Job Purpose and Background
Are you looking for the next step in your career to Director level? Would you like to work for an ethical employer and drive action on climate change through company disclosure? This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career and to make a difference to the environment in China. You will have responsibility for leading and managing the China based team, associated budget and being the ambassador for CDP in China. You will report to the regional director in London so it is important that you can act independently and take timely decisions to ensure operational delivery for CDP China.
About CDP China:
Established in 2012, CDP China have provided a unified reporting platform for Chinese companies to disclose environmental data and have identified and rewarded companies that excel in environmental protection. This has led to promotion and development of green finance and highlighted the importance of low-carbon supply chain management across China.
Together with world’s leading companies in tackling climate change, we conduct scientific benchmarking in overall performance and are therefore recognized and welcomed by Chinese companies. In 2017, the response rate of invited companies reached 80%, ranking second in the world. CDP actively cooperates with governments, financial institutions, academic institutions and other stakeholders in China to drive change. As a special member of China Green Finance Committee, CDP supports and participates in the research of important topics such as environmental information disclosure, responsible investment and risk analysis tools of listed companies. Previously, CDP’s experts supported the completion of the Green Procurement Guidelines, in which carbon market monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) and other indicators have been approved by the relevant ministries.
CDP highly 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 eco-civilization.
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Required skills and experience:
This is a full time 6-9 months fixed term contract to provide maternity cover for the current China, Director based at CDP’s Beijing office reporting to the Regional Director, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
We offer a competitive salary and social, health and housing funds in accordance with local regulations, with 20 days’ vacation per year, in addition to national holidays plus supplemental healthcare, etc. The successful candidate will be based in Beijing, East 4th ring area. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the China
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Please express your interest and suitability in the cover letter in English and send it together with your CV to [email protected]. Please also state your expected salary in your cover letter. Use the subject line “CDP China Director Application – [Name]”. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until 23rd April 2019.