Appointment of Senior Economist at the ANRPC Secretariat
The Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) has a vacancy arising in 15 March 2016 for the position of Senior Economist at its Secretariat in Kuala Lumpur. The appointment will be for a period of five years, including probation for one year.
Qualifications and Requirements
Citizens of ANRPC’s Member Countries (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam) who meet the following qualifications and requirements are eligible to be considered:
Bachelor’s degree in economics/agricultural economics. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an organization(s) dealing with natural rubber in the areas of production, processing and marketing.
Strong analytical and communication skills and proficiency in English.
Not more than 53 years of age as on 15 March 2016. However, maximum age would be extended by two years based on merits of the candidates and needs of the Association.
Preference will be given to candidates having an advanced degree in economics or agricultural economics and a longer period of experience. Statistics taken as a subject will be an advantage.
Undertaking studies of the world rubber position and examine the long and short term problems facing the NR-industry, including the rubber market situation, price analysis and demand supply position;
Coordinating and monitoring implementation of projects;
Reviewing economic and statistical matters;
Preparing draft policy papers;
Supervising R&D activities of the Secretariat;
Supervising preparation of the budget and all financial matters;
Preparing for and servicing ANRPC’s and related meetings;
Assisting Secretary-General in running the Secretariat;
Assuming the functions of Secretary-General in his/her absence;
Discharging any other duties assigned by ANRPC’s Executive Committee and Secretary-General from time to time.
Remuneration and Allowance
The starting basic salary will be Malaysian Ringgit (RM) 7,052.00 in the following scale:
Point of entry on the above salary scale will be decided based on the qualifications and experience. Other monthly benefits include housing allowance, cost of living allowance and fixed entertainment allowance. Gross salary at the minimum of the scale comes to RM 10,302.00.
In addition, other benefits are provided in the form of contributory Provident Fund at 15%, free medical entitlement covering family, Group Personal Accident Insurance, full tax exemption, children’s education grant, home leave entitlement, subsidy for mobile phone device, annual leave of 30 days and retirement bonus, if applicable.
Interested candidates meeting the qualifications and requirements may send their curriculum vitae, preferably by e-mail, latest by 31 July 2015 at the following address:
Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC)
Level 7, Bangunan Getah Asli (Menara)
148 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+ 60 3 2161 3014 ; Phone: + 60 3 2161 1900
Short-listed candidates will be called for a personal interview to be held in Kuala Lumpur in the last week of September 2015. As part of the interview, candidates should give a presentation for about 10 minutes covering their experience and knowledge in rubber industry. The selected candidate is expected to assume duty on 15 March 2016.