Deputy Country Representative

The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports programs in Asia that help improve governance, law, and civil society; women's empowerment; economic reform and development; and international relations. Drawing on more than 50 years of experience in Asia and operating through 18 field offices, the Foundation collaborates with private and public partners to support leadership and institutional development, exchanges, and policy research.

The Asia Foundation is seeking a Deputy Country Representative for its office in Hanoi. Under the direction of the Country Representative, the Deputy Country Representative provides leadership support and is responsible for assisting the Country Representative in managing the Foundation’s work in Vietnam, including security, administration, fiscal and grant management; the direction, supervision, and evaluation of employees, and the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of program activities as assigned. The Deputy Country Representative also assists the Country Representative in representing The Asia Foundation with host government, donors, partner agencies, diplomatic missions, national and international institutions, and the media.

- Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience or the equivalent, in international development or foreign affairs in Asia, with private, public, bilateral or multilateral development institutions and non-profit organizations.
- Experience in proposal and report-writing, financial and grants management and budget control, strategic planning, fundraising, and managing international donor-funded projects.
- Demonstrated writing ability; multidisciplinary team management, team building and supervisory skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills, flexibility, patience, and sensitivity; proven interpersonal and intercultural skills. 
- Living and working experience in Asia.  Language proficiency in Vietnamese
- Background 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.
- Graduate degree in relevant field.

The Foundation offers excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience.  They will only consider applicants who provide a cover letter including salary requirements along with their resume, limit their resumes to a maximum of three pages, and submit their application online at The application deadline is November 27, 2009. 

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2009-11-27