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Associate Director of Data

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Grace Tattersall

My client, a charity based in the centre of London are looking for a capable data analyst and team leader who is passionate about the power of data to solve environmental issues. Leading a growing global team of data analysts you will build on the team’s work providing the highest-quality data to their broad stakeholder base.

Our client is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests

The Data Team’s primary remit is to improve the usability of the climate change, water, forests and cities data disclosed to the charity by developing and applying robust and transparent methods for data cleaning and modelling.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Be a key contributor to the development of an organizational data vision and strategy that can be executed with enhanced analytics, data visualizations and analyses to present a coherent economy-wide picture leveraging CDP’s time-series data;
  • Lead and manage a global team of data analysts (currently 5 but likely to grow) responsible for systematic analysis of the CDP dataset, identification of data quality issues, supporting users in their use of data and estimation of appropriate alternative figures;
  • Oversee the team’s definition and implementation of CDP’s data review procedures related to the systematic analysis of the CDP dataset to ensure its completeness, accuracy,  timeliness and overall fit for the purposes intended;

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong team leadership skills and experience of building effective working relationships with peers across an organisation;
  • Proven abilities in data management, regression modelling and data visualization and a strong desire to solve complex global issues using these skills;
  • Knowledge of data analysis and modelling tools, preferably R and SQL
  • A good understanding of environmental issues, especially relating to corporate and cities disclosure, ideally including an understanding of GHG accounting practices