The ASAP Secretariat is responsible for facilitating and supporting the work of the Partnership through implementing the strategy. Meet the current team here.  

From time to time we have vacancies which are an opportunity to join the team and support organisations working to save some of Southeast Asia’s most threatened species from extinction.  

Current positions:

SHOAL and ASAP are currently recruiting for a SHOAL / IUCN SSC ASAP Southeast Asia Programme Coordinator.

Note: This role will be reporting to SHOAL.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Act as the focal point for SHOAL in Southeast Asia.
  • Lead partnership building in Southeast Asia.
  • Provide technical support.
  • Lead fundraising and reporting in the region.
  • Undertake Management and Administration.
  • Communications and reporting.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a nature conservation related topic.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a managerial level nature conservation role.
  • Experience of advising and managing nature conservation projects, preferably related to freshwater
    ecosystems and species. Fish conservation skills and experience is highly desired.
  • Sound understanding of community-based conservation.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and preferably in at least one Southeast Asian language.
  • Able to live and work in at least one Southeast Asian country.
  • Proven ability to fundraise and build strong partnerships.
  • Able to work independently with remote supervision.

Read the full job description here

How to apply:

Send a CV and cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role to

Deadline: 2 June 2024.