Senior HR Business Partner- Tech & Data (f/m/d) Germany

Signa Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) is the world’s leading sports e-commerce and technology platform, with market leading positions in bike, tennis, outdoor and team sports. Our group of companies include Wiggle,, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, and Outfitter. We are passionate about sport and staying active.

We listed on the New York Stock Exchange in December 2021 and are the largest pure-play sports e-commerce company by revenue. We serve over 7 million active customers, have 1,000+ brand partners, and 500+ connected retail stores.

Job Objective: 

Our Tech&Data teams at SIGNA Sports United has been on an organizational transformation journey for more than a year now. They have been evolving from multiple independent local teams towards becoming a more integrated collaborative function. “Move as one” became our mission claim and we are proud about the steps we have accomplished so far with this amazing team, being aware about future steps ahead of us.  

We are now looking for a senior HR Partner who will play a very important part in the next evolution of the teams and can support us driving this change to the next level consulting and coaching our leaders to strengthen the organization. 

As a Senior HR Business Partner, you are a sparring partner and a thought leader for our global Tech&Data leadership team. You give strategic guidance and advice, and you support with pragmatic solutions. You will consult all Tech&Data leaders in questions of organizational design, talent assessments, change management and developing their people and the organization.  

You work closely with the SSU people operations and recruitment teams and together you will be implementing strategies for people development, engagement and retention. Your ideas and direction will matter and you will shape and design people strategies and processes according to the needs of the organization and with state-of-the-art HR tools and systems.  

If you bring a positive, hands-on, pragmatic, can-do attitude whilst always taking long-term and strategic plans into consideration combined with a passion for people and your job – you will thrive with us. 

The part you’ll play

  • Strategically guide, coach and consult the Tech&Data leadership team in conceptualizing and implementing plans for growth and change.  

  • Support and consult leaders to design and evolve their organizations (structure and leadership).  

  • Design and implement strategies, concepts and processes to develop and retain talent.  

  • Build the foundation to a good employees' experience in the SSU Tech&Data team.  

  • Identify challenges and roadblocks on time and build strong relationships with HR and legal support functions.  

  • Act as thought-leader in the cross-company HR team and contribute with pro-active best-practice sharing.  


  • Very strong understanding and role-modeling of the HR Business Partner role (strategic and pragmatic)  

  • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial mindset 

  • Strong in relationship building, empathy and deep understanding of change processes 

  • Know how in how to build solid and scalable organizations in an e-commerce / tech business environment 

  • Solid knowledge in labor law 

  • Results and process-driven 

  • Passion for Sports and Tech is highly appreciated!  

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Academic background in human resources, labor law, psychology or any other related field 

  • 10+ years of working experience in HR area, ideally HR generalist with experience especially in business partnering, but particularly experienced in change management, leadership development, organizational design and employee engagement 

  • Experience in mid-sized companies, ideally tech / e-commerce 

  • Fluent in English, German would be an advantage 

What you need to know

  • Work with a passionate team.
  • Permanent employment contract.
  • 30 days of vacation each year.
  • 10 days working from abroad.
  • Flexible, hybrid working model.
  • Best possible view from the 30th floor in the Upper West in Berlin Charlottenburg.
  • Employee discounts in our own shops and from a wide range of partners.
  • Company discount in many food / lunch locations around our office.
  • Frequent office lunch and team events.
  • Employee Assistance programme with access to mental wellbeing trainings and professional coaching services for you and your family members.
  • 40EUR public transport subsidy.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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