Job Purpose and Background
Are you passionate about how financial services companies can contribute to a climate resilient, environmentally sustainable future? CDP are looking for a Senior Analyst to join our Technical Reporting team to provide a critical contribution to CDP’s mission. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, insurers and asset managers respond to the key environmental challenges of climate change and deforestation.
You will utilise skills in project management, research and analysis to help develop CDP’s new financial services sector questionnaire and guidance, gaining understanding of current deforestation trends and best practices in forest stewardship within the financial services sector. This work will focus on developing new indicators to assess and report on the risks and actions being taken by banks on financing of palm oil and other forest-risk commodities with a focus on South East Asia. The role requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within CDP and externally, to analyse complex data and to think critically and innovatively.
The Reporting team develops CDP’s world leading questionnaires and guidance for organisations reporting environmental information to investors and other data users. We ensure the questionnaires push companies beyond business as usual, catalysing change in their environmental performance. We aim to balance completeness, transparency and quality of data disclosed with the practicality and resources required by companies to collect and report on this data within their own operations and throughout their value chain. You will report to the Senior Manager, Financial Services.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills (one or more of the following would be an advantage):
The role will be based in the CDP London office and reports directly to the Senior Technical Manager for Financial Services in the Technical Reporting team. It will be a fixed term contract of 21 months with the potential to extend based on future funding.
Salary and benefits: c£35000 per annum, annual discretionary bonus, 24 days’ holiday (increasing to 30), generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
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 “Senior Analyst, Financial Services” in the subject. The applications will be considered on a rolling basis with a final deadline of midnight (BST) on 19 April 2019. Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.