Prospectus is excited to be working with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) to support their search for an Interim Development Director (3 days per week, 12 month FTC) to lead CDP's strategy to enhance philanthropic and government relationships, and contribute to the overall organisational leadership. This position is part of the Senior Management Team and has strong support from the Chief Executive and Executive Chair.
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Working with 650 institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion, they leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts.
The Interim Development Director will manage the Global Development Team while working in close collaboration with the executive leadership team, thematic and stakeholder leads to deliver high value funder relationships. The position will include contributing to organisational strategy development through participation in the Thematic Boards for climate change, water security and forest and stakeholder boards and providing regular reports to executive leadership team and the Board of Trustees on development team strategy and opportunities to secure multi-million dollar funding.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience of leading a development team and will have proven successes in securing six and seven figure grants as well as building philanthropic and government donor income streams. The organisation are interested in candidates who have experience of working at senior level with senior level stakeholders both internally and externally.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a driven and highly successful global development team as they are set to reach new and ambitious highs.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.