IT Administrator

CDP Worldwide

£21,787 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Job Purpose and Background

CDP is seeking a bright, enthusiastic individual to provide support to our cutting-edge IT Department. This is an exciting early-career opportunity for someone with a “can-do” attitude and some ability with IT, to help our team attain our vision of a sustainable economy that works for both people and planet.

About CDP:

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 leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 6,300 companies with some 55% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2017. 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 to find out more.

The IT Department aims to ensure that CDP’s mission and activities are well supported by effective, robust systems, which in particular support CDP’s position as the authoritative global platform for environmental transparency and accountability data.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out basic systems administration tasks, including setting up new users, configuring accounts in Office 365 and system checks.
  • Setting up desktop equipment (PCs, phones etc)
  • Testing newly deployed software and updates
  • Administrative support to the IT Director and other team members
  • Administering IT purchasing

Required skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate will be a resourceful, proactive team player with:
  • Proficiency in using IT systems and equipment, including knowledge of MS Windows, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow complex instructions reliably
  • A positive attitude and ability to pick up new skills quickly
  • Some experience supporting colleagues in an office setting (desirable but not essential)

This is a full time role on a 9 month fixed term contract based at CDP’s Central London office, reporting to the Head of IT Service Delivery and Infrastructure.

Salary and benefits: £21,787 per annum, 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance and others.

Interested applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Before you apply 

We’ll only use the information you provide to process your application. For more details on how we use your information, see our applicants privacy notice. By emailing us your CV and covering letter, you are permitting CDP to use the information you have provided for recruitment purposes. 

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 with ‘IT Administrator” in the subject by 6pm on 20 July 2018.

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