Communications Associate

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Based: Malaysia(Federal Territory/Kuala Lumpur)

Posted on 16 Apr 2019

Job Description

UNDP is the United Nations‘ global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience
and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP Office in Malaysia was established in 1961 and we work closely with the Government and a range of stakeholders.
To support the country programme, we have vacancy for a Communications Associate to be based in Putrajaya and/or other duty station/s as determined by the Supervisor.
This challenging position will suit dynamic applicants who are self-motivated, with good communication skills (both oral and written), well-organised and able to work independently. S/He is also expected to have strong writing
skills and is results oriented. The successful applicant will report to the Head of Sustainable and Resilient Development.

  • Bachelors’ degree in Mass Communications/Journalism with five (5) years of relevant experience at the national and/or international level;
  • Knowledge of environment and disaster risk related issues in Malaysia is preferable;
  • Working experience with private sector is an asset;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS​ Word, Excel, etc.) and advanced knowledge of presentation and graphic design software;
  • Fluency in written and oral English and Bahasa Malaysia.
For complete Terms of Reference and Qualifications criteria and online application, please visit our website at
http://www.my.undg.orgl. Only applications on UNDP job site will be considered.

Deadline for application: 4 May 2019
Only short-listed applicants will be notified.


United Nations Development Programme