People Partner (German Speaking)

Berlin, Germany Human Resources Full-time
Falcon employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours. provides a unified SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing and managing customer data. We enable our clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touch points from one platform. Our platform has already achieved great international traction in the market, with its technology endorsed by partnerships with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Founded as Falcon Social in Copenhagen in 2010, we now also have offices in New York City, Berlin, Budapest, Sofia, Chennai, Melbourne, and growing. We’re a highly diverse team, and we’re always looking for passionate and curious people who want to be part of a fast-paced, high-energy environment. has an ethos of encouraging autonomy, ambition, boldness and experimentation. We value open people who take initiative and aren’t afraid to fail, learn from mistakes, adjust, and try to get better at what they do every day.

As we continue our global expansion, we are hiring for a People Partner to join our People Partners team with four other colleagues and support our business operating in Germany and across geographies. The role will report to the Manager People, it is a vital role to the People team and will contribute to the overall strategy and development of our People function. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with supported business functions and assist  in determining People goals supporting the business 
  • Be responsible for any Employee Relations with a focus but not limited to our German business, as a team we work truly globally
  • Guide your business stakeholders on requests such as internal transfers, headcount  requests, global mobility, changes in working hours, leavers for your dedicated area of  business 
  • Work closely with your People Partner colleagues, D&I, Compensation & Benefits as well  as Talent Acquisition to collaborate on our People goals 
  • Identify key drivers of engagement and attrition for your business areas and derive  targeted interventions to increase levels of performance and retention 
  • Consult and execute employee exits and provide exit data to help identify key areas of  improvement 
  • Remain up to date on the HR legislation within your geographical remit, and define  strategies for compliance and company policies 
  • Hold a strong relationship with our Finance Partners to ensure alignment on budget
  • Maintain a strong network to staff across all levels of the organization 
  • Support career guidance, identify career development needs, and define succession  plans for the business

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant degree (HRM, Psychology, or similar) and/or similar certification
  • Proven People Partner / HR Business Partner experience in a similar role, preferably in a  fast-paced, technology or SaaS environment 
  • Strong commercial acumen paired with highly developed analytical skills to investigate,  design, and implement effective HR solutions 
  • Experience with coaching leaders and employees at all levels - from individual  contributors to newly promoted managers and seasoned executives
  • Solid knowledge of local (German) labour and employment laws, some exposure to global laws is a plus
  • A strong sense of discretion, professionalism, and use of good judgment while working  with confidential and sensitive information 
  • Commitment to promoting equality and diversity practices and working knowledge of  equal opportunities 
  • Excellent verbal and written German language skills, professional level of English (our company language is English) 

What we offer:

  • Flexible working, a competitive benefits package, an extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program, and community-focused groups, such as our  Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees. 
  • Working at Brandwatch: Our values are about being authentic, bold, and creative. And we believe these values are best embodied by enabling people to do their best work in an environment that works for them. Whether fully remote, within one of our global offices, or a combination of the two, we have the tools and resources to make working to these values both possible and enjoyable.
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