People Operations Specialist (f/m/d)

Upgrade your career with Blacklane….we are seeking an energetic People Operations Specialist to join Blacklane’s People Experience team. You will be tasked with enriching the employee experience by owning the People Operations’ activities for your departments using our tools, your experience and a collaborative fun environment.



You will enrich our employee experience….

  • Execute and own German payroll. With your exceptional attention to detail you will check all changes impacting payroll are implemented by our external provider to ensure it’s smooth monthly delivery  
  • You’re responsible for a range of HR related topics for each of your departments (incl. onboarding, visas, mobile work, policy interpretation and more) delivering timely responses to our crew while ensuring legal compliance and policy adherence
  • Break new ground and stand out from the crowd by owning people related projects, delivering on process improvements, excelling with our team’s quarterly OKRs and leading your own initiatives 
  • Become a system expert and implement required changes in our crew’s lifecycle by maintaining our HR systems and implementing all admin related asks (e.g. references, contracts, addenda and more)
  • Take center stage in moments that matter by delivering our induction training,  rewarding our crew on anniversaires & shaping company themed events 



You're our perfect candidate if you have...

  • Strong background in People Operations. You have at least 2 years of experience in People Operations as HR Admin, HR Specialist or with payroll experience, primarily in international work environments
  • Employment law enthusiast. You have a good and reliable knowledge of German labour law and ideally some exposure to international employment law (preferably Australian, American and / or Spanish)
  • Taking ownership. You’re thorough with your tasks, have a high attention to detail, as well as an independent, structured, and precise way of working
  • Great communication skills. You are comfortable interacting with team members at all levels, carrying courageous conversations and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • You speak fluent German & English
  • You care about yourself, others and your team by seeking out new ways to enhance our crew’s experience
  • You have experience with HR systems preferably Bamboo HR and Small Improvements
  • You have a solution oriented mindset by proposing solutions in the face of ambiguity



Blacklane is a scale-up started in 2011, founded by Jens Wohltorf and Frank Steuer who wanted to create the first global chauffeur service. We started by filling chauffeurs’ ‘empty leg’ journeys and have grown with our partners to over €100 million in annual revenue (pre-pandemic). Backed by Daimler and other investors in Germany, Japan, Switzerland, and the UAE, we’re now a trusted brand within corporate travel. 

We believe in ethical business practices and have a strong company culture. Responding to the pandemic, we’ve successfully managed the crises and retained our talented crew! We are now poised for massive growth in 2021 and beyond.

  • Continuous Learning: We believe that open and actionable feedback is the essential component of continuous development. Set your personal development plan and take an active role in our internal learning communities to progress your career. 
  • Flexible Working: Even the most ambitious Blacklaner needs some time to unwind. Find out what works for you and your team with flexible working hours and home office days (working from home is the new normal).
  • Become Part of the Crew: Get to know your fellow Blacklaners through our regular team socials. Our success comes from a collaboration of more than 350 people from 70 nations and we are looking for more exceptional people to join us! 
  • Employee Stock Options Plan: We want all Blacklaners to benefit from the company's success, so every employee gets virtual stock options.
  • Fair Remuneration: We’ve banded salary levels and matched them to the local costs of living, meaning you’re always paid fairly and you know that the rest of the crew is too.
  • Sustainability: We care for both people and the planet, having launched the mobility's industry first global carbon offset scheme in 2017. Blacklane has pledged to deliver 75% of its journeys in electric vehicles by 2025. 
  • Equal Opportunity: We are committed to inclusion and diversity. A company is only as strong as its crew, so we developed a work environment that is inclusive, inspiring and open. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Upgrade your career with Blacklane