SOUTHEAST ASIA by liwenting



                                          SOUTHEAST ASIA 
                                 RECRUITMENT PACK
Greenpeace, one of the world’s most respected and dynamic organization, is an international
non-profit global campaigning organization that acts to protect and conserve the environment.
At the heart of Greenpeace campaigns is the tradition of non-violent, direct action against
environmental abuse and destruction.

For over 35 years, Greenpeace has been successful in campaigning to reverse environmental
degradation by bearing witness to 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 does not accept funding from governments or corporations to ensure our
independence from financial and commercial interests. We rely on the support of individuals to
be able to continue our work in protecting the environment.

Greenpeace in Southeast Asia

Greenpeace has been present in Southeast Asia since 2000. Greenpeace has led successful
campaigns in the region, including preventing the entry of hazardous waste imports and
radioactive shipments, campaigning against destructive logging, stopping polluting technologies
such as waste incinerators and coal power plants, promoting sustainable agriculture, renewable
energy and necessary solutions to key environmental problems.                Greenpeace actively
campaigns across the region to catalyze an energy revolution, protect the world’s ancient
forests, create a toxics-free future, and campaign for sustainable agriculture.

Greenpeace has three offices in Southeast Asia – in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
GPSEA is composed of four departments --- the Campaigns Department, the Fundraising
Department, Communications, and Organizational Support Department. Currently, Greenpeace
has more than a hundred staff around the region, excluding the direct dialogue/fundraisers.


This person will be responsible for the management and coordination of a team of campaigners
and support staff based in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. She/he will supervise and
support their work, monitor budgets and address personnel issues where relevant. She/he will
report to the Executive Director and work closely with relevant international issues coordinators
who supervise global campaigns on Climate and Energy, Forests, Oceans, Genetic Engineering,
Toxics and Disarmament work. The position is based in Bangkok/Jakarta and will require
extensive travel in the Southeast Asian region.
Qualifications and Skills Required:

   •   Very strong management and organizational skills with a focus on the ability to manage
       and coordinate a range of staff working on different issues in different regions and
       political climates.
   •   Strong campaign experience with excellent strategic skills in analyzing and planning
       strategies and overseeing their implementation.
   •   Leadership skills including the ability to manage a diverse team of individuals and the
       ability to take necessary decisions based on clear and concise evaluation of the
       information relevant to that decision.
   •   Ability to build a strong team spirit and to direct and channel that team to deliver effective
   •   Broad knowledge of a range of the main environmental issues described above.
   •   Excellent spoken and written English. Language skills in Bahasa Indonesia or Thai
       would be an advantage.
   •   Demonstrated experience in an environmental/activist organization(s)
   •   Preferred skills include experience in key program areas: public speaking, training,
       strategic planning and organizing people around an issue.
   •   Commitment to non-violent direct action as a means of effecting change.


1. Campaigns

As the head of the campaigns department, this position will manage the following tasks:

       Work with campaign staff and the senior management team (SMT) to develop campaign
       strategies and tactics aligned with global priorities.

       Provide advice to campaigners and to the SMT on campaign issues and the external
       context. Adjust plans based on political, economic and social changes and changing

       Provide Southeast Asia input into the development of Greenpeace’s regional and global
       campaigning strategies and objectives.

       Ensure that staff develop clear issue-specific campaign plans with achievable short,
       medium and long-term objectives related to available resources; ensure workplans are
       regionally and internationally significant and contributing to global campaign objectives
       even if they are national events

       Prepare the annual regional campaign plan and budget for approval.

       Ensure that the campaign department maintains effective relationships with various
       relevant stakeholders in the region e.g. other environmental groups and local
       communities working on similar issues, policy-makers and parliamentarians etc.
      Ensure that the commitment of Greenpeace to non-violent direct action is maintained.

      Manage campaign spending and be responsible for financial reporting on campaign
      activities and budgets.

      Work closely with the Communications Department to ensure appropriate communication
      strategies are built into campaign planning; and ensure regional media outreach and
      press work in Southeast Asia, especially in countries where GPSEA currently operates.

      Ensure that fundraising opportunities are also integrated and maximized in the campaign
      program and that campaign projects take into account organizational fundraising

2. Staff Management

      Provide guidance and support to the campaign team in the development of individual
      workplans within the agreed strategies, objectives and budgets. Taking into account
      organizational objectives and global campaign priorities.

      Conduct reviews and evaluations of projects with staff to ensure that personal, campaign
      and organisational objectives and targets are reached.

      Be responsible for the orientation and training of campaign staff.

      Provide feedback on performance and conduct annual performance evaluation for staff.

3. Senior Management Team

      As a member of the senior management team, provide leadership in integrating
      decisions across the organisation.

      Contribute to the overall development and policy making within Greenpeace globally.

      Attend meetings of the Southeast Asia Board as required and attend international
      campaign meetings.

      As a member of the SMT, provide input to the ED and the SMT on regional strategic
      issues of primary importance i.e. geo-political, economic and development agenda and
      challenges including identification of and responding to new frontiers.

      Collaborate closely with the ED and the other SMT directors in pursuit of identified
      organizational priorities
       Perform other duties or projects as assigned or delegated by the Executive Director.



All items below are applicable to full time permanent employees only. Different policy applies for
Project Employees.


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 8:30 am to 6: 30 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
Sick Leave – 30 days (may be used for significant others including family members)
Parental Leave - 45 days (or 90 days at half pay) maternity leave with paid leave, and 10 days
                paternity leave with pay
Sabbatical leave – 2 months paid leave after 5 years of continuous service
Compassionate leave – 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 and travel insurance to it’s employees.


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


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.


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 procedure 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 fill-up Application Form which you can download from and email by the closing date to:


Deadline of applications: November 22, 2010

Start Date for the post - January 2011

We regret that shall be unable to acknowledge receipt of the form but should you wish to confirm
that we have received your application, please call our office at telephone +66-2-3571921.

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.


   1.   Read the recruitment pack carefully before filling up your application form. Recruitment
        pack contains information about Greenpeace, about the job you are applying for, and
        brief information on employment condition.

   2. Fill up all items in the Application Form. Remember that this will be our basis for
      shortlisting candidates. Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted.

   3. Make sure you email the form to the correct email address (,
      addressed to the HR Department, and ensure that your application form arrives before
      the closing date. Application forms received after the closing date will not be honored.

   4. If you have questions, kindly email

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your application letter and completed application

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