The Asia Foundation is seeking a Country Representative to oversee and run its office in Indonesia. The Country Representative is the senior most Foundation employee in Indonesia and accountable for all Foundation programs, operations and external relations in accordance with Foundation strategies and policy guidelines. The Representative provides overall leadership and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Foundation’s work in Indonesia, including security, administration, fiscal management, and grant management; the direction, supervision, and evaluation of employees; fundraising and the diversification of donor support; the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of program activities. The Representative represents The Asia Foundation with host government, donors, partner agencies, diplomatic missions, national and international institutions, and the media.
Minimum ten years of progressively responsible professional experience, or the equivalent, in international development or foreign affairs in Asia with private, public, bi-lateral or multi-lateral development institutions and non-profit organizations. Minimum five years in a leadership position in development, government, or academic institution in Indonesia. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Indonesian political, economic, and social context. Strong language proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia; fluency in English. Proven track record of program development and fundraising. Experience in proposal and report writing, financial and grants management and budget control, strategic planning, fundraising and managing international donor-funded projects.
Masters degree or doctorate degree in a relevant field.
Strong team building, representational and diplomacy skills. Demonstrated management skills and experience with supervision of multi-disciplinary teams; strong analytical and problem solving skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking experience; proven interpersonal and intercultural skills.
Background or technical proficiency in one or more of the following fields: political science, law, social sciences, public policy, public administration, international relations, women’s education/development, economics, foreign affairs and Asian Studies.
TO APPLYThe Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Applications must be submitted by visiting The Asia Foundation website: http://www.asiafoundation.org/about/employment / and selecting “Regular Employment.” Please put your cover letter/expression of interest and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment when submitting your application on our website. We will only consider applicants who provide a cover letter along with their resume, and submit their application prior to the deadline. The application deadline is September 2, 2011. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. For information on The Asia Foundation, please visit our website: www.asiafoundation.org. No phone calls please.