Application deadline: Rolling. Early applications are strongly encouraged.
Type/Duration: This is a full time 12 months fixed term contract (with possibility of extension)
Expected starting date: As soon as possible
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Working with institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion and 100+ Supply chain member companies with US$3000 billion procurement spent, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 6,300 companies with some 55% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2017. This is in addition to the over 500 cities and 100 states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information and driver of change globally. Please visit www.cdp.net to find out more.
About this position:
CDP is seeking a motivated Senior Manager, Renewable Energy with six to eight years of professional work experience, excellent understanding of power markets, and good command of corporate sourcing of renewable electricity. The chosen candidate will work with CDP’s global climate team to deliver a program of activities which largely include working for RE100 initiative. The position will be an interface with RE100 Technical Advisory Group (TAG) which CDP manages as a part of the RE100 initiative. The Senior Manager will function as a project manager and will lead a renewable energy work focusing on RE100. Reporting to the Director, Climate Change the successful candidate will be a strong self-starter with data presentations skills and the ability to communicate across a range of levels.
About RE100 initiative:
Led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, RE100 is a collaborative, global initiative uniting more than 160 influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for - and delivery of - renewable energy. Please visit www.there100.org to find out more.
Key responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills that promote cohesion and teamwork; timeliness and efficiency. In addition, the successful candidate will have -
What we offer:
Interested? 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 Manager, Renewable Energy’ in the subject.
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