Job purpose and background
CDP is seeking a highly motivated individual who thrives in a fast paced, varied and autonomous environment to support the creation of thought leadership and to coordinate across CDP’s teams in the delivery of our sustainable finance strategy. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, insurers, and asset managers & owners respond to climate change and environmental risk and align with best practices to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.
The successful candidate will utilise their specialist experience in environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues and carbon accounting in the corporate sector, combined with their knowledge of the global finance sector, to support CDP’s thought leadership and insights creation to ensure that the finance sector takes the appropriate actions and aligns with the Paris Agreement. This work will include research, stakeholder outreach, speaking and writing. The role requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within CDP and externally, as well as an understanding of the relevant external players and standards in the finance sector. This role sits within CDP’s climate team, as part of our Environmental Practice Department, and provides a critical contribution to CDP’s mission. The successful candidate will report directly to CDP’s Global Director for Climate Change.
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 CDP’s Global Director for Climate Change and the Interim Director of CDP’s Global Environmental Practice Division.
Salary and benefits: Competitive salary, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
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 Manager, Sustainable Finance” in the subject. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis with a final deadline of midnight (BST) on 22nd September. Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.