The Junior Cities Project Officer will work as part of the CoLEAD (Community Leadership for Environment and Active Democracy) campaign. With this campaign, Greenpeace Philippines aims to build and sustain the local urban social movements using urban justice calls (related to food, energy, waste, education, health, mobility, and climate, among others) as entry points.

The role will primarily be involved in conducting research on the following:
● City assessment & baseline – focused on urban injustices issues and the political, social, and economic aspects; active citizenry; and stakeholders mapping
● Research on current LGU mechanisms for citizen participation in policy making
● People’s perception survey in their cities and level of community engagement
● Monitoring of LGUs devolution transition plans and implementation of the Mandanas Ruling, city investment and development plans, and city land-use plans.
● Mapping (GIS) consolidation

This is a fixed-term position for 1 year, based in Manila.

Photo of Iloilo City esplanade. People are enjoying green open spaces by walking and biking.
© Tara Yap / Greenpeace

Key Duties

  • Technical Support: Conduct background research and provide technical support to the Campaign Program
  • Knowledge Management: Provide support to knowledge documentation, knowledge building, and sharing
  • Programme Support: Provide administrative and logistics support to programme and project implementation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Urban/Environmental Planning, Social Development, or related programs. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in research and development.
  • Strong skills in written and spoken communication.
  • Experience in planning and reviews of local development plans, policies, and programs.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team but also to work independently and unsupervised

Application Guidelines

Interested candidates are invited to (1) download and fill out the attached Application Form and (2) write a Letter of Motivation explaining why you are applying, and your qualifications for the position. Send the two documents to [email protected]

Deadline for applications: January 18, 2023

"Our Voices Are Vital" Activity in Quezon City, Philippines. © Jilson Tiu / Greenpeace

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