AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Senior Manager, Climate Action Platform

Mid-Senior level



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’s diversity of social investor community benefits from a thematic focus that provides opportunities to move capital towards specific impact areas. The recently agreed AVPN strategy focuses on four thematic areas: Climate, Health, Gender Equality, and Youth.

The Senior Manager, Climate Action Platform is responsible for supporting the strategic direction and execution of AVPN’s climate action strategy. The post holder will work closely across other programme leads at AVPN, including Policy, Capital Mobilisation and Knowledge in order to implement a dynamic and ambitious programme designed to mobilise capital and resources from the social investment community to address climate change in Asia.  AVPN has recently undertaken a strategic review of its Climate Action strategy and has developed an ambitious new strategy that focuses on the intersections of climate change and the key issues that have a direct impact on communities in the region. This role is open to candidates based in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.


The Senior Manager will support the Director, Thematic Collaborations to bring about results that achieve AVPN's overall objectives in strengthening/growing AVPN funders community, improving programme reach and engagement, advancing thought leadership in Asia, improving funding streams for the Platform, achieve grant-funded project outcomes, and enable more capital to be moved.  
  • Support the strategy implementation for the Platform, reflecting and sharpening how AVPN’s value proposition to our members and stakeholders can be delivered through the platform
  • Execute an operating plan that will harness AVPN’s assets, programmes, and market outreach that delivers on the Platform’s impact aspiration. 
  • Building AVPN’s internal team competency and knowledge in Platform theme or target community, strengthening AVPN's overall readiness to engage relevant stakeholders and surface funding opportunities.
  • Work with the team to develop products and programmes that advance the mobilisation of capital to Platform, integrating into current AVPN assets and work with teams to surface new ideas.
  • With the Partnerships team, engage and develop key partner relationships to strengthen the pipeline for future funders of the Platform.
  • With the Strategic Communications and Marketing team, ensure successful design and deployment of communications strategy for Platform to improve visibility and credibility of Platform to the regional and global audience.


  • 8-12  years in project management working with lean teams to execute projects that will advance strategic impact initiatives
  • Extensive knowledge of Climate trends in Asia with 3-4 years of experience (combination of education and practical work) in climate or allied intersectional areas.
  • Comfort and agility in engaging on the “front line” with Climate topics and stakeholders that straddle the full continuum of capital from philanthropy, impact investments and blended Finance. 
  • See the big picture and articulate pictures and visions of possibilities to drive our work forward. Concise, compelling writer and an effective verbal communicator.
  • A firm believer in the power of networks to mobilise more capital for better development outcomes. Able to forge and cultivate relationships with members and be comfortable dealing with funders
  • Excellent organisational and management skills to deliver programmes that mobilise cross-cultural and cross-sectoral resources with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Technologically savvy and comfortable with digital tools, cloud apps, and CRM for member and prospect engagement needs

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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