CDP has an exciting opportunity for an exceptional external-facing senior manager to represent CDP globally by building strong relationships with strategic partners to advance city, states and regional action on climate change.
CDP is a leading international charity founded 16 years ago to address dangerous climate change. It has since grown to become the world’s foremost system for cities, states and regions, and companies to report on carbon emissions, water stewardship and deforestation. We operate key hubs in London, New York, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong with other representation in the rest of Europe, Japan, India and China. Over 500 city governments and 100 state and regional governments worldwide use CDP’s system every year to report their progress on tackling climate change. Major universities, the UNFCCC, the World Bank, the IPCC, and hundreds of other organizations rely on CDP’s data for research and decision-making.
You will work within the growing cities team, reporting to the Global Director, Cities, States and Regions. A senior member of the cities, states and regions team you will line manage a team of four experienced managers across North America, Latin America, APAC and EMEA who are responsible for growing the program in their geography, forging key regional partnerships, and fundraising.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
The role is based in CDP’s offices in London. The successful candidate will work 5 days per week with occasional evening work and frequent international travel. You will be offered a fixed term contract for 2 years, with the possibility to extend it based on the availability of funding for the role.
You must be legally able to work in the UK.
Benefits: Competitive NGO salary, flexible working, annual collective performance bonus scheme, initial 24 days holiday rising to 30 days over time, pension provision up to 8% of salary after 3 months employment, central London location.
Interested? Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter explaining how you meet the key responsibilities; why you are interested in this role and how it fits with your career plans, to [email protected]. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. The deadline for applications is 9 February at 12pm GMT.