Internship (CDP Supply Chain – Climate & Water program)


London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

CDP is seeking an intern to support CDP’s supply chain program from our office in central London. The successful candidate will work as part of the dynamic and enthusiastic team with colleagues in London, New York, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo and São Paulo. CDP’s supply chain program catalyzes disclosure and action on climate change, forests and water amongst both purchasing companies and their suppliers.

Making use of CDP’s tried and tested disclosure process, CDP supply chain enables member companies to deepen engagement with key suppliers throughout the supply chain, including – crucially – those at the coal-face of environmental risk. Through facilitating greater measurement, management and informed interaction between purchasers and suppliers CDP supply chain program helps drive action on ending unsustainable business practices.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and creating reports using data disclosed through CDP;
  • Conducting extensive data quality checks on CDP data and reports;
  • Managing data and information in the Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system;
  • Assisting with administration of the supply chain disclosure systems; and
  • Assisting team members with research or administrative tasks, as they arise.

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Insight into corporate environmental disclosure and data, current trends and best practice in environmental data management;
  • Experience of working in an office environment and in an international team; and
  • Experience of evaluating and altering business processes to improve the program.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has earned or is working toward a degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Has demonstrated interest in environmental issues and/or corporate sustainability;
  • Is highly detail oriented and has an eye for consistency and accuracy;
  • Has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines;
  • Has experience with Microsoft Office and client relationship programs, such as CRM;
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision while aligning work with other team members; and
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

The successful candidate should be available for a minimum of 3 months. The position has the potential to be extended for up to 6 months. Working days are flexible and part time can be accommodated. Ideally the successful candidate will be able to work a minimum of three days per week. Candidates should be able to start in the first week of November 2017 and must have the right to live and work in the UK.

This position is unpaid, but reasonable lunch and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

To apply:

Interested candidates are asked to first complete an online application, then send their CV to [email protected] with the subject line “Supply Chain internship application 2017 – [YOUR NAME”].