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11 February 2020
Job ID: BK-187644
Project Manager

Kenan Foundation Asia, a non-profit development organization working in partnership with companies, governments, academia, and committed individuals to empower people with the knowledge, technology, and skills necessary for a better future, is seeking for Project Manager to manage a broad range of projects, with particular focus on business and economic development.



Project Management Roles

  • Lead and manage projects from planing, implementing, resource managing in the area of Business and Economic Development and supporting projects in community development and education
  • Oversee and assist the team to ensure the efficiency of result framework from conceptualizing designing a best-practice program and interventions to leverages service delivery and industry knowledge and positioning Kenan as a thought leader
  • Lead in review technical aspects for project deliveries to ensure quality meets standard agreement
  • Monitor and advice team on ongoing service/deliveries excellence, program evaluation, and management of administration, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the impact
  • Manage and develop relationships with key stakeholder to ensure smooth operation along the project delivery program
  • Provide insight analysis report based on the qualitative and quantitative data to ensure the optimum impact to beneficiary
  • Oversee the financial status of projects including developing long and short-range financial plans, monitoring the budgets and ensuring financial controls are in place; set financial priorities accurately to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the program and staff

 Leadership Roles

  • Lead technical team in implementing changes in processes and procedures to ensure process/systems’ mobilization and success
  • Set up mechanism to strengthen project management processes and approaches as well as other areas based on well study of best practices and adapt to Kenan’s context.
  • Lead, coach, and retain key talents including setting up knowledge and experiences sharing of resources/tools/best practices among teams, set up the End of Project Review (EOPR) to facilitate the learning of the organization
  • Be accountable for talent pipeline in Kenan and building bench strength of technical team
  • Build and entrench a culture of professionalism, efficiency and innovation in line with core values and philosophy

 Partnership Development and Management Roles

  • Work with the partnership team on developing new services and projects by contributing technical input to develop proposals
  • Develop and expand relationships with foundations, organizations, and individuals who could become donors or funding sources or partners
  • Represent the organization at events and write thought pieces to build its brand
  • Optimize the research findings, industrial trends to generate insights and create opportunities for fundraising



  • PhD in Business Administration, Economics or related fields
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in managing/developing project is essential
  • Qualitative and quantitative knowledge of related disciplines
  • Effective communication both oral and written in Thai and English
  • Good interpersonal skills and good teamwork


Interested applicants are invited to submit your full resume indicating qualifications

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Kenan Foundation Asia

16th Floor, CTI Tower 191/64 Ratchadapisek Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

W: T:  +66 2-260-0380 F:  +66 2-260-0388




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Job Details:
  • Employment Type:
    Full Time
  • Career Level:
    Senior Level
  • Required Qualification:
  • Required Experience:
    10 years
  • Company Industry:
    Charity / Social Services / Non-Profit Organisation
  • Location:
    Klongtoey, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Salary:
    Salary negotiable

  • Five-day work week
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Kenan Foundation Asia
Founded in 1996 by Former Thai Prime Minister, Mr. Anand Panyarachun, Kenan Institute Asia is a non-profit organization empowering people to achieve their dreams.  We believe in a world where everyone has the right to build a better life for themselves, their family, and their community. Every day, we are working in Thailand and the region to inspire students, develop skilled people, and grow strong leaders by empowering them with the knowledge, technology, and skills necessary for a better future. Whether it’s an entrepreneur, a teacher, a student, a community leader, or non-profit manager, we conduct tailored, engaging activities to train, coach and equip them so they can achieve their dreams.   OUR VALUES Partnership: We collaborate with our stakeholders to co-create and deliver services and programming that address the real challenges facing the people of the region. Inspiration: We are passionate about creating a sustainable future and take action to make it happen. Through our actions, we inspire others to act and do the same. Leadership: We are leaders in the field of social and economic development. We empower courageous, adaptable people to succeed in solving the challenges of globalization and provide opportunities and dignity for everyone. Integrity: We care deeply about our work and our reputation. We do not compromise our ethics, our values, or our professionalism. We take personal responsibility and use good judgement to drive our values in everything we do.

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