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Regional Program Manager, Taiwan

Company: Spirit of America
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to make a difference in the world by helping to advance freedom and democracy? Are you energized by working at the intersection of US foreign policy, global humanitarian impact, and entrepreneurship? Spirit of America is the only nonprofit organization that works alongside the US troops, diplomats, and local allies to bring American goodwill, humanitarian assistance, and other aid to where its needed most in the world. Spirit of America seeks an entrepreneurial program manager, based in Taiwan, to design and implement programs that support Taiwans resilience and crisis preparedness, strengthen US-Taiwan relationships, and preserve Taiwans security and democracy. We are looking for a strategic thinker and hands-on doer with a track record of success operating in dynamic, complex environments. The Regional Program Manager will work in close cooperation and coordination with US and Taiwan diplomatic, military, and civil society officials to support shared objectives in Taiwan. They will provide targeted private assistance and solutions to complex problems. The Regional Program Manager will be based in Taiwan and must be able to support Spirit of America operations worldwide. Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute a strategic country operating plan to connect local civil society efforts to emergency response professionals at the local and national level
  • Develop projects and initiatives in response to local needs identified by all levels of US Government partners in support of US objectives.
  • Manage projects end to end, including logistics, record keeping, payments, negotiating, and budgeting in accordance with industry standard practices.
  • Partner directly with NGOs to develop programming/capability and expand capacity.
  • Document with photos, video, blog posts and stories the results from Spirit of America-supported projects. Requirements
  • Bachelors degree.
  • Residency in Taiwan and Mandarin proficiency.
  • 5-10 years experience working in Taiwan with deep knowledge of Taiwans culture, government, military, and civil society.
  • Minimum of 5 years managing programs/projects for small- to medium-scale projects ($ 25 ,000 to $ 1,000,000 ).
  • Experience working in humanitarian assistance and disaster response in government, civil society, or military.
  • Experience working in, or with, the US State Department or US military.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 25 % of time and work outside normal business hours. Spirit of America Spirit of America is a nonprofit citizen service organization founded in response to the attacks of 9/11. Our mission is to engage citizens in preserving the promise of a free and better life. We do this by working alongside troops and diplomats to help them save and improve lives, promote values shared by Americans and our allies, strengthen relationships with allies, friends, and partners, and demonstrate that the United States is a friend to all who seek a better life. Spirit of America helps our troops and diplomats build trust and goodwill, prevent conflict, and strengthen Americas security. Our work saves and improves lives. In the worlds toughest places, people experience the best of who Americans are and what we stand for. Spirit of America offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To work at Spirit of America, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Spirit of America is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Spirit of America, Arlington , Regional Program Manager, Taiwan, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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