Job Purpose and Background
CDP is offering an exciting opportunity for somebody with an interest in climate change and climate change data, policy, finance and business to support CDP’s technical work. This role will have a particular focus on gathering data and indicators from company reports and various databases, helping pull together data structures, and modelling and calculations of raw and derived indicators to feed assessments of companies with respect to climate change.
We are looking for someone who is reliable, efficient and passionate and who takes pride in working to a high standard. The successful applicant will work as part of the Scoring team on the development and application of the Assessing low-Carbon Transition project (ACT). This project aims to measure a company’s contribution to a low-carbon economy, this evolution from CDP’s current scoring approach will require a candidate that is comfortable working in a creative manner but has strong analytical and process-defining skills. They will be part of the scoring team and will need to work in close relationship with the Forests, Water, Supply Chain and Climate Change programmes and the relevant internal and external stakeholders.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
This is a full-time role on a fixed term contract until the end of May 2020 (with the possibility to extend subject to funding) based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Manager, ACT.
Salary and benefits: £26,821 – £30,000 per annum, annual discretionary bonus, 30 days’ holiday, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others.
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 Technical Officer – Scoring ACT project’ in the subject. The deadline is 23.59 (GMT) 12th January 2020.