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A career with Wild Asia gives you the opportunity to work with a team of dedicated people to promote social and environmental change. We may be small but there are a myriad of opportunities to learn new things and make meaningful contributions. We focus on key industries – such as the palm oil and sustainable building – and we work to develop specific solutions and initiatives to help create positive social or environmental outcomes.

Latest Job Openings:

Announced date: 6th March 2017

1. Programme Manager

Are you the person who is passionate about working for a better cause, able to work independently and in a team environment? We are looking for a new team member to help steer our programme to meet its goals.

Job Scopes

  • Support the development of Wild Asia’s technical program focusing on driving sustainable practices among small producers of oil palm. This covers good agricultural practices, social, environmental and legal matters.
  • Responsible for the programme management, effective execution of the field teams, and producing report reflecting the progress and achievements of the programme.
  • Lead and facilitate small and large group meetings/workshops.

Job Requirements

  • Degree or demonstrable experience in related fields such as agronomy, agriculture, social or environmental sciences.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills. Fluent in both English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Knowledge and understand of community and social issues.
  • Personable and positive attitude, both within the office and out in the community.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to independently and thoroughly seek out answers to problems and questions.
  • Solid time management skills; ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and function independently in a busy office environment. Must have demonstrated experience managing multiple projects at once.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding about sustainable oil palm production (RSPO Standard) and abilities to communicate to target audiences.
  • Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

2. Technical Programme Officer


Are you the person who likes to sharpen your skills and apply your expertise for good use? The Technical Programme Officer works to support the success of the programme through various technical activities.

Job Scopes

  • Support the development of Wild Asia’s technical program focusing on driving sustainable practices among small producers of oil palm. This covers good agricultural practices, social, environmental and legal matters.
  • Implementation of technical program at project sites including delivery of training and technical assistance at project sites.

Job Requirements

  • Degree or demonstrable experience in related fields such as agronomy, agriculture, social or environmental sciences.
  • Personable and positive attitude, both within the office and out in the community.
  • A team player as well as the ability to work independtly.
  • Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Solid grasp of common GIS concepts, techniques and tools and substantial experience working with GIS software, preferably ArcGIS and its extensions including Geo-referencing, mapping, and Land Use change analysis.
  • Solid time management skills; ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and function
    independently in a busy office environment. Must have demonstrated experience managing multiple
    projects at once.

3. Field Programme Coordinator (Based in Sabah)

      As a Field Programme Coordinator you will be based in field project site in Sandakan to help communities to bring about social and environmental change and improve the quality of life. You will work with individuals, families and whole communities to empower them to identify their assets, needs, opportunities, rights and responsibilities and to plan what they want to achieve and take appropriate action.

As a Field Programme Coordinator you will act as the link between palm oil producer communities and a range of other local stakeholders and programme partners.

Job Scopes

  • Establish rapport with a wide range of local partners: from local businesses to community members. You will need to be able to credibly disseminate information about the programme to potential partners and supporters.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the programme including establishing network, conducting training, farm visiting, and progress monitoring.
  • Manage resources including personnel and logistics, coordinate and implement on-site activities, and produce reports reflecting the outputs.

Job Requirements

  • Degree or demonstrable experience in related fields such as agronomy, agriculture, social or environmental sciences.
  • Personable and positive attitude, both within the office and out in the community.
  • Fluent in both English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Passionate about neighbourhood development, resident participation, and the idea of people working together to create positive change. Has demonstrated vision and creativity
  • Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Gmail system.
  • Experience or some knowledge in palm oil cultivation or agronomy.
  • Solid time management skills; ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and function
    independently in a busy office environment. Must have demonstrated experience managing multiple
    projects at once.

If you are interested in pursuing a career with Wild Asia, please send us a good introduction letter about yourself together with your CV to hr@wildasia.org 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted within 2 weeks.