Current Openings

Executive Director

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is looking for a dynamic, inspirational and experienced professional committed to human rights and sustainable development to lead our organisation with offices in Bangkok, Geneva, Jakarta & Kathmandu as its Executive Director

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  1. A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the areas of human rights, justice, peace and sustainable development in Asia, of which a minimum 5 years have been spent at the level of senior management or as a Director of, preferably, an international organisation. Strong experience and expertise in organisational and human resource management, resource mobilisation and finance management is essential.
  1. Proven advocacy and leadership skills in civil society mobilisation in Asia. Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the non-profit sector.
  1. A Master’s degree, preferably in social sciences, development studies, law or human rights.
  1. Excellent communication skills in English and at least one Asian language.
  1. Self-motivated, positive attitude, strategic thinking, and ability to multi-task and lead a diverse team.
  1. Demonstrable professional integrity, and commitment to human rights and gender equality.

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Application Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to fill in the Job Application Form and send it by email together with a self-introduction letter and two recommendation letters to by 07 August 2019, 18:00 hour Bangkok Time (UTC+7), stating Executive Director Application _Your Full NAME” in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and personal interviews.



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