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 Asia Foundation’s Environment program implements a highly diverse and growing portfolio of projects which help Asian countries address critical national and regional environmental challenges. Our topic areas cover broad themes including natural resources management, disaster risk management, green growth and climate adaptation and mitigation, as well as concentrations in additional sub-thematic areas a transboundary cooperation on water, air pollution, and fisheries; renewable energy; and urban climate resilience.
The Foundation frequently engages consultants at all levels: senior, mid-, and entry level consultants respond to program development and implementation needs across 18 countries. Opportunities may be short-term, medium-term, long-term, as well as part-time or full-time. To respond to these needs, the Foundation maintains a maintains a database of international development professionals. Successful consultants have relevant graduate level education, significant international experience, and a depth of expertise in one or more of the environmental programming areas mentioned below. (Note, junior consultants must have at least 2 years of relevant experience to be considered.)
In addition to technical skills, essential qualifications include: excellent written and spoken English; strong communication skills; ability to independently with little or no supervision as well as work as part of a team; be results-oriented; and demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Experience and knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region is strongly preferred.
If you are interested in being contacted at some future date for short or long-term positions with The Asia Foundation, in any of our 18 offices in Asia or at one of our two offices in the US, please complete the following form, being sure to be as thorough as possible, and upload your CV.