Closing date: Sunday, 29th May 2022 4 days left
Job purpose and background
Would you like to be at the heart of accelerating a shift to a sustainable global economy? An essential component of CDP’s recently released strategy to 2025 is to tackle deforestation and drive nature-positive outcomes through environmental disclosure and we are looking for the right individual to join our team to support this vision..
As our ‘Technical Manager, Forest and Land Use’ you will have the technical, scientific and analytical expertise to evolve the CDP Forest questionnaire content, reporting guidance and scoring methodology using best-practice standards and scientific benchmarks to measure companies’ progress against what needs to happen to ensure a transition towards a restorative economy. This is an exciting opportunity for a research-focused individual with experience in corporate sustainability and land use change to play a critical role in catalysing transformation within the corporate sector. About the Questionnaire and Scoring Evolution (QSE) – ESG Disclosure Content Team
The QSE team is responsible for the development of CDP’s questionnaires, reporting guidance and scoring methodology materials which provide environmental information to investors, customers and other data-users, and drive companies’ actions to catalyse the transition to a sustainable economy. .
To develop the CDP corporate Forests questionnaire and reporting guidance content, and support colleagues across other environmental themes, such as climate change and water security. This includes:
The precise description and nature of your job may vary from time to time, and you may be required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet business needs.
Required skills and experience:
Desired skills and experience
This is a full-time fixed term role for 24 months, with a possibility of renewal. The role will be based at CDP’s London office with options for remote/hybrid working and will report to the Senior Manager, Questionnaire & Scoring Evolution.
What we offer
Salary and benefits: £37,600-£39,000 with annual discretionary bonus (depending on organization performance), 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, life assurance, flexible working opportunities, and other benefits. There is a 6-month probationary period for this role.
Before you apply
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom. CDP does not sponsor visas.
We will only use the information you provide to process your application. For more details on how we use your information, see CDP’s applicants privacy notice. By providing your CV (Curriculum Vitae) and motivation letter, you are permitting CDP to use the information you have provided for recruitment purposes.
Please visit our website to upload your CV, plus a covering letter clearly setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages.
The deadline is midnight GMT on May 29th, 2022 with interviews planned for week commencing May 16th Please note that while all applications are reviewed, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.