Get to know Climeworks
Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 300 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Your mission at Climeworks is to ensure efficient and smooth payroll and HR services processes, supporting Climeworkers with the best possible service to help us achieve our best results.

You have the overall responsibility for Payrolling.

Process payroll for employees, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policies and legal requirements.

You share responsibility for financial closing and are involved in the shared responsibility for ESOP handling.

Maintain employee payroll records and ensure confidentiality of sensitive information.

Calculate and process payroll deductions, including taxes, benefits, and other withholdings.

Prepare and distribute payroll reports to management and other stakeholders
You will oversee the functionality of the payroll tool.

Collaborate with HR team to resolve any payroll-related issues e.g. employee data, automation & digitalization projects, and for HR statistics.

Stay up-to-date with payroll regulations and best practices to ensure compliance.

Your story

You have completed a KV apprenticeship and pursued further education in HR.

You bring 5 years of experience in HR and at least 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.

You demonstrate a good understanding of social insurances and labor law in Switzerland.

You exhibit a precise and structured work style.

You showcase excellent organizational skills and pay attention to details.

You possess good communication skills and you have a customer-oriented mindset.

You are fluent in German and English.

What we offer:  A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment – we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.