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Operations Manager, Asia

Application Deadline:​ March 15th, 2024

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Position: Full-time
Timeframe:​ Long-term

Compensation: Starting at $36K-$48K annually based on experience

Position Overview

Gravity Water is a US-based 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization focusing on turning rain into safe water for schools in need. Gravity Water is hiring for an Operations Manager, Asia to join Gravity Water’s Leadership Team as the primary individual responsible for overseeing the Organization’s program services in the Asia-Pacific region. The Operations Manager, Asia position reports to the Executive Director and will be part of a supportive and professional team of passionate individuals dedicated to building water security and climate resilience for communities in need.

The primary activities related to this position include (1) the direct management and oversight of Gravity Water’s operations team and program services in the APAC region; (2) assisting the Executive Director in developing long-term program growth strategies; and (3) expanding regional strategic partnerships and program development throughout the APAC region. The Operations Manager, Asia position requires frequent travel and a physical presence in the Southeast Asia region, including a mandatory 3-month training and onboarding period in Hanoi, Vietnam. 


Essential job responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to: 

  • Manage and oversee Gravity Water’s Operations Team and initiatives throughout the APAC region

  • Assist in long-term strategic planning and growth of Gravity Water’s operations

  • Ensure national compliance with Gravity Water system standards, MEL, reporting 

  • Assist in strategic  partnership development and management

  • Assist in program expansion to new markets throughout the APAC region


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ Years of experience in a management-level position in the non-profit sector

  • Demonstrated experience in team management and leadership

  • Experience in administrative and programatic management (Finance/HR/Strategic Planning/Etc.)

  • Fluency in English (written and verbal)

Desired Qualifications:

  • WASH Program Management

  • Experience in strategic and public-private partnership development

  • Grant writing, proposal writing, financial modeling

  • Extensive experience working in the international development or social enterprise sector

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and a resume in PDF format to,​ using the subject line “Gravity Water Position Application - Operations Manager, Asia”

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM PST on March 15th, 2024.

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