Job Purpose and Background
Do you want to have a global impact on saving forests? Have you got experience working with regional governments?
We are searching for a Senior Engagement Officer focusing on forests and agriculture for Southeast Asian States and Regions(with Indonesia as a priority country).As part of an ambitious new global project this new role will help advance jurisdictional approaches towards no-deforestation commodities.
You will work across the Forests, Policy, States and Regions as well as regional teams across CDP to ensure highest impact is achieved, delivering on a range of project outputs, such as engagement with governments, delivery of workshops, and contribution to policy briefs, relating to sub-national governments in Southeast Asia. Reporting to the Asia Pacific Lead, Cities, States and Regions, you will use your forests expertise to support engagement with sub-national governments to build awareness in the market regarding jurisdictional approaches.
About the Cities, States and Regions Team
CDP Cities, States and Regions provides the global platform for cities and states/regions to measure, manage and disclose their environmental data. We work with around 1,000 local and subnational governments annually to manage emissions, build resilience, and safeguard water security, forests and people. We are nearing a tipping point in mainstreaming environmental action, and cities, states and regions are at the heart of this transition.
Key responsibilities include:
You will have the following skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s Hong Kong office or in Indonesia reporting to the Asia Pacific Lead, Cities, States and Regions.
Salary and benefits: Competitive salary dependent on experience and location. 24 days’ holiday, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in Hong Kong or Indonesia.
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, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected]with ‘Senior Engagement Officer, States and Regions’ followed by your first name and surname in the subject. The deadline is 9am (HK time) on Monday, 26th October.