Job Title: HR and Recruitment Coordinator

Report To: COO

Job Location: Remote / London: please disclose right to work in the U.K.

Employment Status: Full Time

Salary: Competitive

Who is ControlPlane?

We are a London based cloud technology company, helping to keep people safe online. We work with cloud providers and their customers to secure the building blocks of the internet, by offering consulting, training and products related to cloud native development, security and operations.

ControlPlane’s priority is to continue to be a leader in the Kubernetes and Cloud DevSecOps space. We secure the next generation of software systems and provide a clear, risk-based adoption guide for organisations looking to implement best practices.

Trusted by Google Cloud, UK Home Office, JPMC, among many others, our clients are world leading organisations.

What We’re Looking For in Our HR and Recruitment Coordinator

We are looking for an experienced, motivated, and ambitious HR and Recruitment Coordinator to work in tandem with our leadership team and heads of department. You will be closely aligned with the company’s culture, supporting our unique brand of friendly, technical excellence assisting with the hiring, onboarding, and training of new staff as the company grows and maintaining good relations with recruiters.

Our HR and Recruitment Coordinator will have at least 6 years’ experience in a similar role reporting directly to senior management. You will also have small business or start-up experience in a tech company and be comfortable performing a variety of duties, with tech savviness being a must. We work on London time and have employees based in Europe, APAC and North America. The position pays a competitive London salary and provides an exciting and extensive opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to grow with the business’s success.

This is a unique job role within a successful start-up company where you will have the chance to make a positive impact, learn, grow and work with great colleagues who consistently challenge the status quo.

This is a remote position, and when offices reopen we invite you to spend a few days a month in-person at our London office: this is optional and we aim to be entirely flexible to your needs.

When offices reopen, you may be expected to work on client site for a few days a month.

Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements of Our HR and Recruitment Coordinator

  • Hiring and HR-related activities, including assisting with internal recruitment
  • Provide a best-in-class onboarding experience for new starters; act as a point of reference for employees during their first days in the company, and off-board departing employees
  • Community meet-up attendance; sourcing ground for candidates, including but not limited to Kubernetes London, Cloud Native Wales, Istio London, Threat Modelling London, and national or international events
  • Promoting and exhibiting team spirit and company culture
  • Ad hoc projects and project management as and when required
  • Assist existing employees including coaching or psychological support

Our HR and Recruitment Coordinator Will Have These Preferred or Specific Skills

  • Passion for being a focussed team player with a “can do” attitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational, planning, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Deep understanding of coaching techniques and psychology
  • Proactive problem solving ability with exceptional communication skills – excellent English language skills at a native or fluent level
  • Ability to produce and edit copy and job descriptions
  • Pride in technology use - early adoption of new technologies, excellent grasp of Google Workspace (GSuite) applications, MS Office Suite and other office productivity tools, and aptitude for learning new software and systems
  • Ability to act with total discretion and diplomacy and show sound judgement in responding to complex circumstances
  • Enthusiasm, consummate professionalism, and fastidious care for your work


ControlPlane is a dynamic, cutting edge and passionate business for which to work. Our employees are the heart of our business, which means we care about our company culture and our employees’ wellbeing and progression. Alongside this, as our colleague you will have the following benefits:

  • Generous and competitive salary
  • Discretionary team bonus
  • 33 days of paid holiday, including paid leave for the standard 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Statutory pension contribution
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • An individual training budget for personal development, including but not limited to:
    • Conferences
    • Training (books, courses, coaching, as well as internal training which is of course included beyond budget)
    • Qualifications
  • Individual development time:
    • 10 days for training
    • 7.5 days to attend and present at conferences
    • 10 days company research and development time

We are looking for technical practitioners who can work with our clients and the team to deliver these projects and help establish ControlPlane as a world-class technical thought leader.

We believe our peers are equally as important as the technology we use. We’re looking for people of the highest personal calibre, quietly confident, with a good work ethic, keenness to learn, emotional maturity and respect, who know that “we” is more than “me”, and who embrace human diversity of all kinds. As we grow you will help us to build a company culture of which we can all be proud. If you espouse these values, we want you!

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