Vacancies in ASEC

Position Detail Minimum Requirement Closing Date Status

Assistant Director Education, Youth & Training

  • Postgraduate Degree in Education, Social Sciences, or other appropriate specialist discipline related to the areas of work of this Division.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within a senior management position with a minimum eight (8) 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 financial, physical and human resource management skills.
  • Sound corporate and strategic planning 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.

03 July 2015

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 Information Technology

  • Postgraduate Degree in Information Technology, Information Management System, or equivalent experience is desirable.
  • Extensive supervisory experience, within management position with a minimum six (6) years high-level experience in an IT/IS/IMS functions in a government/ multinational corporation/ international organization.
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Possess a high degree of independence, objectivity and integrity in all aspects of personal and work activities/relationships.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate commitment to collaborative work practices.
  • Demonstrate skills in problem solving, planning and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to motivate staff and work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience in identifying training and professional/technical development needs of staff and ability to conduct both formal and on the job training, and foster the career development goals of staff.
  • Demonstrate sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken

10 July 2015

Senior Officer Statistics

  • Postgraduate degree in Statistics or Economics.
  • At least six (6) years' experience in government, academics, or international organisation, involving statistical development, standards, analysis, and dissemination, statistical database development/maintenance, and good command of macro and socio economic statistics, including MDG/SDG and National Accounts as well as demographic indicators is preferred.
  • Familiar with the issues and initiatives on harmonisation of statistics and compilation of official statistics
  • Extensive supervisory experience and with good mentoring and team development capabilities
  • Good project/conference/meeting management skills
  • Good analytical and research skills
  • Good IT skills, working knowledge of SAS/SPSS, Microsoft Access, TSP/STATA, or relevant software are preferred, as well as adequate knowledge/appreciation of IT applications in statistics
  • High-level technical skills and knowledge in area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound 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.
  • Proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken.

16 July 2015