Vacancies in ASEC

Position Detail Minimum Requirement Closing Date Status

Senior Officer Science & Technology

  • Postgraduate degree in relevant discipline, Natural Sciences, Engineering or Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within a senior management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognised specialised field.
  • Proven experience in research, public policy development and negotiation, and in working closely with government officials.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with public and private sector organisations and other stakeholders.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Sound understanding of international and regional issues, and knowledge of and commitment to ASEAN ideals.
  • Sound corporate, strategic and business planning skills.
  • Sound financial, physical and human resource management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff in a complex work environment.
  • High-level interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaborative work practices.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

28 November 2014

Secretary for the Office of Deputy Secretary –General ASEAN Socio – Cultural Community Department (DSG ASCCD)

  • At least D-III degree in Secretarial studies, Business Administration or Public Relations.
  • At least five (5) years of experience as a secretary in multinational companies, international organizations or the public sector.
  • Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks.
  • Well-organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges in supporting diverse people and programmes.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
  • Good command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.

07 November 2014

Senior Officer Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance

  • Postgraduate degree in in one or more of the following disciplines: Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Business Management, Policy Development or an appropriate related field or discipline;
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognized specialized field.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Experience in dealing with a wide spectrum of areas in disaster management at development cooperation (policies, trends, issues and development), preferably at regional and international environment;
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

31 October 2014

Senior Officer Administration

  • Advanced Degree in Management, Economics or other appropriate specialist discipline.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a specialised field especially in the areas of general administration, documentation and procurement.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct both formal and on the job training, and foster the career development goals of staff.
  • Experience in identifying training and professional/technical development needs of staff.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.

31 October 2014

Technical Assistant Webmaster

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Management or an appropriate related field with a minimum three (3) years of relevant work experience with proven track record and exposure with a wide spectrum of web development, media online, information system management, knowledge management system and multimedia application development.
  • Familiar with Joomla Content Management System (CMS).
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, XML and PHP.
  • Basic Knowledge of SQL for MySQL
  • Basic knowledge of networking computer.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Dreamweaver.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Windows and Macintosh operating system.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
  • Good command of English, written and spoken.

29 October 2014

Senior Officer, Social Welfare, Women, Labour & Migrant Workers

  • Postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, Economics, or an appropriate specialist discipline related to the areas of work of this Division.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognized specialized field.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Experience in identifying training and professional/technical development needs of staff.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct both formal and on the job training, and foster the career development goals of staff.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

12 November 2014

AANZFTA IP Expert

  • a post-graduate degree in economics, law, business management, science, engineering or other appropriate specialist disciplines;
  • extensive professional, managerial and/or supervisory experience, with a minimum of 10 years of high-level working experience in an IP-related, specialised field;
  • familiarity with IP-related policies, procedures and regulations in AANZFTA Member States as well as with recent trends and focal developments in the international IP landscape;
  • proven skills and track record in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures under pressure and within tight deadlines;
  • proven skills and track record in the design, management and delivery of IP-related project activities and outputs;
  • demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural and international settings;
  • good competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of multi-media presentation and dissemination of outputs and documentation; and
  • excellent command of English, both written and spoken.

05 November 2014

Senior Officer Culture & Information

  • Strong academic qualifications with Advanced Degree on relevant discipline, such as Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Management
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognized specialized field.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Experience in identifying training and professional/technical development needs of staff.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

31 October 2014

Technical Officer Environment – Information Management (re-advertised)

  • Bachelor degree in Information and Web-based Communication Technology, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Knowledge Management, Forestry or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in technical role. Candidates with Advanced degree in any of the above disciplines with three (3) years relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills and experiences on web development, web design and visual communication, including:
    • Content Management System (CMS), preferably WordPress
    • Web design and web development programming (e.g. CSS and PHP )
    • Basic knowledge and skills in Graphic Design and Video Editing (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and other graphic design software)
  • Demonstrated knowledge on policy, research and technical skills in the relevant area and willingness to learn and advance such knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Sound command of English, written and spoken.

30 October 2014

Technical Officer External Relation Division 2

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Management or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in technical role. Candidates with Advanced degree in any of the above disciplines with three (3) years relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and policy, research and technical skills in the relevant area and ability to acquire them.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders and/or dialogue partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrate teamwork spirit, shared responsibility and commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Strictly observe rules and regulations of both ASEAN and of the ASEAN Secretariat;
  • Ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
  • Good command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.

26 October 2014

Technical Officer Agriculture Industries & Natural Resources

  • Bachelor degree in Food, Agriculture and Forestry or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience in technical role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and policy, research and technical skills in the relevant area and the ability to acquire them.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
  • Good command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.

07 November 2014

Head, Executive Support

  • Postgraduate degree, preferably in public administration, management, public policy, international relations, or other appropriate discipline.
  • Extensive management and supervisory experience, with a minimum of ten (10) years in relevant post/s.
  • Strong leadership and sound administrative capabilities including undertaking coordination function and corporate strategic planning.
  • Familiarity with ASEAN affairs and sound understanding on overall regional and international issues.
  • High-level interpersonal and communication skills, including experience in cross cultural environment and international settings;
  • Familiarity with the working of international organizations and diplomatic procedures and protocols therein;
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with government representatives, public and private sector organisations and other stakeholders;
  • Proven ability for accuracy and adherence to deadlines;
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaborative work practices;
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.

05 November 2014

Senior Officer External Relations-1

  • Postgraduate Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Management or other appropriate specialist discipline.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognized specialized field.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Experience in identifying training and professional/technical development needs of staff.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

31 October 2014

Technical Officer Environment - Information Management (re-advertised)

  • Bachelor degree in Information and Web-based Communication Technology, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Knowledge Management, Forestry or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in technical role. Candidates with Advanced degree in any of the above disciplines with three (3) years relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills and experiences on web development, web design and visual communication, including:
    • Content Management System (CMS), preferably WordPress
    • Web design and web development programming (e.g. CSS and PHP )
    • Basic knowledge and skills in Graphic Design and Video Editing (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and other graphic design software)
  • Demonstrated knowledge on policy, research and technical skills in the relevant area and willingness to learn and advance such knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
  • Sound command of English, written and spoken.

30 October 2014

Secretary Education, Youth & Training Division

  • Diploma in Secretarial studies or related field or discipline with minimum three (3) years relevant working experience.
  • Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks.
  • Well-organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges in supporting diverse people and programmes.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours and perform tasks outside the usual job scope.
  • Good command of English, written and spoken.
  • Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.

26 October 2014