Notice of Vacancy
Co-ordinator Asia Pacific
EI Regional Office
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Role : To work as part of the team in the EI Asia Pacific Regional Office based in Kuala Lumpur implementing EI policies and activities at regional level, including the provision of assistance to organisations involved in development co-operation, maintaining contacts with member organisations, reporting to head office on regional developments and organising meetings of regional governing bodies. The co-ordinator assists and works under the supervision of the Chief Regional Co-ordinator in fulfilling this role.
Duties : To work, in collaboration with other EI staff at regional and head office level, in advocating and implementing EI’s policies and working programmes;
To undertake missions to, and consultations with, EI’s member organisations in the region and regional governing and non-governing bodies;
To participate in the development of co-operation development projects, to co-ordinate and assist in the implementation of such projects and to ensure the application of EI’s policies in respect of development co-operation activities;
To assist in the preparation and organisation of EI Regional Committee and Regional Conference meetings and of other regional meetings, such as seminars, round tables, etc.;
To assist with the administration of the EI Regional Office;
To undertake such other appropriate tasks as are assigned from time to time.
To acquire and maintain relevant professional knowledge and skills by participating in appropriate training and other activities as required from time to time.
Personal Qualities :
• Self-motivated and systematic
• Good organisational and analytical skills.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to collaborate and to work independently.
• Good interpersonal communication skills.
Education and Professional Training :
• A university degree or its equivalent in education or a field related to the duties and responsibilities.
• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
• Working knowledge of a second EI official language (French, Spanish or German) and knowledge of Russian would be an advantage.
• Knowledge and skills in the use of the information technology.
Professional Experience :
• At least five years working in education, in trade unions, in the development co-operation area, or in an NGO.
• Knowledge and experience of trade unions and of the world of education would be an advantage.
Salary and Conditions of Service :
A generous salary and conditions of service package will be provided in accordance with the EI/Staff Agreement. Appointment will be to an appropriate point of EI Scale C (€1,135 by 15 points to €2,383 per month) depending on professional qualifications and experience.
In addition a 13th month bonus, holiday bonus and a daily travelling and meal allowance will be provided.
The person appointed would be required to live and work in Malaysia
The person appointed would also need to obtain a work permit to work in the regional office in Kuala Lumpur.
All EI staff are accountable to the General Secretary, either directly or through designated staff members.
The person appointed to this post will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Regional Co-ordinator for Asia Pacific.
If the needs of the organisation so require, staff members may be requested to perform appropriate duties related to another position, either on a temporary or permanent basis, provided that these duties correspond to the level of their position and that their professional experience and training is adequate.
Position descriptions are not definite and may be adapted.
Applications, outlining in detail how the candidate meets the criteria set out above and containing details of professional qualifications and experience, should be submitted in confidence to :
c/o EI Asia Pacific Regional Office
No. 53-B, Jalan Telawi Tiga
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be received by 5.00 p.m. on 30 June 2012.