Executive Director, the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations
  • Location
    Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
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  • Posted
    Jan 29

Position description

The Executive Director will represent the collective interests of the 10 ASEAN Member States in the field of energy, including through facilitating the implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC), and is responsible for overseeing the administrative and operational duties of the Centre. The Executive Director will also be tasked with developing the Centre into a regional energy think-tank, which conducts influential analyses and provides perspectives that impact energy policy in ASEAN.



  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and management abilities, with at least 10 years of senior management experience in the energy sector (in government, semigovernment and/or corporate organisations);
  • Commitment to strengthen ASEAN energy cooperation and to facilitate ASEAN energy engagement with external stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical mind, a high political acumen and keen understanding of ASEAN and its stakeholders;
  • At least a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Excellent command of the English language, with good verbal and written skills;
  • Physically fit and willing to travel;
  • Citizen of an ASEAN Member State;
  • The age limit of the candidate is 57 years old.

Remuneration and appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be offered a three-year contract, renewable for additional two (2) years on yearly basis. 

Application instructions

To apply, please send your application to the Human Resource Division of the ASEAN Secretariat at [email protected], highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position, together with a detailed CV, including a recent passport-sized photograph and certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed Employment Application Form, which can be downloaded from the ASEAN Website at the link http://www.asean.org/opportunities/asec-employment-form.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please indicate on the subject heading: Application for ACE Executive Director.

Application papers should reach the ASEAN Secretariat by 15 March 2019. Interview of shortlisted candidates will be conducted in June 2019. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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