Host Europe, and Alessi to international success. We promise you a steep learning curve and personal coaching that you will rarely find elsewhere.

Become part of our HR team at Germany’s largest university! We are responsible for everything you are reading right now! We are the team that helps build the teams. We help each member grow and enjoy their time here – it’s the nature of our culture.

You find yourself in this profile and are looking for a new challenge? Then apply online now via our career portal.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Anna-Lena via anna-lena.obenhaus@iu.org.

Words are followed by deeds: We take our “Culture Of Everyone” very seriously and would like to point out once again that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are open to you. We look forward to a diverse coexistence here at the IU!

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Anna-Lena Obenhaus

Anna-Lena Obenhaus

Teamlead Recruiting

I must be happy in my work to be happy in my life. IU gives me the opportunity to grow & reach my full potential. Individual effort is always recognised and IU leadership inspires everyone to think outside the box and drive change.
IU Gamechanger Teacher
Felix Mattern
Finance & Controlling
Here, I can simply be myself. I value the ease at which everyone gets on together, creating a strong sense of belonging. I also love the combination of working in a modern and innovative company while enjoying a healthy work-life balance.
IU Gamechanger Student
Helena Horst
Procurement
What we’ll do for you
Decide for yourself how you work
With us you can do almost any job part-time or full-time. Choose what suits you and your life best!
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Benefit from free further training, language courses and discounted study programs. With us there is always something new to learn.
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Remote Germany
With our positions, you don't have to decide where to work. Whether you want to work from home, at one of our offices across Germany or up to six months abroad. Enjoy maximum flexibility!
About the team
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Corporate Functions
Within our corporate engine room you will find a multidisciplinary bunch of talented people all working together to deliver the best possible learning experience for our students. We scale up our impact by constantly measuring and improving our efficacy and performance inside and across all functions.

Our student satisfaction rate is running at 97%, so we must be doing
something right. And yes, we are working on the other 3%.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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    Corporate Functions FAQs

    To what extent is home office possible?
    We love to support Home Office arrangements, but some positions naturally require employees to be on campus/in the office. During the pandemic everyone works from home or can work in the office after consultation.
    How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
    All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
    Why are there so many open positions at IU?
    Good question! We are experiencing explosive growth as students flock to adopt our unique education methods. That’s why we have become IU International University of Applied Sciences.
    How flexible are the working hours at IU?
    Working hours are naturally position dependent at IU but normally you can arrange them the way you want, together with your team and supervisor.
    What is expected to be successful at IU?
    We want team players that love to challenge conventional wisdom, and integrate with open-minded people who support each other within a flat hierarchy. If you like what you hear, then apply at www.iu-careers.com/en/jobs.
    Can I apply for multiple jobs?
    Of course you can! Make a separate application for each and we will work together to choose the one that fits you best.