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

We’re a Certified B Corporation with a vision to build a climate intelligent world — one where everyone is able to use Climate Intelligence to adapt with climate change. By making Climate Intelligence open, democratised and transparent we will power a global Climate Intelligent Network™ that drives a chain reaction of climate intelligent decisions to protect the world’s critical assets, including our greatest asset — the planet.

Using our flagship EarthScanTM product, anyone can discover how current and future climate events such as flooding, droughts, and extreme temperatures will impact their assets. EarthScan helps our customers confidently de-risk decisions, meet financial disclosure needs and improve the resilience of the assets they own, manage or rely on.

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

Cervest has incredibly ambitious goals for 2022 to build a new category of Climate Intelligence and in order to anticipate challenges associated with rapid growth we are looking for a strategic people partner who is an interpersonal problem-solver with a background of successfully scaling teams. 

Our Lead People Partner will drive the development of an entirely new People Partnership model that will strengthen our leadership and management capabilities across the organisation. They will also be critical to the success of people programme initiatives; designing, implementing and managing change as we introduce career development and progression frameworks, total compensation philosophies, learning and development pathways etc. 

You will partner with the wider People and Talent teams to optimise every stage of the employee lifecycle to ensure we have effective onboarding, talent acquisition and development strategies and a continuous feedback culture. 

 

Areas for impact

  • Build and execute on a people plan across the organisation that supports rapid growth 
  • Build relationships with the exceptional talent we have across the leadership team here at Cervest  
  • Mentor the wider people operations team and support career development plans for the team 
  • Lead on the programme of work needed to drive a continuous feedback culture
  • Help drive initiatives that contribute to a successful remote working culture 
  • You will act as the primary people partner for a segment of the organisation 
  • You will participate in employee relations and conflict resolution where necessary 
  • A significant contribution to our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion strategy and execution
  • 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 employee experience by delivering timely and thoughtful updates, feedback and employee communications 

 

Benefits 

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.

  • 25 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 UK public holidays or local equivalent)
  • The company closes between December 24th and January 1st, which typically gives an extra 3 days off each year (on top of your 25 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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