Administrative Associate


The Center for Asia-Pacific Resilience and Innovation (CAPRI) is a nongovernmental, nonpartisan, international think tank. CAPRI’s mission is to enhance global resilience and promote innovative governance by drawing on the experiences of the Asia-Pacific region through comparative public policy research. Our interdisciplinary research at the intersection of health, economic growth, and environmental sustainability provides informed and insightful policy analysis to governments, leaders, media, and the public.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a full-time mid-level Administrative Associate to support CAPRI’s administrative work. An Administrative Associate must be creative, flexible, and efficient, with careful attention to detail as well as the ability to introduce the organization to others confidently. CAPRI has an international work environment with a flat, collaborative, start-up organizational structure.


Under the supervision of the Director of Administration, the Administrative Associate shall perform the following duties:

General Administration

  • Coordinate procurement and requisition processes with CAPRI’s vendors to ensure timely procurement and execution
  • Provide high-level administrative support to the directors and direction to junior personnel as required
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with local laws, policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Oversee the maintenance, repair, and replacement of office equipment and furniture
  • Plan, schedule, and execute office-related events
  • Perform other related duties as required (e.g., raising travel requests and other travel-related actions, monitoring accounts and payment to vendors and contractors, etc.)
  • Perform other (administrative) duties as required

Event Planning

  • Plan and coordinate special meetings and events
  • File for expenses and track associated invoices and receipts

Bookkeeping and Budgeting

  • Assist in developing CAPRI’s work program and budget
  • Keep records for petty cash expenses and track balance

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, or related field
  • Native speaker of Mandarin Chinese with professional fluency in English (both written and oral)
  • 3-10 years of progressively responsible experience in a similar mid-level or senior administrative role
  • Experience with budget preparation, cost estimates, and administrative recordkeeping practices
  • Ability to coordinate and support the organization of meetings/conferences (in-person, online, and/or hybrid)
  • Can organize and prioritize multiple work assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise adaptability to changing priorities while maintaining a positive, effective, and professional attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior human resources experience
  • Experience working at a (Taiwanese) nonprofit or research organization
  • Cross-cultural communication


On-site in Taipei


Competitive; determined in light of position-related experience, professional accomplishments, and education.

How to Apply

Please send the following materials to [email protected]:

  1. Your résumé/CV in both Chinese and English
  2. A brief statement of interest (either in Chinese or English)
  3. Contact information for two references
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