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Operations lead

We are looking for an Operations professional to join the team at Climate Policy Radar CIC. We are a not-for-profit climate startup on a mission to map the global policy landscape, using AI to create the evidence base for informed decision-making. Our work helps governments, private sector, researchers and civil society advance effective climate change policies.

We are looking for a brilliant, committed individual to make sure the organisation runs smoothly and that our team has the best conditions to be happy and productive. 

In this role, you will:

  •  Design policies that align with our overall strategy and mission
  • Implement efficient processes and standards
  • Provide business support such as sourcing providers and running tendering processes.
  • Evaluate risk and lead quality assurance efforts
  • Support recruitment, training and professional development processes.
  • Manage the day-to-day work with various partners and providers with regards to finance, accounting, IT and people.
  • Oversee expenses, budgeting to help the organization optimize costs and benefits
  • Provide ad hoc support, including administrative, to the CEO, CTO and the team.
  • Help us grow and develop Climate Policy Radar in many other ways 

What you will bring: 

  • Excitement about the autonomy and dynamic nature of an early stage startup.
  • 4+ years experience as an operations professional, at least half of that with a small to medium startup/boutique firm.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently - and excellent team skills. 
  • High proficiency in productivity tools (such as Microsoft Office, G-Suite) and web-based operations software (such as accounting, hiring or CRM systems).

We offer:

  • A high impact and exciting mission at the intersection of technology, AI and policy. A chance to co-create and help us shape our journey ‒ we are a young startup building our team and vision, so your input and impact will be significant.
  • Access to a larger community of climate and data enthusiasts ‒ we are a member of Subak, an accelerator and cooperative for climate non-profit startups, and enjoy a joint programme of learning, collaborating and socialising.
  • A deep commitment to our employees’ mental and physical wellbeing. Among others we offer unlimited leave, flexible work hours, a generous wellbeing allowance, short Fridays, and great coffee.
  • Hybrid work arrangement: stunning work space overlooking Westminster Bridge, combined with remote working.
  • A reason to get up in the morning, knowing you are working to solve humanity’s greatest challenges.
  • We deeply care about our values. See them here.

Working at Climate Policy Radar

  • High impact

    A high impact and exciting mission at the intersection of technology, AI and policy. A chance to co-create and help us shape our journey ‒ we are a young startup building our team and vision, so your input and impact will be significant.

  • Larger community

    Access to a larger community of climate and data enthusiasts ‒ we are a member of Subak, an accelerator and cooperative for climate non-profit startups, and enjoy a joint programme of learning, collaborating and socialising.

  • Commitment to your wellbeing

    A deep commitment to our employees’ mental and physical wellbeing. Among others we offer unlimited leave, flexible work hours, a generous wellbeing allowance, short Fridays, and great coffee. Hybrid work arrangement: stunning work space overlooking Westminster Bridge, combined with remote working.

Climate Policy Radar is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, and we believe diversity is more than an HR tick-box exercise but a genuine need and cause. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, relationship choices and status, or disability. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Unfortunately we are currently unable to sponsor visas. Only applicants legally authorised to work in the UK will be considered.

Our interview process

  1. Initial call
  2. First interview
  3. Technical assessment
  4. Second interview
  5. Offer

Would you like to know what it is like to work at Climate Policy Radar?

To apply for this role, please send us your CV and tell us why you would like to work with us.

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