HR Program Manager (w/m/d)

For our team located in Hamburg we are looking for a: HR Program Manager (f/m/d)

Products that inspire millions of people around the world being created daily at the Bauer Media Group. Our portfolio ranges across print and online publications, radio stations, online comparison platforms as well as sales and marketing services. As a family business in the fifth generation, we attach great importance to future and customer-oriented action, which is also reflected in our increasingly diverse portfolio. With great passion, our 15,000 employees develop content and services that meets the needs of our customers and partners.

Based at the headquarter of the Bauer Media Group in Hamburg, the HR Programm Manager (m/f/d) supports the Chief HR and Transformation Officer in all people matters for our fast growing business area “SME Services”.

Our business area SME Services is on a strong growth path, while HR is only newly established on business area level. So the position provides ample opportunity to grow and learn, as well as impact on a variety of HR themes and ways-of-working for HR.

The preferred candidates for the roles have the following experience (or strong and targeted desire to gain hands-on competencies):

  • Central point of contact for local HR teams in the international business units belonging to SME Services
  • Leading through the broad spectre of HR disciplines along the HR cycle like talent development, performance management, compensation and benefits and learning
  • Supporting the professionalizing of HR through implementation and operationalisation of new concepts and process together with management


  • Support the Chief HR and Transformation Officer in all people operations along the HR cycle
  • Being the go-to person for HR colleagues across geographies in matters related to tactical and operational questions
  • Facilitate new initiatives and support the Chief HR and Transformation Officer in establishing strong HR communities in the business area
  • Brings identified HR key information and data to the management team.
  • Close cooperation with the central HR team and Center of Expertise


  • University degree, preferably in international business administration, international law or any other discipline complementary to the role
  • Ideally min 3 year HR Business Partner experience in an international environment
  • Ability to contribute to change and culture management initiatives that result from acquisition or divestiture
  • Ability to work independently and remotely (from office, business and manager)
  • Intercultual experience and exceptional communication skills – a must
  • Experience with driving and implementing (HR) programs across multi geographies – a strong advantage
  • Future oriented, reliable and resilient
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and German
  • Another language such as Danish, Swedish, Polish, Spanish etc. would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of local labour law in countries of operation (Poland, Denmark, Germany, Israel) an advantage


  • A culture in which personal responsibility, teamwork and creativity are valued
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Creative freedom as well as exciting and challenging tasks
  • Continuing education and training opportunities in the form of training, workshops, conferences, e-learning, etc.
  • 30 days vacation
  • company restaurant
  • Central location in Hamburg's city center, HVV ProfiTicket subsidy, magazine subscriptions, company events, health day and other benefits via Corporate Benefits

If you are looking for an independent position and would like to enrich our existing team with fresh impulses, we look forward to receiving your complete application documents.

Your contact for this job offer is Mrs. Thilo-Körner. Reference: BSGH-02/2020

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