Work at CODE

Are you looking for a new challenge and are ready to revolutionize the educational system with us? Stop searching and apply!

CODE University of Applied Sciences Berlin invites applications for the position of

Senior HR Manager (m/f/d)

CODE is a newly-founded private university of applied sciences that is embedded into the vibrant network of Berlin’s digital economy. At the core of our study programs is a self-directed project-based learning concept. Together with a network of partner organizations, our goal is to provide students with practical, real-world, and digitally-oriented education and the ability to face the technological and social changes and challenges of tomorrow.

We have a strong commitment to our community, to supporting and learning from each other, to development, and to building a healthy work atmosphere. CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful, inclusive and diverse work environment.

About the Role

As CODE grows and develops, you will be an integral part of the HR team and work closely with the COO, Vice President and CXO to develop the working environment and culture required to reach the CODE mission and to ensure a place of wellbeing and effectiveness for the employees.

We value community and being a place to work which fosters collaboration and collective decision making. As a person who is driven to give great service, you are always willing to support CODE colleagues and believe that every request is an opportunity to make CODE an even better place to work. Additionally, you will be a vital participant in cross facilitating information about employee needs with the management team through feedback and program analysis.


  • You will foster high employee collaboration and engagement through offering support and advice
  • Own the recruiting desk, which includes responsibilities for outbound candidate experience, interviewing candidates and managing the process
  • Act as a partner and a coach for managers regarding employee development and issues
  • Coach employees and managers on the success of the employee feedback program
  • Provide support and assistance to teams in developing psychological safety and inclusivity
  • Participate in developing and ensuring a successful work culture and accountability for CODE Values

About You

  • Have at least 5 years of experience in an HR service focused role
  • Have the following personal characteristics: collaboration, communication, confidential, diplomatic and empathic
  • Startup or experience in an early stage organization
  • Experience and skills with psychological understanding of team dynamics, inclusivity and creating psychological safety
  • Service mindset
  • Experience with developing HR initiatives
  • German language skills and HR administration experience is a plus

About Working At CODE

CODE’s atmosphere is creative and dynamic with an international team in the heart of Berlin. We value your strengths and will support you with your professional development as well as a fair compensation and some fun additions. Most importantly, joining CODE means being a part of a passionate team who is shaping the future of higher education.

CODE values different perspectives and is committed to a respectful and inclusive work environment and encourages people of all genders, backgrounds, and origins to apply.

Professor Joana Lemos teaching at CODE University
  • Hands-on mentality

    Just as our learning concept is centered on a challenge-based approach, where students learn by working in transdisciplinary teams, so is our team.

  • Grow with your tasks

    We are not looking for ready made applicants with perfect CVs. What we expect is that you are as excited as we are about CODE and its upcoming milestones.

  • Be a team player

    We are a small team and have to rely on each other. We expect you to bring in your own strength and ask for help when you need it.

  • Be open-minded

    CODE’s community of equals is build around mutual respect and openness towards new ideas and concepts.

Sounds interesting?

Then please don`t wait to contact us – we want to get to know you! Just fill out the form and let us know which position you are interested in. If you have further questions, please write to us at