Raccoon at TIERART

HR Specialist (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on www.four-paws.org.

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Being the contact person for managers and employees
  • Creating job profiles and job advertisements, management of the holistic application process
  • Supervising the employee lifecycle from onboarding and offboarding
  • Administrating relevant HR documents including employment contracts
  • Maintaining the FOUR PAWS staff database
  • Preparing the payroll accounting with our external partner
  • Being the contact person for external stakeholders in the area of HR
  • Supporting the personnel planning and analysis of personnel requirements


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Several years of relevant experience in HR in similar roles
  • Completed Business Studies, ideally in Human Resources Management or any HR related training (e.g. Kaufmänische Ausbildung: Schwerpunkt Personalwirtschaft)
  • German and English are required
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office 365 and affinity for IT
  • Profound knowledge of Germany’s labour, tax and social insurance law
  • Solid administrative and organisational skills and high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and integrity
  • Passion for people and diversity, which results in an extraordinary customer approach
  • High service and quality orientation
  • Thinking outside the box and having a solution-oriented mindset
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


The offer includes

  • The opportunity to make a real contribution to global animal welfare and to actively shape the further development of FOUR PAWS
  • A multinational team with the ONE FOUR PAWS spirit
  • An animal-friendly and pleasant working environment in a motivated team – office dogs are allowed
  • Modern management culture as well as various development opportunities
  • Fully financed Deutschlandticket or rental bicycle
  • Mental-health hotline, for all our employees
  • Flexible and family-friendly work arrangements


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact v.diermayr@pendlpiswanger.at if you require assistance applying to this position.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge!

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

Please submit your CV in English, quoting ref no A011270


Contact Us

Viola Diermayr, BSc., Junior Consultant, Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger GmbH


+ 43 1 4027608-21

1010 Vienna, Bartensteingasse 5

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