Job purpose and background
The Corporate Engagement team facilitates the company journey for thousands of companies
globally from their first response to making bold environmental commitments and beyond. The
London based Corporate Engagement team works with companies in the UK and other regions
including the Middle East, Africa and Russia and works closely with our global counterparts. In
this role, you will support the delivery of CDP’s global corporate engagement strategy and will
also undertake direct engagement with companies from a broad range of sectors across all
thematic programs (climate, forests and water security). You will work closely with global
teams across the organisation to ensure a smooth experience for companies reporting through the
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their
greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 8,400 companies
and 920 cities, states and regions disclose their environmental data to CDP. Our platform is
one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving
environmental change. By working with institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion, we
leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their
environmental impacts. Visit cdp.net or follow us
@CDP to find out more. You can also view these two short videos explaining what we do “Benefits
of Environmental Disclosure” and “Sector based disclosure”.
Key responsibilities include:
- Undertake active engagement with companies to encourage and support their disclosure to CDP on
climate change, forests and water security
Join workstreams identified by the Global Engagement Team as essential to efficient and
impactful engagement with thousands of non-member investor requested companies globally
Coordination of key engagement materials and training resources for use by global Corporate
Engagement team colleagues
- Maintenance and use of data in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
Supporting the Corporate Engagement team’s work with other departments, especially CDP’s
technical team, to ensure that processes are in-line with the engagement materials and
This is a full-time permanent role based at CDP’s Central London office reporting to the Senior
Manager, Corporate Engagement.
The precise description and nature of your job may be varied from time to time and you may be
required to carry out other duties as necessary to meet business needs.
Required skills and experience:
- Ability to work independently, with strong attention to detail
- Keen interest in corporate sustainability and related company challenges
- Ability to work with global colleagues, and develop strong internal and external stakeholder
- Familiarity and experience working with Customer Relationship Management systems and Excel
- Degree educated or equivalent (Environment/Sustainability- related degree desirable)
- Minimum of 1-year experience in a similar role, working in NGOs and/or commercial
- Experience of working in a global organisation (Desirable)
- Additional language skills (Desirable)
Salary and benefits: £25,967, per annum, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous
non-contributory pension provision, Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and
development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK. We cannot sponsor this role.
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Then upload your CV in the application form on our website along with a covering letter as an additional
document setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities,
which should be no more than two pages. The deadline is 22nd March.
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