Head of HR (m/f/d)

Ideas need initiative.

Körber Digital shapes and drives the Körber Group’s digital advancement. The Business Area is a nucleus for digital innovation and new digital business models and as such a trusted go-to unit for all topics around the Group’s digitization.

Located in the German start-up hotspot Berlin, Körber Digital matches the speedy entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up with the long-term strategic focus of the Körber Group. Striving for progressive disruption, Körber Digital is at the forefront of the digital revolution of the industry.

The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Berlin we are looking for

Head of HR (m/f/d)


  • Define a strategy to ensure a great employee experience and a successful and sustainable global recruiting strategy

  • Work with the management team to determine hiring targets and develop profiles and specifications

  • Efficiently convert high potential candidates including navigating local HR, legal and practice requirements around offer structure, compensation and administration

  • Define and execute a competitive compensation and benefits scheme

  • Work with management stakeholders to ensure success of new hires, including altering hiring criteria and adapting integration/professional development programs

  • Keep abreast of cutting-edge knowledge topics relevant to recruiting and professional development area (attend knowledge training days, collect intelligence from the market, and identify trends and patterns)

  • Develop the skills and capabilities of other members of the team

  • Track key success and performance metrics, identify and recommend improvement opportunities, and ensure talent remains a top priority agenda item

  • Shape our culture and organization and be a trusted partner for all business areas and stakeholders


  • At least 5 years of experience in leading high-performance HR teams

  • Track record of defining and executing an awesome employee experience

  • Distinct problem solving competencies and outstanding communication skills

  • Strong team player with start-up attitude and high motivation

  • Experience in recruiting and interviewing high potential candidates

  • Experience in defining, setting up and implementing state of the art training and development methodologies

  • Active driver of current HR trends

  • Keen on developing and improving key HR processes

  • Open-minded, enthusiastic and positive personality

  • Fluency in German and English