ASEAN - USAID PROSPECT Job Vacancy: Program Manager, Jakarta

ASEAN-USAID Partnership for Regional Optimization within the Political Security and Socio-Cultural Communities (ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT)
Program Manager (Jakarta-based)

DAI is seeking a Program Manager for a 5-year USAID-funded project focused on providing technical support and institutional strengthening to help ASEAN achieve its goal of building a more inclusive, rules-based, and prosperous Southeast Asia.

  • Work closely with the Chief of Party and/or Deputy Chief of Party to research and identify potential project activities that will contribute to the attainment of the program objectives;
  • Provide programmatic, administrative, and financial oversight for activities under his/her purview, including developing and tracking budgets, managing technical experts, and implementing program activities;
  • Supervise the work of Activity Coordinators and/or the ICT Coordinator under assigned work streams, providing mentorship, guidance, oversight, and ensuring all administrative and logistical arrangements are well managed;
  • Forge and maintain relationships with relevant ASEAN officials and civil society actors as appropriate;
  • Develop and draft project concept notes and proposals as required;
  • Contribute to the development of project deliverables, including weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports;
  • Summarize meetings, agreements, and next steps for distribution to the technical team and counterparts as appropriate;
  • Identify and draft success stories and talking points, as directed;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation activities and communications products as required;
  • Carry out other duties that are consistent with overall focus of the assignment as assigned by the Chief of Party and/or the Deputy Chief of Party.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience providing management and support for programs focused on good governance, rule of law, human rights, and political-security and/or human development cooperation
  • Significant knowledge of and/or experience working with ASEAN 
  • Experience with USAID and/or other donor-funded projects is strongly preferred  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic team setting
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse array of tasks and professional relationships
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
Please submit your CV to by November 2nd, 2018. Only finalists will be contacted.