Posted on July 18, 2018. .

Organisation Name
Location Asia
Date Posted July 18, 2018
Job Type Permanent
Job Number 34368


  • Leadership role in environmental movement
  • Contribute to global decision making
  • Flexible work location in region

The Organisation is a growing international environmental organisation that is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis and is committed to the principles of justice, values new perspectives, ideas of all sorts and different ways of working.

ASEAN nationals or residents who have worked in two or more countries are encouraged to apply.


The Role

The Regional Director will be an experienced movement leader to oversee the programme in East and Southeast Asia in support of a growing team that is working passionately for a fossil free world and a just transition to renewable energy for all. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, an experienced campaigner and movement builder and will have the opportunity to shape global as well as regional strategy.


  • Lead strategy development and oversee implementation across the programme areas
  • Identify and develop opportunities for existing and finance campaigns
  • Provide management support and grow the regional team
  • Contribute to global change processes and decision-making of
  • Maintain and expand partnerships and networks


Skills Required

You should have a minimum of 10 years’ work experience, including 5 years in a leadership role and 3+ years’ experience in leading across different countries and cultures. Extensive knowledge of cultural and political-economic realities across key countries in Asia, campaigning/activism work in  Asian context(s) and experience of collaboration in regional or international coalitions or partner networks will be essential. You must have well-developed soft influencing skills and be a true ‘listener’ to diverse perspectives.


If you want a regional leadership role in a growing international environmental NGO where you can help shape the organisation, please click apply, submitting your resume in MS Word format, quoting reference #34368. For more information, please call Damian Penston in Tokyo on +81 50 5806 0880.

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