Application deadline: Rolling. Early applications are strongly encouraged.
Type/Duration: This is a full time, 12 months fixed term contract
Expected starting date: As soon as possible
Job Purpose and Background
CDP is looking for a senior project manager to work with our global climate team to manage projects on the role of the Energy sector in the low-carbon transition.
The Paris Agreement has set a clear direction of travel for the economy in decades to come. In order to keep global warming well-below 2°C, we need to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the next three to five decades. The combustion of fossil fuels represents the single largest source of carbon dioxide emissions to which the Oil & Gas industry contributes significantly. It is also one of the largest contributors of methane emissions. On the other hand, the oil&gas industry is holder of considerable scientific, technical, economical and financial assets that can provide significant contributions to the low-carbon transition.
The successful applicant will work within CDP´s Climate Team managing CDP´s workstream on the Oil& Gas Sector and the transition to a zero-carbon economy, which will develop science-based target setting and Assessing low-Carbon Transition methodologies for the Oil&Gas sector, as well as coordinate a series of high-level engagement activities with policy makers and investors. It will also oversee other Energy related projects within the CDP science-based targets team.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s London office.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
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 Project Manager, energy’ in the subject.