Technical Manager, Financial Services, CDP Worldwide

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CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. The world's economy looks to CDP as the gold standard of environmental reporting with the richest and most comprehensive dataset on corporate and city action. In 2021 we launched our new five-year strategy: Accelerating the Rate of Change - find out more here. Visit or follow us @CDP to find out more.

CDP are looking for a Technical Manager to join our Financial Services team to provide a critical contribution to CDP's mission. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact globally on how banks, asset owners, asset managers and insurers respond to the key environmental challenges of climate change and threats to nature.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking research to support the development and delivery of CDP's financial services sector questionnaire and guidance
  • Leading the development of new water-related indicators for financial institutions
  • Preparing reports, presentations and presenting updates to funders
  • Synthesising qualitative and quantitative feedback from various stakeholders and presenting to senior colleagues
  • Leading and facilitating industry working groups and managing key stakeholder relationships
  • Preparing presentations and presenting information to colleagues and companies
  • Providing technical support to engagement teams during meetings with financial services companies
  • Analysing response data to inform questionnaire revisions and development
  • Maintaining the financial services sector questionnaire development log and ensuring feedback is appropriated logged and implemented
  • Writing and proof-reading reporting guidance and other technical documents
  • Writing blogs and reports related to CDP's financial service questionnaire, and collaborating with communications team to raise awareness
  • Responding to technical queries on the financial services sector questionnaire and guidance
  • Providing mentorship to junior employees

Core Requirements

  • An academic qualification in a financial discipline and at least three years relevant experience in the financial services sector or related industry
  • A good understanding of banking, asset management or insurance with a passion for sustainable finance
  • Good knowledge of climate change and nature-related issues in the context of financial services businesses
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis skills
  • The ability to communicate complex information in a simple and concise way
  • Strong prioritisation, organisational and project management skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English with previous experience of researching and producing written outputs for a business audience.
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Flexible, diligent and collaborative working style with a proven record of working within a team to deliver projects successfully
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with diverse global teams.
  • A high level of motivation, confident and collaborative working style, and excellent attention to detail.

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Location: London (hybrid remote)
Salary: £37,643 - £39,000 per annum
Job type: Full-time

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Recruiter: CDP Worldwide