HR Manager – German Speaker


Are you a highly motivated and organized individual with an empathetic nature and a passion for helping people? Then you could be our next HR Manager in our Employment Services Team. In this role, you are part of our Talents & Culture team, supporting in all HR topics, across the whole life cycle of a trivago talent. If you’re an enthusiastic, focused and detail-oriented individual looking for a position in a fun and dynamic environment, read on, and apply today!

What you’ll do:

  • Be the point of contact for our talents, answering on relevant HR topics (e.g. vacation, maternity & parental leave, sabbatical, work & residence permits)
  • Create HR related documents & employment contracts
  • Support our talents during Visa and Work Permit processes, helping them to join our team in Düsseldorf
  • Work closely with the HR Business Partner team on a daily basis
  • Maintenance of digital HR/ personnel files and master data maintenance in relevant HR management systems (Workday)
  • Participate in the continuous optimization of our administrative HR processes
  • In addition, projects bring additional variety to your everyday work

What you’ll definitely need:

  • Apprenticeship (Bürokaufmann, Industriekaufmann or equivalent) or university degree in the field of HR
  • Ideally, you have already gained work experience in HR processing or administration (as HR Manager or HR Administrator)
  • As a result, you have solid labour law skills (with a focus on Germany)
  • Experience in dealing with HR systems (Workday desirable)
  • Good communication skills, assertiveness as well as a high degree of service orientation and self-motivation are among your strengths
  • Ability to work in a team & a hawk-eye for detail
  • Very independent way of working and a high sense of responsibility
  • Hands-on mentality, curiosity to learn and willingness to directly jump into topics
  • Fluency in both German and English (our company language)

What you can expect from life at trivago:

Entrepreneurship: The freedom to take ownership of your work and drive initiatives independently. It’s the idea that counts, not the position. 
Growth: Support for your development, constant new opportunities, regular peer feedback, mentorship and training.
International workforce: Collaboration with international talents from 80+ nations bringing different perspectives, backgrounds and expertise together to ensure a truly global focus.
Flexibility: Self-determined working hours and the opportunity to split your time between home and our campus in Düsseldorf: At least 2 days on campus and 3 days at home per week. We also offer further flexibility for parents of young children and talents with severe disabilities or health conditions.
Relocation and integration: Support with relocation costs, insurance, work permit and visa questions.
Equal opportunity: Commitment to creating an all-inclusive workplace, because we know representing the diversity of our users in our talent base enables us to create a more meaningful product. 

A note from our recruitment team:

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and intimidating, but don’t worry, we’ve got you. Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at You can also find out more about our hiring process here. We look forward to your application!