Human Resources

Manager People Operations/Personalsachbearbeiter*in

Herzogenaurach, Germany

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Talent

  • Degree in business administration (e.g. office administrator, industrial administrator)
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in a comparable position, professional experience in human resources is an advantage
  • High stress resistance and very good adaptability to a fast-paced working environment
  • Organizational talent paired with a quick grasp, an independent, structured way of working and an eye for detail
  • Team player with high flexibility, commitment and initiative
  • Open, transparent and proactive communication as well as a strong service and customer orientation
  • Excellent knowledge of HCM systems/databases (ideally Workday) and very good MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams)
  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English
  • The position is available full-time or part-time

Your Mission

We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Manager People Operations (HR Administrator) to work with our current 7-person team to ensure the smooth handling of operational People & Organization (P&O) processes along the entire Employee Lifecycle and to actively help shape them.

  • Responsible for all administrative HR back office processes along the employee lifecycle and first point of contact for all administrative and operational questions for managers and employees in the assigned support area
  • Supporting the People & Organization Partner (HR Business Partner) in the support of employees
  • Posting jobs on the internal and external PUMA career site and, if required, on external application portals (including translation of the job description and requirements profile if necessary)
  • Ensuring a positive relocation experience for our international candidates in close cooperation with our external relocation agencies (including processing the necessary documents for work visas etc.)
  • Works council notifications for hiring, transfers and terminations as well as preparation of the necessary contractual documents and paperwork
  • Ensuring a smooth onboarding process for new employees and holding the HR induction event on the first working day
  • Recording application documents, correspondence with applicants and arranging interviews (including booking rooms, ordering drinks and managing travel for applicants)
  • General administration and maintenance of employee data in the HR system Workday
  • Handling of ad hoc or special topics as well as active cooperation and, if necessary, independent handling of projects
  • Creation of reference letters

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 16,100 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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PUMA Headquarter Herzogenaurach


The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

PUMA Human Resources

PUMA People & Organi­zation

Our mission: Enable each employee to unleash their full potential and in turn, drive PUMA forward. All while living PUMA's Speed and Spirit by making a difference and creating opportunities on a local and global scale.