People Operations Specialist (German Speaker)

Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 120 cities across 15 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region.

About the role

As a People Operations Specialist you will:

  • Support the centralised onboarding process: Ensure new colleagues receive their paperwork, travel documents and have a smooth induction to our business
  • Process employment visas if needed for new hires based in Berlin, ensuring all colleagues are compliant with local employment regulations
  • Your ability to adapt to change and support the team by  developing process improvements
  • Manage and supervise  the payroll process with external tax accountant and internal finance teams
  • Be responsible - along with People team-  for implementation of all benefit related legislative changes by statutory deadlines
  • Bring in your service oriented mindset to ensure a great and positive team atmosphere


  • 3+ years experience in a similar position or within HR administration
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in German and English
  • Data Management and HRIS experience
  • Confidentiality, diplomacy and an appreciation of the importance of working with confidential information

What do we offer you?

Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, ownership culture, flexible working hours, unlimited (paid!) holidays and the latest technologies


Careem gives equal opportunities. All aspects of ownership including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.

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