Job Purpose and Background
Are you passionate about tackling climate change? Would you like to be at the heart of driving progress through environmental disclosure? CDP is offering an exciting opportunity to launch a career in environmental sustainability. The successful candidate will join the Questionnaire & Guidance Team, supporting the delivery and development of the climate change questionnaire and guidance materials.
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 disclosure-related tasks and to support technical queries from companies and colleagues. For the right candidate this experience could lead to excellent opportunities and supercharge a career in sustainability.
About the Questionnaire & Guidance Team
The Questionnaire & Guidance team provides a critical contribution to CDP’s mission. We develop CDP’s world-leading questionnaires and guidance for organizations reporting environmental information to investors, customers and other data-users. We balance completeness, transparency and high quality of data requested by data-users with the practicality and resources required by companies to collect and report on this data within their own operations and throughout their value chains. This ensures that the questionnaires drive companies’ actions beyond business as usual, catalysing action for a sustainable economy.
To support the Questionnaire & Guidance team working on climate change in a diverse range of tasks related to delivery of questionnaires and guidance materials. This will include:
The precise description and nature of your job may be varied from time to time and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet CDP’s operational needs.
Required skills and experience
This is a full-time role, initially working from home but then based at CDP’s Central London office once it reopens, and reporting to the Technical Manager, Climate Change. The successful candidate will be provided with a 12 month fixed-term contract, with possibility for extension.
Salary and benefits: £23,000 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience, 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 UK. We cannot sponsor this role.
Before you apply
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How to apply
To apply 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 “Technical Officer, Climate Change – Questionnaire & Guidance” in the subject. The applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of midnight (BST) on Sunday 23 May 2021. Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.