reactietermijn vacature verstreken - Teamleader Energy
Greenpeace International

Key job information

Wind parks, solar panels and other renewable technologies are able to provide our future energy needs, but shifting energy production to a 100% renewable in the future will need a swift shift of investments from dirty to clean energies around the world.
To advance an energy revolution in the main economies around the world, Greenpeace International is looking for an engaged, ideas-driven thinker for the dynamic role of Energy Team leader to accomplish a team working on the development and implementation of international strategies to change policy frameworks and the investment climate in favor of renewable energy, particularly in rapidly developing economies. He or she will work under the supervision of the Unit Head Climate and Energy, together with the co-team leader Energy and the team leaders for Corporate work and Climate work.
The position will be based in Amsterdam or in any other key Greenpeace office and requires frequent travel.

Job description

Purpose of the job To lead global project teams within the agreed campaign strategy, and to contribute to the development of global campaign strategies in order to reach the globally agreed milestones.
Main responsibilities

  1. Project Team leadership Supports the selection of Team Members. Manages and coordinates activities of team members worldwide, and makes recommendations to final decision maker on actions according to existing action protocols, project communication, priority setting and project budget deployment in order to ensure integrated activities that are aimed at achieving the objectives of the campaign project.
  2. Resource planning and negotiations Negotiate with NRO’s and GPI to ensure commitment of required staff, resources, and activities carried out by or carried out in the territory of the NRO; nurture internal networks, solve problems, and ensure good communication within the project team, as well as with relevant actors such as the project team members line-managers and NRO SMT members; in order to ensure that project plans are implemented by the global organisation.
  3. Global Strategy Development Provide strategic and tactical expertise and input to the Campaign priority setting, projects and funding proposals where relevant. Responsible to guide the development of the global strategy for his/ her project area and keep abreast of the external debate and trends in order to identify campaign/public engagement opportunities, and ensure the campaign strategy has realistic objectives whilst maintaining viability and potential.
  4. NRO Support Provide strategic and tactical expertise and guidance to the NRO’s and GPI in order to enable implementation of effective and globally integrated campaigns.
  5. Maintain external contacts Liaise with key allies and opponents (political fora, industry, NGOs, government, public, media and QUANGOs) in order to enable maximum influence in external world to support achievement of campaign objectives.
  6. Funding Proposals Advise and assist the Unit Head and/or Fundraising Unit on the development of funding proposals for major donors and foundations, and subsequent campaign reporting and representation, liaising with major donors, Foundations and other supporters of Greenpeace work as required in order to ensure funding proposals are factually correct and in line with the agreed global campaign strategy.
  7. Training Coach project team members on an individual basis, and ensure with the help of the Global Training Manager, that the project team receives structured and relevant training, in order to enhance the development of campaigning and research skills throughout the organisation.
  8. Reporting and Evaluation Evaluate and report on progress of the project in monthly and quarterly reports, and continuously monitor the achievements and ever changing environment against the project strategy and network goals.

    Skills required / Qualifications required:
    • University degree
    • Strong strategic skills, at least 5 years of management and campaign experience in a multicultural international environment.
    • Experience in and/or understanding of energy investment, particularly on solutions, in rapidly developing countries, including but not limited to China, India, South Africa, or Brazil;
    • Understanding of, and exposure to, the roles that science, politics, economics, industry, media and social change play and their strategic implications for campaigning.
    • Project management skills and experience including proven ability to effectively adjust plans to rapidly changing circumstances.
    • People management skills and experience
    • Ability to operate and lead under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Budget planning and management skills and experience
    • Management/supervision skills and experience (staff, consultants, volunteers)

Location Amsterdam

Publication date 20-04-2012

Publication end date 06-05-2012
vacature geplaatst op 22 Apr 2012 door Greenpeace International



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