CDP is looking for an individual who is passionate about having a significant impact upon the investment community in driving sustainable economies and ‘greening’ financial markets. This is an opportunity to continue to build on our investor work in becoming indispensable to investors and to drive ESG and low carbon transition thinking into the mainstream financial system.
You will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing our global investor initiatives strategy. The investor initiatives team works to develop partnerships with organisations within the financial services to drive the disclosure from companies on the issues of climate change, water and deforestation leveraging investor assets of $87 Trillion. The role of CDP as an investor interface and as the sole source of standardised environmental disclosure places the organisation apart in the marketplace.
Reporting to the Director of Stakeholders, and matrix-managing a global team across Europe, North America and Asia and working collaboratively with the wider organisation, the role is critical to CDP’s position as the world’s leading environmental disclosure organisation. As the leader of this team the individual will have an internal and external profile and is expected to professionally represent the mission and culture of CDP.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s Central London office but including international travel a limited amount of the time.
Salary and benefits: competitive NGO salary, annual discretionary bonus, 24 days’ holiday (increasing to 30), generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and benefits.
The role will be based at one of our London, New York or Berlin offices and thus the organisation will only consider applicants eligible to work legally in either the UK, Germany or the U.S.A.
To apply please email your CV and a short covering letter along with a skills and experience matching table setting out how you meet the required level and key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘Global Director, Investor Initiatives’ in the subject. The deadline is 1700 on the 30th May 2018.
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