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Head of People (m/f/d)


Do you also believe that people are the most important asset of a company?

Yes? Then it’s a match!


As Head of People (m/f/d), you are responsible for supporting employees and managers in all HR-related topics, but don’t worry, we have cool tools such as the HR software Personio that takes over all the unsexy tasks of the job!


The following tasks await you:


  • You will work directly with the StudySmarter’s founding team to set up and optimize all HR processes.
  • You will have full responsibility for overseeing all HR operations and processes in the employee lifecycle from hiring to firing
  • You will provide overall leadership and direction to the HR department by managing career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation and benefits globally
  • Implement and execute HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the company’s mission and strategic vision for StudySmarter’s global expansion
  • Organize and take full responsibility for the formulation of HR development activities and training programs to help employees enhance their skills and increase their potential
  • Further develop and optimize processes and HR tools and licenses
  • Develop, deliver and implement comprehensive compensation and benefit plans that are competitive and cost effective


💼  You have at least 5 years of professional experience managing the hiring and employee relations in a technical environment

👩‍💻 You create, develop, and oversee overall HR-related strategies and excel at managing multiple work streams simultaneously

🔮 You have experience with the legal aspects of HR, such as working with contracts, payroll, handling legal requirements such as GDPR guidelines, etc.

🙌 In addition to your experience in German HR, you have extensive global HR knowledge, which is necessary to expand StudySmarter globally

🚀 You are able to work completely independently and can adapt to the constant changes and rapid growth of the company and deliver high quality results

👩‍💻 Knowledge of the HR software Personio is an advantage

😎 You work in a structured manner, are a team player and approach problems in a proactive and solution-oriented way

🗣 You are fluent in both the German and English language

What we offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That’s why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job, ensuring physical and mental health as well as development.

What we offer

Food & Drinks

Fresh fruits, juices, porridge bar, drinks - flatrate.

Modern Office

New offices with high-quality equipment and game zone. Büros mit hochwertiger Ausstattung und Gamezone.

Team Events

Bi-weekly social events and retreats.


Yoga & Meditation room and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

Work in the office, from home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. Everything you need.


We pay for your training & courses.

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Open Positions

Join us on our journey. Together, we can change the world! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and smart(er). We’re working in Munich, Berlin, and remote.

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