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Date:  03-Mar-2023
Company:  Greenpeace East Asia

Purpose and Scope of the Job

Overall purpose of the job

The Action Coordinator is a member of the Greenpeace East Asia Action Team, primarily responsible for furthering Greenpeace East Asia's campaign objectives through ongoing strategic and tactical planning with Greenpeace campaigners and the deployment of innovative, creative, confrontational and inspirational non-violent direct actions. He or she is responsible for working directly with the Head of Action Unit and programme staff in evaluating appropriate tactics and timing for these events based on campaign strategies and objectives.


This role is very detail-oriented, involves multiple concurrent daily deadlines and tasks, and requires ability to perform under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.

Job responsibilities

Conceptual tasks, Strategy development and/or Project management

Provide strategic advice on the use of NVDA, activities and events in campaign projects.


Keep abreast of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure action capacity is up-to-date.


Develop training programs to ensure action capacity is maintained



Plan, develop and implement creative and effective actions, activities and events to support campaign goals.

Provide thorough and professional assessment of the local legal, political and cultural situations that may affect the NVDA, activities and events, and develop mitigation strategies and plans accordingly

Maintain, develop and properly manage action warehouse, equipment and inventory

Provide logistical support for Greenpeace fieldwork, activities and events

Liaise with other Greenpeace offices and Greenpeace International for action-related issues.


Support/ Coaching/ Leadership


recruit, cultivate and manage a group of volunteers and activists and motivate them to participate in Greenpeace actions and activities

Deliver action training for staff and activists.


Compliance/ Keeping Framework Conditions


Ensure protocols of action planning and implementation are properly followed

Ensure that actions are comprehensively reviewed and/or evaluated as per internal evaluation process

Ensure all NVDA adhere to the agreed safety standards

Manage contractors as required in compliance with Greenpeace East Asia policies.

Competencies Profile

Coordinate & Implement Plans
Take Responsibility & Initiative
Demonstrate Expertise
Demonstrate Resilience
Make Decisions
Champion for Change
Develop Plans
Critical Thinking
Influence Others (internal & external)
Resolve Conflicts (internal)
Act with integrity
Strive for Result & Quality

Skills and Expertise required

Knowledge of trends and opportunities in creative confrontation

Adept at best practise in non violent direction action

Competency in at least one often used skill in creative confrontation

Specific Work Environment

The post holder works in a standard office environment, and is required to travel to other Greenpeace offices, campaign locations or locations where environmental problems require the presence of Greenpeace representatives.
The post holder will be required to work under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.
Be on call after hours and on weekends as requested.


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