HR Manager for Germany

Frankfurt, Germany

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for an HR Manager who will play a key role in driving continued growth through people programs, processes, policies and practices that enable EPAM to attract, develop, engage, leverage, and retain talent in a highly competitive market in Germany.

The role is based in Frankfurt and involves occasional travel within Germany.

We are searching for a smart, competent, confident and hard-working professional who already proved himself/herself in a role that involved responsibility for the full spectrum of people management in Germany. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge, able and willing to learn fast, and who is ready to grow with the company being part of EPAM’s unique success story.


  • Build a close and trusted relationship with all stakeholders;
  • Help managers effectively lead their teams including the provision of feedback, supporting their development, conducting assessments, or making decisions about promotions or compensation;
  • Help leadership and managers to effectively deal with people-related challenges;
  • Identify and leverage opportunities. Solve problems, develop and deliver solutions;
  • Provide advice and guidance on HR & local labour law related issues;
  • Develop and maintain close and positive relationships with employees. Facilitate an ongoing dialogue, invite their input and feedback, conduct surveys, analyse feedback from various sources, and help implement actions that can enhance employee engagement and retention;
  • Efficiently manage and document HR processes and decisions leveraging the firm’s people management tools and technologies;
  • Ensure that all workforce changes are properly administered from initial contract set up (German Labour Law) to managing exits or relocations;
  • Develop, implement, manage and continuously improve HR processes and practices. Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement and drive positive change;
  • Review and shape employment-related local policies and procedures to ensure their local relevance, effectiveness, and compliance. Ensure proper documentation is in place.


  • 5-8 years of HR experience, including the experience of managing the HR function;
  • Experience in working in the technology sector or a similar, progressive industry is an advantage;
  • Proven track record of working directly with senior leaders and managers;
  • Solid knowledge of German employment rules and regulations, and German Labour law;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn to work with new tools and technologies;
  • Higher degree in HR, Business Administration, or a related field;
  • Fluency in German with a strong command of written and spoken English;
  • Passionate and energetic;
  • Positive mind-set and ‘can-do’ attitude;
  • Reliable and responsive. Client-centred, focuses on solutions;
  • Able to build rapport and install trust and confidence;
  • Set the bar high for self and others;
  • Take initiative and can work independently;
  • Flexible and agile. Able to adopt to a changing environment;
  • Resilient. Able to work under time pressure, manage workload and priorities;
  • See the big picture but values and implements small, daily positive changes and actions;
  • Accurate, punctual. Pay attention to detail;
  • Enjoy working as part of an international, multi-cultural, cross-border team;
  • Committed to continuous learning and improvement;
  • Careful listener and good communicator (speaking and writing);
  • Consult, involve people and take a collaborative approach;
  • Able and committed to support, develop and supervise a team member.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Flexible working schedule enables work life balance;
  • Regular corporate and social events.