Job Purpose and Background
Are you passionate about working with global businesses to prevent dangerous climate change? CDP is seeking a dedicated, mission-driven Project Officer to join the highly motivated, successful and ambitious Technical Working Group at the Science Based Targets initiative. The position is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to develop a career in environmental stewardship, to contribute significantly to the vital work of the SBTi in improving corporate action on climate change. By joining CDP, you will be welcomed into a dynamic, internationally respected and globally represented NGO with opportunities for professional development.
The Project Officer for Technical Working Group is a new role within the SBTi, working at the forefront of action to develop pathways for setting climate change targets in line with the ambition required to limit warming to 1.5°C in industry and heavy emitting sectors. The postholder will work to support Technical Managers that are developing these target setting methodologies. You will be responsible for carrying out critical tasks including project management, meeting organisation, external communications and data analysis to facilitate the Technical Working Groups activities.
About the SBTi Team
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a joint initiative between CDP, UN Global Compact, the World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund, aiming to catalyze change towards a net-zero economy by driving the adoption of GHG emission reduction targets in the corporate sector that are consistent with the ambition required to keep temperature increase well-below 2°C. Over 1,000 of the world’s largest and most influential companies have joined the Science Based Targets initiative to date. Please visit www.sciencebasedtargets.org to find out more.
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What we offer:
This is a full-time role reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, SBTs and based in our office in Berlin or London but would be temporarily working from home. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK or Europe. We cannot sponsor this role.
Before you apply:
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How to apply:
Please email your CV and cover 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 ‘Project Officer for Technical Working Group’ followed by your first name and surname in the subject. The deadline is Friday 30 July 2021.