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Technology Officer

Greenpeace België

Greenpeace is an independent, non-violent and non-political organisation whose aim is to denounce environmental threats and to provide solutions for the protection of the environment and the promotion of global peace.

Locatie: Brussels
Werkgever: Greenpeace Belgium


  • You provide infrastructure, hard- and software (computers, printers, copiers, phones, …), in order to allow all staff to work in optimal  office conditions within a number of restrictions (budget, security requirements, available time).
  • You identify technological needs that can make a difference.
  • You provide technical guidance, innovations and support to the staff and teams regarding IT, telecommunications, mobile applications, video-audio, database and other various technologies like mechanics and optics.
  • Your tasks:
    • Study, prepare and develop proposals of new or upgraded hardware or software infrastructure when necessary in order to maximize the impact of the project teams and staff in general.
      This includes description of the need, contact with possible suppliers, comparing offers, negotiations.
    • Implement the decided hardware and software. Hardware includes ICT equipment but also electromechanical devices, optics, sensors, etc. Software includes computer programmes but also mobile applications, new communication ways like chatbots or similar, video & audio processing, gaming  techniques, virtual reality, etc.
    • Manage the infrastructure: daily backup, storage and processing capacity, load of the networks, … Determine and implement security rules and tools to protect the access to our different websites and servers.
    • Guide, organize training, document and support users (teams and individual staff) with the use of provided hardware and software (in the broadest sense).
    • Study relevance, select pilot cases and design implementation scenario’s aiming at testing new technologies.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English, in written and spoken French or Dutch. Knowledge of the other national language.
  • Identification with Greenpeace goals and supportive of Greenpeace values.
  • Ability to make complex things understandable for non-specialized people. Have training skills and be able to plan and organize projects.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in IT security, including the protection of externally accessible websites and servers and hosting and managing services in the cloud.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in hardware (servers, computers, mobile devices, electromechanics,…), in software applications in the broadest sense, in software tools and commonly used languages (api’s, C, Java, php, sql …).
  • Ability to manipulate all kinds of equipment (dismantle, repair, modify, cable …).
  • Knowledge and/or experience in database management and IT user applications: e-mailing, excel, word, Asana.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in mobile device operating software (iOS and Android) and Apps
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the NGO sector is an asset.


  • A full-time contract for an indefinite period;
  • interesting terms of employment, with an attractive benefits package: meal vouchers, end-of-year bonus, hospitalisation insurance and extra-legal leave;
  • A challenging position with plenty of room for personal input and creativity;
  • Based at the Greenpeace Belgium office in Brussels. Highly flexible towards working hours.


You have to apply here before 10th January 2022.

You can find the detailed Job description here.

Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, we put people’s qualities first, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin, age, religious belief, class or disability. We offer employees a working environment that respects the dignity of each individual.

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