Senior Associate, Programme - Kuala Lumpur

Long-term contract
Localisation Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
No remote
Posted on 02-01-2024

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We hope to empower students, particularly those from underserved communities, with a sense of possibility and to pursue their dreams.

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Looking to play a part in reimagining education in Malaysia? Join us!

Hello from Project ID!

We care about student empowerment. We are an education startup that designs innovative student-centric experiences focused on developing key leadership & soft skills. We hope to empower students, particularly those from underserved communities, with a sense of possibility and to pursue their dreams.

We innovate learning. Since the start of the pandemic, we have run over 300 virtual workshops and continuously innovate in learning - find new ways to help students self-develop in areas of leadership, mental & emotional health, core values and career aspirations.

You’ll like us. Our team comprises a group of dynamic, entrepreneurial individuals who are passionate about student empowerment and have the educational chops (over 30 years of teaching collectively!) to impact students meaningfully.

Programme, Senior Associate

As a Senior Associate, you’ll play a key role in supporting our mission to reimagine soft skills learning in Malaysia. This includes a focus on crafting a dynamic and fulfilling student experience through curating high-impact programmes centered around student empowerment and student voice.

If the opportunity to navigate through an ambiguous education environment and startup-like space excites you, we encourage you to consider browsing through our job description below and applying.

Role: Programme, Senior Associate

Start Date: Immediate

Employment Type: Full Time, 1-year contract (renewable)

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Programme Design & Delivery

  • Work closely with the programme team to research, conceptualize, and develop student modules, refining them based on feedback and student impact data
  • Develop programme materials based on designated themes and learning objectives - including but not limited to session plans and session slides
  • Independently lead workshop & training sessions
  • Facilitate student groups during programmes including camps and workshops

Project Management

  • Develop & coordinate rigorous implementation plans (i.e. operations & logistics) for programmes in delivering meaningful student impact
  • Monitor project plans, schedules, budgets, and expenditures
  • Capture, track, and follow up on important actions and decisions, and handle issues that arise
  • Prepare communication materials for potential & existing partners

Stakeholder Management:

  • Meet with partners to understand expectations and design programmes to achieve student impact
  • Build relationships with stakeholders including but not limited to MOE /JPN/PPD, educational community, and regional private sector by: -
  • Organising, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings;
  • Maintaining relationships by planning, curating, and designing frequent communication touchpoints with stakeholders
  • Coordinate & organise engagements for various stakeholders across programmes (e.g. school visits, partner meetings, mentor touchpoints, check-ins etc.)

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Conduct programme data collection & contribute to impact analysis
  • Conduct data analysis, and generate insights on programme recommendations
  • Prepare project reporting to keep stakeholders updated on project progress

Who should consider the role?

  1. Passionate about student empowerment and student voice initiatives
  2. Minimum 2 years experience in any of the following: project management, teaching, camp facilitation, workshop training
  3. Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and at speed while defining and adhering to timescales and delivering excellent execution
  4. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to be able to interact with senior level stakeholders and external agency partners efficiently
  5. Excellent at producing written communication, reports and presentations, with great attention to detail and maintaining high-quality of work
  6. Highly adaptable and unafraid to engage in challenging situations
  7. Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and collaborative environment
  8. Proficient in using MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel and G Suite; and is open to learning other platforms such as Slack, and Notion
  9. Exceptional verbal and written English and Malay communication skills.
  10. Minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Typical Interview Process

  • You apply via the application form
  • (~30 mins) Shortlisted candidates undergo a screening call
  • (3-5 days) Take-home assignments to assess core professional competencies
  • (~45 mins) Shortlisted candidates interview with Hiring Manager/ Function Lead, discussing culture fit, prior experience, and take-home assignment
  • (~30 mins) Shortlisted final interview with Chief Executive
  • We check references (min. 2)
  • We make you an offer!

To apply: fill in our application form, and we’ll reach out for an interview if you’re shortlisted!