Job purpose and background
CDP is looking for an experienced data science team leader who is passionate about the power of data to solve environmental issues. You would Build & Lead a growing global team of data scientists and data professionals to deliver data driven decision making for our clients and stakeholders.
Our cleaned and modelled data is used for Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) analysis by the financial services industry, international policy support, and the identification of high impact companies which will be served with world class data products. The ideal candidate will educate, plan & evangelise how the 4th industrial revolution of AI can influence climate action.
About CDP's Data team:
The Data Team’s primary remit is to improve the usability of the climate change, water, forests and cities data disclosed to CDP through robust and transparent methods. The team will create sustainable data pipelines for data quality monitoring, data cleaning, reporting and data science modelling. Harmonised data collected from external sources will enrich the data assets’ value and enhance accessibility for CDP’s stakeholders. The team will produce value-adding insight delivering it through data products that help internal and external stakeholders to better understand the quantitative and qualitative results of their actions. This in turn helps stakeholders to make data-led decisions and optimise for all constraints. Through every stage the data assets are governed by the industry practice standards in a robust and transparent manner.
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Desired skills and experience (optional)
This is a full-time, fixed-term contract role for up to 24 months. It is based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Global Director, Data & Insight.
Salary and benefits: Level 3 role, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Program, life assurance, Training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
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 ‘DI-4.0 Head of Data Science & Products, Firstname Surname’ in the subject. The deadline is 6 PM GMT on April 9.