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- The Asia Foundation
- Dili, East Timor
- Salary Range:
- salary commensurate with experience
- Non Profit
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Country Representative, Timor-Leste
The Asia Foundation is seeking a Country Representative to work in its Dili, Timor-Leste office. The Country Representative is the senior most Asia Foundation employee in Timor-Leste and is accountable for all 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 Timor-Leste, 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. This position represents The Asia Foundation with the host government, donors, partner agencies, diplomatic missions, national and international institutions, and the media.
The position is on a 3-year contract which may be extended based on mutual agreement. As with all positions at The Asia Foundation employment is at "will."
Requirements: A minimum of 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; 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.
Also required is a Master's or Doctorate degree in a field related to Foundation interests; 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; and proven interpersonal and intercultural skills. Living and working experience in Asia is highly preferred.
To Apply: Please submit your application directly by visiting our website at www.asiafoundation.org/about/employment/ and selecting "Regular Employment."
Please place your cover letter and resume in one document and submit it as an attachment. We will only consider applicants who apply online and provide a cover letter along with their resume. In addition, to be considered an applicant must submit their application prior to the deadline of December 21, 2012.
The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V. No phone calls, please.