Vacancies in ASEC

Position Detail Minimum Requirement Closing Date Status

Director/Chief Economist ASEAN Integration Monitoring Office (AIMO)

  • PhD in Economics, particularly in the areas of international trade, international finance, financial/monetary economics, development economics;
  • Extensive knowledge and substantive senior-level experience (minimum ten years) in conducting economic research and policy analysis, and formulating and executing economic strategies/policy recommendations gained in international/regional organisations/development institutions, research institutes, public sector, academe, and development and research consulting;
  • A track record of intellectual leadership, as evidenced by strong publication record and research; expert knowledge of international and regional economic issues; familiarity with the political, economic, social and cultural context of the region;
  • High-level interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings; strong client orientation and ability to work effectively with multiple sectors and disciplines;
  • Strong leadership and management capabilities; commitment to teamwork and collaborative work practices; and skills in coaching, mentoring and motivating staff ; and
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken; competency in the use of econometric tools and other computer applications.

31 July 2015

Senior Officer Transport Infrastructure Division

  • Postgraduate degree in Management, Economics, or other appropriate specialist discipline;
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in a recognised specialised field;
  • Sound experience in public policy development and negotiation,
  • Good corporate, strategic and business planning skills;
  • Strong leadership and strong administrative capabilities;
  • Understanding of international and regional issues, and knowledge of and commitment to ASEAN ideals;
  • High-level interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross cultural environment and international settings;
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with government representatives, public and private sector organisations and other stakeholders;
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure 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 where relevant to the position;

31 July 2015

Director Cross-Sectoral Cooperation

  • Postgraduate degree(s)/professional qualifications, in relevant policy, management, technical, development, and/or economic fields, in as many of the areas under the purview of the Directorate.
  • Extensive management experience, with a minimum of ten (10) years in a senior management position, preferably in a regional or international organization.
  • Sound in-depth regional and international experience in public policy development, negotiation and implementation, in as many of the areas under the purview of the Directorate, and experience in briefing ministers and high level senior officials, preferably at the ASEAN level or in the region,
  • Strong corporate, strategic and business planning skills.
  • Strong leadership, management and administration capabilities.
  • Sound understanding of international and regional issues, and knowledge of and commitment to ASEAN ideals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff in a dynamic and demanding environment.
  • Adequate financial, physical and human resource management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, including experience in cross-cultural environments and international settings.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with government representatives, public and private sector organisations and other stakeholders.
  • Commitment to consultative and collaborative approaches and work practices.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

28 August 2015