People Partner EU

  • SoundCloud
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 06, 2023
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities. As one of the world’s most influential cultural platforms, SoundCloud holds a singular market position as both a music-streaming service with the largest catalogue of music, and an artist services and distribution business to help artists grow long-term, successful careers.

Our people team creates an environment that attracts and retains talented people and celebrates growth & connection. We’re now on the lookout for a People Partner, EU to join us in this mission and act as part of our people team. In this role, you will partner directly with our management teams (based in Berlin and London) by providing leadership and management support through tailored advice on organization and people development. You will drive data-informed decision making and support calibrating and rewarding high performance. You will further contribute to our various people programs.

Your mission

  • Be a people team member and act in line with our strategy and deliver on our people roadmap
  • Act as People Partner to our people managers in Berlin and London and promote our leadership values
  • Coach our people managers with supporting organizational development and building high performing teams
  • Resolve tricky employment and performance issues
  • Facilitate conversations and support organizational change initiatives
  • Maintain a good relationship with works council and support negotiation of company agreements
  • Drive our performance management and promotion processes
  • Work closely with other people team functions to deliver best in class people and leadership support to drive organizational effectiveness
  • Contribute to various adhoc People projects
  • Be the ambassador of our company culture and values
  • Work together with the DEI, Workplace, Finance and Business & Legal Affairs teams

About you

As an experienced HR Professional you are looking for a dynamic international environment where you can apply your business acumen, communication, change management and influencing skills. You are excited about helping us to further develop our people practices and our diversity, equity and inclusion while sharing our passion to keep things simple in design, light on process and high on impact.

You are experienced with German labor law and working with the workers council. 

Your ability to build effective relationships at all levels helps you resolve tricky employment and performance issues. You are proactive and you do not only deal well with ambiguity yourself, you also enjoy supporting the organization to deal with change and ambiguity in a healthy way.

People call you proactive and innovative in your approach to getting things done, and you are comfortable being hands-on and scrappy. You adapt easily to change and help others understand and deal with complexity and uncertainty. You are passionate about your work, people and our product.

Are you ready to celebrate success with a world-class people team? Then we look forward to your application!

About us:

  • We are a multinational company with offices in the US (New York and Los Angeles), Germany (Berlin), and the UK (London)
  • We provide a flexible work culture that offers the opportunity to collaborate and connect in person at our offices as well as accommodating work from home
  • We are deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of our organization and fostering a community where everyone’s voice, perspective and experience is respected and heard
  • We believe a strong team is made by investing in employees through mentorship, workshops and enrichment opportunities
  • You can contribute to our Engineering Blog


  • Interested in a gym membership, photography course or book? We have a Creativity and Wellness benefit!
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Professional development allowance
  • Flexible vacation and public holiday policy where you can take up to 35 days of PTO annually
  • Various snacks, goodies and 2 free lunches weekly at the office! 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SoundCloud
SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization. With this foundation, we aim to build a social platform and global community for everyone to create, discover, and share sounds. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry and strive to develop an inclusive culture where individual contributions are valued. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, migration background, national origin, age, disability status, or care-giver status.

At SoundCloud you can find your community or elevate your allyship by joining a Diversity Resource Group (groups focused on people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, and women). You may also participate in inclusive workshops, contribute to our Cultural Moments series, vote on organizations for the SoundCloud Community fund’s support, and more!

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