Job Posting: JA Asia Pacific President and CEO
JA (Junior Achievement) Worldwide is one of the world’s largest NGOs dedicated to educating students about entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness, reaching over 10 million students per year in more than 100 countries. Through experiential, hands-on programs delivered within the community, JA prepares young people for the future of work by showing them how to create jobs for themselves and their communities, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace.
JA is seeking to appoint a new President and CEO, JA Asia Pacific, who will lead the JA Asia Pacific Regional Operating Center. This individual will oversee all elements of the development, growth, and evolution of JA’s operations in the region, including regional strategy and impact, fundraising, and capacity-building of member countries. The President and CEO, JA Asia Pacific, will be a regional focal point, actively aligning JA Worldwide and local member countries, and will be the voice of the organization in the region.
Candidates for the role should bring a demonstrable track record as a senior executive with full accountability for overall operations of a diverse organization. Candidates may be from nonprofits, corporations, or tech start-ups, with previous P&L responsibility, passion for youth development, and fundraising skills. He or she will bring the stature and relevant exposure to lead the organization on a pan-Asia basis, as well as manage internal and external stakeholders in a diverse international environment.
Location: Hong Kong, or any major city in Asia Pacific
Applications due: September 1, 2019
JA Worldwide has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please visit www.rraresponses.com.