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.

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Employment Duration: A three-year contract with a possibility of renewal for another three years.

Interested candidates are requested to fill in the Application Form and return the form via email together with a self-Introduction letter and two recommendation letters to before the deadline.

Deadline to apply: 7 August 1800 Hrs (BKK Time)

Required Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Proven advocacy and leadership skills in civil society mobilisation in Asia.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to the non-profit sector.
  • A Master’s degree, preferably in social sciences, development studies, law or human rights.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and at least one Asian language.
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, strategic thinking, and ability to multi-task and lead a diverse team.
  • Demonstrable professional integrity, and commitment to human rights and gender equality.

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