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Date:  7 Feb 2024
Company:  Greenpeace East Asia

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning network that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace. It comprises 26 independent national/regional Greenpeace organisations with presence in over 55 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Asia.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Warehouse & Training Coordinator is a member of the Greenpeace East Asia Action Unit, primarily responsible for furthering Greenpeace East Asia's campaign objectives and supporting actions through maintaining the Greenpeace Warehouse and equipment, and coordinating capacity building trainings for enabling volunteers / Activists. The position also assists with producing various materials in-house, and closely working with action coordinators to provide necessary equipment and technical support during logistical planning, preparation, coordination and implementation of creative confrontation non-violent direct actions (NVDA) safely.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide advice on the use of tools and materials for NVDA, activities and events in campaign projects. 
  • Coordinate and deliver capacity/training programs for volunteers and activists. Recruit, cultivate and manage a group of volunteers and activists and motivate them to participate in warehouse production, Greenpeace actions and activities.
  • Maintain, develop and properly manage action warehouse, equipment and inventory
  • Ensure NVDA, training, warehouse management are met and follow Greenpeace policy guidelines.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of trends and opportunities in creative confrontation, hands-on skills working with various productions tools for NVDA.
  • Communication skills and be able to independently conduct department/cross-department communication, project management and coordination with external vendors.
  • Have good stress tolerance and ability to manage a team, manage multiple tasks at the same time under pressure and challenging situations, and maintain a positive and optimistic attitude at work.
  • Have basic English communication skills (listening/speaking/reading/writing).


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have participated in NVDA/or other social movements experience.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • At least 2 years of work / hands-on experience in related fields (NGOs, activist/advocacy groups, event management, logistics, creative industry) and experience working with tools and equipments is highly preferred.
  • Skills and experiences in driving, boating, climbing, diving, swimming, first aid, electronic and mechanical equipment etc. will be an asset.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The post holder works in a standard office/ warehouse environment, and regularly in campaign locations or locations where environmental problems require the presence of Greenpeace representatives. Can be required to travel to other Greenpeace offices.
The post holder will be required to work under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.
Often works after hours and on weekends to allow for volunteer availability.

 

TO APPLY
If you are interested in this position and share our vision, please submit your motivation letter and resume when applying for the position on Greenpeace East Asia's Official Website. Please note if you fail to submit a motivation letter or updated CV, your application might be deprioritized.

As we receive a large number of applications for our advertised positions, only short-listed candidates will be notified.


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 the applicant's merits and abilities.
(All information collected for recruitment purposes only)

Purpose and Scope of the Job

The Warehouse & Training Coordinator is a member of the Greenpeace East Asia Action Unit, primarily responsible for furthering Greenpeace East Asia's campaign objectives and supporting actions through maintaining the Greenpeace Warehouse and equipment, and coordinating capacity building trainings for enabling volunteers / Activists. The position also assists with producing various materials in-house, and closely working with action coordinators to provide necessary equipment and technical support during logistical planning, preparation, coordination and implementation of creative confrontation non-violent direct actions (NVDA) safely.

 

Scope

This role is detail-oriented, involves multiple concurrent daily deadlines and tasks, and requires hands on experience working with various hard skills, safety operations, administrative, vendor management, planning trainings, coordination with diverse group of volunteers / activists and alignment with Greenpeace core values in particular adherence to the practice of nonviolent direct action. It also requires a strong self-motivation to identify and experiment ways of bringing tech and art together.

Job responsibilities

Conceptual tasks, Strategy development and/or Project management

  • Provide advice on the use of tools and materials for NVDA, activities and events in campaign projects.
  • Keep abreast of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure production capacity is up-to-date.
  • Develop training programs to ensure production and action capacity is maintained

 

Implementation

  • Maintain, develop and properly manage action warehouse, equipment and inventory
  • Coordinate and deliver capacity/training programs for volunteers and activists
  • Plan, develop and produce creative action materials to support delivering action plans.
  • Plan and coordinate equipment use for action unit and other departments.
  • Provide logistical support for Greenpeace fieldwork, activities and events. Formulate safety protocol and guidelines regarding use of action equipment and warehouse;
  • Maintain and manage a database of volunteers / activists and regularly recording their logs
  • Liaise with other Greenpeace offices and Greenpeace International for action-related logistics.

 

Support/Coaching/Leadership

  • Recruit, cultivate and manage a group of volunteers and activists and motivate them to participate in warehouse production, Greenpeace actions and activities.
  • Coordinate warehouse and action training for staff and activists.

 

Compliance/Keeping Framework Conditions

  • Responsibility for the development and maintenance of the warehouse and how to make the best use of it for activists organizing;
  • Ensure all safety standards are met and follow the warehouse policy guidelines.
  • Ensure all the equipments and assets are holding valid appropriate license.
  • Manage contractors as required in compliance with Greenpeace East Asia policies.

Competencies Profile

Act with integrity
Build Networks (internal & external)
Demonstrate Resilience
Prioritize & Organize Work
Strive for Result & Quality
Take Responsibility & Initiative
Work with Others

Skills and Expertise required

  • Hands on skills working with various productions tools
  • Knowledge of trends and opportunities in creative confrontation.
  • Interpersonal skills working diverse group of volunteers &
  • Adept at best practice towards gear and facility management
  • Competency in at least one often used skilled in creative confrontation.

Specific Work Environment

The post holder works in a standard office environment, and regularly in campaign locations or locations where environmental problems require the presence of Greenpeace representatives. Can be required to travel to other Greenpeace offices.

The post holder will be required to work under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.

Often works after hours and on weekends to allow for volunteers availability.

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