Vacancies in ASEC

Position Detail Minimum Requirement Closing Date Status

Director Community Affairs Development

  • Possesses a Masters/equivalent advance degree in mass media and communication, journalism, international relations, public policy, international development or related discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge and substantive senior-level experience, minimum ten (10) years in management position. Familiarity with and prior involvement in mass media and the press will be an advantage.
  • Solid understanding of international and regional issues, and knowledge of and commitment to ASEAN ideals.
  • Expertise in communicating key messages for the organization, including through digital platform and social media.
  • Strong communication skills, including in briefing media, senior officials, and diverse groups and communities.
  • A track record of intellectual leadership and sound ability to articulate views to diverse audiences through clear, concise presentations.
  • Outstanding writing skills as proven through published articles, analyses, reports, etc.
  • Experience in liaising effectively with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as demonstrated by proven track records in working together with diverse groups of CSOs.
  • High-level interpersonal 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.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken;
  • Applicants' age shall not be more than 57 years old at time of application. Staff members shall not be retained in active service beyond the age of 60 years old.

04 May 2015

Chief Internal Auditor Internal Audit & Evaluation Division ASEAN Regional Integration Support From The European Union (ARISE) Technical Assistance Programme

  • A qualified auditor with Postgraduate Degree in Accounting and/or relevant professional degree.
  • Extensive auditing experience, with a minimum of eight (8) years in a senior management position.
  • Solid experience in public policy development and negotiation, and experience in briefing government Ministers and senior officials.
  • A solid understanding of international and regional issues, and knowledge of and commitment to ASEAN ideals.
  • High-level financial, physical and human resource management skills.
  • Strong leadership, strategic and business planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff in a dynamic and demanding environment.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to consultative and collaborative approaches and work practices.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

15 May 2015

Senior Officer AIPA, ASEAN Foundation, AICHR and Entities Associated with ASEAN

  • Postgraduate Degree or its equivalent in Public Administration, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Development Studies, International Relations, Project Management, or other appropriate specialist discipline.
  • A minimum six (6) years high‐level experience in a relevant field, particularly related to a program of this nature in an intergovernmental institution, international organization or international consulting firm. Program development experience in human rights is essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language, including significant experience in drafting and summarizing reports, writing concept papers, talking points, speeches and project proposals, and in moderating discussions and delivering presentations.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work outside working hours, over weekends and long hours
  • Multitasking skills
  • Human rights experience or knowledge is a pre-requisite for the job.

15 May 2015