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Lead Talent (HR) Business Partner (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany


Lead HR Business Partner (m/f/d)

ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.

As a Lead HR Business Partner (m/f/d) at ThoughtWorks you will have experience and abilities in the following:

  • Experienced in Business Partnering with regional and global stakeholders from business/leadership to meet business goals, drive the people strategy for the region
  • Either consulting or Tech / IT background
  • provide guidance and leadership needed for team members of the people team to be responsible/accountable for their work, leverage the team, grow and coach individuals and team
  • Executive presence and ability to work with country and global leaders
  • Being able to drive strategic initiatives and executing talent strategy for the region, solid project management skills 
  • Experienced in efficient and compliant people operations (e.g. German labor law, payroll, policies, systems)
  • All-rounder in all employee experience related topics, have depth/expertise in some HR-related specialist topics  (e.g. compensation, onboarding, people operations, performance management, engagement, people analytics…), 
  • Ideally experience in a global organisation (networking, collaboration and influencing skills in a global environment) 
  • ability to be both hands-on when the business requires it but also strategic partner to the leadership of the business.
  • cultural and values alignment with a fast-paced,  agile, and socially-conscious working culture, and sensitivity with managing, diversity and inclusion issues.
  • German and English speaking
  • Location: preferably in Munich or Stuttgart

Considering the dynamics of our business and the challenges involved, we value the following competencies:

  • Drive, business acumen and strong sense of ownership
  • Passion for people and strong ability to give guidance and build strong relationships
  • Communication and positive influencing
  • Resilience and ability to deal with ambiguities
  • Stakeholder Management and decision making
  • Fluent German and english language skills


And this is what you can expect:

  • ThoughtWorks offers centrally located office spaces which enables agile and productive collaboration with a startup flair. 
  • You will receive a public transportation card, a personal development budget, training leave, a company pension scheme as well as an accident and business travel insurance. 
  • To do a great job, we provide you with a high-end Macbook Pro and libraries in our offices.
  • Fruits, snacks and beverages are offered, next to a company lunch and learn session on each Friday. We also enjoy spending time together by playing ping-pong or doing other fun activities in the office. 
  • Besides our famous Annual Party, you can join us for a summer party, regular Office get-togethers, local office days, AwayDay and other social events.
  • We are a global community of technologists and like to share our knowledge - not only within the company. ThoughtWorks supports you in writing articles, doing meetups or speaking on conferences - if you like.  

You are always welcome here. Inclusivity is in our DNA. Far above any tech skills, we value respect, empathy, and open-mindedness. We have zero tolerance for intolerance.

What are you waiting for?

For more information about our offices, check our location pages:

Thanks for your interest in joining Thoughtworks. A member of our Recruiting team will review your application as soon as possible. 


In the meantime, check out our Consultant Life page to learn more about the extraordinary impact Thoughtworkers make on clients, the tech industry and each other. 


Please note that we value privacy: all information submitted to us via your online application will be kept confidential to Thoughtworks. 

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