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People Operations Specialist

Work Type: Full Time

People Operations Specialist (f/m/x)

Location: Berlin

Starting date: Immediately

Be a part of building startups with us in Logistics…

Looking for a role where you can be a key player in a People function really making a difference? At Beam, you will be supporting our mission to launch three successful logistics startups annually as our People Operations Specialist. Your contribution will centre on creating and maintaining exceptional experiences for the employee lifecycle at Beam and our Entrepreneur program. You’ll be a critical member of our high functioning team as we work at speed to create new companies - and a subject matter expert on all things People-centric. 

You’ll also get the chance to come up with ideas for, build and deliver projects and programs in the People mandate to improve life at Beam and for our startups, so there is a whole world of opportunity available to you to deliver value, working closely together with the Head of People and the Managing Director. As a key role accountable for culture building at Beam, this role will be based in our beautiful offices in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin.


  • Be the maestro of our high engagement culture with energetic and effective communications with our new onboarding entrepreneurs, supporting their journey through validation as their key point of contact as they ramp up to pitch as a startup
  • Own our people processes hosted on HRIS Freshteams, delivering contracts, starting and leaving paperwork, payroll and contract administration for our workforce
  • Crunch the numbers to develop key reporting capabilities on our people processes and deep dive into opportunities from the numbers
  • Bring our culture to life as you organise and coordinate Beam events through the year; team celebrations, networking or industry events that you will be designing with help from our team
  • Evolve our people practices as we improve how we work with continuous optimization and development of the team, through designing workshops and training content to support Beam’s future growth, as well as our growing community of startups


  • You have a few years of professional experience in people operations, having ideally spent some time focusing on employee development and engagement
  • You enjoy pushing yourself to deliver high quality results
  • You’re looking for more stretch and keen to develop your People and Culture skills rapidly in a high ownership culture
  • You want to get your teeth into delivering great solutions for a fast-paced and evolving business
  • You are an automation fiend - you hate repetitive work and are constantly looking for how to design it out of your work, you love a hack!
  • You’re comfortable doing what it takes and working outside the box in a small team
  • You have some working knowledge of German labour, tax, and social security laws and can advise our employees and startups
  • You are fluent in German and English, both written and spoken, and have excellent communication skills along with a great personal style
  • You have obtained a higher education or have successfully finished a commercial apprenticeship (kaufmännische Ausbildung), or have gained extensive practical experience in the workforce


  • You will get a competitive salary ranging from €40k - €48k
  • You’ll work with a highly experienced People and Culture leader, and develop rapidly in our accelerated development culture with great support
  • You’ll engage with Beam and BEUMER Group’s extended People and Culture community, where you can share ideas, compare notes, and benefit from a great team of experts
  • You will have the freedom to drive your professional journey, own projects, and make a significant impact to People and Culture across the company
  • At Beam, we lead with purpose and not pride in line with our business flywheel - every one of our team contribute without ego, where no task is beneath us all succeeding
  • You will have a budget for external training and attending conferences of €1,500
  • You will get a corporate pension scheme, an Urban Sports Club membership, and other valuable benefits
  • You will be a part of solving problems in an industry that serves as the baseline of our society


  • Submit your application
  • Your (up to date) LinkedIn profile is enough, CV optional
  • Answer the questions in the application form
  • No cover letter is needed!
  • Please wait for a response from our team


Beam is a Berlin-based startup company builder with a bias for logistics and technical challenges. We are supported by BEUMER Group – a family business and one of the world’s leading intralogistics companies. We offer pre-seed funding; access to potential customers; solid launch support; and, above all, validated business opportunities that want to become a startup.

Why a Logistics Startup Company-Builder?

European logistics companies turn over more than €1,300B a year, making logistics the fourth largest industry in Europe. Startups are only just beginning to scratch the surface of the transformation made possible by applying software to business problems, and Beam is a part of this change.

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