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 Analyst, data product innovation - CDP London

 

CDP is looking for a strong analyst to help build our nascent product innovation capability. The successful applicant will bring strong data analysis skills and experience to CDP, enabling us to develop, build, and launch new data products that deliver on our mission and generate revenue. CDP’s rich data set contains self-reported environmental data from over 5,000 of the world’s largest companies and cities, with applications for a wide variety of businesses and NGOs.

Key responsibilities

  • Analyze CDP data to create high impact and monetizable information;
  • Help prepare data to support reporter services, cities, supply chain, water and forest business intelligence solutions;
  • Assist other parts of CDP to maximize insight and value from data;
  • Design and build prototypes of potential data-based products and assist program teams in launching them;
  • Locate and incorporate external data sets that will enhance CDP’s own data;
  • Work with developer team to build products that require development; and
  • Work with the Director, Data Product Innovation to design business processes to support new products.

Key requirements

  • A university degree in a relevant subject;
  • 1 – 4 years of professional experience analyzing, managing, and manipulating data;
  • Advanced Excel and strong knowledge of SQL;
  • Deep understanding of data science and best practice in data management;
  • Familiarity with XML, HTML/CSS, and business intelligence solutions (e.g. Tableau, Zoho, SSRS) a plus; and
  • A passion for creating new data products that help address climate change and other environmental problems.

This role reports to our Director, Cities and Data Product Innovation and is located at our offices in Farringdon, Central London, although some home working may be supported. The candidate will be expected to work full-time. The anticipated start date is between 1 May and 30 May 2014. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Benefits include: a competitive NGO salary, annual bonus, 24 days holiday, and non-contributory pension provision after 3 months employment.

To apply for this role, please send a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, as well as a copy of your CV, to Conor Riffle (conor.riffle@cdp.net). Please ensure your email subject contains the following phrase: CDP Data Innovation Application – [First Name Last Name].

Closing date for applications: 23 April 2014

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 Corporate Partnerships Manager - CDP North America

 

CDP is looking for a corporate partnerships manager to join the corporate development team. The team is responsible for attracting and maintaining a diverse range of commercial businesses that align with CDP’s mission.

The post of corporate partnerships manager is focused on managing a small number of partners, alongside supporting other staff members responsible for partnerships nationally and working on implementing new fundraising projects. The role will support the growth and impact of CDP and enable us to advance our mission. The successful candidate will be based in CDP’s office in Manhattan and work closely with our offices around the world, especially the UK

Key responsibilities

  • Relationship management of some CDP corporate partners;
  • Responsibility for some commercial data sales and exploring opportunities for new partnerships;
  • Internet based research including researching potential CDP corporate partners;
  • Updating and maintaining a funding database;
  • Project management of webinars and existing partnership initiatives; and
  • Supporting the implementation of new CDP fundraising projects.

Key requirements

  • Proven success in providing effective administrative support;
  • Experience of building and managing relationships;
  • Fundraising / revenue generation track record a bonus;
  • An understanding of business and commercial organizations;
  • Highly organized and efficient;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Ability to build relationships and rapport with people at all levels;
  • Self motivated, with the ability to organize own work, set priorities, meet deadlines and follow up on assignments;
  • A good team player with the ability to work with colleagues around the world;
  • Willingness to look for new business and develop potential new partnerships;
  • Interest in using and maintaining data and databases;
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook; and
  • Some understanding of the environmental market would be useful.

The role is full time: 40 hours a week Monday to Friday at our offices in Soho, New York although some home working may also be possible.

Benefits include: Competitive NGO salary, annual bonus, 24 days holiday, non-contributory pension provision after 3 months employment, health and dental  

ITo apply, please email your resume and letter of application to pernilla.frisk@cdp.net.

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2014

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 Sustainability Engagement Associate - CDP North America

 

CDP North America is seeking a highly-motivated, meticulous individual with excellent relationship-building and communication skills to engage with over 100 of the largest Financials companies in North America on environmental sustainability reporting. This includes companies from banking, insurance, investment and real estate industries.

This role is based in CDP’s North America office (New York City, NY), and will be part of the Disclosure Services Team. For more context on the work of this team, please visit our webpage and watch the recording from the Jan 29 experienced responder webinar.

Key responsibilities

  • Engaging with corporate sustainability and investor relations professionals at a range of seniority levels in order to secure their annual response to CDP. This will be done through phone calls, email support, webinars and speaking engagements;
  • Selling Reporter Services, and securing renewals with existing members;
  • Managing Reporter Services deliverables for member accounts (about 10-15 companies);
  • Supporting and / or managing events and publications; and
  • Documenting all activity, and tracking delivery of member benefits.

Key requirements

  • A university degree in a related subject;
  • At least two years of work experience (this can include internships), preferably in sustainability and / or with financials companies;
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to engage with resistant parties, and to pitch services;
  • Familiarity with business implications to financials companies represented by climate change;
  • The ability to come up to speed quickly and independently with technical information (such as CDP’s scoring methodology) and apply this information to company responses;
  • Strong writing skills: must be able to accurately communicate technical information in a concise, yet comprehensive manner;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office;
  • The drive to take ownership and responsibility for particular areas of work;
  • The ability to spot trends and opportunities as well as focus on details;
  • The desire and ability to improve and streamline processes to better and more efficiently achieve program goals, rather than follow the status quo; and
  • The ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

The candidate will be expected to work full time (8 hours per day, 5 days per week) and must be able to work legally in the US. He / she must also be based in the New York City area. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2014.

Benefits include: 24 days vacation, generous 401k package, eligibility for annual bonus.  

Interested candidates can email Andrea Tenorio (VP Disclosure Services, CDP North America), at andrea.tenorio@cdp.net. Please express your interest and suitability in the body of the email, attach a resume, and use the subject line “CDP NA DST Financials Application – [First Name Last Name]”. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and will only be considered if you follow these specific directions. Please do not inquire if the position has been filled. If you are interested, please submit an application.

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 Disclosure Services - CDP North America

 

CDP North America is seeking a highly-motivated, meticulous individual with excellent relationship-building and communication skills to engage with over 100 of the largest Consumer Discretionary companies in the United States and Canada. There will be a four- to six-month introductory period during which this individual will provide support to other Sector Leads before taking direct responsibility for accounts. This role is based in CDP’s North America office, and will be part of the Disclosure Services Team.

Key responsibilities

  • Securing participation in CDP across all programs (climate change, water, forests) through phone calls, email support, webinars and speaking engagements;
  • Selling Reporter Services, and securing renewals with existing members;
  • Managing Reporter Services deliverables for member accounts (about 10-15 companies);
  • Supporting and / or managing events and publications across one or more programs (climate change, water, forests); and
  • Documenting all activity, and tracking delivery of member benefits.

Key requirements

  • A university degree in a related subject;
  • At least two years of related work experience (this can include internships);
  • Knowledge of business implications to Consumer Discretionary companies represented by climate change, water use and deforestation (including issues associated with timber, palm oil, soy and / or cattle products);
  • The ability to come up to speed quickly and independently with technical information (such as CDP’s scoring methodology) and apply this information to company responses;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including IF statements, vlookup formulas and pivot tables);
  • Work experience at or with one or more large Consumer Discretionary companies;
  • Expertise in carbon accounting;
  • Superior writing skills and grammar: must be able to accurately communicate technical information in a concise, yet comprehensive manner; and
  • The desire and ability to improve and streamline processes to better and more efficiently achieve program goals, rather than follow the status quo.

Benefits include: NGO salary, annual bonus, 24 days holiday, non-contributory 401k (or equivalent to 300% match on contributions of up to 3% of salary) after first 6 months employment.

The candidate will be expected to work full-time (8 hours per day, 5 days per week) and must be able to work legally in the US. He / she must also be based in the New York City area.

Interested candidates can email Andrea Tenorio (VP Disclosure Services, CDP North America), at andrea.tenorio@cdp.net. Please express your interest and suitability in the body of the email, attach a resume, and use the subject line “CDP NA DST Sector Lead Application – [First Name Last Name]”. Applications will only be reviewed if these specific directions are followed. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through the end of March 2014, or longer if the position is not yet filled. Please do not inquire if the position has been filled. If you are interested, please submit an application.

Closing date for applications: 15 May 2014

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Recruitment contacts at CDP

For full job briefs, including skills and experience required, or to apply for any of the positions, please contact:

Roy Wilson
CDP
40 Bowling Green Lane
London, EC1R 0NE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7415 7107
recruitment@cdp.net

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