Asia House

As Asia House grows and changes to meet the shifting needs of our members, we occasionally look for qualified, highly motivated individuals who share our vision of a strong, dynamic relationship between the people of the UK and Asia.

We are currently recruiting for:

Programme Manager (Business and Policy) (permanent, full-time)

Asia House, the centre of expertise on Asia and the UK’s leading pan-Asian organisation, is looking for a Programme Manager to join its Business and Policy unit.

The Programme Manager will research and deliver original and insightful events on the key issues affecting Asia and the UK. Based on the needs of corporate clients, you will curate and deliver conferences and briefings with high-profile decision-makers in business and policy from Asia and Europe. You will produce events to the highest standard which deliver real value to our corporate members and our wider group of stakeholders. You will also provide briefings for senior Asia House representatives as they engage with UK and Asian governments, independent institutions and multinational corporations.

The ideal candidate is most likely to have a background in journalism, public affairs or research, possibly for a think tank, and will have had hands on experience organising and running events for business audiences.

The Programme Manager must have a knowledge and understanding of international relations, global politics and macroeconomics, and business.  He/she will be a consummate networker with good contacts and be able to spot key issues and trends that will interest senior corporate figures and policy-makers.

The deadline for the Programme Manager position is 1 August 2014.

Interested applicants will need to send a CV and a cover letter, including salary expectations, to [email protected] Please download the full job description and details on how to apply from the bottom of this page.

In case the above position does not interest you, we are always interested in hearing from talented individuals, so if you would like to make a speculative approach, please email [email protected].

If you would like to add valuable skills to your CV and are interested in volunteering at Asia House, then please get in touch via [email protected]. It would be helpful if you state whether Business and Policy, Arts and Learning or Communications/Web editorial interests you.


Programme Manager (Business and Policy) Job Description