Job Specification and background
Are you looking to join the global race to stabilise both the environment and the economy? Are you looking for a role that combines your professional experience with an ethical focus? CDP is where business leaders, financiers and policymakers turn for innovative, systemic solutions.
This is an exciting, impact-oriented role working on a globally significant issue – the global water crisis. You will have responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the small but dynamic Water Security Team as well as the development and oversight of strategic partnerships, projects and outputs.
You will be empowered to lead on cutting-edge research, advocacy and innovation to ensure CDP’s water metrics, scoring methodologies and data insights are optimised to mobilise the world’s largest coalition of non-state actors to tackle the global water crisis. Ultimately, you will be working to put water at the heart of business, financial and policy decision-making.
About the team
Established more than a decade ago, CDP’s innovative Water Security initiative has driven a step change in the way in which the private sector engages with water issues. As we turn our sights to the future, we are seeking a dynamic individual to work alongside the Global Director of Water Security to provide the support and insights needed to deliver CDP’s Water Security Strategy globally.
Key responsibilities include:
The precise description and nature of your job may be varied from time to time, and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet business needs. International travel will be required for up to 20% of your time.
Required skills and experience:
Desired skills and experience:
This is a full time, permanent contract based at CDP’s headquarters in Central London, UK. Flexible working is fully embraced by the organisation and we encourage you to explore this at interview.
Salary and benefits: Salary ranging from £40,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on experience, annual discretionary bonus scheme (dependent on company performance), 30 days’ holiday excluding bank holidays, a generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance, and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK. We cannot sponsor this role.
Before you apply
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How to apply
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to Cate Lamb, [email protected] with “Senior Manager, Water Security” in the subject line. Please note, individuals that do not meet the required skills and experience need not apply.
The closing date for applications is 16 May, 2021 at 11:59pm BST. Interviews will take place week commencing 17 June with the role to start as soon as possible.