We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support CDP’s work on the Science Based Targets Initiative.
About the SBTi
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.
About the role
The SBTi Partnerships Manager is a new position. The postholder will work to create relationships, grow and maintain existing relationships globally with the goal of accelerating the adoption of SBTs and embedding SBTs in relevant frameworks, financial products and initiatives. A core responsibility will be to manage and expand the number of partners engaged in the SBTi’s Business Ambition for 1.5C campaign. You will report to the Business Ambition for 1.5C campaign lead, with matrix reporting to CDP’s Commit to Action Global lead. You will also work in close coordination with the SBTi Corporate Engagement team and the Steering Committee of the initiative to ensure coordination and maximization of opportunities.
The ideal candidate is highly motivated to create positive change through corporate climate action, thrives in a dynamic, multi-stakeholder environment, enjoys thinking holistically and creatively as well as working on implementation and delivery. The role is flexible and requires an understanding of different stakeholders including civil society organizations, industry organizations, financial institutions and financial products, supply chains and procurement levers. The goal of the position is to embed SBTs and science-based net-zero emissions targets standards in corporate practices through amplifiers.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience
What we offer:
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Berlin, London, New York
Interested applicants must be eligible to work in the location they are applying to work in
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How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their application documents (motivation letter, CV, references/certificates, salary expectations and earliest starting date) in English, as a single PDF and via email to [email protected] with “Application – SBTi Partnerships manager” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 5 March 2021.