HR Adviser/Senior HR Adviser

We are looking for an efficient HR Adviser/Senior HR Adviser to provide PETA with a wide range of HR support. Because this is a stand-alone role, the successful candidate will have experience across a spectrum of HR functions, from administration to case management. This is an opportunity to work alongside driven, passionate people at an organisation making a lasting impact for animals.

Position Objective:

To oversee PETA’s day-to-day human resources (HR) functions

Term of Employment:



Remote, with some travel to the London office required

Reports to:


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Advise on HR policies, procedures, and guidance documents, ensuring legal compliance and best practice
  • Advise managers and staff on a range of issues including disciplinary procedures, objective-setting, and well-being
  • Manage all aspects of HR administration, including handling contracts of employment and up-to-date record-keeping
  • Manage all HR elements of payroll, benefits, and pensions for PETA and PETA France
  • Oversee and maintain the HR system (Breathe), monitoring holiday and absences, and manage performance
  • Support recruitment efforts when required
  • Support employee on-boarding and off-boarding
  • Together with senior management, develop and implement staff engagement and training programmes that will enhance staff experience and retention
  • Handle personnel issues, as needed
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Minimum three years of experience in an HR role
  • Experience managing HR administration
  • Experience providing managers with clear, concise advice on employee-relations issues
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation
  • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle strongly preferred

A Proud Equal-opportunity Employer

As an organisation dedicated to ridding the world of prejudice towards any living being, PETA has a strong history of actively supporting many other social justice movements, including the women’s rights movement, the fight against racial discrimination, and the LGBTQI+ rights and pride movements. 

PETA is committed to creating an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from individuals of traditionally under-represented communities and backgrounds.