Job Specification and Background:
Are you passionate about urban climate action? Would you enjoy working with local and subnational governments to support their climate ambitions and actions through data and reporting? If you want to make your mark in a professional and fast paced NGO, this is the role for you. You will be supporting municipalities in Japan as they disclose their climate change impacts, risks, opportunities and actions. You will have experience in climate change or the environmental sector, a track record in client or stakeholder-facing roles, and the ability to work with relevant data in both Japanese and English languages.
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Desired skills and experience:
This is a full time fixed contract role for minimum 6 months (part-time option and contract period are negotiable) based in CDP’s Tokyo office reporting to the Senior Manager based in Japan and the Asia Pacific Lead, Cities, States and Regions based in Hong Kong. The expected start date of work will be April 2021.
Salary and benefits: Competitive NGO salary dependent on experience, flexible working opportunities, health insurance, welfare pension and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in Japan.
Before you apply
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How to apply
Please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities (with relevant references/certificates) in English and Japanese as a single PDF file, to [email protected] and [email protected] with ‘PM CSTAR – First Name and Surname’ in the subject. The deadline is 16:00, 7 April 2021. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as there is a suitable candidate even prior to the deadline.
Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates due to the sheer volume of applications. If you do not hear from us within 21 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.