Program Manager

at Development Aid
Published January 19, 2024
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


DRS is currently representing an esteemed international non-profit organization in the search for a dynamic Program Manager. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in project management, exceptional communication skills, and a fervor for contributing to sustainable supply chains. Join our team and play a crucial role in cultivating relationships with businesses, governments, and civil society organizations, working collaboratively to bring responsible products to market.

Responsibilities and Scope:

Oversee the strategic development and implementation of the Sustainable Supply Chain Program, focusing on Environment, Social, and Human Rights issues, in alignment with the organization's vision and Malaysia's strategy.
Lead the formulation of theories of change and results frameworks to measure and evaluate program impact.
Collaborate with the Management team to seamlessly integrate and implement program activities within members' work plans.
Manage and mentor a team of project managers and officers, ensuring capacity building and resource management to support ongoing and future initiatives.
Cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders, fostering partnerships with businesses, NGOs, and government agencies.
Provide strategic guidance and contribute to the identification of new business development opportunities in the region.

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, business, social science, international development, or related field.
Exceptional writing and communication skills in English; fluency in Bahasa Malaysia is advantageous.
Minimum 5 years of experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation.
Experience collaborating with NGOs and government agencies in Malaysia.
Strong people management and leadership skills, with a track record of mentoring and motivating teams.
In-depth understanding of business supply chains and sourcing issues.
Keen interest in environmental and social issues in Malaysia.
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office programs.

Language skills:

Proficiency in English is essential.
Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia/Malay is an asset.

Applications and updated CVs should be submitted, under the title: DRS Program Manager - Sustainable Supply Chain Program.

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