HR People & Organisational Development Specialist (f/m/d)

Job description

Number 1 in Europe!

zooplus AG is Europe’s leading online retailer of pet supplies. With over 8 million active customers in more than 30 European countries and 1,842 billion Euro revenue in 2020, zooplus is comfortably the market leader in the online segment. At zooplus, we believe e-commerce to be the sales model of today and for the future. E-commerce has become one of the fastest developing areas of business. Modern logistics centers, and the use of and personalization, mean that online sales can be handled with increasing efficiency.

Our employees are the key to our success!

The zooplus team currently consists of 1000 interdisciplinary specialists and managers from more than 50 countries who work at 10 international sites in the Sales & Marketing, IT, Operations and Administration departments. So we can remain successful against our competitors in the future too, we are looking for individuals who can develop our business and help create a positive corporate culture by not only demonstrating versatile professional and methodological expertise, but also by showing a passion for performance, analysis and a solution-based approach. This includes dealing with rapid changes, intensive networking and an in-depth understanding of technology, the digital market and the business model's value-added chain.

As People & Organisational Development Specialist you will be actively involved in all kinds of people and organizational development topics including the organization of trainings (internally and externally), facilitation of workshops and topics on organizational transformation. Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Support in the further development of existing and implementation of future-oriented personnel development instruments.
  • Drive our strategic projects and initiatives further e.g. introduction of LMS, cultural development, feedback, employee engagement.
  • Organisation of central and international trainings.
  • Organise & facilitate workshops for team developments.
  • Coordinate employee-focused initiatives across an international level
  • Administration of measures and implementation of the associated controlling.
  • Implementation of regular employee surveys.
  • Contact person for employees for further education and training.
  • Participation in people and organizational development-specific projects.
  • Facilitate internal webinars and workshops on your own.
  • Manage external training vendors.
  • Collaborate with team members in central and local HR teams to define and develop learning solutions.
  • Own the local performance & development process.
  • Anticipate and incorporate up-to-date learning trends and technologies.


What we are looking for

  • A degree, or similar, in a business-related field of studies with focus on Psychology, Coaching & Training or Educational Science, or similar.
  • Solid experience in Learning / Talent Development or similar, preferably in an international organization / set up.
  • You distinguish yourself through strong conceptional skills, but you are also able to show your strengths in operational work.
  • First experience in facilitating trainings and workshops on your own.
  • Knowledge in Workshop Concepts and Methodology.
  • Strong interpersonal/consulting skills.
  • Energetic and flexible approach to work, able to adapt to changes quickly and work independently.
  • Pro-active and results-oriented person.
  • Good process and project management skills.
  • Experience in working with LMS.
  • Excellent skills in MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and virtual meeting tools.
  • Fluent communication and writing skills in English, other languages are a plus.

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our Spanish office is at a great location in Madrid, with great infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many competitive benefits such as:

    28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

    Flexibility first. Enter from 7 am to 10 am and organise yourself.

    🏠 Remote working flexibility.

    🏬 Offices in the city center of Madrid. Modern working spaces with table tennis, foosball, fresh fruit, beverages and company events.

    🏥 Private medical healthcare insurance for all our employees.

    📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities.

    🎤 Participate in the technology community through our meetups and conferences.

    ✏ English, German and Spanish language courses.

    💲 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees.

    🤝 Referral program. You will receive a bonus by helping us finding the best talent.

    🌍 We encourage diversity, meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities.

Did we make you curious?

Then send us your application in English via our online application form