Vacancies in ASEC

Position Detail Minimum Requirement Closing Date Status

Senior Program Officer ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program (AADCP) Phase II

  • Masters Degree in Economics, International Development, Development Studies or a related field from a reputable institution.
  • At least 6 years demonstrated programme and project management skills, including in formulation and design, contracting, budgeting and management and reporting on project and programme activities.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
  • Excellent command of English, good oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team in a multicultural environment.
  • Able to perform coordination tasks and undertake multiple assignments
  • Proficient in standard computer applications, particularly Microsoft Office tools and internet application.
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategic planning, public policy development and public analysis.


  • Sound knowledge about ASEAN including ASEAN Charter, ASEAN Economic Community, and related issues.
  • A minimum of six years relevant work experience in multinational organisations.
  • Experience in conducting and/or supervising socio-economic research.
  • Experience in one or more of the areas of Services, Investment, Consumer Protection and Agriculture
  • Experience in delivering training in project/programme management
  • Able to travel as required.

08 Feb

Senior Officer Science & Technology

  • Postgraduate degree in relevant discipline, Natural Sciences, Engineering or Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Policy, Science or Development communication.
  • 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.

13 Feb

Programme Assistant (PA): ASEAN-AUSTRALIA Cooperation For The Implementation Of The ASEAN Agreement On Disaster Management And Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme For 2010-2015

  • Minimum Diploma in the following disciplines: Secretarial and Administration, Business Administration, Management, English major, communication or relevant subject. Bachelor's degree is preferred;
  • At least three years of experience in a government, international organisation and/or private sector in an administrative role;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows;
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent English communications skills (written and oral);
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ASEAN's issues, priorities and procedures;

04 Feb