AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023



Chief of Staff

Executive Management



About AVPN

AVPN is a unique funders’ network committed to building a vibrant and high-impact social investment community across Asia. AVPN’s mission is to catalyse the movement toward a more strategic, collaborative, and outcome-focused approach to social investing, ensuring that resources are deployed as effectively as possible to address key social challenges facing Asia today and in the future.

Job Description

AVPN is looking for a Chief of Staff to support the CEO’s office. This is a dynamic role that includes being a key advisor to the CEO and management team to drive AVPN’s strategic vision and coordinate cross-functional initiatives. You will help develop and communicate our strategy and  ensure that all members of the team are working effectively and efficiently towards our goals. 


  • Act as a chief advisor and right-hand person to the CEO and management team, provide strategic guidance and support to help achieve AVPN’s goals.
  • Oversee strategic initiatives from development through successful execution in collaboration with senior leadership.
  • Support with managing relationships and communication between the CEO and team members, AVPN members and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee management of the board and drive initiatives to increase board engagement and participation in AVPN’s strategic initiatives. 
  • Communicate AVPN’s priorities and progress to internal stakeholders and external partners.
  • Optimize key operational processes to drive efficiency and effectiveness


  • Bachelor's degree, MBA, or advanced degree
  • 8 to 12 years of experience in philanthropy, impact investing, the development sector, or a related field
  • Proven ability to work closely with C-level executives, providing strategic advice, and managing sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information and develop actionable recommendations
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, proactive, and operates with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with the capacity to lead and influence teams and drive organizational change.
  • Experience working with a culturally diverse team based around the world with a mixture of remote and hybrid working arrangements.

Application Process

Please apply through our application form. Due to the high volume of applications, we will only notify candidates who have been shortlisted. 

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