Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Senior Programme Officer, MERCY Malaysia


Senior Programme Officer, Relief Operations Department (ROD), MERCY Malaysia


Contract:             Three
years, subject to funding. Kuala Lumpur-based with possibility of international


Reporting to:     Head
of ROD


Key duties and responsibilities:

Assist the Head of ROD with the
coordination, liaison and programme administration of MERCY Malaysia's relief
missions in Malaysia and overseas.

Assist in the planning,
overseeing and implementation of emergency responses and non-emergency relief
projects/programmes, including management, reporting, monitoring and

Staying fully informed of
developments, both natural and man-made, that could trigger a MERCY Malaysia

Staying fully informed of
country/emergency-specific issues and trends in international relief and

If and when required, participate
in/lead field assessments, including networking with authorities, UN agencies,
INGOs, NGOs, diplomatic missions, etc, that are followed by precise/detailed
reports and, if applicable, budgeted action proposals.

Contribute to the completion of
all required systems and processes for ROD to function efficiently.

Assist in internal

Any other tasks as assigned.


Qualifications and skills:

University degree.

Solid previous humanitarian
working experience.

Ability to function efficiently
in stressful/hardship field situations.

Excellent oral and written
English communication skills. Fluency in Bahasa    

Malaysia highly desirable. Knowledge
of other Asian languages and/or Arabic an      


Strong computer and reporting

Good at job-related research.

Able to work with limited
supervision and with tight deadlines.

Familiar with geo-political and
socio-economic issues as they relate to MERCY   

Malaysia's mandate. Familiar
with the world of humanitarian agencies.

Capable of working well with
others in an efficient, systematic and organized way.

Capable of coaching junior

Fully committed to MERCY
Malaysia's mission and values.

Able to take initiatives aimed
at improving ROD's performance.              

Sensitivity to cultural


send a motivation letter, full résumé, two references, expected NGO salary and
copies of relevant diplomas/certificates to hr@mercy.org.my.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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