Senior Campaign Coordinator

Pesticide Action Network Asia Bhd

Based: Malaysia(Penang, Simpang Ampat)

Posted on 17 Mar 2021

Job Description

Purpose of Position
 Builds consensus among all partners to unite on and collectively define strategic
campaign goals and desired outcomes
 Leads and facilitates the process of developing with partners effective and appropriate
campaign strategies to achieve the goals and deliver the outcomes
 Coordinates the implementation and ensures synergy of all activities under the
campaigns at the national, regional and international levels
 Closely monitors and analyses all relevant developments, trends and issues at the
regional and global levels to effectively guide the campaigns
 Consults regularly and proactively with partners to address in a timely manner current or
emerging challenges or difficulties that may impact the achievement of the campaigns’
goals and objectives
 Ensures that the campaigns adhere to and enrich PANAP’s Theory of Change
Capacity building
 Organizes activities that will help build the capacity of partners to implement the
campaigns’ plans and strategic objectives, including on specific skills such as
participatory action research and documentation, etc; as well as facilitating exchanges of
learnings and experiences
 Facilitates the use of existing and develops new campaign tools and materials to assist
partners in implementing the campaigns
 Builds the capacity of other community-based organizations, CSOs and other
stakeholders to help implement the campaigns’ plans and achieve their strategic goals
Relationship development
 Develops positive and mutually beneficial relationships with the UN, CSOs and regional
platforms and governments for the purposes of networking and broadening support for
the campaigns, policy advocacy, resource acquisition and mobilization, etc.
 Participates in relevant networks and coalitions at various levels towards the attainment
of campaigns’ strategic goals
Research and data collection
 Develops and implements a systematic way of collecting and analysing important data
and information that are useful for the campaigns such as cases of poisoning and other
health impacts of pesticides on children; pesticide policies and gaps; and corporate
accountability related to human rights violations and harmful health and environmental
impacts of pesticides
Quality Reporting

 Reports on all advocacy and campaign outcomes and impacts based on regular bilateral
and multilateral meetings and consultations with all partners involved in the campaigns
 Communicates such reports to all concerned parties, including partners and funder/s
 Leads the conceptualization of campaign and information materials that are relevant to
the campaigns’ goals and desired outcomes and are useful to the partners who are part
of the campaigns
 Works closely with PANAP’s communication team in developing and producing press
releases, infographics, web and other online contents, and other useful materials to
promote the campaigns for the mass media, social media and general public
Policy Advocacy
 Represents PANAP in conferences, meetings, and platforms that are relevant to the
campaigns at the national, regional and international levels
 Leads in drafting policy papers, briefing papers and other similar documents for
submission to pertinent international, regional and national institutions
Monitoring and Evaluation
 Guides and supports the programme’s monitoring and evaluation officer in designing and
implementing a monitoring and evaluation system to generate the needed evidence for
policy engagements as well as the monitoring of overall performance.
Required Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
 Educational level required: Undergraduate or Graduate degree, preferably in sciences,
social sciences, public health, management, development studies or other related fields
 Language requirement: Fluency in English both verbal and written
 The following skills are desired:
o Writing skills, especially the ability to convey complex ideas in a clear and coherent
o Basic computer skills
o Basic public speaking and communication skills
 Five years or more, experience working in programme implementation, campaign
coordination or programme management
 Experience in policy advocacy at the regional and global levels
 Experience in managing empowering partnerships and other relationships
 Experience in developing proposals and coordinating ideas for managing donor
 Sound knowledge in global political debates related to pesticides issues and agroecology
is an advantage
 Sound knowledge of pesticide issues, the Pesticide Code of Conduct and Management,
the Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions as well the Strategic Approach to
International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
 Experienced in managing research projects and documentation
 Sound knowledge in campaign strategies and effective persuasion/communication

 Proven experience in managing national and international campaigns
 At least 3 years working experience in a CSO.

Closing date 31/3/21

Company Details

Pesticide Action Network Asia Bhd

48, Persiaran Mutiara 1, Pusat Komersial Bandar Mutiara

Simpang Ampat

14120 Penang


Pesticide Action Network (PAN) is a global network working to eliminate the human and environmental harm caused by pesticides and to promote biodiversity based ecological agriculture. PAN Asia Pacific, one of PAN's regional centres, is effectively advancing food sovereignty, gender justice and environmetal sustainability. We are committed to support the struggles of rural women, agricultural workers, peasants, indigenous peoples and other small food producers.