Greenpeace Southeast Asia Job Vacancy: Climate & Energy Researcher - Jakarta, Indonesian


The primary responsibility is ensuring the research for climate and energy campaign in Indonesia is effectively delivered on time and on budget (including but not limited to performing direct research occasionally). The initial and primary focus for this work will be on the delivery of researches focusing on Indonesia energy issues. The position will also requires- and upon agreement, the coordination and implementation of other complimentary researches. This person will lead the acquisition project, organization and market analysis (chain of custody), actions and mapping researches in line with the requirements of Greenpeace’s campaign programs, aims and objectives.

This is a full time job, based in Jakarta.

Key Duties

Coordination, direction and direct management 
  • Assist C&E Campaign Team Leader to manage, coordinate and direct the broad workload of investigations, market research and mapping of employees and contractors in Indonesia. 
Information gathering and analysis
  • Conduct, analyze and provide intelligence gathering and analysis in accordance to Greenpeace Campaign strategies and in line with Greenpeace risk management as well as ethical guidelines in order to enable effective campaigning across Greenpeace.
Risk Management
  • With Campaign Team Leaders, evaluate and assess campaign project requirements for intelligence gathering in accordance to Greenpeace guidelines regarding intelligence gathering risk management to ensure identification, assessment and amelioration of the multiple risk factors involved. Advise the Climate and Energy Campaign Team Leader on the feasibility of requirements in doing campaign intelligence operations by cost/benefit analysis. 

Information Management
  • Develop standard information reporting policies and procedures for field research operators to ensure consistent process of gathering, organization and dissemination of qualified information as well as disseminated across Greenpeace. Also ensuring that expertise and organizational knowledge is developed, maintained and shared.
Development of Best Practices
  • Proactively identify, develop and acquire the expertise for effective information gathering operations within Greenpeace in order to disseminate best practices across Greenpeace campaigns and improve the capacity for Greenpeace to operate consistently successful campaigns.
Campaign Evaluation
  • Evaluate the influence and effectiveness of researches and investigations in achieving campaign and/or project aims as an ongoing basis. Continuously develop the research capacity to deliver innovative, effective, relevant and timely intelligence information to the Project Team as well as the overall organization.
Campaign Planning
  • Identify campaign opportunities and requirements for research during campaign planning process. Provide proactive intelligence gathering to support campaign strategies and objectives. Inform political and business research and lobbying initiatives.
Research unit and project team membership 
  • Work effectively and flexibly with various situations and individuals. Be able to adapt and work cooperatively, while at the same time assuming multiple concurrent responsibilities as required by Indonesian C&E Campaign Team Leader.
Performance other duties as directed by the line manager
Educational Background & Fundamental Qualifications
Level of Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with experience is welcome to apply but Master Degree preferred (or equivalent experience)
Field of Study:
  • Arts, economic or science degree, or equivalent experience working in climate and energy-related issues
Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of campaigning experience in Southeast Asia and/or for climate and energy-related issues, and demonstrated experience in an environmental/activist organization


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 9:00 am to 6: 00 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, life/PA/TPD 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. Please attach this to a completed application form which you can download from HERE and email to:

Deadline for application: 16 November 2016

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.

  • 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.
  • Complete all items in the application form. Remember that this will be our basis for shortlisting candidatesCurriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted.
  • 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.
  • 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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Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Indonesia