The CSIS Southeast Asia program seeks a Deputy Director. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of Southeast Asia political, economic and security dynamics, experience in policy research, analysis and/or formulation, and have an entrepreneurial spirit to help launch new initiatives that will help shape a policy agenda in Washington.
The CSIS Southeast Asia Program is Washington’s leading platform for sustained high-level policy dialogue focusing on Southeast Asia and U.S. interests in the region. It provides policy recommendations and builds political, economic, and people-to-people ties between the United States and Southeast Asian countries. The program advises policymakers, private sector partners, and a worldwide online audience through a mix of timely, practical publications and programs aimed at broadening the constituency of active and interested parties on policy issues related to the region.
CSIS is seeking a Deputy Director to help manage the Southeast Asia Program. Under the supervision of the Director, the Deputy Director manages the day-to-day workflow of the Southeast Asia Program, and plays a key senior role in supporting the Director to advance all major initiatives.
The Deputy Director carries first-line daily managerial responsibilities for personnel management, budget oversight, fundraising and grant management. The Director also looks to the Deputy Director for helping to develop the substantive direction of the program; organize research, events, and writings; and manage program staff. In addition, the Director looks to the Deputy Director to be a key adviser and strategist, and to actively support strategic planning for the Southeast Asia program.