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Date:  31-Dec-2021
Company:  Greenpeace East Asia

Greenpeace East Asia is seeking a Forest Campaigner, with strong skills on research, communication and project management. This position will be responsible for conducting research on Nature-Based Solutions, including the opportunities, challenges and risks associated with being used as carbon offsets. In addition, the position will support the awareness raising and advocacy on the multi-benefit ecosystem restoration. The position is based in Beijing and will involve some travel to provinces. 

Purpose and Scope of the Job

The Campaigner is responsible for development and implementation of effective and integrated campaign work to achieve Greenpeace's mission.

The post holder will usually work in a team composed of campaign, communications & multimedia, action, research, analytics and fundraising and engagement staff. Effective decision requires integrated approach and knowledge. The post holder may be assigned to work in projects which involve other Greenpeace offices.

The post holder is managed by the Program Manager or Project Manager. Judgment is exercised in leading and managing a project or an area of a project. Decisions made by the post holder significantly impact the success of the project. Discretion is exercised in handling confidential and sensitive information.

If the post holder is at Level 1 and Level 2, they are expected to assist and work closely with the Program Manager or Project Manager in planning, development and implementation of campaign strategies, plans, and procedures and leading projects.

Job responsibilities

Conceptual tasks, Strategy development and/or Project management

  • (Level 1 - Level 2) Contribute to the development and implementation of effective and integrated campaign plans, strategies and tactics related to the overall vision, goals, and objectives of the organization.

  • (Level 1 - Level 2) Analyze the new developments in support of campaign vision, goals, and objectives. Stay abreast of current and emerging developments relating to the campaign issues.

Implementation

  • (Level 1- Level 4) Actively represent Greenpeace in front of the business, scientific and government sectors, the environmental community at large and the media (traditional and new), to achieve campaign objectives and strengthen the profile and credibility of Greenpeace. Undertake reactive and proactive media work as required. Respond to public inquiries about campaign issues and other matters as needed.

  • (Level 1- Level 4) Conduct research and investigation in relation to the objectives and plans of campaign projects.

  • (Level 1 - Level 4) Travel to other Greenpeace offices, campaign locations, or locations where related campaign issues require the presence of Greenpeace representatives.

  • (Level 1 - Level 2) Implement the assigned projects effectively by ensuring the project direction and strategy is clearly followed and executed. Collaborate with other team members effectively to deliver the project outcomes.

  • (Level 3 - Level 4) Staff is required to take part in a project with multiple stakeholders, which need them to effectively coordinate and collaborate with other departments, Greenpeace offices and Greenpeace International whenever necessary.

  • (Level 1 – Level 4) Perform the Ad hoc project when required

Competencies Profile

Act with integrity
Build Networks (internal & external)
Champion for Change
Coordinate & Implement Plans
Critical Thinking
Demonstrate Expertise
Demonstrate Resilience
Develop Plans
Influence Others (internal & external)
Strategic Thinking
Strive for Result & Quality
Take Responsibility & Initiative
Work with Others

Skills and Expertise required

Proven track records or familiarity in at least one of the following:

  • At least one core environmental issues that greenpeace is campaigning for: climate & energy, toxics & pollution, food & agriculture, forest & ocean protection, etc; or 

  • Familiarity in campaigning and/or non-profit operation, project management etc; or 

  • Other proven professional experiences from the public policy, international relation, consulting, research, finance, journalism, marketing sectors etc

   

Familiarity in the social, political and cultural context of one of the geographical jurisdictions that GPEA operates.

Specific Work Environment

  • The position 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 position may 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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Support/ Coaching/ Leadership

  • (Level 1 - Level 2) Show commitment to the team by providing support or sharing to teammates whenever necessary.

Compliance/ Keeping Framework Conditions

  • (Level1 – Level 4) Evaluate project achievements and shortcomings at designated points of evaluation. Complete evaluation reports as required, follow-up on the recommendations and lessons learned accordingly.

  • (Level 1 – Level 4) Manage contractors as required in compliance with Greenpeace East Asia policies. Manage project budgets and expenditure responsibly.

Greenpeace is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity 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.


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