Job purpose and background
Are you an inspiring leader looking for the next step in your career? Do you enjoy building relationships and teams to drive environmental change? Would you like to work for an ethical employer and be part of a pioneering global organization in the environmental sector?
CDP has an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to lead, manage and develop our work in China. As CDP’s China Director, you will have full responsibility for managing the development and continued growth of our impact in China. Working closely with other regional leaders and the Managing Director of Asia Pacific, you will lead the China team and head up all our work in country, including running a legal entity with oversight of both its business operations and administration. You will bring your reputation as an expert and a business leader in climate change and the environment and be responsible for growing impact and income in the region. You will lead the team in China, with a focus on people development and promoting CDPs values within the team and externally. As the Director for the China office you will be an integral part of our Asia Pacific team and the broader global leadership team.
About CDP China
CDP has been operating in China since 2012 and now has 18 full-time staff. The organization is committed to providing a unified reporting platform for Chinese companies to promote the development of green finance and low-carbon supply chain management. CDP China actively cooperates with governments, financial institutions, academic institutions and other stakeholders in China. As a special member of the China Green Finance Committee, CDP China supports and participates in the research of important topics such as environmental information disclosure, responsible investment and risk analysis tools of listed companies. CDP China strongly agrees with the General Secretary’s development philosophy of “Lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets.” And looks forward to sharing more international experience and integrating more local practices while working with partners to contribute to the development of China’s green finance and 2060 national carbon neutrality target.
Key responsibilities include:
The precise description and nature of your role may be varied from time to time and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary.
Required skills and experience:
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in China. This is a 5-year contract role based at CDP’s China office in Beijing, with an opportunity to renew at the end of the term.
Competitive NGO salary, 25 day’s holidays (+ public holidays), training and development opportunities and many more.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter (in English) 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 ‘Director, China’ in the subject. Deadline for applications is 31st March 2021.
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