Job purpose and background
Do you have a keen eye for data? Passionate about contribute for a water secure world and reducing deforestation and developing a career in environmental sustainability? CDP has an excellent opportunity for you to join the fast-paced and diligent scoring team supporting the team delivering thousands of water and forests scores every year.
CDP scores companies and cities on their environmental performance. We are looking for a professional with expertise in water security and/or forest risk commodities and deforestation issues, to join the CDP Scoring team as a Technical Officer to work on Water and Forests scoring.The successful candidate will join the scoring team and be involved in all aspects of the team’s work, including: contributing to the development of the scoring methodologies; training scoring partners and CDP staff; supporting the Water and Forests staff members running the annual scoring process, which includes score companies response and carry out quality assurance; and publishing the scores. All aspects of the work must be delivered to tight timelines.
About the Scoring Team
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Scoring team which assesses the disclosure of thousands of companies in order to generate a score that is a snapshot of a company’s and cities performance in environmental themes: climate change, water security and deforestation.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience
This is a full-time contract, either working from home, or at CDP’s Central London office (once restrictions are lifted), starting in the beginning of July.
Salary: between to £23,000 and to £26,000 per annum depending on experience, for 12 months, plus potential for extension subject to further funding.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
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 [email protected] with ‘Cross-theme Technical Officer Scoring' and your name in the subject.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis; therefore, we encourage candidates to apply soon. Final submission deadline of June 18. Please note that, while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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