Ashoka Indonesia/Southeast Asia Senior Search Leader

Search JAKARTA, Indonesia


Position at Ashoka

Senior Search Leader, Search for Southeast Asia

About the Role 

Ashoka is expanding their team to Southeast Asia location.  The Senior Search Leader, Search will design, develop and implement strategies and programs to change the way Ashoka acquires priority senior staff talent.  This role also very important in ensuring the adoption of Ashoka's EACH vision requires having the right co-leadership team in place in Ashoka's hub locations 
Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to: 

  • Define, implement and test systems, methodologies and practices that helps Ashoka build the capacity to recruit priority senior staff talent in Southeast Asia 

  • Implement the Onesearch to build EACH community in Southeast Asia 

  • Build out an ecosystem of Ashoka Fellows, Alumni, and Partners working in co-leading teams of teams in collaboration for untapped changemaker talent to find the right opportunities to achieve their full potential   

  • Conceptualize and recommend new engagement approaches, sharing/collaborative methodologies to effect continual improvements in talent, partners, nominator, funder acquisition for Ashoka and Ashoka Fellowship 

  • Manage data asset management for the Indo Hub on Salesforce which can serve many important initiatives; talent search, “100 Conversations” initiative, partnership, and other communications efforts. 


A well-qualified candidate will possess the following: 

  • Ashoka Fellowship or close equivalent 

  • Proven cross-functional project leadership experience 

  • 8 years of systems-level social entrepreneurship experience  

  • Ideally, three of the following four areas of expertise:  executive search, program design and development, collaborative leadership, agile design methodology 

Personal qualities 

Ashoka has a rigorous screening process for hiring staff at all career stages. All applicants for all positions must possess the following qualities along with the appropriate degree of experience: 

Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship: Compelled to take creative initiative and ownership (e.g. founding an organization or company, starting a movement, or re-shaping the work of an existing organization). Demonstrates relentless and realistic how-to-thinking and passion for seeing their ideas come to life. 

Understanding and Belief in the Everyone a Changemaker: Understands and believes the Everyone a Changemaker vision at a gut level. To be able to innately ‘get’ this, candidates should have a broad and inquisitive intellectual and a thinking pattern that connects the dots between historical trends and current social context. 

Emotional and Social Intelligence: Ability to work efficiently and respectfully in teams, putting organizational/team goal first (personal glory second). 

Ethical Fiber: Exceptionally strong ethical behavior. Is self-reflective and has strong empathy skills. Trustworthy. 

Self-Definition: The person expects that changing the world in big ways and on a continental scale is what he/she will do in life.