Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Position Vacant at MSRI - opportunities to work for the Palestinian cause


Those of you who has the passion for humanitarian work especially for the Palestinian cause than this could be the job for you

Dr Hafidzi Mohd Noor

. Job title: Programme OfficerClosing date: 23rd December 2009

The Malaysian Social Research Institute (MSRI), a non-governmental and non profit organisation based in Kuala Lumpur, working on research on societal issues and with a specific humanitarian programme in support of the Palestinian people, is looking for an eligible candidate to fill the position as Programme Officer. Qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Commencing in mid-January 2010.

Main Responsibilities
- Develop and maintain new programme content.- Develop strategic plan for advocacy on the issue of Palestinian refugees in Malaysia. - Assist in administration and organizing programmes and functions - Assist the team’s research and campaigning activities by gathering and managing information related to the issue of the campaign, internet searches, and media monitoring.
Required skills
- At least 3 years of experience in working on human rights and humanitarian - Good general computer literacy- Basic administration knowledge and experience- Good inter-personal communication skills and ability- Excellent communication and writing skills in English / Bahasa Malaysia- Familiarity with UN Human Rights System- Experience in research and evaluation - Interest in societal and humanitarian issues- Able to work independently as well as in a team- Have experience in advancing human rights campaign and activities- Ability to build and maintain coalitions among diverse groups of people.- High standards of integrity, honesty, flexibility and resilience.- Ability to suggest changes to ways of working to improve efficiency- Ability to manage a heavy and varied workload effectively, including managing competing demands and to maintain high levels of both accuracy and output.

Education background
- Advance university degree, preferably in social studies, human rights and international relations and other disciplines related to human rights.- A relevant combination of both academic and work experience.
Salary and other benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application ProcedureInterested candidates are invited to send in applications with detailed resume indicating current and expected salary and a recent passport sized photograph to director@msri.org..my

Our Contact Info
49, Jalan U-Thant (JKR 2825)
55000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (+603) - 4252 8699 , (+603) - 4257 8649
Fax: (+603) - 4252 8709
Email: msri@streamyx.com
Website: www.msri.org.my



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