Job Purpose and Background
Are you passionate about how financial services companies can contribute to a climate resilient, environmentally sustainable future? CDP are looking for a Senior Manager to lead the Financial Services group within the Reporting team and provide a critical contribution to CDP’s mission. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, insurers and asset managers respond to the key environmental challenges of climate change, deforestation and water security.
As Senior Manager, you will be responsible for owning, managing and ensuring the timely delivery of the sector questionnaires. You will utilise your project management skills and sector knowledge, to complete the development of CDP’s new financial services sector questionnaire and guidance, gaining understanding of current trends and best practices in environmental stewardship within the financial services sector. You will manage a small, but growing FS team within the wider Reporting team, and report to the Associate Director, Reporting.
The Reporting team develops CDP’s world leading questionnaires and guidance for organisations reporting environmental information to investors and other data users. We ensure the questionnaires push companies beyond business as usual, catalysing change in their environmental performance. We aim to balance completeness, transparency and quality of data disclosed with the practicality and resources required by companies to collect and report on this data within their own operations and throughout their value chain.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills (one or more of the following would be an advantage):
The role will be based in the CDP London office and reports directly to the Associate Director of the Technical Reporting team. It will be a fixed term contract of 12 months with the potential to extend based on future funding.
Salary and benefits: Competitive NGO salary, 30 days holiday excluding bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
Before you apply
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To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills, experience and your salary expectations, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with “Senior Manager, Financial Services” in the subject. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.