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People Business Partner - EMEA Product & Engineering (f/m/d)



Product, People & HR
Posted on Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Creating the best possible employee experience is your ultimate goal. As People Business Partner, your role is both strategic and hands-on. This is an individual contributor role with not direct reports. You will be responsible for our EMEA Product & Engineering Department (around 150-180 people), meaning managing and supporting people programs and initiatives including employee relations, performance management, benefit programs, organizational development, career development, learning, and compliance with country and local employment law, regulations and guidelines. This position is also responsible for planning, directing and implementing people strategies and solutions to maximize employee and departmental performance, provide growth and development opportunities for employees, and protect the LeanIX’s interests. Your good technical understanding helps to align with our Product and Engineering Teams.

People Business Partner - EMEA Product & Engineering (f/m/d)
Connected remote and based in Bonn region (DE)


  • Execute the strategic direction from our People team, including implementation of high-value added people processes that support business goals and objectives together with the people team
  • Identify and assess emerging people trends and advise on the potential impacts on the business
  • Mentor and lead the people leading manager in our EMEA Product & Engineering Department
  • Implement key performance management initiatives including: goal setting, mid-year and annual-review process, promotions, and talent review/succession planning program
  • Collaborate with all managers of our Product & Engineering Teams to resolve every day challenges and develop short and long term people strategies and solutions designed to increase departmental performance and efficiency aligned with LeanIX's core values
  • Develop and/or conduct training and presentations as needed
  • Lead change throughout LeanIX. Recommend and implement improved processes and procedures for People programs
  • Assist in the development of People policies in order to satisfy legal requirements, cost containments, and work environments consistent with LeanIX's core values.
  • Resolve complex Employee Relation issues and ensure proper and complete documentation - Employee Complaints / Conflict Resolution / Mediation / Investigations


  • Typically 5 or more years of experience in a progressive Human Resources role in Software Company, preferred in a hyper growth environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, business administration, organizational development or relevant business experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of employment regulations
  • Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously, and working in a technical environment which requires flexibility, innovation, and superb customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience delivering effective presentations and training material to a variety of audiences
  • Coaching, influencing, facilitating, process development, analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English and nice to have German too.

LeanIX, The Continuous Transformation Platform® that efficiently organizes, plans and manages IT landscapes, supporting 1.000+ customers with our 3 solutions Enterprise Architecture Management, SaaS Management Platform and Value Stream Management.

LeanIX is not just a product, in fact it‘s a great place to work. Colleagues (500+) from dozens of countries jointly make our vision reality. We believe in transparent communication, personal development, diverse workforce, innovation by creating ideas that prove useful and that our world-class team deserves the best software stack money can buy.

At LeanIX we have a Connected Remote Work Mode which means you work remotely from your home office and from one of our offices. LeanIX teams and team members decide together on the work mode which suits them best. Next to that we have great benefits for you, CHECK OUT HERE WHAT IS IN FOR YOU! (

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