Global L&D Operations Manager

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17 days ago

Up to 2 year fixed term contract (subject to local terms)* / full time

  • (This is a 2 year project position with funding secured for this period, the role is initially offered on a 12 month contract basis with possibility of extension to at least 2 years (subject to local labour law).

Location: The successful candidate may be based in a country where one of the independent National/Regional Greenpeace organisations (NRO’s) is located ( subject to agreement).
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.

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.

Greenpeace International is looking for an Operations Manager – Global Learning & Development to provide the expert operational, project, financial and information management that underpins this core organisational strength.

Working closely with the Head of Learning & Development, you’ll support the Global Learning & Development (L&D) team by implementing and optimizing the processes related to their operational workflow. You’ll be ensuring that Greenpeace International (GPI) and its National & Regional Organisations (NROs) have access to up to date and accurate information on all Global L&D programmes and services.

In this role you will:

  • Manage operations and logistics for Global L&D team meetings, retreats and skillshares, including event planning, on-site support and facilitation of meetings.

  • Oversee structure and permissions of cloud storage used to house and share all Global L&D training materials/content and train staff to use it.

  • Create a Yearly Global L&D calendar, for the programme leads to populate and maintain.

  • Assist with consultancy contracts and HR processes, including for freelancers and interns.

  • Project manage internal L&D development projects and working groups, track progress and facilitate internal collaboration/information flow between project/working groups leads.

  • Manage the Global L&D budget expenditure, including drafting, monitoring, and reviewing to support the Head of Global L&D in budget development and implementation.

  • Prepare a monthly overview for the team and quarterly review meetings.

  • Build and maintain internal networks to facilitate information flow and identification of opportunities for collaboration on L&D topics.

  • Act as a central point of contact for inquiries from GPI staff, NROs and external organisations and maintain our intranet to provide consistent and accurate information.

  • Manage and oversee stakeholder liaison relationships, e.g. with other GPI units, external vendors, etc.

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Job requirements

What we’re looking for:

  • Substantial experience in an operational and/or project management role in an international organisation.

  • Proven project management skills in setting up and managing shared calendars, team drives and document management systems.

  • Experience working across multiple time zones and with multicultural, multi-lingual teams.

  • Experience in financial management, including overseeing the yearly budget cycle.

  • Excellent communication skills, at all levels of the organisation, with the ability to support and improve communication within and between teams, including facilitation of team meetings, plus experience of information management and audience-centred communication.

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

  • Support for and belief in Greenpeace core aims & values.

What you can expect:

You’ll 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 visit the careers site
here, to learn more about working for Greenpeace.

To Apply

If you share our vision, please click '' below, to begin your application.

To apply for this role, we require you to answer a selection of key criteria and upload your CV (in English) via our online application form.

Addressing the key criteria 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 Please note that all applications have to 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!

: Sunday 14th August 2022, 23:59 (CEST)

We encourage you to apply early, the applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and therefore the vacancy may close earlier than indicated.