Job Purpose and Background
Do you care about preserving our planets Forests? Would you like to work with policy makers and financial institutions to decrease deforestation? Do you have experience of working with governments and knowledge of Forests?
This role is at the intersection of the organization’s work on Policy and Forests. You will support the Global Policy Team in the development and implementation of a program of engagement with policymakers in Latin America, China, South East Asia and Europe with the goal of addressing deforestation that results from international commodity trading. Your work forms part of a wider project being conducted by CDP with project partners following support from Packard Foundation and Norway’s Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to our Forests.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
This is a full-time role based at CDP office in London (preferred) or Berlin, reporting to the Global Policy Manager – Forests and with close collaboration with the Forests team. The role is for a fixed term contract until April 30 2021, with the possibility of further extension. CDP will offer a competitive NGO salary, annual discretionary bonus and generous NGO benefits including 30 days annual holiday allowance. Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the EU.
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 ‘Policy Officer – Forests’ in the subject.
The deadline is 6 pm GMT on Friday May 10th. Please note, regretfully only successful short-listed candidates will be contacted.