A career with Wild Asia gives you the opportunity to work alongside a team of individuals dedicated to promoting social and environmental change. As a team member of Wild Asia, you will have the opportunity to develop technical skills, as well as apply these skills practically in the real world by guiding organizations and local teams. We are a small team but there are a myriad of opportunities to learn new things and make meaningful contributions.
Wild Asia is always on the lookout for skilled, dedicated, and independent individuals to come on board to work with us. Wild Asia aims to make positive contributions socially and environmentally and we hope that you can help us achieve this goal. We have work in many fields but mainly our positions are global so the ability to work independently, in remote locations and engage directly with local people is critical. Our work is mainly focused on key industries including the Palm and Tourism sectors. We have limited job openings and our positions are competitive so preference will be given to those with relevant qualifications and a passion for contribution.
Vacancies (as of 10th October 2017):
Project Manager for Regional Support Unit:
We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about making a difference. This is a senior management role that is aimed at developing and managing Wild Asia’s field projects sites that have been set up to support independent producers applying sustainable practices. We currently have 5 project sites across Malaysia; Sabah, Perak and Johor and are rapidly expanding hence ability to travel periodically is a key. If you possess most of these skills: Management and Leadership (Planning, Coordination, Organising, Directing, and Overseeing); Project Management; Process Management; Technical Knowledge; Professionalism; Team Building; Team Management; Team Work; and Time Management, these qualities would make you become the right candidate for this position.
Technical Lead Manager:
We are looking for motivated individuals who are passionate about making a difference. This is a senior management role and the candidate is required to manage and lead Wild Asia’s technical support team that is responsible for establishing the content and rolling out the Sustainability Program. We would like to encourage those who have experiences in conducting technical assessments (EIA, SIA, HCVs, etc.) with knowledge of GIS and able to lead the team to deliver the assessments and put together a professional report to apply for this position.
Project Financial Coordinator:
Are you the person who enjoy connecting the two dots and make things happen using your problem solving skill and organisational skills? We are looking for a new team member who will be responsible for record keeping of our projects. You will also need to interact with other members of the project team to ensure that maintaining accounting records in adherence to the organization’s financial procedures, preparing internal and external financial reports, and preparing and recommending budget procedures are executed in an orderly manner. You should possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field, as well as at least three years’ experience working in a finance environment, excellent communication, organisational, and multitasking skills. It is also required that you have extensive knowledge in the finance field, proficient in basic computer software.
Field Programme Coordinator:
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 in their local area. 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. If you come from the region and love to be the link between communities and a range of other local stakeholders and programme partners and can communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively, those qualities would make you become the right candidate.
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Work with Wild Asia provides the chance to engage with other skilled individuals to work towards the goal of social and environmental change and contribution. We are keen to host management interns who can bring technical solutions or provide new insights into the work we do. We are also keen to develop management placements within organizations or our supporting partners. We are looking for leaders who are able to work independently and perhaps even in remote locations such as Malaysia or Africa.
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