Asia Group Advisors (AGA) is a strategy and capital advisory group to leading global businesses, foundations, and industries throughout Asia. Our work spans across a range of industries including energy, financial services, information and communications technology, and logistics. AGA focuses on resolving challenges to clients’ existing business interests, as well as identifying and advancing new commercial opportunities in Asia.

With offices in Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, and Hanoi, and presence in Kuala Lumpur and Washington DC, we help clients adeptly navigate the geopolitical and economic complexities of Asia’s established and emerging markets. Our solutions are tailored to effectively address critical issues of regulatory constraints, strategic communications, and risk advisory among various stakeholders and partners.

A career with AGA offers the opportunity to work in the dynamic space between government, business, and civil society, while playing an exciting role in a growing firm providing solutions to some of the world’s largest organizations in one of the world’s fastest growing regions.

 

Role Overview:

Asia Group Advisors (AGA) is seeking a Senior Advisor to provide counsel and support for AGA’s operations and client service in Malaysia. The ideal candidate should have deep familiarity with political and economic developments in Malaysia as well as with regulatory and policy issues across a range of leading industrial and service sectors. The candidate should have strong networks within the government, the main political parties and the foreign business community. He/she must be experienced in communicating with a business audience and be fluent in English. Experience working in an investment promotion role would be a bonus.


Responsibilities include:

  • Providing periodic counsel to and discussion with AGA and clients on regulatory and policy developments in Malaysia relevant to AGA’s clients.
  • Providing counsel on individuals, organizations, associations, and other entities in Malaysia to engage with, both in public and private sectors, to gather insights on developments relevant to AGA’s clients.
  • Providing occasional facilitation of engagement and meetings for AGA and/or its clients with relevant stakeholders in Malaysia.

Application Details:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to kusuma@asiagroupadvisors.com. Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed all the required experience and skills listed above.

Role Overview:

AGA is seeking a full-time Managing Director to manage our operations and service our clients in Indonesia. The ideal candidate should have 10 or more years of progressive experience in government relations, corporate affairs and/or strategic communications consulting in Indonesia. The candidate should have knowledge and recognized expertise on political and economic trends in Indonesia; familiarity with leading industrial and service sectors; strong networks across both the foreign business community and the public sector; strong project management skills; and be experienced in writing for a business audience. He/she must possess a Master’s degree in business, economics, international relations, or a related field, and must be fluent in both Bahasa and English.


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring on-time delivery of high-quality services and products to clients.
  • Maintaining and managing client relationships to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Structuring and proposing solutions for client challenges and issues.
  • Driving strategy and implementation for all projects with existing and future clients of AGA in Indonesia.
  • Representing AGA at events and other business development functions, and assisting in developing and raising the company’s profile in Indonesia.
  • Contributing to building AGA’s profile and presence in Southeast Asia.
  • Managing the Jakarta office, including hiring suitable personnel; mentoring, training and developing junior consultants; and managing office administration as needed.

Application Details:

  • Starting salaries are competitive and are commensurate with prior experience.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to career@asiagroupadvisors.com. Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed all the required experience and skills listed above.

Role Overview:

AGA is currently expanding and seeking a full-time Associate to be based in our Hanoi office. Our Associates assume a high degree of project responsibility and are expected to lead AGA’s engagement with clients and key stakeholders.

The candidate we are seeking will have expertise in policy and stakeholder engagement in Vietnam, having worked in relevant roles either in government, the private sector, or international organizations. The ideal candidate would possess a Master’s degree in business, economics, international relations, communications, law or related field.

Working as an Associate in AGA provides a rewarding opportunity to work in the dynamic space between Asia’s governments, businesses, and civil society organizations. Our Associates play critical roles in a growing firm providing solutions to some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and organizations.


Responsibilities include:

  • Government and business stakeholder mapping and engagement.
  • Structuring and proposing solutions for client challenges and issues.
  • Building, maintaining, and managing client relationships.
  • Preparing detailed reports, briefings, and other written materials for clients.
  • Providing in-country, on-the-ground support for ongoing client programs and client development activities.
  • Working on special projects as needed and assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Four to six years minimum experience in government relations, corporate affairs, and/or strategic communications consulting in Vietnam.
  • Working experience and strong familiarity with government stakeholders, coupled with a high-level understanding of the investment and policy climate in Vietnam.
  • Experience with and understanding of business processes for multinational corporations in Vietnam.
  • The ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with government and business stakeholders.
  • The ability to interpret complex current issues and political movements to produce concise and client-ready in briefings and reports.
  • Highly articulate English and Vietnamese language skills, both written and oral.
  • High-level interpersonal negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environments and international settings.
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects

Application Details:

  • Desired start date: immediately.
  • Starting salaries are competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
  • Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed the required experience and skills listed above.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to career@asiagroupadvisors.com.
  • Further information on Asia Group Advisors can be found at www.asiagroupadvisors.com.

Role Overview:

AGA is currently expanding and seeking a full-time Analyst to be based in our Bangkok office. We are seeking a Thai and English-speaking candidate with a strong understanding of Thailand’s business, politics, and economics. Candidates experienced in government relations, corporate
affairs and/or strategic communications consulting will be prioritized.

The candidate must have strong research and writing skills, and be able to produce concise briefings on economic, political, and legal developments. The ideal candidate would possess a Master’s degree in business, economics, international relations, or related field.

Working as an Analyst in AGA provides a rewarding opportunity to work in the dynamic space between Asia’s governments, businesses, and civil society organizations. Our Analysts play critical roles in a growing firm providing solutions to some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and organizations.


Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting memos, briefings, presentations, and reports for clients.
  • Conducting media monitoring and analysis.
  • Conducting research on specific regulations, legislation, and policies.
  • Attending meetings and preparing meeting notes for internal and external distribution.
  • Working on special projects as needed and as assigned.
  • Assisting in website and social media content management.
  • Supporting additional operational and administrative activities as required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Highly articulate English and Thai language skills, both written and oral.
  • Engaging interpersonal negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environments and international settings.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • The ability to work in a team and under tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to constantly changing priorities.

Application Details:

  • Desired start date: immediately.
  • Starting salaries are competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
  • Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed the required experience and skills listed above.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to career@asiagroupadvisors.com.
  • Further information on Asia Group Advisors can be found at www.asiagroupadvisors.com.

Role Overview:

AGA is currently expanding and seeking a full-time Associate to be based in our Bangkok office. Our Associates assume a high degree of project responsibility and are expected to lead AGA’s engagement with clients and key stakeholders.

The candidate we are seeking will have expertise in policy and stakeholder engagement in Thailand, having worked in relevant roles either in government, the private sector, or international organizations. The ideal candidate would possess a Master’s degree in business, economics,
international relations, communications, law or related field.

Working as an Associate in AGA provides a rewarding opportunity to work in the dynamic space between Asia’s governments, businesses, and civil society organizations. Our Associates play critical roles in a growing firm providing solutions to some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and organizations.


Responsibilities include:

  • Government and business stakeholder mapping and engagement.
  • Structuring and proposing solutions for client challenges and issues.
  • Building, maintaining, and managing client relationships.
  • Preparing detailed reports, briefings, and other written materials for clients.
  • Providing in-country, on-the-ground support for ongoing client programs and client development activities.
  • Working on special projects as needed and assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Four to six years minimum experience in government relations, corporate affairs, and/or strategic communications consulting in Thailand.
  • Working experience and strong familiarity with government stakeholders, coupled with a high-level understanding of the investment and policy climate in Thailand.
  • Experience with and understanding of business processes for multinational corporations in Thailand.
  • The ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with government and business stakeholders.
  • The ability to interpret complex current issues and political movements to produce concise and client-ready in briefings and reports.
  • Highly articulate English and Thai language skills, both written and oral.
  • High-level interpersonal negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environments and international settings.
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to multitask and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects

Application Details:

  • Desired start date: immediately.
  • Starting salaries are competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
  • Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed the required experience and skills listed above.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter,CV, and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to career@asiagroupadvisors.com.
  • Further information on Asia Group Advisors can be found at www.asiagroupadvisors.com.

Role Overview:

AGA is currently expanding and seeking a full-time Analyst to be based in our Singapore office. We are seeking an English-speaking candidate with a strong understanding of Southeast Asia’s regional business, politics, and economics. Candidates experienced in government relations, corporate affairs and/or strategic communications consulting will be prioritized.

The candidate must have strong research and writing skills, and be able to produce concise briefings on economic, political, and legal developments. The ideal candidate would possess a Master’s degree in business, economics, international relations, or related field.

Working as an Analyst in AGA provides a rewarding opportunity to work in the dynamic space between Asia’s governments, businesses, and civil society organizations. Our Analysts play critical roles in a growing firm providing solutions to some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and organizations.


Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting memos, briefings, presentations, and reports for clients.
  • Conducting media monitoring and analysis.
  • Conducting research on specific regulations, legislation, and policies.
  • Attending meetings and preparing meeting notes for internal and external distribution.
  • Working on special projects as needed and as assigned.
  • Assisting in website and social media content management.
  • Supporting additional operational and administrative activities as required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Highly articulate English language skills, both written and oral.
  • Engaging interpersonal negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environments and international settings.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • The ability to work in a team and under tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to constantly changing priorities.

Application Details:

  • Desired start date: immediately.
  • Starting salaries are competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
  • Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed the required experience and skills listed above.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to career@asiagroupadvisors.com.
  • Further information on Asia Group Advisors can be found at www.asiagroupadvisors.com.

Role Overview:

AGA is seeking a part-time or full-time Washington, DC Director to provide counsel and support for AGA’s client service and client development in the United States.

The ideal candidate would have strong networks within the corporate and public affairs community based in Washington, DC, particularly at companies with significant offices and operations in Asia, as well as with the Asia diplomatic community in Washington. He/she should have experience working with large private-sector companies and be familiar with regulatory and policy issues across a range of leading industrial and service sectors.

The candidate must have a solid understanding of political and economic developments across Southeast Asia, and be experienced in communicating with a business audience.


Responsibilities include:

  • Building AGA’s visibility and reputation in Washington, DC.
  • Strengthening AGA’s networks within the DC-based corporate and public affairs community.
  • Leading AGA’s client development efforts in the United States.
  • Supporting AGA’s Asia-based client service teams.
  • Providing written and oral analysis of Southeast Asia’s political, economic, regulatory and security issues.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years in an Asia-focused government relations or policy affairs role for a US or global MNC.
  • 7+ years in a DC-based business association or chamber of commerce with Asia coverage responsibilities.
  • Worked recently in a government role with Asia coverage responsibilities.

Application Details:

  • Desired start date: immediately.
  • Starting salaries are competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
  • Applications must clearly state professional qualifications that meet or exceed the required experience and skills listed above.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to career@asiagroupadvisors.com.
  • Further information on Asia Group Advisors can be found at www.asiagroupadvisors.com.