Regional Director, Network Engagement - APAC

Regional Director, Network Engagement - APAC

Teach For All
Singapore

Description

Job/Responsibility

Teach For All is looking for a dynamic and strategic leader to support a diverse group of network and prospective partner organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

Requirements

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree required, more advanced degrees preferred.
Minimum 8-10 years full time work experience, including at least 5 years of work experience in the Asia Pacific region. Experience working in multiple country contexts across the region is strongly preferred.
Prior experience with one of our network partner organizations, either as a participant or staff member is strongly preferred.
Previous and successful experience in building and growing effective private and public partnerships and/or with fundraising is strongly preferred.
Willingness and ability to reside and work in the region long-term is required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to understand and lead in alignment with Teach For All’s vision, core purpose, intended outcomes, unifying principles and theory of change
Ability to be highly visionary, strategic, and analytical
Exceptional relationship building skills, including the ability to build rapport and engage effectively with individuals and organizations from a diversity of backgrounds, contexts, and working styles, and influence and motivate others through both formal and informal authority
Ability to deeply understand multiple local contexts quickly as well as demonstrate strong judgment and flexibility in complex, ambiguous circumstances
Ability to work effectively within an fast-paced, results-oriented, and adaptive environment, by demonstrating strong operating instincts, prioritization skills and judgement
Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues globally, including a high volume of virtual engagement (i.e. conference calls, social media, virtual collaboration tools), and regular calls during non-traditional working hours
Ability to be generative and independently driven towards outcomes, demonstrating flexibility and shifting priorities as needed based on how the work evolves
Deeply committed to the vision, mission, and values of Teach For All: Sense of Possibility, Locally Rooted and Globally Informed, Constant Learning, Diversity & Inclusiveness, and Interdependence.
Professional Fluency in English is required (written, spoken, reading). Professional Fluency in one or more additional languages from across the region is strongly preferred.

About Company

Teach For All is looking for a dynamic and strategic leader to support a diverse group of network and prospective partner organizations in the Asia Pacific region. As a Network Engagement Director, you will steward Teach For All engagement with 4-6 of the region’s partner organizations and prospective partner CEOs, working to build and deepen relationships and collaborations across the region. You will serve as an overall strategic resource to these partner organizations, diagnosing needs and opportunities, consulting on strategic challenges, and mobilizing network resources for shared impact. The right candidate for this position will have a proven ability to work effectively across different contexts and cultures, navigating ambiguity with ease, and will have experience making sound strategic decisions that drive impact in complex and changing environments. This person will have deep familiarity living and working in the region, must reside and be authorized to work in the region, and will report to the Head of Region, Asia Pacific.