Job purpose and background
Do you care about environmental issues? Do you want to be part of the need for action on forests? Would you like to be at the heart of driving changes through environmental disclosure?
You are responsible for evolving CDP’s forests questionnaires. Specifically, you will work to ensure that the forests corporate questionnaire is developed to ensure assessment of company performance against the Paris agreement. You will ensure this questionnaire is aligned with the principles set out in the Question to Score project. You will work closely with the Senior Manager, Question to Score to deliver the developed questionnaire and accompanying resources to time and budget.
This role requires experience of delivering technical projects in forests-related disclosure to time, budget, requirements and quality. You will need to demonstrate capability to work and communicate effectively with others, including stakeholders and thematic teams (such as climate change, water security, and forests), to ensure processes are followed, deliverables meet milestones and are delivered to high standards of quality. A knowledge of environmental issues (specifically forests) is critical, and how they affect, and are affected by, businesses.
The role is based in CDP’s London office and reports directly to the Senior Manager, Question to Score, in the Disclosure Evolution team in the Disclosure department. The role is a full time contract until August 2021.
About The Disclosure Evolution Team, Disclosure Department
CDP’s Disclosure Department is responsible for evolving and operating CDP’s disclosure platform and processes. The Disclosure Evolution team is responsible for delivering projects that enhance CDP’s environmental disclosure platform used by companies, cities and state/regional governments. This encompasses changes to make our questionnaires, guidance and scoring methodologies more impactful by measuring and driving transition of disclosers to more sustainable business models, as well as changes to make our platform and operations more efficient.
Key Responsibilities Include
Delivery of CDP’s forests questionnaire, to time, requirements and budget. This includes:
Required Skills And Experience
Desired Skills And Experience
This is a full time, role until August 2021 based at CDP’s London office reporting to Senior Manager, Question to Score, Disclosure Evolution.
Salary and Benefits: Starting from £33,000 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.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom.
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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 ‘Technical Manager, Forests Questionnaire Evolution' followed by your first name and surname in the subject. The deadline is 9:00am on Monday 26th October.