Personnel officer (m/f)


Fulltime / Hamburg

FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and has offices in more than 10 other countries. Founded by Heli Dungler in 1988, the organisation strives for improvements in animal welfare through sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, wild animals and companion animals kept in inappropriate housing. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly.

We are searching for a positive thinking personality with great affinity to animal welfare as soon as possible:

Personnel officer (m/f)

Fulltime / Hamburg

Main duties:

Being responsible for personnel planning and the analysis of staffing requirements

Creating job profiles, designing and leading the entire applications process

Being responsible for the onboarding process of new colleagues

Supporting with Personnel development and trainings, as well as developing new guidelines

Working closely with the leadership and being an important contact person for every employee

Carrying out administrative and organisational tasks including wage and salary administration, labour contracts and personnel controlling

Conducting any tasks regarding salaries, entrance and exit



University degree in human resources or another qualified education in related fields

Proven work experience as a personnel officer, preferably in an international matrix organisation

Knowledge in labour law, social security legislation and fiscal law

Excellent communication skills in German and English (written and oral)

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Social competence combined with a great sense of responsibility

Solution oriented and self-driven, focused and motivated

Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS values and issues


What we offer:

A dynamic and pleasant working environment in a professional and motivated team

A fully integrated and respectful partnership within an international organisation

An attractive working place with technically advanced infrastructure located close to the centre of Hamburg


We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

We offer you a gross salary of minimum EUR 43.126,60 per year, depending on your qualifications, skills and professional experience.

Are you looking for such an opportunity?

We look forward to meeting you!


Please send your application in English, preferably via email, to


Michaela Rychlik, Head of Finance and Administration Germany