Actions Coordinator

งาน - ตุลาคม 3, 2560
Greenpeace undertakes direct actions, direct communications, Photo ops and Protests as an integral part of its campaigns to create change. Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organization which uses Non Violent Direct Action to expose global environmental problems and to force solutions to a green and peaceful future. The Public Engagement and Actions Unit is responsible for the management of our action warehouse, equipment, vehicles, training and coordination of our direct action activists and the day-to-day management of security issues within Greenpeace Thailand. The unit is also responsible for developing and improving the capacity for rapid response operations in the Thailand.

Key Duties


  • Develop and lead the implementation of direct action related strategies central to campaign objectives, in conjunction with the campaign teams.
  • Lead the creation and development of new and innovative forms of direct action, direct communication, protest and intervention across departments within the Thailand. Solicit the input of creative and innovative thinkers on actions projects from inside and outside of the organization, and work with other GPSEA based AVU staff.
  • Develop and maintain effective work relationships within Greenpeace and internationally.
  • Oversee development of and act as a trainer for NVT and specialized training for staff, local groups, grassroots and volunteer activists.
  • Represent Greenpeace in public activities, the media and with other NGOs on direct action and campaign issues as directed by the Public Engagement and Actions Manager.
  • Supervise and coordinate contractors and volunteers working on projects as required.
  • Prepare reports for the Public Engagement and Actions Manager as required.
  • Oversee management of Warehouse and Logistics co-ordinators workplan.

Security Management

Overall physical security management for Thailand operations including all campaign related field work, office/warehouse environments, Direct Dialogue fundraising teams, GPSEA staff and staff working in higher-risk areas in the Thailand, including:

  • Production of risk assessments, in consultation with Public Engagement and Actions Manager, campaigns, actions and logistics, communications, fundraising and management staff as required;
  • Production of security management plans and mitigation measures arising from risk analyses in co-ordination with Regional Security Manager and Public Engagement and Actions Manager.
  • Production, review and updating of all office and project security standard operating procedures (SOPs);
  • Oversight of incident reporting, mitigation measures taken when necessary and amendments to SOPs as necessary;
  • Part of the Thailand Crisis Management Team, as required.
  • First point of contact for emergency security situations (on call);
  • Briefing, monitoring and debriefing all foreign staff visiting the region

Human Resources

  • Assist the Regional Security Manager and Public Engagement and Actions Manager to create a security culture within Thailand through regular staff updates, familiarization of staff with our policies and procedures, and an open-door approach to receiving input on suggested security improvements and concerns;
  • Manage large teams of people in complex and stressful situations.
  • Liaise with Human Resources and on occupational safety, insurances and legal liabilities with respect to security issues;
  • Arranging delivery of periodic and as-required security training, including Crisis Response Team training and specific Field Security Training with the Regional Security Manager.
  • Production and updating of the security induction pack.


  • Perform any other job-related duties as assigned Public Engagement and Actions Manager.

Educational Background & Fundamental Qualifications

Level of Education:

Bachelor’s degree

Field of Study:

Any field

Work Experience:

At least 5 years’ experience in coordinating and/or team leading in events and/or direct actions.


3 year qualification in logistics will serve as added advantage. 


3 year qualification in security management will serve as added advantage.

Training or Certificate:


Competencies and Skills

Organizational Competencies

Professionalism:  Knowledge and/or experience in managing conduct and emotions in a way that represents the values and realizes the objectives of the organization

Teamwork and Communication:  Knowledge and/or experience in working with others and presenting information, ideas and positions in a clear manner that can easily be understood across diverse and multi-culture audiences.

Quality:  Knowledge and/or experience in meeting and surpassing requirements by setting high standards for the conditions of outputs.

Innovation and Change:  Knowledge and/or experience in reflecting creative and imaginative thinking, an openness to new ideas, and an ability to take calculated risks in order to meet organizational objectives.

Leadership:  Knowledge and/or experience in guiding and directing the efforts of others by presenting a clear vision, delegating responsibilities, and providing constant support and feedback.

Implementer and strategic thinker: Formulates strategies that are achievable, cost-effective, and address organizational goals by themselves or in coordination with other strategies.

Functional Skills

  • Proven team leadership and management abilities.
  • Experience  in Security Management.
  • Excellent organizing and planning skills.
  • Experience in managing volunteers.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to be self directed and to work well under pressure.
  • Strong commitment to the ideals of Greenpeace including a global perspective.
  • Understanding of health and safety issues relating to direct actions.
  • Knowledge of and commitment occupational health and safety (OHS).
  • Computer literacy in word processing and e-mail
  • Ability to travel and spend time away from home
  • Budget management experience
  • Understanding of environmental and peace issues
  • Experience working successfully in a cross cultural international environment
  • Experience of working in Southeast Asia.

Desirable Qualities and Skills: 

Experience as a trainer (Greenpeace or otherwise) in one or more of; boat driving, climbing, NVT and HAZMAT

Experience working with Greenpeace ships or marine based knowledge an advantage.

Experience and/or training in security assessments and management.



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

Parental Leave:  As per labor laws and Greenpeace policy

Long Service Leave: 2 months paid leave after 5 years of continuous service

Compassionate leave: maximum of 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 its 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 prioritized.


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 procedures 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 why you want to work for Greenpeace, fill-up the attached Application :

and email to:

Deadline for Applications:  November 2, 2017

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 completing your application form.  The recruitment pack contains information about Greenpeace, about the job you are applying for, and brief information on employment conditions.
  2. Complete 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 accepted.
  4. If you have questions, kindly email .

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

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