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Operations Assistant- Focus People & Process (m/f/d)

  • 13156, Berlin, Germany

Job description

Be aware that this position is in Berlin only.

Tomorrow University is a next generation University for Impactful Careers.

In our transition to a sustainable society, education is the crucial lever. That’s why we build a university that educates and empowers the change makers of tomorrow. We deliver accredited degree programs designed to build up 21st century competencies and provide a world-class network of experts to set our learners up for impact. A remote-first learning environment driven by technology and AI enables flexible and personalized learning from wherever you are.

We are the first EdTech startup in Europe with a full state-recognized university license and are proud to be one of the Top 20 EdTech startups in the world.

Our inspiration

We firmly believe that the key to transforming education lies in reimagining how we teach. At Tomorrow University, we're breaking away from the old, teacher-centered model of traditional universities, and we're embracing a student-centric approach. Our aim is to provide our students with a unique opportunity to acquire essential skills and a mindset that will enable them to create global impact through a vast network of change-makers.

Our mission

At Tomorrow’s University, we leverage science and technology for effective learning and foster a global community for continuous growth and impact. With us, students learn by applying their knowledge to real-life challenges and interacting with world-class educators, mentors, and partners from all around the world.

About the position:

This is the ideal role for young professionals who have a passion for people, process and strategy and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Work closely with our COO and our operations team to make our startup a grown-up. This role is demanding yet immensely rewarding, offering a steep learning curve and the chance to make a significant impact on both education and your personal growth. Join us today and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education!

Your main tasks will include:

Process, Strategy & Legal

  • Strategic Project Leadership: Spearhead key strategic projects, working closely with the COO to drive critical initiatives and process enhancements across the organization. Your responsibilities will include identifying opportunities for improvement, leading the design and implementation of new processes, ensuring all project documentation is managed.
  • COO Assistance: You will act as a key support to the COO, adeptly managing ad-hoc tasks and responding swiftly to unforeseen developments to keep operations running smoothly. Your responsibilities will involve quickly adapting strategies and processes to meet evolving needs, ensuring the organization's agility and resilience.
  • Legal Compliance: Maintain up-to-date and compliant legal documents. Prepare employment contracts and manage relationships with freelancers and service providers, ensuring compliance across multiple jurisdictions and make sure our legal documents and setups are always organized and in shape.

People & Team

  • People Development: Manage all aspects of the employee lifecycle including onboarding, offboarding, and employee development initiatives. Implement salary bands and oversee training and benefits programs.
  • Recruiting: Streamline and oversee the recruiting process, ensuring a seamless experience for candidates and alignment with our company’s growth goals.
  • Team Happiness: As a key orchestrator of our team's environment, you will ensure that our workspace—both physical and virtual—empowers productivity and collaboration. This role involves optimizing resource allocations and managing essential logistics to support an efficient and inspiring atmosphere.

Job requirements

For us, this is very important:

  • Independent work capability
  • Cross-functional teamwork
  • Effective communication at all levels
  • Integrity, Curiosity & Growth
  • Initiative, Proactivity, and Enthusiasm
  • Eagerness to learn and a commitment to execution
  • Passion for Sustainability, Entrepreneurship & Technology.

Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years of experience in operations, HR, or a related field, preferably within a startup environment.
  • A proactive self-starter who is excited about the opportunity to wear multiple hats and directly contribute to the company's growth.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and a team-oriented mindset.
  • Proficient in using modern office and project management tools (e.g., Personio, Notion, PandaDoc).
  • A keen interest in continuous personal and professional growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, HR, or related field.
  • Fluent German and English
  • Living in or willing to relocate to Berlin

Our Benefits:

  • Remote-first culture: Our flexible work environment will give you the freedom to mostly work independent of time and location. In this specific role, you are required to be living in Berlin to effectively be able to manage our Berlin office hub (close to main station). Unless there are important things taking place at the office, you are completely free in choosing your location.
  • Grow and develop yourself: Every teammate can learn for free at Tomorrow University plus we have a needs-based budget approach - We fund proper resources on training, mentoring, and books to provide relevant knowledge and support the professional development of our employees;
  • Travel the world with us: Twice per year, the whole team meets for a 1-week Workation at a different place around Europe;
  • 25 days of Vacation plus public holidays based on where you are located;
  • Well-being and Team building activities such as online Yoga Classes, online Coffee breaks, Informal Friday drinks sessions, and much more!

Do you care about education and impact? Grow with us and shape the education space!

At Tomorrow University, we believe in the power of you and your own merit much more than we believe in degrees! Sounds weird for an education provider? That's Tomorrow University!