Senior Manager Operations (m/f/d)

Full-Time | CDP Worldwide (Europe) gemeinnützige GmbH

Berlin, Germany | March 16, 2023

About CDP

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. Over the past 15 years we have created a system that has resulted in unparalleled engagement on environmental issues worldwide.  

About the role

As the global leader in environmental disclosure and with the increasing requirement for companies and authorities to monitor and report on their emissions, water and forestry impact, CDP has undergone significant growth and evolution in the last year.  As the size and scale of CDP has grown, so too have our processes and the necessity to modernise and digitise how we operate to set us up for long-term scalability. 

The role includes

  • Engaging key stakeholders in all of CDP Europe to map and document our existing processes, identify inefficiencies and propose solutions that will simplify and remove bottlenecks 
  • Introduce automation and improved effectiveness through reviewing and optimising our digital tools and systems usage  
  • Develop dashboards that track KPIs and measure impacts, providing useful insights to Management and wider teams
  • Act as representative for CDP Europe stakeholders, working with software vendors to discuss business needs, source solutions and implement 

The successful candidate should have

  • Experience in a business or process analysis position 
  • Experience scoping, managing and delivering projects within complex international environments, companies undergoing transformation, or significant growth and change 
  • Comfortable working with IT systems and technical specifications 
  • Professional fluency in English 
  • Well-developed writing skills, can translate technical term into easy-to-understand information 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including relationship building, negotiation and professionalism 
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Excel – building dashboards, pivot tables and working with formulas 
  • Beneficial – Experience working with PowerBI 

What we offer

  • Positively contribute to solving one the world’s most pressing issues  
  • Competitive NGO salary and annual bonus (depending on company results); 
  • 30 days annual holidays; 
  • Flexible working hours; 
  • Monthly contribution to public transport ticket (BVG Monatskarte); 
  • Modern office at WeWork (Sony Center) with free networking events, and hot and cold beverages; 
  • Non-contributory Pension: 8% annually of gross salary (after probation period); 
  • Urban Sports Club membership; 
  • Free German lessons 

Further information

The successful candidate will work five days per week and must be able to work legally in Germany. This full-time role is based 2 days per week at our office in Berlin, Germany. 

Interested? Interested candidates should submit their CV and salary expectations) in English.

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About us

CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 680 financial institutions with over $130 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 14,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2021, including more than 13,000 companies worth over 64% of global market capitalization, and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully TCFD aligned, CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions towards a zero carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative, We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative.

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