Executive Director

at The Asia Foundation
Published June 19, 2022
Location Manila, Philippines
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  



The Asia Foundation’s FORWARD Bangsamaro Project is in partnership with the BARMM BUSINESS COUNCIL, a non-stock corporation, nonprofit organization under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, purposely to help in rebuilding a strong and functional Council as the latter will serve as the voice of the entire business sectors throughout the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.


We are seeking an Executive Director (Consultancy Post) of the BARMM Business Council for a three to six-month engagement. The consultant is expected to be in Cotabato City for the duration of the engagement.


Position: The Executive Director


Location: Cotabato City


The Executive Director is the overall head of the Professional Management Team of the BARMM Business Council, also referred here as the BBC or the Council. He is fully accountable to the Council’s Board of Trustees, in general, and to the Council Chairperson, in particular, in the performance of the day-to-day operations of the BBC. Specifically, the Executive Director orchestrates the proper interpretation and implementation of policies laid down by the Board of Trustees, through close coordination with the Chairman and exercises direct supervision of the operations such as, but not limited to, administrative and technical concerns. She/he oversees the communication and media relations as well as resource mobilization planning of the BBC.


Minimum Qualifications


A graduate of any relevant baccalaureate degree. Post diploma can be an advantage but not required.

At least three (3) years of work experience as senior staff/ officer in a Chamber of Commerce or business support organization/ industry association council

Well-oriented in, and had been engaged on economic policy advocacy and lobbying work as well as in trade and investment promotion programs

Ample experience in working directly, or indirectly, with government institutions

Above average skills on the following:

Documentation and report writing

Preparation of position/policy papers

Research and communication (oral and written)

Proposal development

Project Management

IT and Digital Skills

Has an established network with business actors, government agencies, and civil society

Experience in working for or with a development and/or donor organization is an advantage

Must have a good grasp and understanding of BARMM

How to apply

For more information on this consultancy-based opportunity, you may find the Terms of Reference here: https://tinyurl.com/TAFPH-ConsultancyOpportunities


For more information about The Asia Foundation, you may check out the following resources:


Website: asiafoundation.org

Facebook Page: The Asia Foundation

Instagram: @theasiafoundation

APPLICATION GUIDELINES: Interested applicants should send their The Asia Foundation Application Form (https://tinyurl.com/TAFAppForm2022), EBD Form (https://tinyurl.com/EBDForm),


Interested candidates can send their CV

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