Today technology is driving the world. And at we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From ecommerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to meet the needs of our users - METRO’s customers and employees from across 25 countries. With passion and responsibility, we move the wholesale industry towards digitization and leverage METRO’s long history and expertise in B2B for building a more sustainable market ecosystem.

Purpose of your new department

You contribute to the organizational growth by independent support of central HR processes for employees and managers and managing projects on your own responsibility. You will not only be working closely with our People Strategists on all administrative and operational issues in the context of HR products but also be a point of contact for managers along the employee lifecycle.

We are driving to proactively contribute to a constant automation and improvement of existing processes and implementing individual HR measurements. We are the sparring partner for the business and have a close and trustful cooperation with works council and are also responsible for all HR administration topics (such as e.g. creating reports, statistics and evaluations, employee file administration). 

 Key skills

  • Enrolled student in Bachelor's or Master's degree with background in business administration, best possible with focus on HR
  • First experience in HR related topics (e.g. as an intern/ working student)
  • Taking ownership and responsibility to drive topics through the whole organization
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Service and customer oriented combined with a high level of empathy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English


Our general Benefits:

Work-Life Balance: flexible working hours and flexible office options.

Comfort: very good transport connections and free parking spaces including charging stations for e-mobility. A canteen with delicious and discounted meals plus other catering facilities. Furthermore, discounts in our stores as well as at many partner companies.

Personnel Development & HR: exciting insights into the work processes of the Personnel Development area and other interfaces of the HR area. We actively support you in your professional development and promote your potential through collegial coaching and advice.

Independent work: work on topics independently and contribute new ideas to our existing topics while getting an attractive compensation.

Exciting work environment: insight into the strategic issues of a wholesale group and the opportunity to apply agile working methods. You are part of an international and experienced team with a high degree of personal responsibility and independence in a friendly, highly dynamic and proactive environment. 

Our Values:

You respect individuals and mutual ideas, and appreciate each contributions. Furthermore, you can admit mistakes in order to learn and grow

You strive for simple and effective solutions and processes, get things done by taking calculated risks rather than doing it perfectly, and continuously run experiments and making data-drdiven decisions to mazimize the value.

Ownership: You love to take the initiative and moving things forward. Furthermore, you hold yourself accountable for the outcomes and empower yourself to make decisions.

You are passionate about solving our customer's problems, have an inspirational attitude and are enthusiastic. And you strive for the highest standards and continuously improvement.

Have we aroused your interest? Then we are looking forward to your online application. METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer all qualified applicants full equal opportunities.

Your point of contact:
Talent Acquisition Partner

Job Details

Date posted23 January 2023

Location(s)Düsseldorf, Germany

ProfessionPeople Strategist - People Advisory

ProjectPeople & Culture Unit

Employment TypeFull-time

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