We are recruiting an Operations and People Assistant!

Apply for this role here. Applications will be accepted until 9am 4 September 2023.


  • The Chancery Lane Project (TCLP) is the largest network of lawyers and business leaders using commercial contracts to deliver rapid decarbonisation.
  • We are seeking a full time Operations and People Assistant to join this dynamic and fast-moving project as it begins to scale globally.
  • This role will support our Head of Operations and People in their day-to-day activities and also perform a variety of administrative and organisational tasks working closely with the whole TCLP team.
  • Read more about TCLP in our Information Pack and our plans in our summary strategy.
  • TCLP is a family-friendly organisation, and we are committed to equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Employment arrangements

  • Start date: ASAP.
  • Salary: £29,500 p.a.
  • This is a full time permanent role.
  • Remote working, UK-based.
  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus public holidays.

About the role 

  • As Operations and People Assistant you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth running of TCLP’s operational and people processes, driving efficiency and enabling the TCLP team to focus on key priorities by providing seamless administrative support.
  • This role will report to the Head of Operations and People.

Job description

Responsibilities include:


  • Provide administrative people support, particularly around recruitment:
  • Support the hiring manager in the creation of job descriptions and advertising of roles;
  • Coordinate candidate applications for hiring managers and those involved in the process;
  • Diarise interviews and liaise with candidates;
  • Design interview questions and skills testing with the hiring manager, where required;
  • Address candidates’ questions and ensure they are kept updated throughout the process with timely communications to ensure a positive candidate experience;
  • Coordinate feedback from interview panels and communicate this to candidates;
  • Generate offer paperwork and employment contracts and send these to candidates; 
  • Conduct right to work and reference checks; and
  • Coordinate onboarding and induction of new starters.
  • Facilitate training and organise learning sessions for the TCLP team.
  • Maintain internal HR databases and systems including BambooHR, providing people metrics from the system as and when required.

Operational support

  • Support the Head of Operations and People and core TCLP team with a wide variety of operational tasks.
  • Maintain the team calendar and organise team meetings.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Operations and People to streamline internal processes for efficiency.
  • Support the implementation of standardised practices.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of operational protocols.
  • Generate reports as required.

Person specification

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who is passionate about sustainability and making a difference on climate change. 

You will have the following general attributes:

  • Strategic abilities and creativity (meaning, the ability to: keep TCLP’s strategic aims front and centre in your work and to use your creativity and lateral thinking to come up with innovative solutions that deliver our strategy).
  • Understanding of and passion for taking action to deliver real change in the climate crisis.
  • Empathy, compassion and the ability to enable the full potential of others.
  • Independent thinking and passion for learning.
  • Agility and adaptability (specifically, the ability to: be comfortable with a high degree of variety in your role and accept when a course of action is not delivering the desired impact and pivot so that it does).
  • Collegiality and inclusivity.

Specifically, the candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Previous administrative experience in an operations and/or people role.
  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • High IT proficiency and literacy, especially in Google Workspace.
  • Resourceful and self-motivated, with a can-do attitude.
  • Flexible, adaptable and comfortable multitasking and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Discretion and ability to interact with internal and external people at all levels.
  • Experience using Notion (desirable).