Greenpeace International is hiring an
Permanent* / full time
_*_offered on a 12 month contract basis initially, with possibility of extension / move to permanent contract.
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 at this time, 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.
The International Technology Department at Greenpeace International (GPI) delivers technology and data solutions that enable the Greenpeace network to win campaigns and engage with millions of people around the world.
The team is now looking for a Product Manager for our global, fully open-source, in-house developed content management technology (please click HERE for more information about Planet 4), to help the global network achieve engagement and impact through the provision of engagement technologies.
Reporting to the Head of Engagement Systems, you’ll work closely with the global product team, local National/Regional Organisation (NRO) leadership and other staff practitioners around the globe. Taking ownership of a global technology which powers Greenpeace websites around the world, you will provide inspiring, inclusive leadership to equip the Greenpeace community to use technology at its full potential. You will play an essential global networking role, ensuring great collaboration with and between National/Regional Offices (NROs) and the international product teams.
In this role you will:
act as responsible for the delivery of the short and long term vision of the product, serving as a point of collaboration between the NRO community and the Greenpeace International team to gather, communicate and validate requirements, and ensure that these are delivered to a coherent plan.
engage with communities of NRO practitioners to ensure best utilization of systems, constant evaluation of ideas and needs, review the performance and suitability of the product against requirements
support projects to implement major updates or brand new product(s), ensuring that NROs have the best experience possible when adopting a system to maximise the potential for successful outcomes.
provide line management and leadership to members of the product team.
Communicate product features, capabilities and benefits through presentations, architecture diagrams, graphics/illustrations, videos, solution guides, case studies, blog posts, etc.
Promote local NRO innovations and developments that improve or extend product utility, and identify and encourage product champions who emerge from the practitioner community
For further information about this role, please see the full job description by clicking HERE.
**What we’re looking for:**Remember no one has every skill or experience needed for this role and you’ll have the opportunity to learn a lot from the team. We believe someone who has a few of these is well suited to excel:
Substantial demonstrable experience of successfully developing and delivering engagement systems
Strong expertise in using and improving Content Management Systems (CMS) as products (experience with large-scale Wordpress-based platforms represents a strong plus)
Experience with Experience with Agile / Scrum, experience as a Scrum Product Manager represents a strong plus
Expertise with open-source processes, practices or projects represents a strong plus.
Highly competent in understanding and communicating user requirements
Proven ability to work with technical staff and understand the details of what they are doing
Superb writing, communication and public speaking skills, especially in translating complex technical information into easy-to-consume content
High energy, charismatic, innovative, creative
Collaborative. Proven ability to work cross functionally and informally to achieve overall business objectives
Experience of working within an international and culturally diverse environment
Proficient in English, both verbal and written, and preferably one other foreign language
Ability and willingness to accommodate up to 25% travel
Ability to demonstrate support for and belief in Greenpeace core aims and values
What you can expect:
You will join a talented, multicultural and global team of radical technologists who deliver engagement software tools that help change the world.
Every single day, you will help Greenpeace staff from all corners of the Earth to embrace such technologies and grow their skills, but also to share requirements, ideas and creative approaches to use such products.
You will create beautiful roadmaps and engaging communities of users around the world to make sure they join you in the wonderful journey of product development, while being constantly exposed to opportunities to lead, experiment, create, engage and even fail!
By evaluating needs and proposing solutions, you will grow into an inspiring, approachable and recognised technology professional within Greenpeace and 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.
Please click HERE to visit the careers site**,** to learn more about working for Greenpeace.
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.
At Greenpeace, we get up everyday to
Solve the climate crisis and protect biodiversity in all its forms
prevent pollution and abuse of the earth’s ocean, land, air and fresh water
end all nuclear threats
promote peace, global disarmament and non-violence
We believe in courageous nonviolent personal responsibility and action, independence from corporate influence, no permanent friends or foes and promoting solutions.
We believe in distributed leadership, consent-based decision making among flexible teams, fostering career growth and learning opportunities, work-life balance and maintaining the well-being of every employee.
We believe in advancing the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization.
We are looking for someone who shares a passionate commitment both to our mission and to our conviction that technology can provide a substantial strategic uplift to achieve change.
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 screening questions and upload your CV (in English) via our online application form.
Addressing the screening questions is an important part of your application. We will be looking for evidence that demonstrates your skills and experience in these areas. Use examples where possible, to draw attention to experience, knowledge, achievements and skills gained in past employment or voluntary/leisure activities, provided they are relevant to the post.
It’s advisable to prepare your responses to the key criteria before starting your online application, as you are unable to save and return to it at a later date.
If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that all applications must be filled out via the website and can't be submitted via this email.
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!
If you are passionate about our mission and you fit our profile then we would love to hear from you!
CLOSING DATE: 23:59 (CEST) Sunday the 12th of March 2023*
*Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible as the role may close as we feel a sufficient number of applications are received.