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 in high-impact sectors 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 be responsible for delivering tasks to meet the goals of Assessing low-Carbon Transition (ACT) and World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) project. The ACT project aims to measure a company’s contribution to a low-carbon economy, and in partnership with the WBA, assesses and benchmarks companies within different sectors. Holding some of the world’s most climate impactful companies to account on their low-carbon transition, and assessing against the latest science based climate scenarios. To date 80 companies have been assessed and benchmarked, with the biggest benchmark to date of 100 Oil & Gas companies due to be launched in July 2021.
This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of assessment and thinking about key sectors transition to a low-carbon economy.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desirable skills and experience:
This is a fixed term 7-month contract, full time role based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Manager, ACT-WBA. It is envisaged that this role will be extended, subject to funding.
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 – ACT project’ followed by your name in the subject. The deadline is 23.59 (GMT) on 3rd May 2021.