GREENPEACE RECRUITMENT PACK
Greenpeace, one of the world’s most respected and dynamic organizations, is an international non-profit global campaigning organization that acts to ensure the ability of Earth to nurture life in all its diversity. At the heart of Greenpeace’s campaigns is the tradition of non-violent, direct action against environmental abuse and destruction.
Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.
Greenpeace is acts to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace by:
- Catalyzing an energy revolution to address the number one threat facing our planet: climate change.
- Defending our oceans by challenging wasteful and destructive fishing, and creating a global network of marine reserves.
- Protecting the world's ancient forests and the animals, plants and people that depend on them.
- Creating a toxic free future with safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals in today's products and manufacturing.
- Campaigning for sustainable agriculture by rejecting genetically engineered organisms, protecting biodiversity and encouraging socially responsible farming.
Greenpeace is present in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Pacific.
To maintain our independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but relies on contributions from individual supporters and foundation grants.
For over 40 years, Greenpeace has been successful in our campaigns to reverse environmental degradation by bearing witness to environmental destruction and exposing and confronting environmental abuse. Greenpeace campaigns have been vital in informing government policies on the environment and effecting changes in business practices which lead to various environmental problems.
Greenpeace in Southeast Asia
Greenpeace opened our first office in Southeast Asia in 2000. In that time we have led successful campaigns throughout the region, securing fresher air, cleaner water and a healthier environment through changing industry practices and government policies. Greenpeace actively campaigns across the region to catalyze an energy revolution, protect ancient forests and our oceans, create a toxics-free future and create a shift to sustainable agriculture.
Greenpeace has three offices in Southeast Asia—in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines and each office is composed of five departments: Campaigns, Fundraising, Communications, Mass Mobilization and Organizational Support. Currently, Greenpeace has more than a 140 staff across the region, excluding the direct dialogue fundraisers.
THE POST: ENERGY CAMPAIGNER
As the Energy Campaigner in Greenpeace Indonesia, you will be tasked to lead and implement the energy work in Indonesia, especially in coal related issues. You will be responsible for legal related issues in Climate and energy Campaign in Greenpeace Indonesia. You will vocal point in Greenpeace Indonesia for coal energy issue.
This is a full-time position based in Jakarta, with an initial 1 year contract.
1. Project Delivery & Support
● Organize and oversee the work of the coal issues for projects within the Climate & Energy Campaign in Indonesia
● In conjunction with the Project Leader and Team Leader, develop and implement coal-related campaign work through projects that align with short and long term goals for the Climate & Energy Campaign
● Participate in regular progress reviews and end-point evaluations of coal-related activities and projects
● Integrate national, regional and international objectives into strategies, activities, timelines, and budgets
2. Strategy Implementation & Guidance
● Lead the implementation of coal campaign strategies and tactics, and assist in public outreach activities for campaign strategies
● Participate in campaign discussion and planning regarding strategic issues and event planning within Greenpeace Southeast Asia
● Actively identify and implement campaign opportunities in the context of legal and regulation issues
● Maintain continuous communication with the Project Leader and Campaign Team Leader, including preparation of monthly reports and work plans, and recommend changes in tactics or strategies as necessary
● In conjunction with the Project Leader, Campaign Team Leader and Country Director, design and implement strategies to educate and mobilize various targeted constituencies and the general public about coal issues
3. Issue Communication & Mobilization
● Work with Marketing & Media teams to prepare national press releases, provide assistance in the formulation of regional and international press releases, and assist in the planning of media campaign strategies
● Act as a spokesperson for the campaign’s coal issues and develop pro-active relationships with relevant media to increase campaign outreach
● Represent Greenpeace and the campaign’s coal issues at relevant public events and activist meetings/groups, including air pollution events, coal-ash pond disasters, high pollution and dumping in rivers, etc
● Maintain current and up-to-date knowledge of external trends, technical information, and political, legislative, and economic frameworks relevant to coal issues and campaigns
● Communicate information to a variety of audiences and key stakeholders, including through the development of fact sheets
● Build alliances and/or support relationships with relevant affected groups, grassroots organizations, academic and professional groups, labor and others as identified in strategic planning
4. Other duties as directed
· Bachelor’s Degree preferred (or equivalent experience).
· Arts or science degree, or equivalent experience working in coal-related issues.
· Minimum of 3-5 years of campaigning experience in Southeast Asia and/or for coal-related issues, and demonstrated experience in an environmental/activist organization.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE APPLYING TO THIS POST
Normal hours of work for full time Employee will be forty (40) per week or (5) days in a week, at 8 hours per day excluding an hour lunch break. This will be from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9:00 am to 6: 00 pm. Ordinary hours of work may be varied as agreed between staff and the line managers.
A permanent employee will be entitled to the following leaves:
Annual Leave: 20 days
Parental Leave: As per labor laws and Greenpeace policy
Long Service leave: 2 months paid leave after 5 years of continuous service
Compassionate leave: maximum of 5 days for the death of significant others
In determining salary offer for this position, Greenpeace applies its Salary Grading Process, taking into consideration the job description and applicant’s previous experience, and the organization’s salary grade.
Greenpeace provides health insurance, life/PA/TPD and travel insurance to its employees.
Greenpeace provides health insurance, life/PA/TPD and travel insurance to its employees.
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Greenpeace is committed to providing its employees with learning and development opportunities to be able to perform its functions more effectively. Through its mentoring process and annual Performance Management System, staff’s development objectives are identified and prioritized.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Greenpeace is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation and any other characteristics unrelated to the performance of the job. Selection will be in accordance with objective, job related criteria and the appointment will be on the basis of applicant’s merits and abilities.
HR POLICIES AND PROCEDURE
Greenpeace management and staff are given guidance on the implications of the equal opportunities policy. Policies and procedures are reviewed to review and adapt current practices to promote equality of opportunity. Other organizational policies and procedures will be fully discussed to the successful applicant.
Interested candidates are invited to write Letter of Introduction, explaining why you are qualified for the position and why you want to work for Greenpeace. Please attach this to a completed application form which you can download from http://www.greenpeace.org/seasia/id/aksi-kamu/jobs/Energy-Campaigner/
and email to:
Deadline for Applications: 17 April 2015
As we receive a large number of applicants for our advertised vacancies, we are unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted and we apologize for this in advance. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.
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