Technical Officer AIPA, ASEAN Foundation, AICHR and Entities Associated with ASEAN Division

    Apply by: August 22, 2014
    Organization: ASEAN

    Currently the ASEAN Secretariat is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Technical Officer who will work under the AIPA, ASEAN Foundation, AICHR and Entities Associated with ASEAN Division, Community Affairs Development Directorate, Community & Corporate Affairs Department.

    The duties of the incumbent will cover, but not be limited to the following:

    1. Perform  tasks as the Communications  Officer  for  the  ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)
    2. Provide assitance to pre-, during, and post-meetings
    3. Provide technical advoce, recommendations and administrative support
    4. Facilitate communication and cooperation among ASEAN Member States and other relevant stakeholders
    5. Prepare the annual budget of the Division for travel and hosting of meetings, as well as monitor the utilisation of said budget throughout the financial year

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor degree in  Law, Human Rights,  Communications, Development Studies, International Relations, Social Sciences or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience in technical role. Human rights knowledge and experience is required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge, research and technical skills in the relevant area and the ability to acquire them.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
    • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
    • Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
    • Ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
    • Good command of English, written and spoken

    Send your application to [email protected]  highlighting your suitability and potential contribution to the position together with a detailed CV, certified true copies of educational certificates obtained, and completed Employment Application form withr recent photograph, which can be downloaded at