12 month fixed term contract / full time (with the possibility of extension / move to permanent contract, subject to local terms)
Location: The successful candidate may be based in a country where one of the independent National/Regional Greenpeace organisations (NRO’s) is located. See the locations here. [Please note that we are currently unable to host new staff in a number of NRO’s at this present time, due to various restrictions. We are unable to support hosting in the US, in addition to some other NRO locations. The recruitment team may reach out to you to provide an update as necessary, depending on your location]. We offer competitive NGO level salary and benefits, the specifics of which depend on location where the successful candidates will be based. We aim to share this information with candidates before reaching the offer stage.
Greenpeace International (GPI) is looking for a Department Officer to assist the Operations Department in providing advice, inspiration, guidance, oversight and support across Greenpeace’s actions, investigations, security and maritime operations.
You will provide administrative and logistics support to Campaign Operations and Capacity Development Units. This will include supporting unit heads in budget management and planning, and providing logistics support for organising meetings and training initiatives. You will actively collaborate with other support functions in the Operations Department and coordinate internal communications between Operations and the global organisation, to ensure effective running of the department and engagement with international networks/communities.
In this role you will:
What we’re looking for:
This is an ideal role for someone looking to gain exposure and experience within Greenpeace’s global operations network, which includes our Actions, Investigations, Maritime, Technical Operations, Security and Mapping specialities.
Whilst a steady stream of admin and process tasks will form the foundation of your workload, there will be opportunities to engage in the project work carried out by the teams and, in time, take on specific projects of your own. Working across multiple teams and projects means that you will gain invaluable insight into the strategic approach of the Operations Department relating to campaign project support and capacity development initiatives.
As a contact point for the operations community, you’ll also get to know the global communities of practice through the logistics support you’ll provide to aid the facilitation of regular online meetings, and in person meetings and skillshares.
You’ll be encouraged to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. Staff can also access our wellness initiatives, such as yoga and meditation and also have the opportunity to join our global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion staff communities.
Greenpeace is a global campaigning network. It comprises 26 independent national/regional organisations, and a coordinating organisation, Greenpeace International. Greenpeace uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.
If you share our vision, please click ‘apply for this job’ below, to begin your application.
To apply for this role, we require you to answer a selection of key criteria and upload your CV (in English) via our online application form.
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Greenpeace International is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We recognise and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and would like to invite you especially to apply!