Aurora Energy Research is a dynamic and fast-growing energy consulting and analytics company. We are contributing to the global energy transition through analysis, tools and data, and inform the decisions of most major European energy market participants. Our subscription business provides data and intelligence on energy market dynamics to leading private and public-sector clients; our consulting team supports our clients’ long-term strategic and investment decisions. We cover all key energy commodities, with particular focus on the power sector and low-carbon energy transformation.
Aurora was founded in 2013 by a group of University of Oxford academics on the premise that technological progress and policy interventions make energy markets increasingly complex. Our mission is to provide rigorous, sophisticated analysis and energy market modelling to address this increasing market complexity. Aurora is now a thriving, rapidly growing company of over 180 staff with offices in Oxford, Berlin and Sydney. We currently serve 300 of Europe’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors and governments, and expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and SaaS products to our portfolio.
HR Assistant (Berlin)
Aurora is looking for an HR Assistant to join our Berlin office
We are looking for an HR Assistant to join our Berlin team who will be responsible for the overall coordination and support of our employee experience, development initiatives and recruitment activities.
The HR Assistant will support the Office Manager on all day-to-day employee-related matters. The role offers a broad range of duties and responsibilities in all areas of HR and the opportunity to play an important role in developing the HR function in the Berlin office. The key focus of the role is to ensure a positive employee experience, coordinating all training matters and managing the end-to-end recruitment process for the Berlin office. You will work as part of a vibrant, fast-paced Operations team where no day is the same.
We are looking for someone who can work independently, has a high attention to detail and can hit the ground running. You must have excellent organisational skills and be a confident communicator. Previous experience working within an Operations or HR Department would be an advantage.
This is a chance to gain experience within an organisation where individuals thrive on change and work within an exciting and dynamic environment.
First point of contact for all HR related matters for the Berlin office
Managing the end-to-end employee experience; with all onboarding and offboarding activities
Managing the full recruitment lifecycle for the Berlin team including the graduate programme
Hiring Managers ensuring a smooth and efficient hiring process
Part of the global training committee, managing and coordinating the logistics and training requirements across all entities
Create monthly reports on HR & recruitment-related matters used for the Aurora Management team
Assist with monthly payroll, create guides and conduct relevant training for the Berlin office
Work closely with the HR team and taking direction from the HR Manager to continually improve and streamline processes across all entities, supporting with all ad hoc HR requests
Initial work experience in operational HR, e.g. through internships or student traineeships or successfully completed bachelor's degree with a focus on human resources or comparable professional training
Be able to work autonomously as well as in a team
Excellent time management, administration and organisational skills
Excellent MS skills particularly Outlook (diary management), MS PowerPoint, Excel & Word
Ability to work to deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
Adaptable, flexible and open to learning and attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills
Able to speak German (C1 level) and English (C1) is essential
Work experience in HR or as a Training Coordinator, Training Facilitator is desirable
Experience of working with an HRM system is desirable
What we offer:
A dynamic, fast thinking, and supportive environment
The opportunity to substantially influence our processes
Direct engagement with candidates and the different teams at Aurora
The opportunity to grow into an HR expert for our Berlin office
A fun, informal and international work culture
Regular coaching and mentoring sessions
An office in the most vibrant part of Kreuzberg with coffee, fruit and snacks
Private company pension scheme
Company Benefits program including JobTicket subsidy, SpendIt Card, JobRad and more
How to apply:
Even if you don’t meet all the requirements and are interested, please still apply and let us know your motivations.
Start dates are flexible, please indicate your earliest possible start date. Applicants should apply with their CV, university transcripts and, if applicable, reference letters as well as a brief cover letter.