Greenpeace Africa: Policy Advisor

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 15:18
Greenpeace Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment
Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace is actively working in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal; the countries with the most urgent environmental issues – climate change, over-fishing and the destruction of the all-important rainforests - issues that affect the entire continent.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a Policy Advisor, based in Johannesburg, with regular national and international travel.

The person will report to the Campaigns Director.

As a member of the Programme Team, the purpose of this position is to develop and maintain a high level of understanding of developments in the field of environmental policy and legislation in Africa. This is in order to provide advice on political, legislative and business components of campaign projects in line with organisational aims, objectives and campaign requirements, currently focused on promoting forest protection in the DRC and the Congo Basin, preventing fisheries exploitation in West Africa, and developing an energy revolution in South Africa to fight climate change.

As such the position involves:
  • Effective engagement with key national and regional stakeholders;
  • In depth analysis of current developments;
  • Effective contribution to achieving policy change.
For more information and full job description, click here.

Greenpeace Africa is committed to the achievement of diversity and equity in employment.

Greenpeace Africa Offers competitive remuneration package.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to the HR Manager david.shabangu@greenpeace.org.

For more about Greenpeace Africa, refer to www.greenpeace.org/africa.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about Greenpeace Africa, refer to www.greenpeace.org/africa/en.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies..

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