Cervest is building the world’s first open access AI-powered Climate Intelligence platform.

We’re a certified B-Corp with a vision to democratize access to Climate Intelligence driving a shared responsibility to protect the world’s critical assets — including our greatest shared asset, the planet.

It’s an exciting time to join us. We’ve just raised $30m in Series A investment. Our inaugural product, EarthScan™, will launch in 2021. EarthScan™ enables organizations to de-risk business decisions, meet financial disclosure guidelines, improve resilience, and uncover new opportunities to accelerate low-carbon growth.

We’re backed by leading venture capital firms, including Draper Esprit, Future Positive, Lowercarbon Capital, and Astanor Ventures. We are now building up our team in all areas: sales, marketing, science, engineering, and people operations.

As a company, we are a pro-diversity, highly inclusive organization, committed to bringing together people of all backgrounds and enabling them to succeed. We know that a richly diverse team will help us achieve our mission sooner.

The Role

We are looking for a passionate Technical Recruiter who is an interpersonal problem-solver with a background of successfully scaling teams thoughtfully. This person will develop, iterate on, and own recruiting processes from end-to-end; source, manage, prioritise, and close searches against clear timelines. This candidate will also lead and contribute to people-focused, cross-functional work in learning and development, diversity, equity, and inclusion, community building, and more. The ideal candidate will use data to set benchmarks and use metrics to create targeted recruiting strategies, while partnering with hiring teams and leadership to build high-performing teams that embody Cervest’s values and culture.

This is an additional role joining our existing and ever growing People Operations team composed of our Head of Operations and People, Lead Recruiter, People Operations Manager and People Operations Coordinator.


  • Managing full cycle recruitment and building sourcing strategies
  • Engaging with passive candidates, building diverse pipelines, and providing an inclusive and seamless candidate experience
  • Using a data driven approach to solve problems and draw insights
  • Working in a fluid environment while staying flexible, organised, and humble along the way
  • Working with our People Operations team to provide a world class candidate experience by delivering timely and thoughtful updates and feedback throughout the recruiting process



  • Technical recruiting experience (Product, Engineering and/or Machine Learning) with a search firm or in house recruiting team
  • Experience in tech startups and demonstrated ability to achieve goals in ambiguity, fast-paced environment in a flexible manner
  • Strong relationship-building skills with hiring managers with experience providing recruiting updates and driving results across an org
  • A solution-oriented mindset – You see potential challenges as opportunities to learn and grow and apply creative solutions
  • Relentless passion and drive to find and connect with the best talent
  • Proven experience in building and managing a diverse pipeline
  • Expert knowledge and experience running searches with LinkedIn and other platforms
  • Exceptional organisational skills, with attention to detail and great follow-through
  • A positive attitude and ability to thrive working in a collaborative team environment
  • Passionate, driven mentality with the readiness to lean in immediately


As a rapidly scaling company on a mission, we are committed to ensuring that we support our team in developing in line with their aspirations and talents as well as continuing to develop our culture in line with our values.

We are a remote first company and are hiring across Europe, the USA and beyond. We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable working in a remote setting and with a diverse team distributed across multiple time zones. This job requires minimum travel for occasional regional or global team retreats only, using more sustainable transport methods (we’ll help with that) so generally within one time zone of the UK.

  • 22 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 UK public holidays or local equivalent)
  • The company closes between December 24th and January 1st, which gives an extra 3-4 days off each year (on top of your 22 days entitlement)
  • Remote first company culture with flexible working hours
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption or shared parental leave policies
  • Every employee is given a plant of their choice
  • £1000 a year learning budget towards personal and professional development
  • 10% of your time can be used for projects that help us meet Cervest’s mission outside your day-to-day responsibilities
  • £500 stipend to spend on your work from home setup (we’ll cover your laptop and peripherals such as a screen and keyboard - you will be able to choose between a Mac or PC)
  • Paid sick leave for physical and mental health with access to Spill
  • Virtual team and company activities such as pastry-making classes, mindfulness classes, coffee masterclasses and murder mysteries
  • £1500 loan towards a bike through the Cycle to Work Scheme (available for UK employees)

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