HR Business Partner

sennder is a European digital freight forwarder looking for a people business partner to join our people development team. 

The role is based out of the Berlin office and will report to the team lead people development. Do you want to help us shape the future of the logistics industry?

We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture. Just be yourself and maybe you’ll bring something valuable to the role we didn't initially think of.


If you’re passionate about taking yourself, sennder, and the logistics industry to the next level, curious, and driven by impact and by influencing how we reach our business goals, then you might be who we’re looking for. What others may consider uncertainty, you see as an opportunity to learn and be proactive, while being a team player and understanding how your personal development intersects with the company’s growth.

As a people business partner, you will be supporting one business area of our central team as their main point of contact. You will have the opportunity to support our teams through our continuous growth. 

Aside from your key stakeholders in your business area, you will work closely with the whole people team - not only the other business partners in Berlin & across Europe, but also our colleagues in Learning & Development, People Operations, People Experience & Talent Acquisition.


Business partnering

  • Collaborate with leaders - from new managers to Directors & VPs - to drive an engaged and high-performing culture through coaching and advising
  • Create reports and analyse trends to support your team, stakeholders and management 

HR project management

  • Drive projects to provide our employees growth and development opportunities, from finding the need, to scoping the project, implementing it, and measuring its success. Some of the topics under our umbrella are:
    • Employee engagement & feedback
    • Probation period and performance reviews
    • Development plans and promotions
    • Communicating new people initiatives to employees
  • Liaise with central & local stakeholders to ensure adoption of programs & collect feedback


  • Previous experience in an HR generalist or business partner role, ideally in a scale-up or start-up
  • Excellent English and German language skills
  • Empathy, you are a good listener and know how to adapt your approach to different audiences
  • Learning mindset, you actively look for opportunities to grow
  • Presence, you are able to present your ideas in a clear and concise way and have excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge in labour law & market practices for Germany
  • Analytical skills, you make decisions based on data


  • A fast-growing company, transitioning from start-up to scale-up, where your work will make an impact on our growth and lead to several career opportunities.
  • An international team of 800+ people with 65+ nationalities spread across 7 country  offices with English as our company language.
  • Continuous feedback and bi-annual review processes for personal development. We also use “Objectives and Key Results” for company goals.
  • A structured promotion process, providing everyone with fair and transparent career growth.
  • Learning and development budget, supported by regular career development conversations.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in person (when allowed), through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
  • When in office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.

ABOUT sennder 

sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder at the intersection of where technology meets logistics. Through our proprietary transportation operating system, built by our in-house tech teams, we not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we’re growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.

You can be part of one of Europe’s latest growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization.

Get to know us, our culture, green business, funding history, and more on our blog here.

At sennder we want to maximize the individual’s potential for all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit, respect, and kindness to build trusted relationships across teams. Learn more on our career site. 

Please send your application in English and help us reduce negative unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age, address, and other unnecessary information in your CV. We only want to know the merits on which you’d be great for this role.

If you have any questions or problems please reach out to us at We do not accept applications via email.