Job purpose and background
Are you passionate about the environment and tackling climate change at the city level? Would you like to support work that informs policy makers of the need to act boldly to protect human health and build urban resilience? Do you have experience in data analysis and metrics development?
CDP is seeking a Senior Project Officer to support the development of an exciting new project delivered in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO). CDP has been selected to lead the development of climate- and health-related indicators which will be used to inform Climate & Health City Profiles Pages. The profiles will capture the key risks and opportunities facing global cities as a result of climate change and the potential health co-benefits of mitigation actions, health adaptation options and long-term tracking of progress towards achieving climate resilient, sustainable and healthy cities.
About the Cities, States & Regions Team
This role will be situated within CDP’s Cities, States & Regions team. Over 1,000 cities, states and regions engage with CDP each year to report their progress on tackling climate change. In addition to elected officials, the UNFCCC, the World Bank, the IPCC, major universities, and hundreds of other organizations rely on CDP’s data for research, to inform policy and decision-making. As part of a new focus on Urban Health, CDP is working with global public health partners, including the World Health Organisation and the Lancet Countdown.
Key responsibilities include:
You will have the following skills and experience:
This is a full-time, 6-month fixed-term contract based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Senior Manager for Urban Health. In normal circumstances, the role would be based in CDP’s Central London Office, however will be home-based in the UK for the time being.
Salary and benefits: £30,000 annual salary pro-rata for contract duration; 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, Training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
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 ‘Climate & Health CStaR, First name, Last name’ in the subject line. The deadline is 5pm BST on Monday 21st of September 2020.