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9 Mar 2023

Full-Time Account Manager, CDP Supply Chain, UK & WW

CDP Worldwide – Posted by CDP Worldwide London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

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. 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.   

The supply chain team is seeking a highly motivated individual to support CDP’s corporate engagement work. In your role as Account Manager, Supply Chain, you will work closely with our member companies as they embed sustainability into their procurement processes. Through a range of advisory, capacity building and analytical activities you will support the creation of data driven strategies to underpin ambitious corporate targets to reduce emissions, improve water security and halt deforestation in global supply chains.

The role covers UK and Worldwide (WW) members. WW is defined as companies from regions not currently covered by other CDP offices or partners (e.g. Russia, Middle East) About CDP CDP is a global 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 over 590 institutional investors with assets of over US$110 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 9,600 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2020.

This is in addition to more than 940 cities, 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. CDP is a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition. Visit or follow us @CDP to find out more.

About the Supply Chain Team

CDP’s Supply Chain team works with our member base to cascade action on climate change, deforestation and water security down the supply chain. Through this action, precipitated by annual disclosure and driven by engagement between customers and suppliers, CDP’s Supply Chain program continues to change the face of environmental stewardship across the world. The role includes: Program growth Recruiting new members for CDP’s Supply Chain program and general business development for the program in the UK; Establishing, maintaining and leveraging relationships with relevant sustainability and procurement managers as well as trade associations, industry working groups and other organizations working in the sustainable supply chain and procurement field; Presenting on webinars and at events to raise awareness and develop new leads for future members of the program.

Program impact

  • Managing relationships with existing members including advising on current best practice and providing strategy support towards sustainable supply chain goals and ambitions;
  • Supporting member companies’ engagement around annual supplier disclosure through communications support and providing capacity building content for suppliers and procurement teams;
  • Delivering analysis of supplier data and facilitating member integration of data into procurement processes and decision making;
  • Supporting the supply chain UK & WW and worldwide teams with the delivery of data analytics, working with the data analytics team.
  • Supporting global program initiatives and collaborating with other CSC and supply chain global teams to drive CDP impact and engagement objectives.

Required skills and experience:

  • Essential An entrepreneurial and enthusiastic spirit with the ability to self-manage;
  • Good business communications experience, a strong command of business language and confidence in interacting with senior contacts;
  • Strong networking, sales or negotiation skills; A clear understanding of the aims of CDP’s supply chain program and a strong conviction about CDP’s impact;
  • Excellent data analysis and / or thorough research skills. Excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office software suite with particular emphasis on Excel;
  • Fluency in English.


  • Existing knowledge in understanding climate change, deforestation and water-related issues from a business and procurement perspective;
  • Experience of public speaking, presenting or delivering online content;
  • Experience of CDP and its mission.

This is a full-time role based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain.

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 applicant’s privacy notice. By uploading your CV and covering letter, you are permitting CDP to use the information you have provided for recruitment purposes

How to apply: Please fill out this short online form. Additionally please upload your CV in the application form 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 20th March 2023


Salary and benefits:  £37,643- £39,000 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.

How to Apply

Please apply via this link: Account Manager, CDP Supply Chain, UK & WW - CDP Worldwide (

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 66 days.

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