Job purpose and background
Are you passionate about environmental issues, improving water security as well as tackling climate change and deforestation? Would you like to be at the heart of driving changes through environmental disclosure?
CDP’s Questionnaire & Guidance team is looking for a Senior Technical Officer to work on its corporate water security questionnaire, guidance and related technical documents, and also to support the wider Disclosure Content team to ensure that all other outputs are delivered accurately and efficiently into our online disclosure platform.
The role requires the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, to analyze complex data, and to think critically and innovatively. You will apply your strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills to contribute to a variety of tasks related to the annual updating and delivery of CDP’s corporate disclosure framework and to support queries from companies and colleagues about the CDP questionnaires. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your water security and environmental reporting knowledge across a range of topics and industrial sectors.
About the Questionnaire & Guidance Team, Disclosure Content Department
CDP’s Disclosure Content department is responsible for evolving CDP’s approach to the reporting and scoring of corporate environmental performance data, currently for climate change, forests and water security. The Questionnaire & Guidance team is responsible for producing CDP’s questionnaires and reporting guidance materials and ensuring that they meet CDP’s strategic objectives.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience
Desirable skills (one or more of the following would be an advantage):
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s central London office, reporting to the Technical Manager, Water Security in the Questionnaire & Guidance team.
The successful candidate will be provided with a contract for a fixed term of 12 months, with possibility for extension.
Salary and benefits: £27-30k per annum, 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.
Before you apply
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
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Please email your CV, and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with “Senior Technical Officer, Water Security Questionnaire” in the subject. The applications received by 9am (BST) on Mon 24th May 2021 will be considered. Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.