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Director of Operations, Asia

Application Deadline:​ December 15th, 2023

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Position: Full-time, Competitive Salary
Timeframe:​ Long-term

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 a Director of Operations, Asia to join Gravity Water’s Leadership Team as the primary individual responsible for overseeing the Organization’s program services in Asia. The Director of Operations 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 program services in the APAC region; and (2) assisting the Executive Director in developing long-term program growth strategies. The Director of Operations position is open to international and domestic candidates and requires a physical presence in the Southeast Asia region.


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 throughout Asia

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

  • Assist in strategic  partnership development and management​


Required Qualifications:

  • Reside in, or willing to relocate to, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Passion for building water security and climate resilience for communities in need

  • 5+ Years of experience in a D-Level or leadership position

  • Demonstrated experience in human resources, financial management, team leadership, strategic planning, and KPI management.

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 - Director of Operations, Asia”

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM PST on December 15th, 2023.

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