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
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.
The 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
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 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:
No phone calls please.