CDP is looking for a motivated Senior Project Officer in our Cities, States and Regions Team based in our London headquarters, reporting to the Operations Manager.
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$100 trillion, we lever-age investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 5,800 companies with some 60% of global market capitalization disclosed environ-mental data through CDP in 2016. This is in addition to the over 500 cities and 100 states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. Please visit our website to find out more.
About this role:
Specifically, this role will include recruiting state and regional governments to participate in our states and regions programme; supporting these governments in preparing and submitting their annual disclosures; conducting analysis on data received and launching an analytics and benchmarking tool for disclosing governments; providing updates to programme partners and funders; managing the data reporting for the Compact of States and Regions / the Under2 Coalition and RegionsAdapt; establishing and managing direct relationships with governments and partner organisations; supervising the research initiative on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (black carbon, methane, etc) in partnership with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (United Nations Environment Programme), preparing and delivering webinars, and making presentations about the programme.
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This is a full-time role based at CDP’s Central London office.
Salary and benefits: Salary will be 24-27,000 GBP per year (depending on experience), fixed term contract of 12 months, with the possibility to extend it based on the availability of funding.
Annual discretionary bonus, 24 days’ holiday (increasing to 30 over time), generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
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, with ‘Senior Project Officer, Cities, States and Regions’ in the subject.
The deadline is 23.00 GMT on May 7th 2017, but early applications are encouraged and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
We will reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is appointed.
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