Vacancy at ASEAN Foundation - Project Manager ASEAN Digital Literacy Programme

Post Title : Project Manager – ASEAN Digital Literacy Programme



Three decades after ASEAN was established, ASEAN Leaders recognised that: there remained inadequate shared prosperity, ASEAN awareness and contact among people of ASEAN. After its establishment, the ASEAN Foundation has been tasked to support ASEAN’s community building efforts by promoting greater awareness of the ASEAN identity, human resource development, people-to-people interaction, and close collaboration among the business sector, civil society, academia and other stakeholders in ASEAN. We work in four thematic areas of education, arts and culture, media development and community building. We provide support in the form of scholarships, fellowships internships and exchanges. We organise meetings, conferences, roundtables and workshops in support of the ASEAN Community.


Position Summary

The post is required to demonstrate experience in inclusive multi-stakeholder management, programme design and management, and monitoring and evaluation. Experience in corporate volunteerism and/or pro bono is a plus. The post reports to the Head of Programme of the ASEAN Foundation and works closely with multi-stakeholders across ASEAN to execute on the success of the programme.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Monitor the implementation of the work plan by ensuring i) communication and mutual consultations in view of a perfect collaboration among all concerned stakeholders; and (ii) that activities are executed in due time and deliver outputs products that directly contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the project;
  • Monitor budget, project timelines, risk and deliverables
  • Report and Communicate with the Head of Programme in the following areas; procurement, developing and executing work plans, disbursement, and reporting in collaboration with relevant partners, ASEAN Secretariat and
  • Prepare/update Annual Work Plan and its budget based on the approved project activities with consultation with Head of Programme and partners;
  • Liaise with internal (e.g. other units) and external stakeholders (e.g. partners supporting ASEAN Digital Literacy Programme) to ensure effective coordination of the ASEAN Digital Literacy Programme with other ongoing related activities in the relevant countries;
  • Coordinate with ASEAN Foundation’s team regarding monitoring the performance of the project against the results management framework in the proposal;
  • Work closely with the Finance unit to provide relevant financial report and narrative progress report of the project fund;
  • Work closely with the Head of Communications of the ASEAN Foundation to use digital and social media tools to promote and engage participation in the project;
  • Write project reports for annual reports, donor reporting;
  • In consultation with Head of Programme and/or Executive Director, represent ASEAN Foundation with travels to targeted countries for project preparation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation as needed;


Job Requirements

  1. A minimum of bachelor’s degree in social development or relevant fields including Education and Social Sciences;
  2. A minimum of six (7) years of working experience in social development project management in any international development organisations or donor organisations or four (4) years of working experience in the same area for postgraduate degree;
  3. Proven experiences in Research and Grant Management in international development organisations or international donors.
  4. Possess Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) background either by formal education or by training and courses;
  5. An event management generalist with proven track record in managing or arranging project events.
  6. Emerging market work experience, ability to demonstrate commitment to creating opportunities for improved lives and livelihoods;
  7. Excellent communication and writing skills in English;
  8. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and digital media;
  9. Skills in employing media and publication development tools.


Any interested candidates should send their motivation letter together with CV and references no later than 30 November 2021 to with subject PM-ADLP

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.