Job purpose and background
The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering tasks to meet the goals of Assessing low-Carbon Transition (ACT). The ACT project aims to measure a company’s contribution to a low-carbon economy, and in partnership with the WBA, assesses and benchmarks companies within different sectors. Holding some of the world’s most climate impactful companies to account on their low-carbon transition, and assessing against the latest science based climate scenarios. To date 80 companies have been assessed and benchmarked, with the biggest benchmark to date of 100 Oil & Gas companies due to be launched in Q2 2021. This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of assessment and thinking about key sectors transition to a low-carbon economy.
The Engagement Manager will facilitate the company journey for companies who will be featured in the Climate & Energy Benchmark, resulting from the ACT-WBA partnership. Supporting the companies understanding of the project, encouraging engagement with the assessment and support ongoing understanding of the findings. In this role, you will co-ordinate the delivery of the corporate engagement strategy and will also undertake direct engagement with companies from a range of high climate impact sectors, initially focussed on Oil & Gas, Automotive and Electric Utilities. You will work with the wider ACT team to ensure a smooth experience for companies assessed and to support learnings and improvements which can be brought to the engagement process. Furthermore the role also works closely with the Corporations and Supply Chains (CSC) team, in particular company direct account managers, to ensure alignment and adherence to cross CSC processes.
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This is a fixed term 7-month contract, full time role based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Manager, ACT-WBA. It is envisaged that this role will be extended, subject to funding.
Salary and benefits: £26,821 – £30,000 per annum, annual discretionary bonus, 30 days’ holiday, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
Before you apply
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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 ‘Engagement Manager – ACT ’ in the subject. The deadline is 23.59 (GMT) on 3rd May 2021.