Project Officer - Malaysia

Long-term contract
Localisation Malaysia
Occasional remote authorized
Posted on 03-09-2024


Fugee is a non-profit which champions equality and access by and with refugees where each person has the right to build a meaningful life.

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Currently, less than 1% of refugees are enrolled in Higher Education in Malaysia, due to the restrictions in tertiary education institutes in the country. In response to the difficulties encountered, Fugee established Fugee HiEd, a Higher Education ecosystem.

Fugee HiEd is looking for a Project Officer to support the scholarship program, a Bachelor’s degree scholarship, awarded to qualified and deserving refugee students living in Malaysia. Through this program, scholars receive free tuition, mentorship, and extensive career and development opportunities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work closely with the Scholarship Project Manager and the HiEd Programmes team, and across other departments, to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives in the area of higher education for refugees
  • Be a focal point of communication for programme participants
  • Organise scholar engagement activities and other events
  • Work closely with partners to implement programmes and manage volunteers
  • Develop and manage new and existing programmes to support the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Developing evaluation methods to assess programmes strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Write reports and analyses of programmes activities
  • Support the preparation of the programmes budget
  • Support in researching and writing programme funding proposals

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Working Arrangement: Full-time and Hybrid (2 in-office days)

Salary Range: 2500-3000 MYR


The ideal candidate possesses strong organisational skills, and experience in stakeholder management, and thrives in a small team environment where multitasking is the norm. They are resourceful, proactive and enthusiastic about working on ambitious projects.

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