Do you enjoy meeting people and building relationships? Do you have a passion for the environment and sustainability and want to make a difference? CDP’s Global Development Team is ambitious, dynamic and at the heart of everything CDP does. As Maternity Cover for the Senior Development Manager, Governments you will focus on identifying opportunities for government funding and working with colleagues to develop winning proposals. With a team member supporting with grant management/compliance, you’ll have space to innovate and put donors first and to use your extensive experience to lead the development of successful grant applications. Half of CDP’s income comes from grants and there is significant potential for growth making this a great opportunity to be creative and have autonomy.
This is an important role in an expanding team which has the strong support of the Chief Executive and Executive Chair. You’ll be the kind of person who gets out from behind your desk to meet people, influence and achieve long lasting, mutually beneficial relationships. As with any expanding organisation there are challenges – you’ll need to be determined, tenacious and focused on solutions. In return you’ll be able to make a difference by working to achieve our mission of building a thriving economy that works for both people and planet in the long term.
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This is a full-time, fixed contract for 14 months starting in July, based at CDP’s Central London office reporting to CDP’s Global Development Director. Flexible working will be considered.
Salary and benefits: £45-50,000 per annum dependent on experience, annual discretionary bonus, 30 days’ holiday, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance, training and development opportunities, cycle to work scheme and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
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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 Development Manager, Governments – Maternity Cover’ in the subject. We’ll be considering applications on a rolling basis with the final deadline as 5pm on Friday 21 June.