Job purpose and background
Do you care about environmental issues? Would you like to be at the heart of driving changes through environmental disclosure?
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join CDP’s Climate Change team as a Cities Manager, Science-Based Targets, to support CDP’s ambitious aim of driving the uptake of science-based climate targets by hundreds of cities worldwide. Cities setting and acting on science-based climate targets is crucial to meeting the challenge of reducing global emissions by half by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050. The Cities Manger, Science-Based Targets will directly support cities in setting, checking and validating their targets, acting as the first point of contact for cities and CDP colleagues on all areas of science-based climate targets. The Cities Manager, Science-Based Targets will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of emerging areas of science-based targets, across freshwater, lands, oceans and biodiversity, through CDP’s partnership in the Science Based Targets Network.
Key responsibilities include:
You will have the following skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s London, UK office reporting into the Climate team and matrix managed by Associate Director Operations, Cities, States and Regions.
Salary and benefits: £32,362 - £35,000 per annum, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, Training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
Before you apply
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How 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 [email protected] with ‘Cities Manager, Science-Based Targets’ followed by your first name and surname in the subject.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a final deadline of 9am on April 16, so early applications are encouraged.