People and Operations Manager

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    Sian Driscoll

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People & Operations – Berlin 

Department: Human Resources

Reporting to: Global HR & Training Director

ADAPTIVE BUSINESS GROUP: is a rapidly expanding executive search firm working with a variety of high- growth clients in diverse technology and service markets around the world. We have growing offices in Manhattan, San Diego, Berlin, Singapore, and the UK.

Adaptive Business Group is an employee-centric company that invests heavily in personal development to help them build long-lasting and rewarding careers. Investing in our employees, along with our specialism, allows us to provide exceptional service to our clients rivalled by none.

We have a new position in our Berlin office to join our Adaptive team. This is an exciting position to support the Berlin office in areas like Recruitment, Operations, and Onboarding as the business supports Digital Marketing, eCommerce, SaaS, Life-Science, and Language Services companies across Europe.

The position offers ongoing development and training, clear career development together with a range of benefits.

Main Job Purpose:
You will deliver an engaging, inspiring, and efficient Recruitment, Onboarding, HR & Operations administration service to all Directors and individual employees of the Berlin office. You will also be responsible for the smooth running and general office management of the Berlin office.

Work at Adaptive:


  • Work with the German Management Team, CEO and CSO in understanding the business needs and creating a strategy to attract the very best talent across Germany.

  • Coordinating internal recruitment activities incl. candidate funnels, company visibility, job ad management, candidate pre-screening and selection as well as recruitment process management.

  • Candidate Sourcing via leading recruitment and networking platforms such as Linkedln, Heyjobs, Stepstone, Xing.

  • Creating ongoing content to enhance company employer brand.

  • Initial Calls / Pre-screening and vetting.

  • Set up interviews and issue relevant correspondence.

  • New Starters Preparation/Setup (Purchases / Software Setup).


  • Ensure starter’s paperwork is completed and filed correctly.

  • Ensure new starters have all necessary equipment and desks are set up in line with the company’s expectations.

  • Providing the first week of onboarding and introduction to Additive's platforms and values.

  • Be the first point of contact for new starters questions.

  • Complete 30-day check-ins.

General Office Management:

  • Acting as the main point of contact for all office related issues for the Berlin team and employees across Germany.

  • Managing 3rd party suppliers: Landlord, Internet, Cell, Cleaning, Accountants, Banks, Authorities.

  • Purchases: be responsible for office purchases and budgets. Expenses management and tracking of social events, office budget, and supplies

  • Point of contact re Office Finance with our finance team.

  • Responsible for English to German and German to English translation when necessary.

  • Responsible for professional translation via translation company.

If this sounds like you then please get in touch and make an application today! 

Any questions please contact: 

Sian Driscoll 

Tel: +44 203 148 9004