Head of HR

Environment & Sustainability, Human Resources, Recruitment & Volunteer Mgt
Salary Details
Contract Type
Hours per Week
20-25 (negotiable)
Closing Date
This is an exciting new role and our first professional Human Resources appointment. We are looking for a Part-Time Head of HR to lead our recruitment and HR practice as continue to grow.

Job Description


This is an exciting new role and our first professional Human Resources appointment. We are looking for a Part-Time Head of HR to lead our recruitment and HR practice as continue to grow.  The role reports directly to the Senior Management Team and is based in Oxford, although staff are currently working from home.  


The role will  lead on recruitment as we look to double in size as well as support staff development and formalise HR processes.    


Key responsibilities in this role include (but are not limited to): 

  • Work in close partnership with senior management to prepare and implement HR strategy and recruitment plan in line with ClimateCare goals and aspirations. 
  • Lead on  all recruitment including international recruitment and visa sponsorship.  
  • Facilitate onboarding and offboarding of staff and formalise  starter and leaver procedures. 
  • Lead on creating materials  to bring new starters up to speed with carbon markets and ClimateCare’s operations.  
  • Liaise with team Directors to plan and organise appropriate training and development for employees and assist in implementing CPD policies across the organisation.  
  • Monitor and develop performance appraisal systems.  
  • Develop and maintain all HR policies, including mental health and wellbeing.  
  • Monitor all employee records including maternity, paternity requests and absence and sickness.  
  • Gather and evaluate market data to measure the organisation's competitiveness for salary reviews, compensation and benefits package. 
  • Manage any staff issues which arise.  
  •  Keep up to date with UK and international employment legislation 

The ideal candidate must have a hands-on, get things done attitude and a willingness to suggest new ideas and follow them to fruition. 


The ClimateCare office is currently closed but the role will be mainly office based once it reopens.  




  • Minimum 5 years CIPD Qualified Member.  
  • Proven HR generalist on both strategic and operational levels.  
  • Thorough, up to date knowledge of employment law. 
  • Experience in international recruitment and visa sponsorship – as ClimateCare grow we need to hire internationally in order to find senior candidates of a high enough calibre. 
  • Ability to work autonomously.  
  • A proactive, get things done attitude – the ideal candidate will proactively seek out opportunities to continuously improve HR processes.  
  • High standards of delivery and a strong work ethic – ClimateCare’s staff are leaders in their field; we are looking for the same standards and attitude in our people management.  
  • Strong character and personable – excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build close internal relationships with Directors and individual team members are essential for the success of this role.  




  • Salary – Competitive 
  • Holiday – 25 days PA plus bank holiday (Pro rata) 
  • Hours – 20-25 hours (negotiable)  
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Cycle to work Scheme 


Apart from the opportunity to contribute towards our goals you will be working with an inspiring and inclusive group of professionals who share the same passion and drive for tackling climate change at scale. 

Company Description

ClimateCare is dedicated to tackling climate change and improving lives. We aim to make our world a climate neutral one – where everyone takes full responsibility for their carbon footprint.? 


We help organisations take responsibility for their climate impact by financing, developing, and managing carbon reduction projects across the world. Based in Oxford and Nairobi, ClimateCare helped create the voluntary carbon market and pioneered carbon finance for community development projects. We deliver some of the largest carbon offsetting programmes in the world. 


Leading organisations and governments trust us to solve complex climate and sustainability issues. With us by their side, they can be confident on their journey to Net Zero. 


As an award-winning profit with purpose Certified B Corporation, we’re recognised as setting the highest standards. Values and integrity are at the heart of all we do – just as they have been since we were founded in 1997. These values are underpinned by strong environmental credentials, a commercial focus on risk management and a proud record of delivering outstanding results for our clients. 

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