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A career with Wild Asia gives you the opportunity to work alongside a team of individuals dedicated to promoting social and environmental change. We are a small team but there are a myriad of opportunities to learn new things and make meaningful contributions. Our work is focused on key industries – like the palm oil or tourism sector – and we work to develop specific solutions and initiatives to help create positive social or environmental outcomes.

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.

Latest Job Openings:

HQ Based

Assistant Programme Manager - Smallholders Programme

Wild Asia is looking for an experienced and motivated manager to deliver a successful projects to support small producers in applying sustainable practices to oil palm production in Malaysia. We have two project areas in Peninsula Malaysia that currently cover: Perak and Johor. The successful candidate will be working between HQ in KL and project sites in Peninsular under the following scopes:

- Key liaison for project partners to ensure timely communication and work reporting.
- Project management to meet targets and deliverables as set out in the proposal (i.e. set action plan, monitor, review and reporting back to management team)
- Guide internal field execution team to meet targets and deliverables as set out in the Action Plan
- Work closely with WA HQ Technical team to ensure all requirements for group scheme certification is met (i.e. assessments, database, templates)
- Internal reporting and updates on group progress & key milestones
- Experience with the RSPO (or related Standards) is useful but not necessary.

What are we looking for? The ideal candidate should have solid planning and interpersonal skills with minimum 3-5 years experienced in project management. Possesses good communication and strong in people skills. Other necessary attributes include proactive, independent, and able to adopt multi-task. Good command of English and Bahasa Malaysia both written and spoken. Other additional languages is a plus. Above all, we are looking for someone with a positive attitude and is able to problem solve independently. More detail here.

Human Resource Officer

Wild Asia is looking for motivated individuals who will be able to handle recruitment activities, pre-screening, and arranging for interview sessions. This also includes monitor and provide induction orientation programme to new staff members and ensure all Wild Asia policies and guidelines are proper communicate to all staff, as well as coordinate training activities both internal and external.

What are we looking for? Someone with few years working experience in HR field, reliable and trustworthy in handling sensitive and confidential matters, good leadership skills, and possess good interpersonal skill.  Above all, we are looking for someone with a positive attitude; is proactive and is able to problem solve independently.

Technical Officers - Social and Community Engagement

Wild Asia is looking for motivated individuals who will be able to manage the technical support services that Wild Asia provides to our partners. For this position, the work will be focusing on social issues and community engagement  (and other technical assessments) and coordinating other specialist inputs as required by our partners. Experience with the RSPO (or related Standards) is useful but not necessary.

What are we looking for? Someone with good leadership skills, is confident and able to create good rapport with managers and executives in plantation companies. The person should have a strong technical background (qualification or experience) in a relevant and related discipline (e.g., to be able to conduct for example either social assessment, community mapping and engaging). Technical management skills will be an advantage to organize meetings, coordinate activities, and conduct focus-group meetings. Above all, we are looking for someone with a positive attitude; is proactive and is able to problem solve independently.

 

Field Based (Malaysians only)

Field Project Coordinators (West Malaysia and Sabah)

Wild Asia has embarked on an exciting new challenge to create groups of small producers to meet the RSPO standards. We are looking for suitably motivated individuals that are able to coordinate specific field projects in West Malaysia (Perak, Johor) and in Sabah (Beluran, Kinabatangan). To learn more about this initiative, visit this overview here.

What are we looking for? Someone with a good leadership skills, confident and able to create good rapport with local people (usually Malay or even Chinese; but often you will be required to interact in English and local languages). The person should have good management skills as will be required to organize meetings, coordinate activities, conduct focus-group meetings and facilitate communication within local networks. A degree is not really needed but having relevant qualifications or experience will be an advantage (palm plantations, agronomy, social or environmental sciences). Experience with the RSPO (or related Standards) is useful but not necessary.  Above all, we are looking for someone with a positive attitude; is proactive and is able to problem solve independently. To be based in Johor. Preferably a local.

Field Assistants

Wild Asia has embarked on an exciting new challenge to create groups of small producers to meet the RSPO standards in Johor. We are looking for suitably motivated individuals that are able to coordinate specific field projects in  Johor. To learn more about this initiative, visit this overview here.

What are we looking for? Someone who is self-disciplined, hard working, and able to create good rapport with local people (often you will be required to interact in BM and local languages). Minimum qualification of SPM is required with ability to use basic Microsoft Office. To be based in Johor. Preferably a local.

 

International Based

Technical Assistant (Taiwan)

Wild Asia is on the look out for a motivated and independent assistant to be able to translate between English-Chinese, has a background in social or environmental work, and has an interest in influencing responsible sourcing of natural products (like rubber, timber and palm oil). He/She would ideally be based in Taiwan, but we would also be open to explore those living within the same time-zone!