Teamlead HR (m/f/d)

Teamlead HR (M/f/d) 

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


FOUR PAWS is the global welfare organization for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our audiences are growing, and the topics we are facing are complex with links between climate crisis and animal welfare becoming more evident. 

Your mission
The Teamlead HR is responsible for the staff administration of colleagues employed at all FOUR PAWS entities in Germany in a direct reporting line to the Deputy Director Germany.

Your contribution will be

  • Act as the “go-to-person” for line managers and employees being part of the German country organisation
  • Lead and supervise a team of HR-Specialists and cooperate closely with the International Head of People Services
  • Support in all people-related matters by applying the global FOUR PAWS HR approach and frameworks
  • Manage talent acquisition and employee retention in Germany
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of HR services at FOUR PAWS


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Successful HR track record as manager and team leader
  • Degree in business studies – ideally in HR or any HR-related education or training
  • Profound knowledge of German, specifically labour, tax and social insurance law
  • Passion for people, high service and quality, outstanding organisational skills
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Excell as a persuasive and engaging communicator as well as a motivator of a diverse HR Team
  • Personal identification and commitment to animal welfare


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 encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. Be part of a good cause and engage in this top-level 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.

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Contact us

Contact Us

Viola Diermayr, BSc., Junior Consultant 

+ 43 1 4027608-21 

Dr. Pendl & Dr. Piswanger GmbH, 1010 Vienna, Bartensteingasse 5

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